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Gérard
Head of Strategy and Corporate Finance
AXA

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  • Bac +5
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    • Finance
    • Anglais

    Hello,

    Head of Strategy and Corporate Finance

    Corporate development

    – Shape AXA IM inorganic development strategy with the management and involve AXA Group stakeholders

    – Screen and source potential acquisitions, team lift-outs, and partnerships opportunities

    – Structure and execute transactions – Examples: sale of UK private client business, acquisition of a real-estate manager in Australia, acquisition of a stake in a Private Debt manager, acquisition of a minority stake in a fintech, acquisition of a minority stake in an ESG data provider

    Management of participations and shareholder representation

    – Manage strategic participations, influence strategic choices, support and challenge their development

    – Represent AXA at Board of Directors: Dreams (Swedish Fintech), Iceberg Data Lab (ESG data provider), AXA IM Chorus (hedge fund), AXA IM China and AXA IM Italia

    – Oversee AXA IM Asian joint ventures in China, India, and Korea (financial trajectory, capital position, development strategy)

    Capital management and legal restructurings

    – Evaluate and review legal set-ups, identify and execute restructurings (i.e. mergers, business transfers or liquidations) to generate savings, capital free-up, and / or simplification of internal legal structures.

    – Manage AXA IM Group financial structure (i.e. capital allocation and dividend policy, financing needs, liquidity)

    Strategy and business development projects

    – Develop strategic insights, assess and evaluate market trends, monitor peers, and draw implications for AXA IM

    – Orchestrate strategic planning exercise, coordinate business and finance functions, manage stakeholders and associated governances (e.g. Management Boards, Board of Directors, preparation of Investor Days)

    – Lead strategic projects (e.g. greenfield developments and specific support to new business initiatives)

    Essec Programme Grande Ecole Master

    Activités et associations : Melt (association)

    Teaching assistant in Corporate Finance Activités et associations : Melt (association) Teaching assistant in Corporate Finance

    Overall program incl. notably strategy, strategic marketing, entrepreneurship

    Feel free to contact me if you want to know more about my job

    Gérard

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