Portfolio Management

Eric Vanraes

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Switzerland

Eric Vanraes is head of fixed income investments within the Sturdza Banking Group, where he has been employed since July 2008. Eric has been a fixed income specialist since his career in finance started in 1991.

Prior to joining the Sturdza Private Banking Group, Eric was a member of senior management at Union Bancaire Privée (UBP). He was also head of credit and absolute return portfolio management and manager of four SICAV sub-funds – Corporate Euro, Corporate US Dollar, Absolute Return Euro and Absolute Return US Dollar.

 

Eric also spent some time as head of fixed income and money market funds at SNVB Gestion (Société Nancéenne Varin Bernier – CIC) in Paris, managing three Eurozone fixed income funds, and as fixed income and money market fund manager at NSM Gestion (Banque de Neuflize, Schlumberger, Mallet – ABN Amro), managing four money market SICAVs, placements valorisation (fixed income SICAV), fixed income institutional mandates and fixed income FCPE (Fonds Communs de Placements d’Epargne Salariale) for major French corporates.

Eric holds a DESS in Finance and is also a graduate of GEM (Grenoble Ecole de Management) and Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences – Po) Grenoble. Eric is a member of ISAG (Investment Strategists Association of Geneva) and is frequently found in the media: Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters, AFP, Financial Times, l’Agefi and Allnews.

Investment Team

Pascal Perrone

DEPUTY PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Pascal Perrone is senior portfolio manager of fixed income investments within the Sturdza Private Banking Group, where he has been employed since February 2013. Pascal is currently Deputy Fund Manager and has worked in fixed income investing since 1999. Prior to joining the Sturdza Private Banking Group, Pascal was a Director at Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) in Geneva, managing the 4 UBP Money Market Sicav sub-funds and the institutional fixed income CHF mandates. Pascal spent some time as a fixed income trader at Discount Bank & Trust Co and participated in the development of private bankers’ advisory services prior to the bank merger with UBP in 2002. Pascal started his career at Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV) in Lausanne, occupying different positions before joining the Fixed Income execution desk.