Hedge Funds

Tiger-backed former Norges Bank team get going with new global macro venture at Trient


Oslo-based macro asset management firm puts the former heads of investment management at the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund in partnership with Julian Robertson’s legendary Tiger Management. Pirkko Juntunen reports

Julian Robertson
Knut Kjaer
Knut Kjaer needs little introduction in the investment world. He was instrumental in implementing the pioneering investment management operations of Norway’s vast and hugely respected sovereign wealth fund – which is managed by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), where Kjaer served as CEO from its inception in 1997 until 2008.

Now Kjaer and four founding partners are starting to manage external client money at Trient Asset Management, an Oslo-based global macro hedge fund that is backed by Tiger Management – putting the team in partnership with Julian Robertson,