BNP Paribas Asset Management Names Fryszman Head of Structured Finance

Jan 25 2018 | 3:02pm ET

BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) announces today that it has appointed Michel Fryszman as head of structured finance.

Fryszman joined the firm on Jan. 15 and is currently based in Paris. He reports to Laurent Gueunier, head of real assets, SME lending & structured finance.

Fryszman will be responsible for the management of BNPP AM’s structured finance team, the design and implementation of European private securitization strategies and specialty finance assets including consumer loans, residential mortgage loans and trade finance loans.

Prior to joining BMPP AM, Fryszman worked at AXA Investment Managers where he held the role as the head of mortgages & specialty finance since 2014. He has also acted as a securitization consultant to the World Bank.

Michel’s appointment is the latest in a series of additions to BNPP AM’s Private Debt & Real Assets investment group.

“He [Fryszman] has considerable industry experience covering a range of areas within structured finance and his securitization expertise will be invaluable as we expand our capabilities in this area of the market,” Laurent Gueunier, head of real assets, SME lending and structured finance at BNPP AM, commented in a statement. 

NP Paribas Asset Management provides services to pooled investment vehicles, offshore Lux funds, foundations, endowments, and CLO and CDO special purpose entities. As of January 2018, the firm has $713 billion assets under management and advisory.

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