The law firm specialising in legal and regulatory compliance for asset managers has appointed Nomura Group senior legal counsel Valentin Chantereau as its new head of legal. Chantereau will open and head the Zeidler Group’s Paris office.  

Besides holding a position at Nomura Group, Chantereau has also worked at Lehman Brothers Asset Management in London and for PwC Luxembourg, in the legal and compliance department. He possesses specialised knowledge in alternative investment management, structured products, and banking and capital markets.  

Arne Zeidler, founder and CEO of Zeidler Group, says: “Valentin is a talented financial services lawyer with the expertise and resources to provide exceptional guidance and insights to enhance our existing legal advisory services. He understands the core values of Zeidler Group and will lead our presence in France.”