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Sanso IS

It is the new breath for your investments

Experience

Sanso means « oxygen » in Japanese.
Our solutions respond to current and future societal challenges linked to sustainable development.
The experience of our team is fully dedicated to our search for financial results associated with a high level of service.


SANSO IS gives sense to your investments.
It is the new breath for your investments.

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SANSO Investment Solutions is an asset management company with € 800 million in assets under management, that positions itself as a provider of investment solutions and a leading player in Socially Responsible Investment.
Our company embodies an entrepreneurial model in line with our values of proximity, service and information sharing with our customers.

Our value proposition

SANSO Investment Solutions offers a range of open-ended funds, arbitration mandates, managed accounts, certificates, and dedicated investment vehicles.
The financial management of our portfolios fully integrates, in a totally innovative way, criteria related to social responsibility and major growth challenges linked to sustainable development.
Sanso Investment Solutions targets a wide clientele of private managers and advisors to important institutional investors.

Key figures

2011
creation of the firm

800M€
under managment

25
managed funds

+250
private managment mandates

Team

45%
Institutional and Corporates.

46%
Family Offices and Wealth Management.

9%
Asset Managers.

Team

Rova Andriamanga
Rova Andriamanga

Risk management

Rova Faniry Andriamanga began his career with Talence Gestion as Middle Office Manager. In 2018, he joined Convictions Asset Management as Risk and Operations Controller. He has a Master 2 in Financial Markets from IAE Clermont Auvergne. Rova Andriamanga

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Rova Andriamanga

Rova Andriamanga

Risk management

Percilia Antunes
Percilia Antunes

Client relations & development

20 years’ professional experience. Previously responsible for customer service at Convictions AM, Percilia has spent most of her career working in commercial development in various management companies. In 2003, she joined the sales department at La Française des Placements, working first with private management clients and then retail clients. In 2009, she took charge of commercial support for institutional investors at La Française AM before participating in the creation of NExT AM and then the merger with NewAlpha AM.

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Percilia Antunes

Percilia Antunes

Client relations & development

Matthieu Barrailler
Matthieu Barrailler

Quantitative Engineer

A graduate in mathematical modelling, with specialisation in financial markets, from Polytech Nice Sophia, Matthieu started his career as a quantitative engineer at Convictions AM, where he worked for 4 years. He joined the Sanso Investment Solutions teams in January 2019. He is also a doctoral candidate in management sciences at Paris-Dauphine University.

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Matthieu Barrailler

Matthieu Barrailler

Quantitative Engineer

Etienne Bayles
Etienne Bayles

SRI Analyst

Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Business & Administration and an M.Sc in Responsible Finance – Corporate & Sustainable Finance from KEDGE Business School, Etienne began his training at Crédit Agricole CIB in the Sustainable Banking division, a department dedicated to financing companies’ energy transition. He joined Sanso IS as an SRI analyst in December 2018.

Etienne Bayles

Etienne Bayles

SRI Analyst

Laurent Boudoin
Laurent Boudoin

Head of bond management

Over 25 years’ professional experience. Previously CEO and Head of Management at Global Investment Managers, Laurent was co-founder and Deputy CEO of Stelphia Asset Management from 2000 to 2013. A specialist in bond management, he began his career at JP Morgan in 1989, first in the trading room and then in the bond management team, before leaving for London, where he specialised in the international capital markets. Laurent Boudoin graduated from ESSEC (1987)

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Laurent Boudoin

Laurent Boudoin

Head of bond management

Pierre Burnand
Pierre Burnand

Head of management mandates

More than 10 years’ experience. Pierre began his career in Geneva, before joining Banque Hottinguer in Paris in 2009, where he successively held the positions of Junior Manager within the Mandate Management team, then Private Manager. In 2016, he took responsibility for Mandate Management at 360Hixance AM. Pierre is a graduate of Euromed Marseille (2008).

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Pierre Burnand

Pierre Burnand

Head of management mandates

Quentin Calvet
Quentin Calvet

Client relations & development

Quentin started his career as Institutional Relations Officer at Covéa Finance, where he spent 4 years. Building on this wealth of experience, he is now in charge of developing French private, multi-manager and institutional bank clients. Quentin graduated with an M.Sc Trading Room, Trading and Risk Management from INSEEC.

