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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! Sustainability report Q1 2020

Find out how SKAGEN works with sustainability

CoronavirusInvestment Philosophy
CIO update: Avoid overpaying for growth

In SKAGEN, our focus is on managing our portfolios according to potential future scenarios while increasingly looking beyond the pandemic to find opportunities in a world that will look profoundly different than before.

5 min read time
20. May 2020
Real EstateCoronavirus
What next for global real estate?

A look at the coronavirus impact, the outlook for different segments and why stock selection is key ...

5 min read time
12. May 2020
Sustainability
Sustainability reporting on a quarterly basis

SKAGEN has a long history of incorporating sustainability into our investment process, and last ...

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11. May 2020
Coronavirus
CEO update: more normal times

Across Europe, May will see people emerging from various degrees of confinement.

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8. May 2020
Sustainability
SKAGEN supports important sustainability initiative, TPI

SKAGEN has become a supporter of the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), an investor-led ...

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7. May 2020
Real Estate
Best global property fund award to SKAGEN m2

SKAGEN m2 has been named best global property fund over three years.

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29. April 2020
Coronavirus
CEO update: communication, competence and empathy are key

Tim Warrington explains how SKAGEN is operating during the pandemic, adapting its business and ...

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24. April 2020
News from skagen
SKAGEN's Annual Report for 2019

The Annual Report for 2019 contains the annual financial statement for SKAGEN's funds as well as ...

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24. April 2020
Sustainability
SKAGEN signs up to the UN Global Compact

SKAGEN Funds has become a signatory of the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, the ...

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23. April 2020
CoronavirusGlobal Stock Markets
CIO update: Scenarios of a sustainable recovery

We take a look at three possible scenarios following the coronavirus crisis and the different ...

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17. April 2020
News from skagen
SKAGEN Performance Update – A Tumultuous First Quarter

The 11-year-long bull market in global equities ended abruptly in the first quarter as the ...

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16. April 2020
Global Stock MarketsCoronavirus
The road to stock market recovery

With equities ending the quarter by reversing some of their heavy losses, we assess previous ...

4 min read time
15. April 2020
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Investing sustainably is essential in order to achieve the best possible risk-adjusted returns for our clients. Our sustainability strategy is built upon three main pillars:

  1. We exclude companies that breach international norms or human rights. We also exclude companies that derive more than 5 percent of revenue from gambling, adult entertainment, tobacco and recreational cannabis, more than 25 percent of revenue from coal and more than 20 percent of revenue from oil sands.
  2. Sustainability is an integrated part of the investment process. We reward companies that provide sustainable solutions.
  3. Through direct dialogue with companies and voting at general meetings, we can positively influence companies behaviour over the long term.
Read more about sustainability in SKAGEN
A Skagen painting of Hardanger
Holger Drachmann, Sørfjord. Hardanger, 1886. This painting is manipulated and belongs to The Art Museums of Skagen.
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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.