Financiers need "bit of gray hair" and long track record to go at it alone

When bank CEOs, heads of equities and stockbrokers quit high-salary roles for the life of an entrepreneur, it is often the dream of building their own business that drives them. But making the leap is not without its challenges.

Jan Severin Sølbæk (left) and Brian Budsk (right) founded Artha almost a decade ago. Their resumés counts, among other things, management positions at Alm. Brand Bank, Finansbanken and Proviso. Photo: Artha PR

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Danske Bank AM: Handling risk is our competitive edge for the future

With markets changing -- and doubts the nine-year-old bull market will live to be ten -- asset managers are facing a different set of demands. Recently crowned "Best Nordic Asset Manager" by Swedish benchmark provider Prospera, Danske Bank AM tells AMWatch what the future holds for the sector.

.....and more about people

Job shifts continue in the asset management industry despite the summer lull. With the chair of a Danish Credit Boutique stepping down, here are the week's essential recruitment moves:

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