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Corporate governance of ABC arbitrage

ABC arbitrage and ABC arbitrage Asset Management are both French Sociétés Anonymes with a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is a collective decision-making body, determining the business strategy and general policy of the company and the group. It controls and oversees the group’s management policies and reports to shareholders. It approves the resources required to achieve the strategic objectives it sets. It oversees implementation of the group’s management and control program and reports to the shareholders.

Have a look at the internal rules of the ABC arbitrage's board of directors, click here

For more information about the board of Directors, please read the chairman's report-fiscal year 2013, click here.

ABC arbitrage is a member of IFA - Institut Français des Administrateurs, the French Institute of Directors (http://www.ifa-asso.com/). The aim of this professional network is to promote the best corporate governance practices in France. IFA is also member of the European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa) which intends also to disseminate best CG practices across Europe and to lobby their interests before European institutions.

The governance of ABC arbitrage is based on a balance between strategy, operations and control and between individual contributions and collective determination, as well as between formal processes and informal relations.

Corporate governance’s organisation

Group’s management

Chairman of the Board - Chief Executive Officer

Dominique Ceolin
Dominique Ceolin

Co-founder of ABC arbitrage in 1995
First elected: October 10, 1997
End of mandate: General shareholders’ meeting reviewing the accounts for 2014

ABC arbitrage:
Chairman of the Board (elected at the Shareholders’ meeting of May 28, 2010), Chief Executive Officer, Partner
ABC arbitrage Asset Management:
Chairman of the Board – Chief Executive Officer
Other directorships and offices:
Chairman of the Board of Financière WDD
Administrator of MiddleNext

Vice-Chairman, Chief Operating Officer

David Hoey
David Hoey

Joined ABC arbitrage in 1996
First elected: December 11, 1998

ABC arbitrage Asset Management:
Vice-Chairman, Chief Operating Officer
ABCA Funds Ireland Plc:
Director
Quartys Ltd:
Director

Corporate secretary, Head of Compliance and Internal control

Laetitia Hucheloup
Laetitia Hucheloup

Joined ABC arbitrage in 1999

ABC arbitrage:
Secretary of the Board
ABC arbitrage Asset Management:
Corporate secretary, Head of Compliance and Internal control

Permanent representative of Aubépar Industries SE

Xavier Chauderlot
Xavier Chauderlot

Co-founder in 1995 of ABC arbitrage
First elected: October 10, 1997
End of mandate: General shareholders’ meeting reviewing the accounts for 2015

ABC arbitrage:
Permanent representative of Aubépar Industries SE (elected at the Shareholders’ Meeting of June 1, 2012)

Other directorships and offices:
Chairman and Managing Director of Aubépar Industries SE
Representative of Aubépar Industries SE on the Board of Directors of Aubépar SE
Representative of Aubépar Industries SE on the Board of Directors of Financière de Bailli SA

Permanent representative, ABC participation et gestion

Jean-Christophe Estève
Jean-Christophe Estève

First elected: September 9, 2010
End of mandate: General shareholders’ meeting reviewing the accounts for 2014

ABC arbitrage:
Permanent representative, ABC participation et gestion

Other directorships and offices:
Executive director of ABC participation et gestion
Managing director of Biotope SARL / Aerotope SARL / Biotope Luxembourg SARL
Director of Unitas Ltd / Papalagage Ltd / BT PWATG Ltd (Biotope’s subsidiaries)
Director of Biotope Botswana Ltd / Cliffharts Holdings Ltd (Biotope’s subsidiaries)

Independent Director

Jean-François Drouets
Jean-François Drouets

First elected: April 11, 2006
End of mandate: General shareholders’ meeting reviewing the accounts for 2014

ABC arbitrage :
Independent Director (elected at the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 28, 2010)

Other directorships and offices:
Chairman of Catella Valuation Advisors

Independent Director

Sabine Roux de Bézieux
Sabine Roux de Bézieux

First elected: March 11, 2011
End of mandate: General shareholders’ meeting reviewing the accounts for 2014

ABC arbitrage:
Non-voting Director (appointed by the Board of Directors March 11, 2011) – Independent Director as of the General Shareholders’ meeting of May 27, 2011

Other directorships and offices:
Member of the Supervisory Board of ANF Immobilier
Member of the Board of Arteum
Managing director of Financom
Director of IDLF (Inès de la Fressange)

Independent Director

Didier Ribadeau Dumas
Didier Ribadeau Dumas

First elected: April 10, 2000
End of mandate: General shareholders’ meeting reviewing the accounts for 2015
ABC arbitrage:
Independent Director (elected at the Shareholders’ Meeting of June 2, 2012) 
ABC arbitrage Asset Management :
Representative of ABC arbitrage (since October 4, 2011)

Other directorships and offices:
Member of the Supervisory Board of La Banque Postale
Member of the Board of La Mondiale
Director of SGAM Ag2r La Mondiale
Member of the Supervisory Board of Comgest

Independant director

Marie-Ange Verdickt
Marie-Ange Verdickt

First elected: January 24, 2013
End of mandate: General shareholders’ meeting reviewing the accounts for 2016

ABC arbitrage:
Independant director as of the General Shareholders’ meeting of May 31, 2013

Other directorships and offices:
Member of the Supervisory Board of Solucom
Member of the Supervisory Board of CapHorn Invest

Censor

Jacques Chevalier
Jacques Chevalier

First elected: October 5, 1998
ABC arbitrage:
Non-voting Director (appointed by the Board on December 11,2007) 

Other members of ABC arbitrage’s board of directors