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Johan Van Der Biest

Deputy Head of Thematic Global Equity

Johan Van der Biest, Lead Manager for the Candriam Robotics and Innovative Technologies Fund has been managing technology portfolios since 1992.

In addition to his long expertise in technology investing, he brings a breadth of financial markets understanding to his portfolios, as he has also comanaged the Global Demography Fund since 2012. Over the years, Johan has managed or co-managed numerous processes, including equity, bond, and global balanced portfolios. Johan has been part of the Candriam family and predecessors since 1992.

He holds a degree in Commercial Engineering and a specialisation in Finance from the Catholic University of Louvain (KUL).

Discover the latest articles by Johan Van Der Biest

Q&A, Johan Van Der Biest

Sci-fi becomes a reality

Johan Van Der Biest, Senior Fund Manager, and Felix Demaeght, CFA, Co-Fund Manager, explain the metaverse and how they identify companies associated with it.
Johan Van Der Biest, Equities, Research Paper, Article

Planet Metaverse: Searching for a place to land?

The Metaverse. The substitution of reality with the imagined – transporting the participant literally into a whole new world – will become possible for all kinds of products and services.
Q&A, Johan Van Der Biest, Equities

Robotics : No longer Sci-Fi

Johan Van Der Bies, Senior Fund Manager at Candriam says thematic investment skills combined with robust financial analysis can unearth market-leading technology at sensible prices.
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