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AMWatch has talked to Elena Loven, senior fund manager at Swedbank Robur (top left), Benedikte Waage-Abrahamsen, Senior Client Manager at KLP Asset Management (top right), Ann-Elisabeth Tunli Moe, Head of Mutual Funds at KLP Asset Management (bottom left) and Janna Haahtela, portfolio manager at Fondita (bottom right). | Foto: PR

Why do Nordic funds have so few female portfolio managers?

Only 16 percent of fund managers in Sweden are women. The figure is 11 percent in Finland, while just 6 percent of fund managers in Denmark and Norway are female. AMWatch has talked to four Nordic women in finance in search of answers regarding this imbalance and to hear about their career experiences. 

Fidelity plans to halve CO2 in investment portfolios by 2030

Fidelity International's target will initially be limited to portfolio companies' direct emissions and those that stem from energy the company buys, so-called Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. The manager intends to add Scope 3 emissions once it has access to better data.

Taaleri announces sudden change of CEO

Although the resignation of Taaleri's CEO "involves no drama", chairman of the board Juhani Elomaa says the board found the new CEO a more suitable person to lead the implementation of the firm's revised strategy.

SFDR is a pivotal moment for the financial industry writes Hadewych Kuiper, commercial director at Triodos Investment Management | Foto: PR / Triodos Investment Management

Column: SFDR is a pivotal moment for the financial industry

If the industry only focuses on labelling and categorising existing products, no additional money will flow to sustainable solutions and the much-needed shift of capital will fail to materialize, writes Hadewych Kuiper, commercial director at Triodos Investment Management.

Property is partially replacing bond exposure, says Evli CEO

The demand for alternative vehicles seems strong as investors look for alternatives to bond investments in the low yield environment, says Evli's CEO Maunu Lehtimäki. He tells AMWatch about the manager's plans to keep increasing its global investor base after European pension funds and family offices invested in its products during the third quarter.

NAM expects net sales to continue due to long and strong ESG history

The largest asset manager in the Nordics saw improved net sales in Q3, but institutional net sales had actually been hampered in the preceding quarters due to a loss of mandates, says Head of Asset and Wealth Management, Snorre Storset, who believes that Nordea has a strong growth potential.

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