ETF head new boss of Handelsbanken Fonder

Handelsbanken Fonder’s board has appointed Carl Cederschiöld as its new chief executive, starting on 1 January.

Cederschiöld currently is chief executive of Xact Kapitalförvaltning, the Handelsbanken subsidiary that offers exchange traded products.

Xact claims the first Scandinavian ETF launch in 2000, when the Xact OMXS30 listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. The Xact Bull and Bear ETFs claimed a world’s first in offering leveraged product when lanched in 2005. Its ETFs registered in Luxembourg are managed by SHB Sicav. It also has ETFs registered in Norway, which are managed by Handelsbanken Kapitalforvaltning AS and listed on the Oslo stock exchange.


Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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