Active manager says passive tech funds face 1990s concentration problem

Even though both passive and active technology funds have performed particularly well during the ongoing pandemic crisis, Lannebo Fonder's Co-Founder Göran Espelund argues that smart investors should and will take a much closer look at actively managed funds than they have done the last few years.

Helen Broman, Portfolio Manager and Göran Espelund, Co-Founder of Lannebo Fonder. | Photo: Lannebo Fonder PR.

Technology funds have been bringing happy news to investors during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

At Sweden’s Lannebo Fonder, the company’s Teknik technology fund has so far pulled in a year to date return of 27.33 percent, thus leaving behind its benchmark - MSCI World Information Technology 10/40 index – which had year-to-date return of 10.5 percent at the end of July. A newer addition to the company’s product range is performing equally strongly.

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