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IMpower Incorporating FundForum
24 - 26 June 2024
The Grimaldi ForumMonte Carlo, Monaco

Damien Buchet
Chief Investment Officer, Principal Finisterre at Principal Asset Management


Damien joined Finisterre in September 2015 as a Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining Finisterre, he was the Global Head for Emerging Markets Fixed Income at AXA Investment leading the global EMD team located in Paris, London and Hong Kong. From 2007 to 2010, Damien was Head of Sovereign & Emerging Markets Proprietary Trading at Dexia Credit Local in Paris, where he was overseeing relative value trading books in EM hard and local currency assets. Damien was Portfolio Manager and Head of Emerging Markets at CCR Gestion, Commerzbank Group in Paris from 2005 to 2007. From 1996 to 2005, he was a Senior Fund Manager, Deputy Head of Alternative EM Funds at Barep Asset Management in Paris, the alternative asset manager of Societe Generale. He started his career in Hong Kong as an Asian Equity Fund Manager at Euro Pacific Advisers Ltd from 1993 to 1996, and a Financial Analyst, China Desk at Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch from 1992 to 1993. Damien graduated from EDHEC School of Business Administration in Lille, France (1991) and is also a CFA charterholder.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fixed income in the spotlight