Amiral Gestion, an independent asset management firm which bases its investment philosophy on value investing, has joined the Group of Boutique Asset Managers, GBAM.
GBAM is an international grouping of small and medium-sized specialist asset management firms who share the objective of strengthening their presence in international markets.
Amiral, which has offices in Paris, Madrid and Singapore and is planning to expand its business in Italy, joins a select group of international boutiques. Joining GBAM enables it to exchange information while cooperating and identifying best practices in international business development.
François Badelon (pictured), founder of Amiral Gestion, says: “It is an important step in the process of internalization that we launched many years ago. Being in contact with exceptional professionals of the industry internationally is, without any doubt, a competitive advantage. Surely we can contribute and learn a lot with our incorporation.”
GBAM chairman Tim Warrington, says: “We are delighted to welcome Francois and his team into the GBAM group. His experience in Europe and the Far East will greatly strengthen the perspectives we have within the wider group. We look forward to sharing our experiences.”
Amiral Gestion, which manages more than EUR4.2 billion in assets, will join companies such as azValor, March AM, Mapfre AM, Aubrey Capital Management, Eichler & Mehlert, First Avenue, Fisch AM, GBM, icf management limited, LarrainVial AM, New Alpha AM, Quaero Capital, SKAGEN, VanEck Switzerland, Afra Capital, Zeal AM and Nextam Partners.