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Eligo assumes management of Aktiva Fonder Monitor

Eligo assumes management of Aktiva Fonder Monitor

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Aktiva Fonder Asset Management AB, the Asset Management Fund that operates its portfolio strategy within the Swedish “Premiepensionsmyndighetens” (Premium pension authority) platform, has announced that Eligo Asset Management AB, the privately owned risk-adjustment asset managers, will take over management of its Aktiva Fonder Monitor fund. In a press release, Aktiva board member Christer Hultblad (pictured) praised the[Read More…]

by 21/04/2016
Nordic CTAs – rock solid start to 2016

Nordic CTAs – rock solid start to 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic CTAs had a rock solid start to 2016. Summarizing the performance for the first quarter reveals that the NHX CTA, a composite index of all CTA programs in the Nordics, gained 6,1% during the period, thereby more than recovering the losses from the previous year in a three month stretch. NHX CTA outperformed global benchmarks, both in[Read More…]

by 19/04/2016
Schroders joins forces with Hållbarhetsprofilen

Schroders joins forces with Hållbarhetsprofilen

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Schroders, the independent, global asset management firm with €425.4 billion in AUM, has opted to connect some of its most in-demand funds to Hållbarhetsprofilen (the “Sustainability Profile”) in order to facilitate smart and sustainable fund selections for investors. Schroders, which has operated in Scandinavia since 1989, has a long track record of working on sustainability issues, and has[Read More…]

by 13/04/2016
Lyxor upgrades CTAs to slight overweight

Lyxor upgrades CTAs to slight overweight

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – French asset manager Lyxor has upped its strategic allocation to CTAs according to its most recent weekly brief report. The change is initiated as a result of Lyxor viewing the strategy as a good defensive bet going into the reporting season. “Overall, we are upgrading CTAs, from neutral to slight overweight. After the market rally in March[Read More…]

by 13/04/2016
Hot and Dry March troubles Sector EuroPower

Hot and Dry March troubles Sector EuroPower

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Sector EuroPower, the Norwegian derivatives trading fund focused on the Nordic power market, ended March down 4.76% for the EUR-class pulling the YTD performance down to -7.4%. The Fund, whose objectives are to achieve attractive absolute returns with a standard deviation of 10-15% and low correlation to any financial markets or asset class, reported the split on[Read More…]

by 12/04/2016
Intervalor in Partnership with RBC Global Asset Management

Intervalor in Partnership with RBC Global Asset Management

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Swedish asset management service provider Intervalor AB, announced  a strategic partnership and exclusive marketing agreement with RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM). Intervalor’s objective is to distribute RBC GAM’s Emerging Market Equity, Global Equity, U.S. Equity and Global Resources Investment Solutions to Nordic and Baltic countries. Intervalor, established in 1992, will focus primarily on marketing RBC[Read More…]

by 07/04/2016
Will oil rally in 2016?

Will oil rally in 2016?

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Franck Nicolas, head of investment and client solutions at Natixis, believes that there is light at the end of the tunnel for oil and in a recently published market commentary he writes that “oil may have bottomed out”. Nicolas argues that the price per barrel is suffering from weak global trade and Iran’s return to the group of[Read More…]

by 26/02/2016
Max Mitteregger awarded best hedge fund manager by Morningstar and DI

Max Mitteregger awarded best hedge fund manager by Morningstar and DI

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – For the 16th consecutive year, Morningstar and Dagens Industri awards the strongest performing fund managers on the Swedish market. Max Mittergger was awarded gold medal in the hedge fund category. The fund returned 20.5 percent in 2015. In second place came Niklas Granath from Norron and in third place came Patrik Olsson and Martin Larsén from Brummer & Partners Nektar. Picture:[Read More…]

by 20/01/2016
Folksam adds fixed income funds to guided offering

Folksam adds fixed income funds to guided offering

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Swedish insurance company Folksam adds two fixed income funds to its guided fund offering according to a press release. The new funds are Jupiter Global Dynamic Bond Fund and Neuberger Berman Emerging Market Debt Blend Fund. In a comment, Susanne Bolin Gärtner, responsible for the Folksam fund platform, says: “We are continuously looking to add value to our clients through scanning the[Read More…]

by 11/12/2015
USD – The new carry trade?

USD – The new carry trade?

