ABO taps Blanchard as chief compliance officer

Alpha Blue Ocean, a UK-based provider of debt and equity financing to publicly listed companies, has named Olivia Blanchard as chief compliance officer. Her appointment became effective September 17, 2018.

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alpha Blue Ocean, specialized in providing flexible, innovative and non-invasive debt and equity financing to publicly listed companies across the world and in a variety of sectors, has just announced Olivia Blanchard as the company’s chief compliance officer effective 17th September 2018.

Pierre Vannineuse, CEO and founder of London based Alpha Blue Ocean Investment Group, and who also heads European High Growth Opportunities Securitization Fund says: “We could not be prouder to announce Olivia as our CCO. She is a thoughtful and inspiring leader who has a strong record of success throughout her legal and compliance career and she is a terrific addition to our team!”.

Olivia commented: “I’m thrilled to join ABO and their ever-growing team. It is a pleaser to be part of an organisation that is focused on enabling the growth of its partners in being the cornerstone and pillar of a new wave in finance and this is exactly how you make the difference!”.
Olivia has worked in a multitude of environments including private banking, Investment banking, asset management and institutional broking.

She has held several FCA controlled functions and has international experienced in a variety of roles, from Compliance Officer to Head of Compliance and Internal Control.

Olivia has gained knowledge in various asset classes, including equities (cash and derivatives) fixed income, commodities, and foreign exchange and financial market regulations of several countries, including France (AMF, ACPR), the United Kingdom (FCA) and the United States (NFA, FINRA).

On top of that, she has been operating her own consultancy and works as an advisor for several UK regulated investment firms.

About ABO
Alpha Blue Ocean was founded by Pierre Vannineuse and is the investment manager to a family of funds operating across multiple jurisdictions and focusing on directly financing highly innovative technologies while remaining non-intrusive into the management of its portfolio companies. Alpha Blue Ocean specializes in providing flexible, innovative and non-invasive debt and equity financing to publicly listed companies across the world and in a variety of sectors including healthcare, energy, mining and technology. Alpha Blue Ocean’s main representation office is based in London, UK.

For more info: www.alphablueocean.com

About European High Growth Opportunities Securitization Fund (EHGO)
European High Growth Opportunities SF is an institutional investment vehicle based in Luxembourg focusing on financing highly innovative companies on a pan European basis which it considers highly undervalued. EHGO is exclusively advised by Alpha Blue Ocean Inc. Its mandate is to invest in highly innovative European companies while supporting their needs for growth capital and offer a credible European alternative to funding.