Sweden’s National Board for Consumer Disputes will not pursue Swedbank Robur following a complaint by the Swedish Shareholders’ Association in regards to two funds and allegations of excess fees being charged. The complaint was investigated as a type of class action, according to rules in place since 1991 at the Board. The Shareholders’ Association had […]
Framgångarna som varit hos de större bioteknikföretag hotas av osäkerhet kopplad till frågor kring deras starkaste patent på läkemedel, enligt ett utkast från Swedbank Robur. Fondbolaget hänvisar företag som Gilead, Biogen och Celgen som exempel på företag som varit bland de starkaste vad gäller attt driva en kusuppgång inom hälsosektorn de senaste åren. “Men framgångens […]
It has been reported in local trade press that Sweden funds averaged returns of 5.3% so far this year, lagging Europe (7.7%), North America (15.2%) and Latin America (19.5%), according to data from Morningstar. Business magazine Affärsvärlden says that of the regions where Swedes invest only Eastern Europe has done worse, returning -2.1% over the […]
Swedbank Robur has picked technology and solutions provider SimCorp’s Solvency II solution to support mandated functions such as capital requirement calculations and risk reporting.
After a surprisingly strong 2012 for the funds industry in Sweden, foreign asset managers are looking for ways to further tap local demand, while domestic players are positioning for pan-European growth via exports.
Martin Bolander, senior market strategist at Swedbank’s Investment Center, Jörgen Olofsson, portfolio manager at Swedbank Robur and Knut Hallberg, senior economist at Large Corporate & Intitutions at Swedbank have discussed current market conditions.
Tomas Hedberg will take over as chief executive of Swedbank Robur, Sweden’s biggest asset manager, by 28 January.
Swedbank Robur Fonder AB has stopped flows in and out of its Swedbank Robur Småbolagsfond Sverige as it is being merged with Swedbank Robur Stella Småbolag.
Thomas Eriksson has switched roles to become president and CEO of Carnegie, having previously held a similar position at domestic competitor Swedbank Robur.
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.
Mårten Agneskog and Malin Hallén of Swedbank Robur outline the benefits of a fixed cost fund of funds approach.
Swedish online bank Nordnet reports that its funds customers shifted their purchasing towards riskier assets in February and increased their level of trading.