Frederic Babu joined Natixis Asset Management in 2002 as a senior portfolio manager within the event-driven investment team. He began his investment career in 1995 with Paresco Inc. in New York as a risk controller. From 1997 to 2001, he was responsible for quantitative research at Banque CPR’s proprietary equity trading department, and in 2001 he became deputy manager of LibertyView European Merger Arbitrage Fund at CPRA2M. Mr. Babu is a graduate of the French engineering school Ecole des Mines in Nancy.

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