Lyxor AM aims to become global asset manager through championship of hedge funds

Defying stereotypes


Lyxor Asset Management has been fighting stereotypes ever since its formation in 1998.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Société Générale, the French asset manager is not what one expects. Ambitious, global and a staunch supporter of hedge funds, it may have a French headquarters but the company certainly has a global perspective that tends more towards the Anglo-Saxon financial models.

CEO Inès de Dinechin, who took over at the end of March this year, epitomises the Lyxor spirit. She is one of the