Nordea's head of external funds eyes ESG and private credit in the wake of Covid-19

ESG strategies, in general, have fared better in the current environment. At the same time, private debt tends to perform post-crisis due to lack of correlation, Nordea's head of external products, Anders Bertramsen says.

Anders Bertramsen, head of External Products at Nordea Asset Management. | Photo: PR / NORDEA

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) will be taking a closer look at ESG and private credit strategies in the wake of Covid-19, NAM's head of External Products, Anders Bertramsen, tells Citywire Selector.

"There's been a lot of talk about ESG and ESG strategies in general, which have fared better than traditional strategies and this environment. Some of that is structural due to the sell-off, which particularly hit in energy and energy-related sectors. But I think going forward ESG, thematics and ESG-oriented strategies both in equities and fixed income is going to be relevant," Bertramsens says.

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