Maria Rengefors, Nordea Fonder, has been elected chairman of the Swedish Investment Fund Association while Carl Cederschiöld, Handelsbanken Fonder, has been elected deputy chairman, the Association has announced. Rengefors, who joined the board in 2013, and previously was deputy chairman, is chief executive of Nordea Fonder, where she writes a regular blog about funds and issues […]
Investors in Swedish smaller companies funds may benefit from a report due from EKN, which is expected to outline ongoing strong growth in exports to emerging markets. EKN (Exportkreditnämnden – The Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board) is tasked with facilitating exports from Sweden; it has an unlimited borrowing facility with the Swedish National Debt Office, […]
Members of the Swedish Investment Fund Association (Fondbolagens förening) have elected a number of new board members, and re-elected others. Peter Branner of SEB Investment Management continues as chairman after being re-elected, however, Maria Rengefors from Nordea Fonder has been re-elected to the board (which she has been part of since 2013) as the new […]
Europe’s funds industry saw net outflows of €1.4bn in December from long term mutual funds, according to data published by Lipper. However, this average masks wider dispersion in the performance of the different markets within the region: some 12 out of 33 markets included in the data saw net inflows through the month. Italy was […]
Swedish boutique manager Didner & Gerge has employed Carl Granath from Nordea as part of its plans to launch a new fund in 2014.
Sasja Beslik, head of Responsible Investment and Governance at Nordea Investment Funds, has visited Canada’s Oil Sands to ask the tough questions necessary to determine the viability of SRI investments in the region.
Nordic bank Nordea has announced a new head to its Nordea Fonder business, Maria Rengefors, who replaces responsible investment specialist Sasja Beslik.
Nordea is to stop investing in food commodities because of the negative effects speculative investing in the asset class has on the world’s poor, according to a statement by Sasja Beslik, who heads the Nordic bank’s fund business Nordea Fonder.
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.
Only two global brands have managed to break the Nordic domination of the latest ‘Top-3’ lists of equity, bond and hedge funds picked by advisers at Fondmarknaden.se, Sweden’s biggest fund supermarket.
Swedish online bank Nordnet reports that its funds customers shifted their purchasing towards riskier assets in February and increased their level of trading.
Nordea and SEB economists are unimpressed with the deal struck overnight for a second €130bn bailout of Greece.