In an environment strongly influenced by short-term demands, Finalpha believes that the willingness and capacity to take a long-term approach is a distinct competitive advantage.
Since our founding in 2001, this philosophy has led Finalpha to develop deep relationships with prestigious institutional investors across Europe.
We are cognizant that the funds we serve represent the lives, dreams, and futures on which investors and their families depend. Because of this realization, we, and the organizations with whom we work must all commit ourselves to adhering to the fundamental principles of integrity, fairness, transparency and trust.
David co-founded Finalpha (originally Finenza) in 2008 after working as Director of Sales for the firm IT Asset Management. David has accumulated 14 years of sales and marketing experience during which he collaborated closely with French and Italian investors in the fund industry.
Before 2001, he was a Senior Forex Trader at Crédit Agricole Group. Outside of investment, David assumed roles as the treasurer of the Institut Andre Neher, the president of a local NGO, and as a board member of two Microfinance institutions, Chamroeun (Cambodia) and MicroFinance Solidaire (France).
David graduated from both L’Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris) and Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris). Additionally, he spends his free time skiing, running and reading history. David is married and has four children.
Julien joined Finalpha (previously Finenza) in January 2015 after being a partner at Pericles SAS, a real-estate asset management company. Prior to this position, Julien was a co-founder of DG Patrimoine and an Equity Salesman for Deutsche Bank. Julien graduated from l’Institut Supérieur de Commerce, Paris - France, with an MS in Finance and earned a degree in Business Management from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Athlone, Ireland.