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Torgeir Høien

Torgeir Høien

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About Torgeir Høien

Torgeir Høien was born in Stavanger, Norway in 1962 and, after a year as a visiting student at New York University, graduated from the University of Oslo with an MSc in Economics in 1988. He began his career in 1988 as a high school teacher. From 1989 he helped build up Sonans, the largest Norwegian chain of commercial high schools. He quit as CEO of Sonans in 2001 to co-found the software company Logometrica. In 1998 he joined the executive board of Norges Bank as an external member. In 2004 he worked at Handelsbanken, as their senior economist in Oslo. Torgeir joined SKAGEN in 2005 and since September 2006 has managed SKAGEN Tellus, a global sovereign bond fund where his main investment strategy is to use macroeconomics and extensive analysis and proprietary research tools to identify undervalued bonds and currencies. Torgeir’s interests outside of fund management include skiing, literature and the cinema and theatre.

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Funds Managed
  1. SKAGEN Tellus A NOK

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Bonds - Global
over : 31/01/2016 - 31/01/2017
Rank 273/658 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
271 Ewout Van Schaick 4.8%
272 Mark Brett 4.8%
273 Daniel Varela 4.8%
273 Torgeir Høien 4.8%
275 David Arnaud 4.8%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 2.6% 5.4% 0.7% 1.2% -4.4%
2015 -11.0% -1.7% -4.9% -3.1% -1.9%
2014 0.3% 4.0% 3.4% -5.1% -1.7%
2013 0.1% -0.8% -0.5% 2.1% -0.7%
2012 -1.0% 5.4% 3.8%

Related News

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Skagen’s Torgeir Høien says President-elect is being issued with ‘fundamental misunderstanding’ of macroeconomics.

Stensrud steps back from lead role on Skagen Kon-Tiki fund

Asset manager announces change in line-up, which will see veteran remain as PM but focus on idea generation.

Skagen €780m global equity manager quits

Fund manager to end two-year stint with Stavanger-based asset manager to join shipping giant in investment role.

Brexit will never come to pass, say veteran bond duo

The Skagen managers believe the referendum result will never be put into effect and market participants should carry on regardless.

Former global bond star steps back from Skagen fund

Investment firm hands sole responsibility for global fixed income strategy to co-manager as veteran adopts analyst role.

Bond star dumps all Greek bets as new crisis fears mount

Citywire AA-rated Torgeir Høien jettisons whole Greek sovereign bond portfolio as yields fall and budgetary pressures resurface.

Draghi must act fast to stop Euro ‘explosion’, says bond star

VIDEO: Citywire AA-rated manager Torgeir Høien expects full-scale QE programme to be launched imminently to protect peripheral gains.

Scottish question forces Euro bond star to slash gilts exposure

Uncertainty over independence referendum leads Citywire AA-rated manager Torgeir Høien to protect against short-term volatility.

The case for central banks scrapping currencies

Citywire AA-rated Torgeir Høien believes abolishing currencies would not take a ‘radical’ shift, and would allow true negative interest rates to drive growth.

ECB action was ‘food for thought’ not firepower, says Skagen star

Citywire A-rated bond manager Torgeir Høien explains why Draghi didn’t go far enough and what his next steps should be.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.