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Quentin Calvet

Quentin Calvet

Client relations & development

Cyriaque Dailland
Cyriaque Dailland

Portfolio manager

More than 10 years’ professional experience. Cyriaque started his career as a fund selector with La Française des Placements in 2008. In 2009, he joined Convictions Asset Management as an analyst-manager. He specialises in asset allocation. Cyriaque graduated from the Master 2 Finance programme with specialisation in Financial Markets at IAE Clermont Auvergne.

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Cyriaque Dailland

Cyriaque Dailland

Portfolio manager

Ugo Demange
Ugo Demange

Independent wealth advisor commercial development

A graduate of the Edhec Business School in Nice, Ugo acquired first experience in asset management at CM-CIC AM, in sales support. He then worked as a sales representative for the Finavéo & Associés banking platform, before joining Primonial Investment Manager as Sales Asset Management in 2016. In March 2018, Ugo joined the La Financière de l’Echiquier team dedicated to Private Management as a private manager. Ugo Demange
Independent wealth advisor commercial development.

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Ugo Demange

Ugo Demange

Independent wealth advisor commercial development

Philippe Douillet, CFA
Philippe Douillet, CFA

Bond management

Over 25 years’ professional experience. Previously Chairman and portfolio manager at DÔM Finance, he was Director of Financial Markets within the ING group for nearly 15 years. He began his career as an auditor at Groupe PSA, then joined a trading room in the Indosuez group before taking responsibility for treasury and bond markets at ABN-Amro. He has comprehensive financial, economic, legal and tax training: ESC, Bachelor’s degree in Private Law, DECS, MBA from New York University-Stern, CFA, post-graduate degree in Wealth Management from AUREP (University of Clermont-Ferrand 1).

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Philippe Douillet, CFA

Philippe Douillet, CFA

Bond management

Nicolas Duban
Nicolas Duban

Strategic consulting

Nicolas Duban began his career in the bond markets in 1983, devoting more than 22 years to developing this expertise. He exercised his responsibilities within French and American institutions before joining BFT Gestion as Deputy CEO, Head of Fixed-income Management, in 1990. In 2001, he took part in the creation of La Française des Placements as Deputy CEO, notably developing that company’s bond management unit. In 2006, he took responsibility for Development and joined the LFP Executive Committee. Following the UFG-LFP merger in 2009, he was appointed to the Executive Boards of the La Française Group and continued his activity with institutional clients. He became Chairman of NExT AM in 2011, a company he created to develop La Française Group’s incubation activity. In 2013, he led the acquisition of  New Alpha AM by NExT AM. In 2014, with the support of the Group, he took control of Convictions AM, a legacy NExT AM investment, and became Chairman in 2016. At the end of 2018, Convictions AM merged with SANSO IS. Partner of Sanso IS, he is a member of the Supervisory Board and Strategic Advisor to the General Management. Holder of a specialised Master’s degree from Institut des Techniques de Marché, he is a graduate of Institut Supérieur de Gestion.

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Nicolas Duban

Nicolas Duban

Strategic consulting

François Fontaine
François Fontaine

Junior portfolio manager

Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics in Social Sciences and a Master 2 in Financial Markets from NEOMA Business School, François began his training with the Multimanagement unit of Hamilton Asset Management, where he learned the business of asset management. He joined Sanso Investment solutions in July 2017 to help the management teams during the merger of the three entities. In January 2018, he joined the management team as a junior manager focusing on the quantitative aspects of the investment process.

François Fontaine

François Fontaine

Junior portfolio manager

Etienne Forget
Etienne Forget

Support and IT developer

After obtaining a Master’s degree in Economic and Financial Risk Engineering at the University of Bordeaux 4 in 2016, Etienne began his career with management company Schelcher Prince Gestion as assistant manager/Middle Office assistant. In January 2018, he joined Sanso Investment Solutions, working in support and the development of IT solutions for all teams.

