External Managers

Ferd External Managers invests in funds that provide attractive international exposure to the company.

About us

Ferd External Managers is responsible for the company’s investments with external managers. The business area focuses on areas in the markets that are deemed to give an attractive return over time and which complement the areas where Ferd invests directly.

The investment universe is global and encompasses a range of investment strategies.

Assets under management is approximately 738 million USD.

External Managers is responsible for Ferd's investments with external managers.

Mandates

Global Equities

The mandate’s objective is to achieve both an attractive absolute return as well as excess return over time, through investments in various equity focused strategies that focus on regions and sectors which complement Ferd’s portfolio.

Global Fund Opportunities

The mandate comprises investments in specific market opportunities with higher return and risk expectations and variable liquidity.

The mandate’s objective is to achieve both an attractive absolute return as well as excess return over time, through investments in various equity focused strategies that focus on regions and sectors which complement Ferd’s portfolio.

The mandate comprises investments in specific market opportunities with higher return and risk expectations and variable liquidity.

Geographic allocation

The diagram illustrates the geographic distribution of the investments as of December 31th 2022.

ESG

Being a long-term investor, we have a close relationship with the managers we’re invested with. Sustainability/ESG is an integrated part of our investment process, and through our engagement we wish to contribute to increased focus and a positive development of this in the asset management industry. We shall be a predictable investor with clear expectations to our partners.

Team

Kristina Jacobsen. Photo: Dag Knudsen

Kristina Jacobsen

Head of Ferd External Managers
Aleksander Wisem Sahnoun. Photo: Dag Knudsen

Aleksander Wisem Sahnoun

Senior Investment Manager