- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Asymmetric joins Sector

- Advertisement -

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Sector Asset Management today announced that Oslo based Asymmetric Asset Management AS, the management company of the Asymmetric Global Macro Fund, has joined the Sector platform. As part of the agreement, Sector will take a 10% equity stake in Asymmetric. Asymmetrics´ investment team has already moved in Sector’s offices in Oslo, while the Fund will remain domiciled in Luxembourg for the foreseeable future.

Asymmetric is led by Gunnar Pedersen, who has over 20 years of experience trading global macro portfolios. Between 2002 and 2006 Gunnar was co-manager of Latitude, a global macro fund within the Swedish group Brummer & Partners, and prior to this he was a proprietary trader at ABB. Gunnar is joined by Jens Bergrahm, who has over 20 years of experience managing global portfolios in different asset classes at insurance company Skuld, at the Swedish pension fund AP2 and at Swedish corporate SKF. The Asymmetric Global Macro Fund was launched in December 2012 and is focused on identifying drivers of asymmetric risks and returns in the FX, fixed income and equity markets.

Wollert Hvide, CEO of Sector Asset Management commented: “We are very excited that Asymmetric has agreed to join our platform. This team and their fund are very complementary to our existing fund range, and we believe they can provide excellent risk adjusted returns to investors. Gunnar Pedersen and Jens Bergrahm have an excellent track record in managing complex portfolios, and they fit perfectly with Sector’s DNA of “Independent. Thinking.””

 

Picture: (c) isak55—shutterstock.com

Subscribe to HedgeBrev, HedgeNordic’s weekly newsletter, and never miss the latest news!

Our newsletter is sent once a week, every Friday.

Kamran Ghalitschi
Kamran Ghalitschi
Kamran has been working in the financial industry since 1994 and has specialized on client relations and marketing. Having worked with retail clients in asset management and brokerage the first ten years of his career for major European banks, he joined a CTA / Managed Futures fund with 1,5 Billion USD under management where he was responsible for sales, client relations and operations in the BeNeLux and Nordic countries. Kamran joined a multi-family office managing their own fund of hedgefunds with 400 million USD AuM in 2009. Kamran has worked and lived in Vienna, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Stockholm. Born in 1974, Kamran today again lives in Vienna, Austria.

Latest Articles

Nordic Hedge Funds Sustain Momentum

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Following its strongest first quarter in 15 years, the Nordic hedge fund industry sustained momentum into April. As reflected by the...

The Hands-On Approach of NCI Advisory in Debt Investing

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With over 45 years of expertise in structured finance and debt asset management, Jørgen Beuchert has dedicated the last 15 years...

Hedge Fund Journal: Calculo Best in Commodity Trend Following

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Calculo Evolution Fund, a pure commodity trend-follower based in Denmark, has been recognized as the “Best Performing Commodity Trend Follower” over...

SRV’s Multi-Pillar Fixed-Income Strategy

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Despite Danish mortgage bonds being widely regarded as almost risk-free, occasional spikes in risk aversion trigger significant spread widening versus government...

DBi Pioneers Cost-Efficient Access to CTA Performance

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Trend-following CTAs or managed futures vehicles are often seen as effective diversifiers within investment portfolios, exhibiting limited correlation to equity and...

Swiss Bank Eyes Global Equities Through Quant and Options Overlay Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – A Swiss private bank is seeking to allocate a minimum of €20 million to a fund specializing in global equities through...

Allocator Interviews

Latest Articles

In-Depth: High Yield

Voices

Request for Proposal

- Advertisement -