Tikehau Investment Management appoints deputy CEO

Tikehau Investment Management, the primary asset management platform of Tikehau Capital, has named Frédéric Giovansili as deputy CEO. The appointment became effective April 1, 2019.


Paris, 2 April 2019 – Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management and investment group, has appointed Frédéric Giovansili as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Tikehau Investment Management, the company’s primary asset management platform, with effect from 1 April 2019.

Reporting to Thomas Friedberger, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Tikehau Capital and Chief Executive Officer of Tikehau Investment Management, and Henri Marcoux, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Tikehau Capital and Chief Executive Officer of Tikehau Investment Management, Frédéric Giovansili will be responsible for Tikehau Investment Management’s sales, marketing and business development.

Mr. Giovansili’s appointment comes as Tikehau Capital sets two core targets to achieve by 2022: reaching over €35 billion in assets under management, and reporting over €100 million of net operating profit from the asset management activity, over five times the amount recorded in 2018 for this business.

Mr Giovansili, 46, graduated from CentraleSupélec and has a Masters degree in Economics. Since 2017, he has been head of Northern and Western European sales across global markets and Client Financing Solutions at Nomura. In this role, he headed up an international sales team based in five offices covering 10 countries, working across both investment banking and global markets. Previously, he was based in London and then Paris for Citi where he was head of global markets for France, Belgium and Luxembourg for 11 years. Appointed managing director at Citi in 2007, he led a team working across the full range of products (equities, FX and fixed income) for financial institutions and large corporates. Before joining Citi, he held several roles at Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan in London.

Henri Marcoux, Deputy CEO of Tikehau Capital and CEO of Tikehau Investment Management, commented: “We are delighted to have Frédéric Giovansili on board. With over 20 years’ experience in global markets in both London and Paris working in various structuring, sales and management roles across a range of products, his arrival is part of our clear and ambitious asset management growth strategy.”