BNP Paribas AM rejigs quant business leadership as it aims to 'accelerate growth'

'Unified leadership'

Kathleen Gallagher
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Olivier Laplénie of BNP Paribas

Olivier Laplénie of BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) is combining its two quantitative business lines, bonds and equities, under “unified leadership” as it looks to “accelerate its growth in quantitative management and simplify its organisational structure”.

Olivier Laplénie, who is currently the head of quantitative fixed income, will be taking on an additional role of head of quantitative portfolio management, combining quantitative management across bonds and equities, with assets of more than €13bn. He will be supported by Laurent Lagarde, who will be retaining his responsibilities as head of quantitative equity. Based in Paris, Laplénie will report to Denis Panel, head of multi-asset, quantitative & solutions (MAQS). Panel said: "Our MAQS platform has continued to grow since its creation in 2017, with our quantitative product offerin...

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