SEB won the category Best fund company and SEB Europafond Småbolag- Lux utd was awarded Best European fund, when Fondmarknaden.se, Sweden’s largest market place for funds, announced the winners for 2015. Best fund company is a special award that highlights the fund company whose funds are ranked high in several fund categories. An overall assessment of the fund company and individual assessments of the funds shows that SEB have had the best palette of strong funds during 2015.
"Naturally I am very pleased and proud of these awards, won in competition with several Swedish as well as global players. The award Best fund company demonstrates our breadth, that puts our products in the top layer in many categories. That is an important seal of quality for our clients", says Peter Branner, head of Investment Management at SEB.
For the second consecutive year, SEB Europafond Småbolag - Lux utd was appointed best European Fund. The award highlights that in a continued favorable environment for small-cap funds, SEB’s fund delivers a significant outperformance compared to its benchmark. The focus of the assessment has been on the fund's key figures in relation to competing European funds. Looking at risk-adjusted return, the fund has a strong advantage in 2015 as well as three years back. The fund is managed by Carsten Dehn and Ulrik Ellesgaard (picture above).