Rhenman Launches Global Opportunities L/S

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The new hedge fund from Rhenman & Partners, Rhenman Global Opportunities L/S, was launched on August 31, according to a press release.

The fund is described as a global equity fund with a mandate to go long and short selected regions and sectors and trades independently from index. At any given point in time, the fund should have 35-50 individual holdings with an emphasis on larger companies. The Global Opportunities fund will be long-biased and have a positive outlook over the business cycle, with a typical net exposure of 50-90%.

The fund will be managed by Staffan Knafve (pictured) who has previously been responsible for Carnegie’s global fund-of-funds, and worked as Head of Equities at both Nordea Investment Management and Swedbank Robur (read HedgeNordic´s interview with Staffan Knafve here).

The Investment Team will also be supported by an Advisory Board, consisting of three market analysts; Ewa Björling, board member of SCA and BioGaia, Jan Risberg, an independent financial advisor with a background from Aros, SEB Enskilda and Ledstiernan and Henrik Mitelman, former Chief Analyst at SEB and columnist at Dagens Industri.

The fund aims to generate an annualised return of 7-8% and comes in both a retail and institutional share class with currency denominations in SEK and EUR.



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Jonathan Furelid is editor and hedge fund analyst at HedgeNordic. Having a background allocating institutional portfolios of systematic strategies at CTA-specialist RPM Risk & Portfolio Management, Mr. Furelid’s focus areas include sytematic macro and CTAs. Jonathan can be reached at: jonathan@hedgenordic.com

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