CANDRIAM adds three to thematic global equity team

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CANDRIAM, a global multi-asset manager focused on sustainable and responsible investments, has added three new investment professionals to its thematic global equity team. 

Marie Lannoy and Jonas Desomer both join as Equity Fund Managers, and Pierre Vaurice as Medtech Analyst. They are based in CANDRIAM’s Brussels office and report into Rudi Van den Eynde, Head of Thematic Global Equity.
Thematic Global Equity is an important growth area for CANDRIAM as investors look for more focused, responsible and sustainable investments. The team currently manages assets of more than EUR9.5 billion for clients and has proven its ability to generate solid performance over time and across various different market cycles.
Lannoy supports the management of the firm’s consumer oriented thematic equity funds. Prior to CANDRIAM, Lannoy was an Equity Fund Manager at KBC Asset Management in Brussels for five years. She has a Masters in Business Economics from the University of Leuven, Belgium.
Desomer co-manages CANDRIAM’s Demography strategy alongside Allan Foll. Prior to CANDRIAM, Desomer worked at KBC Asset Management for 10 years as a Fund Manager and Strategist. He has an MBA in Finance and Risk Management from HUB-EHSAL.
Vaurice covers life sciences and medical technology in his role as Medtech Analyst. Prior to CANDRIAM, Vaurice was a financial analyst at Midcap Partners for the last five years. He has an MBA in Business Administration and Corporate Finance from EM Lyon Business School.

Rudi Van den Eynde, Head of Thematic Global Equity, says: ”We are delighted to have Marie, Jonas and Pierre join the team. With the growing appetite for thematic investments across the industry, now is an exciting time to be adding such talented investment professionals to the team and their experience in equities and fundamental analysis will further enhance our investment offering for clients.”