Mazzini pursues liquidity and transparency at Eurizon
Fri Mar 6, 2009
Massimo Mazzini took the helm of Eurizon Alternative Investments just before the global financial storm broke. Claire Makin talks to him about how he has taken the chance to reshape the business to take advantage of market conditions
Having taken the helm of Eurizon Alternative Investments
just before the global financial storm broke, Massimo Mazzini
has welcomed the chance of reshaping the business to take
advantage of market conditions
By Claire Makin
Massimo Mazzini took charge of Eurizon Alternative
Investments SGR in 2007, just before world markets descended
into chaos. At the same time, he embarked on a major
reorganisation of Eurizon AI following a merger between two
major Italian banking groups, Banca Intesa and San Paolo IMI,
Undaunted by the challenge, Mazzini grasped the opportunity
to reshape the fund of hedge funds platform on what he sees as
a new model for the business. This model, based on transparency
and liquidity, addresses much of the current criticism swirling
around the beleaguered funds of funds industry in the wake of
the alleged Madoff fraud.
Eurizon AI was not exposed to Madoff, largely because...
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