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Johann Mauchand

Senior Systematic Fund Manager

Johann Mauchand has been a Systematic Fund Manager at Candriam since 2013. He began his career as a statistical arbitrage analyst at HSBC in 2005, joining Candriam a year later as a quantitative alternative management analyst. He took up his current role in 2013.

He has master’s degrees in mathematics from the University of Dijon in France and in financial engineering from the University of Evry in France.

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Research Paper, Johann Mauchand, Alternative Investments, Asset Allocation

Alternative strategies: Is 40/30/30 the new 60/40?

2022 was a landmark year for monetary policy, with Central banks shifting priority from supporting growth to taming inflation.
Research Paper, Alternative Investments, Johann Mauchand, Steeve Brument, CTA

CTAs throughout the business cycle : a form of economic rationality?

With the onset of the inflationary cycle and the change in central bank monetary policy, markets have entered a new paradigm, leaving investors uncertain as to the direction that markets will take next, and the timing of the transition into the next phase of the economic cycle.
Outlook 2023, Johann Mauchand, Steeve Brument, CTA

CTA's: "Ride of the Valkyries"

Hard landing or soft? From Draghi’s ‘’Whatever it takes” to Powell’s “Whatever it costs”, we know the markets are ready for exciting times. CTAs aim to face the next swing, whether it be hard landing or soft.
CTA, Alternative Investments, Asset Allocation, Johann Mauchand, Research Paper, Steeve Brument

Smile! CTA convexity is not lost…

If the smile measures how the portfolio value reacts to changes in the underlying markets, then maybe we should measure the smiles – and this is what our investment team has been doing.

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