Nicolas Forest has been global head of fixed income management at Candriam since 2013. His first role was as an assistant structured products manager at CDC-Ixis in 2003, before joining Candriam in 2004 as a money market fund manager. In 2008 he was appointed head of rates strategy and in 2012 head of rates & forex strategy. Nicolas has master’s degrees in economics and finance from the University of the Sorbonne in Paris, and a Bachelors degree in philosophy from the same university.
Alain Peters is a senior fixed income at Candriam since September 2011. He started his career at Group Brussels Lambert in 1985, before joining JP Morgan in 1988 where he spent six years in a variety of positions. In 1994 he moved to Banque Paribas Belgium ALM department, becoming a senior institutional portfolio manager a year later. In 1998 he was appointed Candriam’s global head of institutional portfolio management, and in 2003 head of global strategy & funds management, as well as head of Candriam fund selection unit. In 2009 he moved into project development within the company, before assuming his current role since in late 2011. Alain has a civil engineering degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium and an MBA specialising in finance from the same university’s Institut Solvay, and has successfully completed the JP Morgan Global Financial markets training program in New York.
Belfius Plan Bonds Fund of Funds is an Investment Fund mainly investing in government bonds , investment grade bonds, high yield bonds, money market instruments and / or cash through collective investment vehicles managed by Candriam AM.