General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 24, 2001

Fredrik Martensson – Skandia Asset Management

FREDRIK MARTENSSON is a Vice President and Head of Equity at Skandia Asset Management. He has been Head of Equity since February 2000. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager with SEB Investment Management in New York. Together with three other portfolio Managers, Mr. Martenson managed equities consisting of mutual funds, life insurance assets and discretionary institutional mandates. In 1995, he opened SEB's first investment management operation in the United States and managed that operation until he left in January 2000. The main US equity fund at SEB has a 5 star ranking from Morningstar and was ranked as one of the 50 best offshore funds in the world by Forbes in 1998. Prior to joining SEB Investment in 1994, Mr. Martenson was employed by Enskilda Securities as an institutional broker covering Scandinavia and as a portfolio manager with Robur in Stockholm. He earned a BA in Economics from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and an MA in Economics from Northeastern University. Profile
TWST: Could you briefly discuss Skandia Asset Management and your

responsibilities there?

Mr. Martensson: I am the head of equity of Skandia Asset Management in

New York, responsible for our