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Origo Strengthens Investment Team

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Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Swedish hedge fund manager Origo Fonder has hired Christoffer Ahnemark, the Head of Equity Research at Aktiespararna. Ahnemark will join Origo’s investment management team on August 1 and will work alongside CIO Stefan Roos and Portfolio Manager Carl Rydin to manage long/short equity fund Origo Quest 1.

“With the recruitment of Christoffer, the organization expands with a very skilled stock analyst with a well-documented track record, which complements the team excellently,” Stefan Roos, the founder of Origo Fonder, comments on the appointment. “We are very happy that Christoffer wants to continue his career with us, now in the role of investment manager at Origo.”

“With the recruitment of Christoffer, the organization expands with a very skilled stock analyst with a well-documented track record, which complements the team excellently.”

“It will be fantastic fun to be part of Origo’s successful team,” Christoffer Ahnemark comments on joining Origo Fonder. “At Origo, there is real active management and the focus is on the Nordic region’s best small companies. Investing sustainably and risk-consciously is more important than ever,” he continues. “It is with great humility that I take on the task of contributing to the development of both the fund and the company’s management concept.”

“It is with great humility that I take on the task of contributing to the development of both the fund and the company’s management concept.”

Origo Fonder’s long/short equity fund, Origo Quest 1, seeks to invest in sustainable small- and mid-cap companies in the Nordics with good value potential. The investment team led by Roos employs an active, long-term, fundamental strategy focused on value-creating opportunities in small- and medium-sized companies. The long/short equity fund has generated an annualized return of 10.5 percent since launching at the beginning of 2013.

 

Picture courtesy of Origo Fonder.

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Eugeniu Guzun
Eugeniu Guzun
Eugeniu Guzun serves as a data analyst responsible for maintaining and gatekeeping the Nordic Hedge Index, and as a journalist covering the Nordic hedge fund industry for HedgeNordic. Eugeniu completed his Master’s degree at the Stockholm School of Economics in 2018. Write to Eugeniu Guzun at eugene@hedgenordic.com
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