Fredrik Thor joins portfolio management team
Resscapital AB strengthens its portfolio management team by appointing Fredrik Thor as Portfolio Manager. “Fredrik brings, with his long experience in financial markets and portfolio management, valuable knowledge to our company. As an investment manager in a complex asset class, Fredrik’s strong academic background will further strengthen our ability to deliver attractive and predictable returns to our investors.”, says Gustaf Hagerud, Managing Director of Resscapital AB.
Fredrik has 25 years’ experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining Resscapital, Fredrik worked at AMF Pension, a major Swedish pension fund for 15 years. His main assignment at AMF, was portfolio manager of global equities, but he was also active in infrastructure investments and was a director of the offshore windfarm company Ormonde Energy Limited. During the period 1994 to 2003 Fredrik worked for ABB Aros Securities in equity derivates.
Fredrik holds a Master of Science degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He is since 2002 a licensed financial advisor by Swedsec.
About the company
Resscapital AB is an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) authorised and regulated by the Swedish Financial Services Authority (Finansinspektionen).
We have since 2011 bought a diversified life insurance portfolio on behalf of Ress Life Investments, which is listed at Nasdaq Copenhagen. Proprietary portfolio management systems and pricing models have been developed. The company also collaborates with an independent medical underwriter specialising in senior mortality.
The management team has complimentary backgrounds and international experience from having worked at major banks, institutional investors and hedge funds. The board of directors consists of both successful entrepreneurs and senior managers with extensive experience from the financial industry.
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.