The attention of François Fillon is focused on his appeal trial. Last June 29, the former Prime minister was sentenced to five years in jail, including two farm, as well as a penalty of ineligibility of ten years, in the case of suspicions of 'ghost' employees who had poisoned the presidential campaign of the candidate of the right in 2017. A few days after this judgment, from which he has appealed, François Fillon has decided to stop his professional activity within the asset management company Tikehau Capital, who employed him since 2017, report our colleagues from Paris. His name does not appear elsewhere than on the site of the company.
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According to a spokesperson of the company, questioned by the newspaper, François Fillon has taken the decision to "take a step back and to take leave" in order to " prepare fully to his appeal trial ". Tikehau Capital has not, however, wish to communicate the contractual terms and conditions of this indentation. The company does not preclude using again the ex-Prime minister. "We'll see what the future holds for us ", she said.
A significant financial loss
As noted by Le Parisien, François Fillon, has begun working to Tikehau Capital in September 2017, shortly after its debacle in the presidential election. He was employed as a senior advisor and member of the international advisory board. A position that allowed him to reach a minimum wage (bonus included) of eur 300 000 per year, reported the magazine Capital at the time of his arrival in the company. The ex-size of the right had also invested in the capital of the company, which has certainly helped to touch of benefits. According to Le Parisien, Tikehau Capital, whose head office is located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, has 25.4 billion of assets under management, as well as own funds of € 3.1 billion.
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