Flamand will join the firm in June 2014 and focus on a global catalyst-driven strategy across the capital structure.
Flamand brings 20 years of experience in investing to Man Group. He spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs where he was head of the Principal Strategies Group. Most recently, Pierre-Henri ran Edoma Capital Partners, a Europe-focused event-driven hedge fund.
Manny Roman, CEO of Man Group, said: 'We are delighted Pierre-Henri will join Man Group and play a key role as a Senior Portfolio Manager at GLG. We provide a collaborative environment for entrepreneurial asset managers with the infrastructure and resources to enable them to focus on their roles as skilled investors. Our strong institutional framework enables this dynamic culture across Man Group and promotes an unrelenting focus on delivering strong risk-adjusted performance for our clients. I have known and worked with Pierre-Henri for nearly 20 years, he is a professional of the highest calibre and I look forward to his contribution to the firm'.
Flamand said: 'Man Group’s focus on performance, exceptional global resources, strong infrastructure and commitment to innovation differentiate the firm and create the optimal environment to deliver value for clients. I look forward to joining the excellent team at GLG'.