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Fabrizio Quirighetti joins DECALIA as CIO

The Geneva-based asset management company DECALIA Asset Management has hired Fabrizio Quirighetti as the Group’s Chief Investment Officer. As part of his responsibilities, he will sit on the Strategy and Investment Committees and will supervise the management of asset allocation and bond funds. He will assume the role on 1 October 2019.

Thanks to his expertise as both an economist and a fund manager, he will play a major role in strengthening economic forecasting and asset allocation at DECALIA, as well as in implementing multi-asset and fixed income investment strategies.

Before joining DECALIA, Fabrizio Quirighetti worked for more than 17 years at Syz Asset Management, where he was CIO and Head of Multi-Asset. Before that, he spent six years working as a teaching assistant in the Econometrics department at the University of Geneva. Fabrizio Quirighetti holds a Master’s degree in applied econometrics from the University of Geneva and has, since 2014, been an external member of the Tactical Allocation Committee of Compenswiss, the AHV/IV/EO social security fund manager.

Alfredo Piacentini, Managing Partner said: “We are very happy to be working again with Fabrizio Quirighetti. His considerable experience and widely recognised expertise will be a major asset in bolstering our investment strategy and supporting our financial analysis and fundamental research teams”.

Fabrizio Quirighetti added: “I am delighted to be joining DECALIA, as its investment principles and distinctive strategies are particularly well suited to the current environment. In this period of negative interest rates, finding new sources of alpha not only requires innovation. You also have pay close attention to risk control and capital preservation”.

 

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