AMOI announces the appointment of Andrea Favaloro as Head of Business Development, EMEA, to lead the team in the London office. Bringing over 25 years of experience in asset management, with particular expertise in business development and distribution, Andrea is responsible for the expansion and development of AMOI’s investment capabilities to institutional and wholesale clients throughout EMEA. With AMOI’s increased client coverage across EMEA, Frederic de Merode will take on the new role of Head of Distribution EMEA, reporting to Andrea Favaloro.
One of the largest Japanese asset managers of Japanese institutional assets with over $473bn AUM*, Asset Management One Co., Ltd. provides a leading range of Japanese and Asian investment strategies and solutions for pension funds, financial institutions and some of the world’s largest institutional and corporate investors. Andrea joins AMOI as a dedicated business contributor, having held a number of Executive roles and Board positions in the Asset Management industry.
Andrea has previously held several Executive functions, including the Head of Sales & Marketing & member of the Management Committee at Generali Investments and a Director of the Board at Generali Investments SICAV (Luxembourg). Previously, Andrea was a member of the Executive Committee at BNP Paribas Asset Management where he held the position of Head of Global External Distribution and Director of the Board of BNPP L1 SICAV and Parvest SICAV (Luxembourg). In 2017, he founded Contexo Capital - an advisory firm dedicated to distribution in asset management and international business development that has been recently sold to Eiger Advisors.
Mr. Toru Yoshibe, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
‘We are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea as Head of Business Development to lead the team in London for the EMEA region to enhance the product, marketing and distribution proposition for our clients. Andrea has a strong reputation in the industry and will be an invaluable addition to our team. His extensive investment knowledge and experience, with particular specialties across European distribution, will be instrumental as we continue strengthening our offering, expanding and developing our capabilities for the benefit of our clients.’