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Team member from absolute return Finaltis moves to systematic trend follower partner, KeyQuant

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London: Frans Harts is to join KeyQuant as Director of Sales & Marketing, reporting to the two KeyQuant co-founders, Robert Baguenault de Viéville and Raphaël Gelrubin from 1st November 2012.

Harts writes: "As many of you are aware, I have been working at Finaltis in Paris for the past 2 1/2 years. Finaltis was instrumental in helping KeyQuant get launched in December 2009, as well as seeding the Key Trends program with $6 million on January 8, 2010. I recently had a meeting with Denis Beaudoin (CEO, Finaltis) and Robert/Raphaël (KeyQuant PMs/Co-Founders), and based on the headway I have made marketing the Key Trends program, the four of us decided that the most logical next step for me was to join KeyQuant."

KeyQuant specializes in managing systematic trend following, focussing its research on obtaining high performance while maintaining a controlled risk and meeting its commitments. Finaltis is a financial management company specializing in managing absolute return directly and indirectly. It has been offering absolute return funds 2001, with a predilection for quantitative approaches.

The partnership between KeyQuant and Finaltis means that they have the serv......................

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