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Sweden

Tundra to merge Agri&Food with Frontier Opportunities fund

Swedish manager Tundra is to merge two of its funds, citing yields that have not lived up to management expectations.

22 Apr 2014
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Ignis' Joanna Howley to participate in Stockholm

Joanna Howley will be discussing Ignis Asset Management's approach to delivering absolute return from assets such as government bonds at the upcoming InvestmentEurope Fund Selector Forum Sweden, taking place in Stockholm on 7 May.

22 Apr 2014
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HealthInvest joins Swedish Investment Fund Association

HealthInvest, the Swedish manager specialising in healthcare companies with sales in Asian, as well as micro-, small- and mid-cap healthcare companies, has joined the Swedish Investment Fund Association as a member.

11 Apr 2014
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Swedish fund industry attracts net SEK7bn through March

Data published by the Swedish Investment Fund Association shows about SEK7bn (€773m) in net new sales were made through March.

10 Apr 2014
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Ålandsbanken's independent view

Anna-Stina Wiklund, portfolio manager at Ålandsbanken Asset Management, explains the manager's independent view.

07 Apr 2014
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Sweden's Simplicity sells out of Russian corporate bonds

Swedish asset manager Simplicity has reported that its Global Corporate Bond fund sold out of three Russian names - Lukoil, Rosneft and Vimpelcom - in the past month as a direct result of rising geopolitical tensions across Europe.

04 Apr 2014
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Nationalisation of foreign owned assets starts in Crimea

Evidence has emerged from Swedish E&P oil firm Shelton Petroleum that the new authorities in Crimea have started a nationalisation process to take over foreign owned assets.

28 Mar 2014
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RAM Active Investments’ Maxime Botti to speak on bottom up approach at Fund Selector Forum in Sweden

Maxime Botti, senior equity fund manager and partner at RAM Active Investments will present the bottom up approach on European equities at the Fund Selector Forum in Stockholm on 7th May 2014.

25 Mar 2014
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CB Fonder closes CB Hedge

Stockholm based CB Fonder has announced the closure of its CB Hedge fund, citing returns that have not met expectations, as well as increasing regulatory costs.

21 Mar 2014
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Oliver Bell of T. Rowe Price to cover Middle East and Africa at Stockholm event

Oliver Bell, lead portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price and an expert in frontier markets, is set to share his views on the Middle East and Africa with delegates to the InvestmentEurope Fund Selector Forum taking place in Stockholm on 7 May.

13 Mar 2014
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Sweden's IKC opens Manila office, launches Philippines fund

Malmö, Sweden based IKC Fonder has launched the country's first fund dedicated to investing in the Philippines, the IKC Filippinerna Flexibel.

11 Mar 2014
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February net sales hit SEK12bn reports Swedish industry association

The Swedish Investment Fund Association has reported net sales across the industry hit SEK12bn (€1.35bn) in February, led by bond and balanced funds.

10 Mar 2014
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Tundra provides Facebook updates on Russia/Ukraine situation

Frontier and emerging markets specialist Tundra Fonder, based in Stockholm, has issued a note to investor saying it will be providing updates via Facebook on the situation in Ukraine and the impact on markets.

03 Mar 2014
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EMD in focus for First State's Williamson at Stockholm event

Helene Williamson, head of Emerging Market Debt at First State Investments, is set to contribute to the discussion at the upcoming Fund Selector Forum Sweden in Stockholm on 7 May.

26 Feb 2014
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Oyster funds registered in Sweden

Some 12 Oyster funds from Swiss banking group Syz & Co have been registered for sale in Sweden, which the manager says offers ample opportunity for its fund range.

25 Feb 2014

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Polar's Sugarman to speak on convertible bonds at Zurich Forum

David Sugarman, fund manager for Polar Capital, will discuss convertible bonds at the InvestmentEurope Pension Fund Forum held in Zurich on 15 May.

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SSgA's Harris to discuss smart beta at Zurich Pension Forum

Anna Paula Harris, portfolio strategist for the global equity beta solutions group at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), will address smart beta strategies at the InvestmentEurope Pension Forum to be held in Zurich on 15 May.