The Tikehau Group has hired Etienne Gorgeon, Frédéric Sallerin and Vincent Favier.
Gorgeon has been appointed director of investments for open-ended funds and managed funds, and Sallerin institutional client sales, both at Tikehau Investment Management (TIM). Favier has been appointed investment manager at Tikehau Capital Advisors (TCA)
Gorgeon, 40, was fixed income CIO at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management since 2008. He began his career in 1997 as a high yield credit analyst at CDC IXIS. He then joined F&C in London to manage investment grade and high yield portfolios. From 2002 to 2005, Gorgeon was responsible for the absolute return and investment grade product range at AXA IM. He became CIO of the global credit investment grade activity at Fortis, a position he held until 2008.
Sallerin, 49, was in charge of developing the retail network for institutional investors at Sparinvest in Paris since 2010. He began his career in the banking industry (Crédit du Nord and Banque Worms) responsible for companies and institutional investors. From 2004 to 2009, he participated in the development of the Française des Placements in the sales team dedicated to institutional clients.
Favier, 44, was a managing director at Amber Capital, in charge of the French office since 2006. He began his career in strategic consulting at Oliver Wyman as a senior associate, before joining Worms & Cie in 1999 as director of development and investments and member of the executive committee in charge of the management of investments, investor relations and financial communications. Favier joins Tikehau Capital Advisors in January 2013.