One of Sweden's best-selling funds is run by Norwegian ex-physicist: Fund manager's non-financial background could be the recipe

Henrik Wold Nilsen, a former researcher in experimental particle physics, is the man behind one of the best-selling funds in Sweden last year: an index-like global fund with a strong bet on climate change. Nilsen uses his background in the natural sciences to continuously be on top of climate change research, technology and politics.
Photo: PR / Storebrand
Photo: PR / Storebrand

Five years ago, Henrik Wold Nilsen and his quant team started looking into the possibility of creating a fund that could embrace two strong global trends in investing: the growth of low-cost index funds and the growing demand for sustainable funds.

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