Etienne Forget

Etienne Forget

Support and IT developer

Stéphane Huyghues Despointes
Stéphane Huyghues Despointes

Compliance and internal control officer

Nearly 30 years’ experience in asset management and financial markets. Before serving as Chairman of 360Hixance AM, Stéphane was CEO, in charge of management at Cedrus AM. Between 2002 and 2012, as part of the La Banque Postale group, he managed the trading room and then the online broker, EasyBourse. Previously, he was portfolio manager at Barclays AM, Alfi Gestion and Fimagest, after starting out on Le Matif at JP Pinatton in 1987. Holder of an M.Sc in Management from Paris IX Dauphine University.

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Stéphane Huyghues Despointes

Stéphane Huyghues Despointes

Compliance and internal control officer

David Kalfon, CFA
David Kalfon, CFA

Chairman

Over 20 years’ professional experience. Previously in charge of collective management and director of investments at EFG Asset Management France, David worked in the trading room of Morgan Stanley as Executive Director (2000-2009). After a career in auditing, he was a portfolio manager at Crédit Agricole (1998-2000) and JP Morgan (1994-1998). A graduate of Paris IX-Dauphine University and the London School of Economics (MSc International Accounting & Finance), he is a CFA Charterholder since 2000 and was Chairman of the CFA France association from 2001 to 2003.

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David Kalfon, CFA

David Kalfon, CFA

Chairman

François L'hénoret
François L'hénoret

Business development manager

François joined Sanso as business development manager. He was previously in charge of wholesale customer development in France and Monaco for Janus Henderson Investors. François has more than 10 years’ experience with distribution customers in France and French-speaking Europe, notably thanks to his previous functions at Rothschild & Co, Tocqueville Finance and Oddo BHF. He has a Master of Finance degree from ESSCA.

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François L'hénoret

François L'hénoret

Business development manager

Nicolas Lollioz
Nicolas Lollioz

Portfolio manager

Nicolas is a graduate of Toulouse Business School (M2 – Banking and Financial Markets) where he followed the Advanced Finance Programme (AFP). After experience in equity derivatives at Crédit Agricole CIB and immersion in the management team of Advenis Investment Managers, he joined Amaïka Asset Management in January 2015.

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Nicolas Lollioz

Nicolas Lollioz

Portfolio manager

Michel Menigoz
Michel Menigoz

CEO

Over 20 years’ professional experience. Previously Head of International Equity Management at SG Asset Management, Michel managed portfolios on behalf of the Société Générale group from 1996. Previously, between 1991 and 1996, he successively held positions as equity analyst, strategist and quantitative analyst. Actuary graduate of the Paris Institute of Statistics, he also has a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Paris VI (1991).

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Michel Menigoz

Michel Menigoz

CEO

Nicolas Pennel
Nicolas Pennel

Commercial development, independent wealth advisors

Nicolas started his career as an independent wealth advisor. He then put his knowledge of wealth management professionals and financial markets in the service of 360Hixance AM by taking responsibility for that company’s commercial development. He was in charge of marketing funds and mandated management in France. Nicolas graduated with a Master 2 in Finance specialising in wealth management from ESG-Finance.

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Nicolas Pennel

Nicolas Pennel

Commercial development, independent wealth advisors

Sandra Royon
Sandra Royon

Administrative manager

More than 5 years’ professional experience. Previously assistant to the team leader in the Sodexo group, she began her career with Danish humanitarian organisation Development Aid from People to People, where she worked for two years. She then joined Amaïka Asset Management in March 2013.

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Sandra Royon

Sandra Royon

Administrative manager

Edmond Schaff
Edmond Schaff

Portfolio manager

More than 10 years’ professional experience. Previously responsible for fund selection at Cedrus Asset Management from 2012 to 2017 and prior to that consultant specialising in manager and fund selection at Altedia Investment Consulting (2007-2010) then Cedrus Partners (2010-2012). Edmond is a graduate of Télécom Ecole de Management and holds a Master’s degree in Management Science from Paris Dauphine University.

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Edmond Schaff

Edmond Schaff

Portfolio manager