SEB has opened new asset management markets across the continent. A new international sales team with members based in Stockholm, London, Luxembourg and Helsinki will operate during the spring. The first markets to be targeted are the UK, France, Italy, Austria, Benelux and Switzerland. The operation will be led by Kjell Norling, head of institutional clients at SEB Wealth Management. Initially the funds SEB Asset Selection, SEB’s real estate fund products, SEB European Equity Small Caps and SEB Micro Cap will be sold on the international market.
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