US manager eager to work with sustainable Nordic investors amid media scrutiny

Brown Advisory wants to expand its Nordic business scope through sustainable products with outperformance. Last week, however, the US-based asset manager faced media scrutiny in Denmark, when a domestic paper investigated an ethical portfolio distributed by Saxo Bank.

(left-right) Henry Francklin, Institutional Sales Director, and Bertie Thomson, Lead Fund Manager of the strategy Global Leaders. | Photo: PR / Brown Advisory

Since Brown Advisory started to serve its first Nordic client in 2007, the regional business scope has grown year by year and like most of its peers, the investment manager has an appetite for more, Institutional Sales Director Henry Francklin says to AMWatch.

"Our commitment to Northern Europe remains important given the growing interest from clients, and we are eager to work with other investors in the Nordic region who have arguably been further ahead on the global sustainability curve," he says, adding:

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