Insurance company launches absolute return UCITS fund for retail investors
Mon Nov 21, 2011
One of the largest insurance companies in Sweden has teamed
up with a local investment manager to provide retail investors
with access to a UCITS fund of hedge funds.
Stockholm-based Folksam is working with local hedge fund of
funds manager Optimized Portfolio Management to create a
multi-strategy solution for investors looking to preserve
Göran Emtesjö: Folksam
Like many savers in Europe, Swedish investors have lost money
as a result of declining equities, a lack of yield in bond
markets and interest rates at historically low levels.
Swedish investors tend to like riskier assets than some
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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