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Fund manager: "Times of crisis show who is swimming naked and who has things in order"

Thomas Nielsen, portfolio manager at FIRST Fondene, thinks times of crisis are brilliant. He likes index funds as they cause incorrect pricing in the market, which makes it better for those who are good at active management.

Thomas Nielsen | Photo: Odin

"It is fantastic to work with asset management, and I am incredibly lucky to work with something I like so much. I think times of crisis and uncertainty are brilliant, as they help to show who is swimming naked and who has things in order, whether it is companies, investors or funds," says FIRST Fondene portfolio manager Thomas Nielsen.

Nielsen started as an equity analyst in 2003 and stayed in this role for ten years at firms including Kaupthing and Pareto, before moving on to Odin Forvaltning.

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