about me

IGI'm a PhD candidate in finance and teaching assistant at the Institute of Financial Analysis of the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. My current research interests are oriented toward optimal incentive contracting in the alternative investment industry. I am teaching assistant for finance courses both at the bachelor and master level. Prior to enter the PhD program, I worked three years as quantitative analyst at Olympia Capital Management, an independent fund of hedge funds based in Paris. At Olympia, I was involved in several research projects and in launching new products.
I hold a BA degree in Management from the University of Fribourg and a MA degree in Finance (major Financial Analysis) from the joint program of the Universities of Geneva, Lausanne and Neuchâtel. I also completed the CFA curriculum in 2011.
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papers

Journal Publications

Hedge Fund Investing in the Aftermath of the Crisis: Where did the Money go? (with Guido Bolliger and Florent Pochon), Journal of Alternative Investment, 14 (2011), 8-17

Working Paper

The Role of Remuneration Structures in Hedge Fund Performance (with Istvan Nagy)

The Investment Value of Target Prices (with Michel Dubois and David Ardia)

Professional Research Notes

Managed Accounts and Tracking Error Risk (with Guido Bolliger and Florent Pochon); September 2009

Hedge Fund Investing: is there any Tradeoff between Liquidity, Size and Performance? , The Hedge Fund Journal , March 2009