Amiral Gestion
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About Amiral Gestion

Founded in 2003, Amiral Gestion is an independent asset management company wholly owned by its directors and staff. The company manages more than EUR 4 billion on behalf of institutional investors, private banks, family offices and individuals, through several institutional mandates and five mutual funds (Fonds Commun de Placement: FCP): Sextant PEA, Sextant Europe, Sextant PME, Sextant Autour du monde, and Sextant Grand Large.

Amiral Gestion’s investment teams benefit from their considerable knowledge of European small and mid caps and their close proximity to management teams.

The company has an extensive international expertise, having conducted investments abroad for more than 10 years—an indication that, like the company itself, investors are no longer confined by borders and thus require international expertise.

Our management approach is based on a fundamental analysis of companies and long-term investments in those that we understand and whose value we are able to increase. The market offers many opportunities for patient investors who ignore short-term trends and concentrate on the fundamental value of companies.

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Key info
Founded in:
2003
Headquarters:
Paris
Size:
11-50
employees
Parity:
22% employees
78% employees
François Badelon
President

François graduated from ESCP in 1986 and began a career as a broker at Meeschaert-Rousselle. From 1990 to 2001 he contributed to the success of Exane, which became the leading French broker. In 2002, he created Sextant PEA within Financière de l’Échiquier, and then founded Amiral Gestion in 2003.

Julien Lepage
Fund Manager & Managing Director

Julien graduated from ESC Bordeaux in 1993. After working as a junior seller of futures and derivatives, in 1997 he became a seller of European equities and French small caps at Exane. He joined François Badelon at Amiral Gestion in 2004.

Nicolas Komilikis
Managing Director

An alumnus of ENS Cachan in 1998, he obtained a degree in Economics and Management in 2000. He began his career at Paribas, then worked for Exane in New York as a financial analyst in the media sector. In 2002, he became manager for Exane’s own account before joining Amiral Gestion in 2005.

Louis d’Arvieu
Fund Manager

Louis graduated from HEC in 2004 with a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Public Finances and Taxation from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. After gaining experience in credit analysis and international taxation, he joined Amiral Gestion in 2005.

David Poulet
Fund Manager

An alumnus of ENS Cachan in 2005, David holds a diploma from the SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers, the French Society of Financial Analysts) and a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2004.

Raphaël Moreau
Fund Manager

Raphaël obtained a diploma in Business Finance from ESSEC in 2007. After gaining experience in financial management at UBS and Calyon, he joined Amiral Gestion in 2008.

Eric Tibi
Fund manager

Éric graduated from HEC in 1985. He spent a large part of his career in sell-side financial analysis, in particular at Cheuvreux and UBS, where he led the European research in the distribution sector between 2001 and 2008 and French research between 2005 and 2008. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2010.

Jacques Sudre
Fund manager

Jacques graduated from ESCP in 2001, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. He started his career in 2002 at Natixis, working in its London LBO & Acquisitions Financing department, before returning to Paris in 2005 as manager of 2 CLO. In 2010, he joined Anaxis Asset Management Senior Manager, in charge of the credit team, and became a member of the management company’s Board. In 2013, he joined DNCA Investments as Senior Manager for diversifieds and credit strategies. In September 2016 Jacques joined Amiral Gestion’s bond team, in particular for the Sextant Grand Large fund.

Headquarters
103 rue de Grenelle, Paris, 75007, France