Nicolas Walewski was born in 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. He attended Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and Ecole National De La Statistique Et De L’Administration Economique where he gained a Masters in Engineering. He joined Credit Lyonnais in 1993, and was a currency options portfolio manager. He moved to Frankfurt and became an index options portfolio manager and a buy-side analyst specialising in media and information and was responsible for the European equity portfolios. In 1998, he joined Banque Syz and became fund manager of the Oyster European Opportunities fund. He founded Alken Asset Management in 2006 and manages the Alken European Opportunities fund. Nicolas lists tennis, music and walking among his interests outside of fund management.
Fund's objective is to provide capital growth, primarily through dynamic investment in a growth/value style biased portfolio of equity securities of undervalued European companies with a high growth potential, focussing on small and mid caps that are headquartered in Europe, or conduct the preponderant part of their activity in Europe.
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