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Why choose SKAGEN?

As an active and independent fund manager, we provide only a few carefully selected funds – that we ourselves invest in. We seek overlooked companies from around the world that can provide our clients with excess returns over time. Choose a fund manager who puts quality ahead of quantity. 

New Year’s Conference 2020

International experts will give their views on the current financial and geopolitical climate. 

News from skagen
SKAGEN Performance Update – An Eventful Fourth Quarter

Global equities recovered strongly in 2019 after the sharp sell-off at the end of 2018, boosted by unrelenting US momentum and a resurgence from eurozone and Asian stocks.

5 min read time
23. January 2020
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SKAGEN Insight to close

SKAGEN has decided to close the shadow activist equity fund SKAGEN Insight. The liquidation will be ...

1 min read time
23. January 2020
Global Stock MarketsMacro Economics
Over the wall of worry

Global equities recovered strongly in 2019 after the sharp sell-off at the end of 2018, boosted by ...

5 min read time
14. January 2020
Macro EconomicsTrade War
Optimism drove the markets in the fourth quarter

In the final quarter of the year, markets were cheered by signs that the manufacturing cycle may ...

3 min read time
5. January 2020
Investment PhilosophyActive Management
Value investing in the next decade: Is it time to retire the price-book metric?

SKAGEN Global looks at the rise of intangible assets, their antiquated accounting treatment and the ...

8 min read time
3. January 2020
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Distribution of new units in fixed income funds

New units have been distributed to unit holders in SKAGEN's fixed income funds based on their holdings as of 31 December 2019.

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3. January 2020
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Opening times over Christmas and New Year

SKAGEN will have reduced opening hours during the Christmas period.

1 min read time
19. December 2019
Macro Economics
UK General Election: A SKAGEN Perspective

Following the Conservative's landslide general election victory and a mandate to finally deliver ...

5 min read time
16. December 2019
Macro Economics
Safe havens back in vogue

The third quarter of 2019 underlined that we are in a period of slower global growth, mainly driven ...

3 min read time
19. November 2019
Emerging MarketsSustainability
Investing sustainably in emerging markets

SKAGEN’s long-standing ESG principles have evolved over time and some of our EM holdings are ...

6 min read time
14. November 2019
News from skagen
Performance update: a volatile third quarter

Our funds experienced differing fortunes during a volatile third quarter. The best absolute return ...

5 min read time
15. October 2019
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Change to the articles of association of SKAGEN m2

The equity fund SKAGEN m2 has changed benchmark index following approval by the FSA and unit ...

2 min read time
27. September 2019
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We believe that investing responsibly is essential to achieve the best possible risk-adjusted returns for our unit holders over time.

Sustainability factors are often a signal of management quality, particularly over the long term. Our portfolio managers thus actively integrate environmental, social and corporate governance issues into the investment process.

Read about why we believe in responsible investing

A Skagen painting showing children picking flowers in a meadow.
Michael Ancher, Children and young girls picking flowers in a meadow North of Skagen, 1887. This painting is manipulated and belongs to The Art Museums of Skagen.

Historical returns are no guarantee for future returns. Future returns will depend, inter alia, on market developments, the fund manager's skill, the fund's risk profile and management fees. The return may become negative as a result of negative price developments.