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  The USDSEK has been in the range between 8:01 and 8.88 since April this year and found a new bottom at 8:09 in the middle of October. The price has steadily risen and is now in the upper region of the range. The Riksbank also embarked on its own share of the global “currency war” through new[Read More…]

by 11/12/2015
UBS launches Nobel Perspectives

UBS launches Nobel Perspectives

UBS announced today the launch of ‘Nobel Perspectives’, a digital platform that will feature around 40 filmed interviews with Nobel Laureates in Economics. Partnering with German broadcasters Frank and Thomas Elstner, UBS are supporting the continuation of a project that Frank first began back in 1985, to document the life and work of Nobel Laureates. The online archive ubs.com/nobel, will[Read More…]

by 19/10/2015
The Myths of Liquid Alternatives

The Myths of Liquid Alternatives

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – David Saunders, Managing Director and founder of K2 advisors, one of the worlds largest fund of hedge funds overseeing in excess of ten billion Dollars in assets, visited Stockholm on September 28 to discuss the myths of liquid alternatives during a lunch presentation. Saunders (pictured) believes, alternative mutual funds, so called “liquid alternatives,” offer a compelling historical risk/return[Read More…]

by 30/09/2015
Lunch Seminar: Global Distribution

Lunch Seminar: Global Distribution

(Promotion): On behalf of the Swebelux-Nobelux Chamber of Commerce and the  Ambassador of Luxembourg to Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden, HedgeNordic is pleased to forward an invitation to a lunch seminar on global distribution in the asset management space. Please find further information on this event below or following the link provided at the end of this posting. To register for the[Read More…]

by 18/09/2015
Henrik Rhenman

Rhenman ökar andel storbolag efter tapp i augusti

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Rhenman Healthcare Equity L/S, den svenska hedgefonden som fokuserar på hälso- och sjukvårdsbolag, tappade 11 procent i basvalutan euro under augusti månad. Detta enligt fondens månadsbrev. I en kommentar konstaterar förvaltningsansvarige Henrik Rhenman (bild) att fonden hade en bister utveckling med få glädjeämnen. Den volatila marknadsmiljön, med oron för Kina i fokus, bidrog till att bolag inom[Read More…]

by 07/09/2015
Stora flöden till hedgefonder hos nätmäklarna

Stora flöden till hedgefonder hos nätmäklarna

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Enligt statistik från Avanza och Nordnet har den senaste tidens turbulens på aktiemarknaderna medfört att spararna i allt större utsträckning söker sig till defensivare alternativ, däribland hedgefonder. I en kommentar till Privata Affärer säger Avanzas sparekonom Claes Hemberg: – Fondspararna har aldrig köpt så mycket hedgefonder som i år. De har köpt årets alla månader och 2015[Read More…]

by 31/08/2015
Osäkert börsläge får Cicero att vikta ned aktier i sina fonder

Osäkert börsläge får Cicero att vikta ned aktier i sina fonder

Göteborg (FinWire) – Cicero ser att det efter de senaste årens börsuppgångar börjat synas fler och fler exempel på att marknadsbedömare ifrågasätter de höga värderingarna. Något som resulterat i att man tagit ned andelen aktier i sina fonder. Det framgår av ett veckobrev. Gradvis har förvaltaren under de senaste veckorna valt att ta det säkra före det osäkra och viktat ned[Read More…]

by 26/08/2015
DNB Prisma överlåts till Indecap

DNB Prisma överlåts till Indecap

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – DNB Asset Management och Indecap Fonder AB har till Finansinspektionen lämnat in en ansökan om fondöverlåtelse av fonden DNB Prisma enligt ett pressmeddelande. Överlåtelsen innebär att Indecap övertar förvaltningsansvaret och skötseln av fonden så snart tillståndet är godkänt. I en kommentar säger Lars Lövgren, VD för DNB Asset Management i Sverige: – Vi anser att fonder av hedgefonder är[Read More…]

by 24/08/2015
Citigroup bötfälls med 180 miljoner dollar efter att hedgefonder kollapsat

Citigroup bötfälls med 180 miljoner dollar efter att hedgefonder kollapsat

Göteborg (Finwire) – Under måndagen slöts en uppgörelse där Citigroup kommer att betala 180 miljoner dollar efter att fortsatt ta in pengar till hedgefonder som banken visste var problemtyngda. Det skriver New York Times. Uppgörelsen som slöts med amerikanska finansinspektionen SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission, kommer mer än sju år efter finanskrisen och den tidpunkt de två hedgefonderna kollapsade och[Read More…]

by 18/08/2015
China, Flag, Map

Soros säljer i princip allt ägande i kinesiska teknikjättar

Göteborg (FinWire) – Finansmannen George Soros, som i Sverige kanske är mest känd för att han spekulerat mot kronan, drar ned rejält på sina kinesiska investeringar. Soros Fund Management har sålt av sina innehav i såväl Baidu som Alibaba. I Alibaba omfattade försäljningen 4,39 miljoner aktier och kvar är endast 59.320 stycken. I Baidu minskade innehavet till 42.800 aktier, från[Read More…]

by 17/08/2015