Fund manager uses own model and bets on casino to beat peers

With a 30 percent return since the start of the year, few others can compete with the First Norden Fokus fund.  At the end of May, the fund manager added to Danish firms to his Nordic portfolio.

Fund manager Thomas Nielsen.

Portfolio manager Thomas Nielsen is satisfied with the development that the fund has experienced since it was launched as recently as August last year.

"It is still very early, and external circumstances have potentially had a significant effect on the results so far. Since I require long-term, superior results from the companies I invest in, it is natural that our clients expect the same of me. We therefore haven't marketed the fund that much so far, but over the past few months, interest has increased significantly," says Nielsen.

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