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The Nordic Brief2018-03-28T19:08:30+00:00

Exploiting Europe’s Exporting Excellence

Finding alpha in European small and mid-cap equities.....

Aktia’s Multi-Manager Private Credit Strategies

Head of Alternatives, Ville Toivakainen, talks trade finance, aircraft leasing, impact investing and much more…

Structured Credit Yield Pickup Persists

Can CLO´s provide a positive yield oasis amid negative yields?

Short Duration Investment Grade Corporate Credit

An alternative to negative rates on bank deposits.....

Emerging markets: Building the core allocation of the future

Wellington´s Dáire Dunne on the forces behind structural change in Emerging Markets and how a thematic approach will help identify opportunities going forward...

Are We at Peak Cycle for Equities

US equities keep on making new highs, but Norges Bank is increasing its allocation. Whether equities appear expensive or cheap depends on the definition, and varies greatly by regions, factors and sectors....

European High Yield: Income of Around 3% Remains

Fundamental headwinds balanced out by renewed ECB QE....

Asian Real Estate: Yield Pickup and Diversification

Investors could not only get some yield pickup but could also obtain a significant diversification benefit by adding Asian property to their portfolios - some Dutch pension funds have been investing in the asset class for over 20 years...

Tailoring the Approach: Implementing ESG in Private Debt

Archie Beecher explains how a proactive approach helps identify ESG risk and exposure to it....

Can global high yield investors continue to profit from low risk of default?

High yield investors had a good start of the year; is there any need to sell already? Or should we continue to profit from this clear-cut and exploitable market anomaly?

Goldman Finally Capitulates, Sees Rate Cuts In July And September

The time of the bond vigilantes is back....have we reached a point where the bond markets now can force the Fed´s hand?

Emerging and Frontier Markets: Ferreting out Neglected Value Opportunities

The wave of inflows into emerging markets has not lifted all boats: selected small caps, mid-caps and frontier markets have been left behind, and Ross Teverson expects that they should catch up....

ESG & Impact Investing focus: Microfinance

SEB´s Portfolio Manager of MicroFinance, Hetal Damani, on what differentiates their microfinance strategy – both from an investment perspective and in terms of ESG.

Danica’s Private Equity Allocator: a Scotswoman in Denmark

Linsay McPhater, Investment Director of Alternatives, talks to us about private equity investing; ESG; moving from London to work in Denmark, and the dearth of women in finance in the Nordics.

AP1’s ESG and Sustainability Policies

AP1´s Magdalena Håkansson and Tina Rönnholm comment on ESG policies and how they apply to external mandates....

New Commodity Futures Markets

Investor diversification and ESG concerns driving innovation....

Berkshire Hathaway’s 2019 AGM

A cautious cash position, and no ESG Reporting; Our Review of the event

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