Xavier de Laforcade

Managing Partner - Head of Portfolio Management - Rothschild Martin Maurel

Xavier de Laforcade joined Rothschild Martin Maurel in 2010. He is Managing Partner, Head of Porfolio Management.

He began his career at Banque Indosuez Tokyo (Japan), before joining CCF Capital Management's European equity department in 1998.

He has been in charge of investment strategy at Banque Neuflize Schlumberger Mallet since 2001, and was appointed Head of Financial Management for " Key Private Clients " accounts within the new Neuflize OBC group from 2005 to 2010.

Xavier is graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris.

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  • Portfolio Management and Rising Rates

    Investment / strategy

    Over the span of just a few months, we witnessed a spectacular rise in interest rates. This historical increase took place against the backdrop of a radical shift in monetary policies, as the central banks, with the Federal Reserve in the lead, have made the fight against the return of runaway inflation their priority. In this environment, portfolio management strategies need to adapt, in particular by seeking new avenues of diversification and some opportunities.

  • Geopolitical risk: the comeback

    Investment / strategy

    International tensions and geopolitical risk – which have rarely given rise to major market inflections and have often been relegated to the background by investors – are now back in the spotlight.