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Lombard Odier taps Bataillon to run long/short European equity

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Lombard Odier Investment Managers, the institutional asset management arm of the 200-year-old Swiss private bank Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie, has made a significant addition to its growing hedge fund operation with the hire of experienced long/short equity manager Marc Bataillon and his team from Selectium Europe.

Bataillon will lead the firm’s European equities investment operation from London – reporting to Aziz Nahas, CIO of equities at Lombard Odier Investment Managers and head of the group’s 1798 Global Partners hedge fund arm.

With over 20 years of business expertise and seven years in managing long/short European equities, Bataillon is