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Mirabaud Asset Management strengthens its Environment, Social and Governance values with the appointment of a new Head of ESG

Paris - 3 September 2018 - Mirabaud Asset Management announces that Hamid Amoura, an experienced ESG professional, joins the Group to further enhance its commitment to ESG and help ensure the firm continues to integrate ESG principles in its investment processes, driving best practice and making it a cornerstone across all the investment teams.

Hamid Amoura joined Mirabaud today, having spent the last 12 years in various ESG investment related roles at BNP Paribas Cardif. Since 2011, Hamid was an equity portfolio manager and central coordinator for the ESG implementation across BNP Paris Cardif’s internal range of funds. Hamid has a Master’s in Finance from Paris XIII University and is a Certified International Investment Analyst from the French Financial Analyst Association.

Mirabaud Asset Management has been a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment for 8 years, demonstrating its continued commitment to sustainable and responsible investing.

David Jeannet, based in Geneva, who has been the SRI Officer since 2017 for the Mirabaud Group, will now join Hamid Amoura’s team; Hamid will report to Umberto Boccato, Head of Investments at Mirabaud Asset Management.

Commenting on the appointment, Umberto Boccato said “We are delighted to have Hamid on board. He brings deep expertise within the field of ESG itself, as well as solid experience working with investment teams to integrate it in the investment process. The appointment also reflects a growing demand from clients, who increasingly view ESG as an integral part of the investment solutions they require.”

Hamid Amoura further added “It is a privilege to join a focused and specialised investment boutique such as Mirabaud Asset Management. With almost 200 years of history in the group, Mirabaud’s DNA is clearly earmarked as sustainable. Its social values are at the heart of the firm and I am thrilled to further build on the work that has already been put in place to further refine and expand Mirabaud’s ESG capabilities.”