London & Luxembourg, 21st September 2021 – Fund Channel, the B2B fund distribution platform owned by Amundi, has reached a major milestone through the addition of fund-dealing capabilities to its offering for its client asset managers and fund distributors. The new services include order-routing, execution and safekeeping services that extend its core distribution and data offering.
As part of its commitment, Fund Channel also announces the appointment of Jean Vaz as Head of the Fund Dealing Team.
Fund Channel’s flexible and modular approach to services, proprietary or from third-party specialists, leads the growing demand from private banks and wealth managers to entrust their fund portfolio and leverage Fund Channel’s suite of services for fund distribution.
Pierre Adrien Domon, Chief Executive Officer of Fund Channel, states: “Facilitating fund transaction and distribution altogether is part of Fund Channel’s vision to expand added-value services and be the reference marketplace across the distribution value chain.”
Jean Vaz brings 25 years of experience in the Luxembourg fund services industry. Before joining Fund Channel, Jean Vaz joined from private-equity service specialist, Gen II Fund Services. Prior to this role, Jean spent 12 years with Société Générale Luxembourg, heading the management of the Global Fund Trading platform. Jean held numerous senior positions in his career and has garnered significant knowledge in the Funds Platform Execution.
Jean Vaz holds a Master’s degree in Administration, Economics and Social from the University of Metz and a second master’s degree in Bank, Finance and insurance - Fund and Private Management - Business Engineer from the University of Paris Nanterre.
A fully owned subsidiary of Amundi, the leading European asset manager, Fund Channel is a B2B fund distribution platform operating across Europe and Asia.
Fund Channel provides innovative services to facilitate fund distribution, strengthens transparency and improves processes for asset managers and fund distributors with the aim of enhancing their relationships with clients, partners and regulators.
In operation since 2005, Fund Channel has more than €330 billion of assets under intermediation providing a “one-stop-shop” solution for 600 asset managers and more than 100 distributors.