Articles by: Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson, CFA

Mangold Courts Resscapital

Mangold Courts Resscapital

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Today, Swedish investment bank Mangold announced a bid to acquire a quarter of the existing capital of Stockholm-based alternative asset management Resscapital AB, who currently manages a Danish listed fund, Ress Life Investments A/S, investing in US life insurance contracts. The bid amounts to SEK 9.3 million (€900K), of which SEK 7 million paid in cash and[Read More…]

by 17/04/2018
What Makes a Good Hedge Fund

What Makes a Good Hedge Fund

Market Neutral and Volatility Strategies Under the Spotlight Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Nordic Hedge Award has been recognising the best Nordic hedge fund managers every year since 2012. After a quantitative screening finds the nominees in each category, a jury composed of Nordic institutional investors determines the winner. The jury’s selection criteria go beyond numbers, by taking into account other[Read More…]

by 05/04/2018
Where Factor Investing Caught on

Where Factor Investing Caught on

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – This week we had a chance to catch up with Dr Klaus Teloeken, CIO of Allianz Global Investors’ Systematic Equity strategies, at the end of his day in Stockholm, before he continued on to Copenhagen. Inspired by his Nordic trip, Teloeken gave us an insightful overview of the institutional investors’ journey into factor investing. “The Nordics have[Read More…]

by 21/02/2018
European Utilities – the Long, the Short and the Green

European Utilities – the Long, the Short and the Green

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – This week, we had the opportunity to sit down over lunch with Eric Melloul, European utility specialist at New York-based Electron Capital Partners, a long/short hedge fund manager focused on global utilities and infrastructure. Our discussion took us around the different opportunities for investing in liquid utilities and infrastructure in Europe and beyond, with a particular focus[Read More…]

by 08/02/2018
AIMA Provides New Guide On Data Protection

AIMA Provides New Guide On Data Protection

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has published earlier this week a new implementation guide on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP), which replaces the current EU Data Protection Directive. According to AIMA, the GDPR is highly relevant for investment managers based both in the EU and outside. Indeed, the new regulation dictates how personal data should[Read More…]

by 25/01/2018
What the Future Holds

What the Future Holds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In HedgeNordic’s upcoming Special Report on Equities, we have looked to the future for inspiration. Our supplement on Hedge Funds 2.0 will unveil some exciting analysis on artificial intelligence, alpha in a changing world, and even MiFID II. While the shop is busy bringing the final touches to the report, we are bringing forward the views of[Read More…]

by 13/12/2017
Five Awards for Three Nordic Performers

Five Awards for Three Nordic Performers

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Last week, Danish manager MOMA Advisors took home two awards at the Hedge Funds Review’s European Performance Awards Ceremony in London. Fellow Nordic hedge-fund managers Peak Asset Management and Nordkinn Asset Management were also rewarded on the same occasion. Peak received the Best sub-$100m hedge fund and Best multi-strategy emerging manager awards for its Peak Core Strategies[Read More…]

by 28/11/2017
Different Shades of Blue

Different Shades of Blue

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Yesterday, Tuesday November 21, Man Group held a breakfast seminar at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm dedicated to institutional investors. Presentations spanned over four different aspects of alternative investments, all covered by Man Group’s umbrella which comprises distinct specialised asset management styles: AHL, Numeric (both quantitative strategies), GLG, FRM (both discretionary managers), and Global Private Markets. The[Read More…]

by 22/11/2017
Sustainability a No-Brainer for Infrastructure

Sustainability a No-Brainer for Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) – By definition, infrastructure is a long-term investment and investing with this type of horizon requires more than the usual financial analysis. Consequences must be carefully analysed, and risks that are not immediately apparent must be taken into account. As he is approaching the final close on his first fund, Sweden-based infrastructure investment manager and founding partner Philip[Read More…]

by 15/11/2017
Winning Nordic Emerging Managers in London

Winning Nordic Emerging Managers in London

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Last week in London, EuroHedge awarded prizes to the best Emerging Fund Managers within several hedge fund categories in Europe. This award ceremony complements the long-standing EuroHedge awards ceremony which is traditionally held in January and showcases managers that have typically smaller funds or shorter track-records. There were four categories in which the jury chose the winners,[Read More…]

by 13/11/2017
RAM AI: From Emerging Markets to Systematic Long/Short

RAM AI: From Emerging Markets to Systematic Long/Short

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – During a recent visit to Stockholm, Emmanuel Hauptmann, Partner & Senior Systematic Equity Fund Manager at Geneva-based RAM Active Investments, spoke to HedgeNordic about his firm’s systematic Long/Short strategy, and explained why he often visits the Nordics. A few years back, when Hauptmann and his team started travelling to Stockholm, they presented mostly their flagship Emerging Market[Read More…]

by 02/11/2017
TOBAM-565-JEP

Riding Bubbles with Smart Beta

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – During his recent visit to Stockholm, we spoke to Yves Choueifaty, founder and President of the French smart-beta manager TOBAM about a recent research the firm produced on the worrying concentrations in the current credit market. TOBAM may sound to some people like an acronym resulting from a merger of a spin off, but far from it.[Read More…]

by 14/09/2017