From new ventures to Covid-19 lockdowns – Our most-read stories in the extraordinary year of 2020

In the extraordinary year of 2020, our readers in the Nordic region were most interested in their colleagues' new career ventures, measures against the Covid-19 pandemic and news on the largest players in the Nordic investment industry.

Christian Heiberg participates in two of this year's top ten most-read articles. In late January 2021, he will become Head of Danske Bank Asset Management. | Photo: Danske Bank/PR

Our reporters are well aware that our readers like the so-called people stories. For this reason, it comes as no  surprise that AMWatch' top ten most-read articles for 2020 reflect this interest, with a few Covid-19 lockdown articles being the exception to the rule.

This most-read story on AMWatch illustrates a trend which we have often seen over the past few years – that of investment professionals setting up a business of their own. This is what Mattias Gustawsson, who quit his steady job as Director at Lyxor Asset Management, did and started his own company after working 22 years in London at investment banks like Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse.

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