Bénédicte Dumant and Hugo Thomas recently joined Acofi Gestion as Portfolio Manager – Real Estate Debt and Head of Credit Research.
Bénédicte Dumant, 35 years old, was appointed Portfolio Manager – Real Estate Debt. After a first experience in compliance at GE Capital Factofrance, Bénédicte began her career in the trade department of Société Générale Equipment finance before integrating the risk department of the corporate and investment bank as sectorial risk analyst. In 2019, Bénédicte turned in aircraft and shipping structured finance operational management before specializing in the Real Estate market. Bénédicte joined Acofi in January 2022. Bénédicte Dumant is a graduate from Paris-Dauphine University.
Hugo Thomas, 30 years old, was appointed Head of Credit Research. He has 8 years of experience in corporate finance. He started his career as a Credit Analyst for US clients (mainly in the aerospace and packaging sector) of BNP Paribas CIB in New York. He joined Acofi in 2016 as a credit analyst prior to joining the consulting firm Redbridge DTA in 2019, where he assisted corporate issuers (mid and large caps) from all sectors in the negotiation and implementation of their debt instruments (bank syndications, private placements, listed debt, asset financing). Hugo joined Acofi team again in January 2022 as Head of Credit. Hugo is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan and the Paris-Dauphine University.
Thibault de Saint-Priest, Managing Director of Acofi Gestion declares : « “With these two new arrivals, Acofi Gestion strengthens key functions of the company. Bénédicte’s and Hugo’s skills allow the company to support the expanding range of its expertise in the service of our investment strategies, whose spectrum broadens to accompany our investor clients ».