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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 NOK

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Bonds - Global
over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016
Rank 96/615 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
95 Dirk Frohnert 2.9%
96 Torgeir Høien 2.9%
97 Linda Raggi 2.9%
98 Rick Patel 2.9%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -1.5%
2015 5.0% 5.7% -7.1% 5.1% 1.8%
2014 23.9% 2.7% 6.0% -0.7% 14.7%
2013 9.2% 4.0% 4.2% 0.6% 0.2%
2012 6.1% 0.3% 3.2% 1.5% 0.9%
2011 3.4% 1.3%

Related News

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.

Skagen branches out with corporate bond fund launch

Nordic boutique expands fixed income market presence with new strategy targeting global companies.

Skagen bond star backs peripheral picks to outperform

Eurozone growth will exceed expectations and debt-laden nations will emerge as big winners, says Torgeir Høien.

Top bond manager attacks ‘Kamikaze Keynesianism’

VIDEO: Japan and Germany are both off the table for Skagen’s sovereign debt specialist Torgeir Høien.

Fiscal landslide leaves US fund managers lukewarm

Despite a clear vote, only half a deal has been done and managers prepare to expect the worst from political negotiations.

Greek elections: top managers react

Leading managers give their views on what awaits Greece following Sunday's election with one recommending its new Prime Minister Antonis Samaras morph into a Greek Margaret Thatcher.

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