SOURCE: Amundi Smith Breeden

Amundi Smith Breeden

July 07, 2015 08:37 ET

Bishop Jordan Joins Amundi Smith Breeden Investment Management Group as Senior Vice President

DURHAM, NC--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2015) - Amundi Smith Breeden today announced that Bishop Jordan, CFA, has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, responsible for evaluating and trading corporate credit opportunities. Amundi Smith Breeden is the North American investment headquarters for Amundi, the leading European asset management firm with more than $1 trillion in assets under management.

Mr. Jordan brings 14 years of investment management experience to Amundi Smith Breeden. Prior to joining the firm, Bishop was a consultant to Concerto Asset Management and DUMAC, Inc., providing corporate research, trading and portfolio management services. Earlier, Mr. Jordan was a Senior Analyst/Trader at Tiden Capital, LLC and, before that, at Silverback Asset Management.

Mr. Jordan holds an MA in Economics from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Business Administration from The Citadel.

About Amundi Smith Breeden
Amundi Smith Breeden is the North American investment headquarters for Amundi, a top-10 global asset manager. Amundi Smith Breeden manages a range of U.S. fixed income strategies and contributes to global fixed income portfolios managed by Amundi investment professionals in Europe and Asia. Amundi Smith Breeden was founded as a research-driven institutional asset management firm specializing in the major U.S. fixed income sectors. The firm has a 30+ year history of pioneering work in developing and applying quantitative financial analysis to valuing and trading fixed income securities, including Agency and non-Agency mortgage-backed securities and corporate credit.

About Amundi
Amundi is the European leader and in the Top 10 worldwide in the asset management industry1 with AUM of more than EUR 950 billion worldwide2.

Located at the heart of the main investment regions in more than 30 countries, Amundi offers a comprehensive range of products covering all asset classes and major currencies.

Amundi has developed savings solutions to meet the needs of more than 100 million retail clients worldwide and designs innovative, high-performing products for institutional clients which are tailored specifically to their requirements and risk profile.

The Group contributes to funding the economy by orienting savings towards company development.

Amundi has become a leading European player in asset management, recognised for:

  • Product performance and transparency;
  • Quality of client relationships based on a long-term advisory approach;
  • Efficiency in its organisation and teams' promise to serving its clients;
  • Commitment to sustainable development and socially responsible investment policies.

1 Largest European asset manager based on total assets under management (AUM). Source IPE "Top 400 asset managers" published in June 2014 and based on AUM as at December 2013, all AUM having been re-calculated by Amundi to exclude (i) Wealth Management activities and (ii) asset managers having their parent/holding company outside Europe.
2 Amundi Group figures as of 31 March 2015.

Issued by Amundi - Société anonyme with a share capital of EUR596 262 615 - Portfolio manager regulated by the AMF under number GP04000036 - Head office: 90 boulevard Pasteur – 75015 Paris – France – 437 574 452 RCS Paris

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