Ulrika Lindén new Head of Fixed Income at Swedbank Robur

Swedbank Robur recruits Ulrika Lindén as new Head of Fixed Income. Ulrika comes from a role as Head of Credit and Senior Fund Manager at Öhman Funds, and has extensive experience of the interest rates and credit markets and fund portfolio management.  Previously, she also has worked with integration of ESG issues in both business processes and product offerings.

"I am very pleased that Ulrika Lindén will take on the role as new Head of Fixed Income with us. She has a solid knowledge of the interest and credit markets, a personal commitment for sustainability issues that aligns with Swedbank Robur´s values and hands-on experience to integrate ESG issues in both investment processes and product development. With Ulrika, we get further power in our common working goal and ambition to become a world leader in sustainable value creation,” said Erik Andersson, Chief Investment Officer, Swedbank Robur.

The financial market is constantly evolving, and especially the interest and credit markets are undergoing a lot of changes and challenges. The customers’ expectations on return, risk and sustainability issues also require an increasingly active and dynamic management. This, combined with high-end sustainability goals, provides a very exciting prerequisite for the development of Robur's interest rates and credit management moving forward.

"I am very much looking forward to join Swedbank Robur, and take part in their journey to becoming the strongest and most sustainable player in the industry. An increasing number of customers today demand a strong focus on sustainability and ESG issues, also in different savings products, something that I personally feel both strong for, and have worked actively with, in the past. I am thrilled by the opportunity to further strengthening Swedbank Robur´s customer offerings and contribute to the overall goal together with my new team,” said Ulrika Lindén.

Ulrika will start as Head of Fixed Income 1st of February 2019. She will report to Erik Andersson, Chief Investment Officer.

About ESG
ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance issues, and include various criteria’s involving environmental responsibility, social consideration and governance.

For further information:
Erik Andersson, Chief Investment Officer, Swedbank Robur, + 46 70 845 77 95  
Josefine Uppling, Head of Press Office, Swedbank, +46 76 114 54 21

Swedbank Robur is a wholly owned subsidiary to Swedbank and active in Swedbank´s four home markets. Swedbank Robur was founded in 1967 and offers more than 80 mutual funds, institutional and discretionary asset management and management of pension funds. The number of customers is 3 million in Sweden and 1 million in the Baltic countries. Assets under management are approximately SEK 1 175 billion, of which approximately SEK 800 billion in mutual funds.

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I am very pleased that Ulrika Lindén will take on the role as new Head of Fixed Income with us. She has a solid knowledge of the interest and credit markets, a personal commitment for sustainability issues that aligns with Swedbank Robur´s values and hands-on experience to integrate ESG issues in both investment processes and product development. With Ulrika, we get further power in our common working goal and ambition to become a world leader in sustainable value creation.
Erik Andersson, Chief Investment Officer, Swedbank Robur