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A glimpse inside Nordea's new ESG emerging market debt strategy

As lead manager of a newly-launched emerging markets debt strategy at Nordea with an environmental, social and corporate governance focus, Thede Rüst is determined to put his money where his mouth is. He expects interest from the financial group's private banking clients as too many of them are underinvested in the attractive asset class, he argues.  

Thede Ruest joined Nordea in October 2014. Prior he was NN Investment Partners -- an asset manager from The Netherlands. | Photo: PR

ESG funds are the new black and the trend has now expanded into the more complex emerging markets debt universe. One of the new strategies on the block originates from Nordea and is managed by head of emerging market debt Thede Rüst alongside a team of ten investment professionals. 

The strategy is currently invested in around 85 percent sovereigns and 15 percent in corporates. The team only invests in corporates that are supportive or neutral towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

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