Sweden’s Monyx increases holding in NBA/Hjerta

Monyx Financial Group, the Stockholm headquartered subsidiary of NewCap Holding, the Danish company listed on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen, has increased its share of Nordic Broker Association/Hjerta to 51% by acquiring the 5% share held by Provins.

Monyx said the deal would increase its ability to develop services for the Swedish market, in the area of independent brokerage and intermediation. Currently the business counts some 200,000 customers, who are offered services including asset management, access to pensions and unit linked solutions, and insurance solutions. The business claims assets of SEK30bn (€3.2bn) under management.

Johan Wagman, chief executive at Monyx, said that the acquisition was a natural step to take in order to create a stronger player in the Swedish market.

“Amid the changes occurring in the market, not least the regulatory changes, there is a requirement for stability and economic opportunities,” he said.

Parent company NewCap is focused on three business areas: Private Financial Services, Broker Services, and Asset Management.

With Asset Management, the company offers management of PPM mandates, including both internal and external funds and discretionary mandates. PPM is the Swedish platform operated by the Pensions Agency, which offers long term savers access to self selection of funds.


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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