SPP, the Swedish business that is part of the Norwegian Storebrand group, has achieved highest marks across all categories considered in Nordic consultant Max Matthiessen’s latest report on “Responsible Ownership” – the only group surveyed to achieve this. It is the sixth year in a row that SPP has done well in the report, which looks […]
Storebrand, the Norwegian financial group that runs a multi-boutique asset management model including Delphi, Skagen, SPP and Storebrand, among its businesses, has signed up to the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge (TFFP) at a United Nations ceremony in New York this week The TFFP is an initiative of the Tobacco Free Portfolios, a non-governmental organisation that […]
A troika from SPP representing the Storebrand group at the Financing for Development Forum in New York 23-26 April will be calling for action from the asset management industry to effect changes necessary – and notes that words are not enough. The Forum is intended to bring together high level government officials with investors from […]
Norwegian group Storebrand’s asset management business has appointed Robert Vicsai as its new director Institutional Clients Storebrand Kapitalförvaltning (Asset Management) for the Swedish market. The appointment comes after several years of strong growth for Storebrand/SPP in the Swedish fund market, said Lars Petterson, head of sales Storebrand/SPP asset management in Sweden. Vicsai previously worked at Lifeplan, where […]
The Swedish SPP Green Bond fund has hit the three-year mark with more than SEK3.7bn (€365m) in assets and a claim to be the world’s biggest of its kind. Helena Lindahl, senior portfolio manager, said the performance of the portfolio relative to peers in the same Morningstar category illustrated that there are no reasons remaining not […]
SPP, the Swedish business of Norway’s Storebrand group, is adding a ‘Europe’ fund to its range targeting fossil free portfolios. The PLUS funds range currently includes the Emerging Market, Global, Sweden and Norway PLUS funds, to which it is adding Europe PLUS. The funds consist of fossil-free index based equity portfolios that also integrate sustainability […]
Skagen, the independent manager based in the Norwegian oil town of Stavanger, has been acquired by Storebrand, the Norwegian insurance group, and will thus join Delphi Funds (Norway based) and SPP (Sweden based) as a brand offering actively managed funds to the market. Skagen will remain a separate company, with its own board, according to […]
SPP, the Swedish manager that is part of Norwegian insurance group Storebrand, has warned in its latest monthly note that the rates policy being pursued by the ECB poses a longer term threat to a sustainable balance between credit demand and supply in Europe’s open and export orientated economies such as Sweden and Norway. The […]
“It is about putting in place building bricks. We need to access the best bricks, so unlike some competitors we will bring in competitor funds and take out internal funds.” So says Helena Jendelid, who leads selection of funds at Stockholm headquartered SPP, the business that started in 1917, when it was established as Sveriges […]
SPP has announced it is merging the Aktiefond Sverige Aktiv with the Aktiefond Sverige by 21 March, which will affect investors using the PPM platform in Sweden
SPP, the Swedish savings and insurance business that is part of the Norwegian Storebrand group, says it has found a fall in the number of Swedish retail investors committed to sustainable investments over the past year.
SPP, Norwegian insurer Storebrand’s Swedish asset management business, has launched a corporate bond fund that will invest only in companies with high credit ratings and that are based in the Nordic region.