French asset manager
Carmignac Gestion has appointed Vincent Steenman to its portfolio management team. Steenman, who joins early in 2013, will take over management of Carmignac’s market neutral fund while Maxime Carmignac is on maternity leave. On Carmagnac’s return Steenman will join the firm’s alternative strategies team.
Steenman joins from Zadig Asset Management, where he is a partner. Previously he was a global buy-side analyst at LVMH-Groupe Arnault Family Office and a financial analyst in Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division in London.
Over the past two years Carmignac Gestion has appointed 60 new staff across Europe, including 11 fund managers and analysts.