Asbjørn Trolle Hansen is Head of the Asset Allocation Team at Nordea Investment Management. Hansen joined Nordea in 2004, after having held positions at Alfred Berg, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and NatWest. He co-manages the Nordea 1 – Stable Return fund alongside Claus Vorm and is also lead manager on the Nordea 1- Multi Asset Plus fund. Hansen has not changed his bottom-up, fundamental investment style during his tenure on the funds, although he says that he has introduced new strategies to adapt to changes in the markets. He attended both the University of Aarhus and the London School of Economics, and holds a PhD in Mathematical Finance.
Kurt Kongsted holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Aarhus. Mr. Kongsted joined Nordea Investment Management AB in 2002 as an analyst within the current Multi Assets team. He has been responsible for the development of Nordea Investment Management’s proprietary Asset Liability Management tools and Strategic Asset Allocation models. Since 2005 he has been a co-portfolio manager of the Stable Return Fund range of products. In 2010 Mr. Kongsted was also appointed Head of Strategic Asset Allocation.
Claus Vorm was born in Denmark in 1971. He graduated from the University of Aarhus with a master's degree in mathematics and economics and a PhD on the interplay between insurance and finance. Claus started his career in 2000 as an associate professor at the Laboratory of Actuarial Mathematics at Copenhagen University. In 2001 he joined McKinsey & Co as part of their financial institution group. Claus joined Nordea Investment Management in 2004 where he is currently a fund manager. He has been managing funds for over five years and is a member of the Danish Actuarial Society. Outside of fund management he enjoys golf and running.
Objective and investment policy The Subfunds objective is to preserve the Shareholders capital and to provide a stable growth to the Shareholders over a full investment cycle. This Subfund invests, either directly or via the use of Derivatives, in all permissible types of asset classes such as Equity Related Securities, Debt Securities, and Money Market Instruments. The asset allocation will vary over time, in anticipation of market movements. The asset allocation will typically consist of Equity Related Securities and Debt Securities.
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