Our team specialises in promoting authorised mutual funds invested in listed equities, bonds and currencies with professional investors. The company also partners with Hamberg Capital, founded by Franck Hamoniau.
Denis has over 25 years of experience in the Asset Management industry in France. He started as an export manager in the IT industry and moved to the Asset Management industry as a Financial Advisor at Fleming Finance. He then became a Sales Manager at Fidelity International for more than 5 years before joining Baring Asset Management as Director. Six years later he was hired as Director at Blackrock where he stayed until the merger with BGI. He then headed Oyster in France and Monaco. In 2015 he started working as a Third Party Marketer and co-founded Blue Associates in 2018.
Denis is a graduate of the ESLSCA business school in Paris and earned an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management / Thunderbird in Phoenix, Arizona. He is fluent in French and English and has some knowledge of Spanish and Dutch.
Christian de Bausset
Christian has more than 25 years in the Asset Management industry in selling, marketing, selecting and following funds and mandates. He has managed institutional client relationships with Barclays AM, Sinopia AM, Baring AM, HMG Finance. He has also been in charge of selecting and following discretionary mandates, and has contributed to network marketing at Union Financière de France. He started a company in 2011 to assist independent asset managers in promoting their funds to institutionals. He is a co-founder of Blue Associates in 2018.
He is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Gestion and of the International Executive Programme of INSEAD. Having lived and worked in the United States of America during 12 years, Christian is fluent in English in addition to French. He holds the AMF Certificate.
Thierry de Chabot
Thierry has over 25 years of experience in the asset management industry in France. He started as a consultant specializing in strategic implementation with the financial industry. He then joined Franklin Templeton to open and develop the Paris office as Director of Distribution for 6 years, serving a professional clientele of private banks, insurers, family offices, management companies and financial advisers. In 2002, he joined BFT Gestion, which became BFT IM following its integration with Amundi. During 17 years there, he has worked as a dedicated Investor Relations Manager for all types of professional investors: insurers, mutual insurance companies, private banks, network banks, management companies, multi-managers, pension funds. In 2019 he joined Blue Associates to contribute to its development.
Thierry holds a Masters degree in Management Sciences from Paris-Dauphine University. He holds the AMF certification. He speaks fluent English.
Franck Hamoniau (Partner HBA):
Franck has 20 years of experience on structured real estate investments and capital raising. He is the founder and CEO of Hamberg Capital since 2005. He previously worked for major international investors and Reits (GE-Capital, BNP-Paribas…) where he led institutional relations, direct/indirect acquisitions, structured finance/equity participations and distressed assets/loans business.