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CEO: Handelsbanken Fonder reaps rewards for strategy

While sustainability has attracted many retail savers, there are other factors at play in the growing mutual fund inflows for Handelsbanken. CEO Magdalena Wahlqvist Alveskog tells AMWatch how the fund subisidiary will keep its growing momentum.

Magdalena Wahlqvist Alveskog, CEO of Handelsbanken Fonder | Photo: PR/Handelsbanken

The strong development Handelsbanken's fund subsidiary experienced during 2020 has continued into the first quarter of 2021.

When the bank published its latest quarterly report on Wednesday morning, it stated that its fund inflows in Sweden accounted for 40 percent of the new mutual fund savings in the market. The inflows in Sweden amounted to nearly SEK 15bn, and nearly SEK 25bn across all markets in total.

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