Antony Vallée has just launched the first fund in the new bond range, which will be invested in the convertible bond market.

Antony Vallée, Head of Fixed Income at Alken Asset Management

ITS NEWS

Antony Vallée, the former head of convertibles at JP Morgan AM, has just launched his first fund at Alken AM. Recruited in the spring with three other people to develop a bond range, he first devoted himself “to the creation of the proprietary research platform”, which should allow “the two management teams to take advantage of the synergies between the different approaches. equity and bond. This first fund will be invested in the global convertible bond market. A second product, yield this time, should follow.

HIS JOURNEY

Aged 47, Antony Vallée has a master’s degree in financial engineering from HEC Montréal and a DEA in economics from the University of Lyon. He started his career in 1998 at CCF Capital Management. In 2002, he became head of convertible arbitrage at Systeia Capital. From 2006 to 2018 he worked for JPMorgan AM in London.

HIS AMBITIONS

Its ambition is to reach between 1 and 1.5 billion euros of outstandings on the “convertible” fund in one year. With around € 5 billion in assets under management at the end of October, Alken AM had previously specialized in European equities.