Profile: IPM builds quietly on quant foundations

Tue Sep 4, 2007

Until very recently, Informed Portfolio Management (IPM) has historically flown below the Scandinavian radar – despite being a major force in the regional hedge fund industry. Founded in 1998 by Jonas Rinné and Anders Lindell, IPM’s majority owners, the Stockholm-based multi-boutique firm offers quantitative investment management products to its institutional investors. Today, IPM manages over $7 billion in mandates for a global clientele, which also includes major Swedish institutions such as the Second Swedish National Pension Fund, the Swedish National Debt Office and the Nobel Foundation as well as the UK’s Environmental Agency.

“What differentiates us from most of the other absolute-return type houses in Scandinavia is that we have an exclusively institutional perspective,” says Jonas Rinné, CEO of IPM. “We’re not involved in the retail, high-net-worth or banking markets and we’re not necessarily Nordic oriented because we cover all of Europe.”...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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