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Founder of Insiderfonder takes over pension management at Volvo Cars

After selling his fund company Insiderfonder this summer, Swedish entrepreneur Erik Lidén has now been appointed Chief Portfolio Manager of VCG Investment Management – the pension company of Volvo Cars.

Erik Lidén is the founder of Insiderfonder. | Photo: Insiderfonder/PR

The founder of Insiderfonder Erik Lidén has accepted a new job as Chief Portfolio Manager of EUR 1bn in pension assets of Volvo Cars. The pension assets of Volvo employees are held in a separate company named VCG Investment Management.

Erik Lidén, 45, sold Insiderfonder to East Capital this summer after his fund company fell victim to the new stricter rules at the Swedish pension fund platform Fondtorget. However, leaving the world of funds was never an option, he tells Swedish business daily Dagens Industri.

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