Fredrik Myrén was born in Lidingo, Sweden in the late 60’s. He studied finance and accounting at the Stockholm School of Economics, and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Koblenz, Germany between 1990 and 1994. He started his career at Atlas Copco Compressor where he became head of the credit department, and in 1995 he joined HSBC Investment Bank as a senior sell-side analyst. He then spent five years at AMF Pension as a fund manager, and in 2005 he joined Folksam Insurance Group. Fredrik joined Swedbank Robur in 2007. Outside of fund management he is a keen athlete and likes to unwind by going for long runs.
The fund is an equity fund with a global focus on emerging markets that are included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Up to 20% of fund assets may be invested partly in companies in other countries than emerging markets, provided that these companies have at least 30% of their assets and operations in emerging markets and also in countries included in the MSCI Frontier Markets Index. The fund has a long-term investment horizon and an active investment strategy that focuses on company selection, which includes sectoral and regional analysis. The fund may use derivatives.The fund pays no dividends and profits are reinvested.