BMO Global Asset Management has added to its European distribution team through the appointment of Otto Donner as sales director, Nordic Region, who will be based in Stockholm. Donner previously was head of Sales, Nordics at East Capital Asset Management, responsible for institutional, wholesale and retail clients across the region as well as the Baltics […]
The oil price has been volatile lately, dropping 29% during the first two weeks of the year only to rally 55% during the past two months, after having dropped sharply since mid 2014. The recent rally has been supportive for emerging and frontier market equities but there is reason to believe crude price will stabilise […]
The newly appointed Ukrainian government includes the appointment of three foreign nationals, Aivaras Abromavicius (pictured), currently partner at East Capital, Natalie Jaresko, currently head of Horizon Capital Investment and Alexander Kvitashvili, who was previously a member of the Georgian cabinet. Abromavicius has been appointed minister of Economic Development and Trade in the new Ukrainian government, he is […]
Stockholm headquartered manager East Capital is to launch a master-feeder structure to take advantage of opportunities it sees in Ucits IV legislation.
The pending change of leadership in China could lead to more proactive policy to stimulate the country’s economy, says East Capital’s economist for Asia Kristina Sandklef.
Sweden headquartered East Capital has signed the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), which now accounts for some $30trn in assets under management worldwide.
East Capital’s chief economist Marcus Svedberg (pictured) is convinced that Russia joining the World Trade Organisation will positively impact its image in the eyes of foreign investors, but in order to improve its long-term perception the country needs to avoid bad news, not just make positive headlines.
China’s first interest rate cut since 2008 is analysed by Kristina Sandklef, macro economist at Swedish manager East Capital.
The China investment story continues largely unabated, according to the views of East Capital’s China team, including portfolio manager Gustav Rhenman
Eva Gottfridsdotter-Nilsson of Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning has been elected new chairman of the Swedish Investment Fund Association (Fondbolagens förening) at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on 24 May.
Investors are missing extraordinary investment opportunities because they hold outdated views of Russia, East Capital asset managers argue.
Foreign investors are losing out on extraordinary investment opportunities because they hold prejudiced and outdated views of Russia, according to East Capital asset managers.