Nordea replaces Aberdeen Standard Investments in AR sub-advisory to John Hancock

Jonathan Boyd
clock • 1 min read

US multi-manager provider John Hancock has announced Nordea IM will take over the sub-advisory management of absolute return from Aberdeen Standard Investments. It means the US manager will shift its money from the Global Absolute Return Strategies fund, overseen by Forest Aymeric, into a strategy run by Nordea managers Asbjørn Trolle Hansen, head of Multi Assets team,  Claus Vorm, deputy head of Multi Assets team, and Kurt Kongsted, head of Strategic Asset Allocation. The change was confirmed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (

To continue reading this article...

Join International Investment

Join International Investment today

Unlock members-only benefits:

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights, video features and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on international financial centres, regional trends international advice and global industry leaders
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Hear the latest cross jurisdictional developments in wealth planning, tax, regulation, investing, retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the Editor’s weekly news roundup newsletter
  • Members-only access to analysis via our exclusive industry polls
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join now


Already a International Investment member?


Jonathan Boyd
Author spotlight

Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.