Model-based asset manager uses uncompromising strategy and refuses to manage clients' entire fortunes

After the markets took a hit in February, the investment model followed by Othania recommended that all capital be transferred from equity to government bonds on March 1 - and so far, this has paid off. "We provide a supplement to risk management of portfolios," says the CIO.

Christian Mørup-Larsen (left) and Vincent Dilling-Larsen manage Othania's two investment funds. | Photo: Othania/ PR

On the surface, the model Othania uses to select its investments is quite simple its investments is quite simple - all capital is invested in equities, or all capital is invested in fixed income. This is only changed at the start of the month, when the model recommends it - and only once.

So far, the model has performed well. Vincent Dilling-Larsen and his brother, Christian Mørup-Larsen, established niche asset manager Othania in 2016 based on the quant investment model, and they have not adjusted it since, despite careful monitoring.

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