Nordics Report 2011

DISTRIBUTION: On the cusp

As specialised fund managers grow in size and reputation some will be able to haggle with their distributors on the portion of commission they...

AP FUNDS: Running to stand still

The AP funds, Sweden's most influential institutional investors, are struggling against the constraints of regulation and hold out hope for changes that will make...

REGULATION: Taking a hard line

The financial crisis shook regulators to the core and led them to take a stricter stance than ever. Angele Spiteri Paris finds that Sweden's...

INVESTMENT TRENDS: Pause for thought

The Nordic equity markets have had a good run, but the beginning of this year may not bode so well. Angèle Spiteri Paris analyses...

OUTSOURCING: Catching the wave

Nordic fund managers are becoming more comfortable with outsourcing their fund administration. Although several still carry out these functions in-house, things are beginning to...

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Richard Gröttheim, CEO of AP7

AP7, the defined contribution default fund within Sweden's premium pension system, has gone  through a significant transformation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to CEO Richard...

ASSET SERVICING: Nordics executive roundtable (part 1)

With the return of the risk appetite, service providers to the Nordic market need to up the ante and provide clients with a range...

ASSET SERVICING: Nordics executive roundtable (part 2)

In part two the panel talk about fees, risks and future challenges. Niklas Nyberg (Global Head of GTS Financial Institutions, SEB)Anne-Sofie Strandberg (Director, Client Manager,...

ASSET MANAGEMENT: Nordic executive roundtable

Adopting a multi-boutique approach to stave off competition from investment banks has paid dividends for some asset management firms. Edited by Angèle Spiteri Paris. Jacob...

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