Danske Bank AM: Handling risk is our competitive edge for the future

With markets changing -- and doubts the nine-year-old bull market will live to be ten -- asset managers are facing a different set of demands. Recently crowned "Best Nordic Asset Manager" by Swedish benchmark provider Prospera, Danske Bank AM tells AMWatch what the future holds for the sector.

Atilla Olesen, Global head of Institutional Clients at Danske Bank, believes riskhandling is what sets Danske Bank apart from other asset managers | Photo: Danske Bank

Amid a sea of headlines warning of an imminent stock market downturn, Danske Asset Management is preparing for the future, says the firm's Global Head of Institutional Clients Atilla Olesen, in an interview with AMWatch.

"We are more focused than ever on monitoring risk and mapping potential risk and the resources necessary in case something goes wrong. And we know that something will go wrong because it always does in a bearish market. The important thing is whether you have the resources to handle these wrong-goings," Olesen says.

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