Gustaf Hagerud appointed Managing Director of Resscapital AB

June 1, 2017 archive

The board of Resscapital AB today appointed Gustaf Hagerud as the new Managing Director for the company. “Gustaf brings a wealth of knowledge about the financial markets and extensive experience from managing large and complex assets. This is very positive for the company and I’m really pleased”, says Jonas Martenson, founder of the company.

Gustaf has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining Resscapital, Gustaf worked during two years for a fund manager in London. Before his move to London, Gustaf was deputy CEO and Head of Asset Management of the Swedish public pension fund AP3. AP3 has global investments in most asset classes. Gustaf spent seven years at AP3 and before that ten years working with asset allocation at Alecta and AP1. Prior to that, he was a trader in various asset classes.

Gustaf holds a PhD in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics, an MA in Economics from University of British Columbia and a BA in Economics from the University of Stockholm. Gustaf’s research is focused on volatility forecasting. He is also an author of a textbook on the Swedish financial markets.

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Ress Life Investments A/S purchases US life insurance policies in the secondary market. The company owns a diversified portfolio and policies are issued by over 50 highly rated US life insurance companies. The investment objective is to provide attractive uncorrelated returns in USD over the long-term. Ress Life Investments is listed at Nasdaq Copenhagen since 2015.

Attractive risk-adjusted return – the target return is 7% per annum in USD without any leverage.

Low volatility – a well-diversified life insurance portfolio offers investors stable and attractive risk-adjusted returns. Monthly historical volatility since 2011 is 3.5%.

Risk diversification – the return profile of the life insurance portfolio is characterised by low correlation to other asset classes, which makes the strategy attractive for investors seeking risk diversification.

Exchange-traded – the company is listed and a market-maker provides daily prices.

Ress Life Investments A/S is a limited liability company incorporated in Denmark. The company is an alternative investment fund (AIF) managed by Resscapital AB, a limited liability company incorporated in Sweden. Resscapital AB is authorised as an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) and supervised by Finansinspektionen, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

The depositary for Ress Life Investments A/S is Nykredit Bank A/S. The administrator is Citco Denmark ApS, which is part of the Citco Group. The independent board consists of three members with extensive experience from the financial markets. Ress Life Investments A/S is audited annually by Deloitte.

Ress Life Investments A/S is admitted to trading and official listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen. The company’s short name is RLAINV, ISIN DK0060315604. Current prices can be found under the segment – Alternative Investment Funds on  NasdaqOMXNordic.

Danish retail investors and professional investors, as defined by the European Union’s MIFID directive, may also subscribe for shares on a monthly basis at the company’s current net asset value per share.