At AMWatch we deliver independent and critical journalism about the Nordic asset management sector.
Our stories are produced by a permanent staff of journalists led by Editor David Bentow, assisted by contributions from freelancers and external media partners.
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David Bentow, born 1971, graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 1997. He interned at regional newspaper Dagbladet Ringsted. Since then, he has exclusively covered the financial sector: for Bloomberg News in Stockholm and Copenhagen; at Danish business daily Børsen as New York correspondent and financial editor; as a consultant for asset manager BLS Capital; as a financial journalist at Danish daily Berlingske Business and as head of communication for the Danish Bankers Association. He has also worked as research associate at the Center for Financial Frictions, Department of Finance, Copenhagen Business School. In February 2014 he became co-editor at FinansWatch, and editor in January 2017.
Anne Louise Houmann
Phone: +45 33 30 83 59
Anne Louise Houmann graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 2002. Her first job was with news service Reuters in Copenhagen, where she was responsible for covering bond markets and the Danish economy. She moved to Danish daily Berlingske Business where she primarily covered the pension industry, and worked at business daily Borsen from 2007 to 2014 as financial reporter and page one editor. In 2015 she moved to asset manager Danske Capital and in 2016 she joined FinansWatch as a reporter. She has written for AMWatch since March 2017.
Lykke Ogstrup Lunde
Phone: +45 40 33 39 39
Lykke Ogstrup Lunde, born 1975, graduated as a journalist from the University of Southern Denmark in 2004. She interned at Danish Radio, where she was hired as a business reporter after graduating. Subsequently, she has worked as reporter and editor for Børsen/TV2 Finance and Berlingske Business, mainly covering financial markets and economics. She was worked for AMWatch since March 2017.
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Mette Mandrup, born 1984, graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 2008, and received a masters degree in journalism from the University of Southern Denmark in 2012. She is currently enrolled in the Chartered Financial Analyst program. She has worked for Mediehuset Ingeniøren, the business news service Direkt, business daily Børsen and the personal finance magazine Penge & Privatøkonomi. She joined FinansWatch in 2014, covering the insurance and pension industry. In 2017 she moved to Brussels, where she covers EU-related stories for AMWatch.
Phone: +45 33 30 83 89
Michael Duelund, born 1985, graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 2016, with additional studies at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, and in economics at the University of Copenhagen. He interned at business daily Børsen, where he covered finance and politics and joined FinansWatch in 2016, covering the insurance and pension industry.
Søren Rathlou Top
Phone: +45 33 30 83 42
Søren Rathlou Top, born 1989, graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 2017. He spent the first twelve months of his journalism internship at the personal finance magazine Penge & Privatøkonomi and the last six at Danske Capital, now Danske Bank Wealth Management. Afterwards, he held a year’s absence of school when he worked full-time at Danske Bank writing about financial markets, economics and global trends. After graduation, he worked at Danske Bank Wealth Management until he joined AMWatch in 2018. He currently studies for the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration at Copenhagen Business School.
Phone: +45 51 72 97 46
Rachel Fixsen, born in 1965, has a degree in German with Portuguese from King’s College, University of London and trained as a journalist in 1990 at Centaur Communications in London before working as reporter on the UK publication Corporate Money. She subsequently worked in Frankfurt am Main for the AFP-Extel newswire and later became a correspondent at Reuters. She moved to New York in 1994 where she worked as an editor for Reuters, before returning to London. Rachel has been a freelance journalist for many years, writing for The Independent, The Observer and The Guardian as well as Investment & Pensions Europe and IPE Real Estate. In 2001, her personal finance book “Kickstart Your Money” was published by John Wiley & Sons. She works in both the UK and Denmark, and is proficient in several European languages.
Carsten Steno, born in 1951, is one of Denmark's most experienced business reporters. In the 70ies he was business reporter at Ritzau's Bureau. In the 00s he was New York correspondent and then managing editor at Dagbladet Børsen. In the 90ies he worked as business editor at Berlingske Tidende. From 2001 to 2008 Carsten Steno was editor-in-chief at ErhvervsBladet. From 2009 until 2015 he was senior reporter at Berlingske Business. Since then he has worked as freelance business reporter and written a number of books.
Daniel Frank Christensen
Phone: +45 33 30 83 34