Archipelago Capital Management


Archipelago Investments provides tailor-made discretionary portfolio management

Archipelago Capital Management is an independent investment solution, driven by investor profile and governed by investor mandate.

Archipelago Capital Management invest in a selection of traditional and alternative asset classes.

Depending on investor preferences Archipelago invest across liquid and illiquid assets.

Illiquid alternative investments (Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Assets, Infrastructure, Renewable Energy) are added to the portfolio depending on expected return and liquidity constraints.



Anders Palmqvist

CIO and Managing Partner

Prior to founding Archipelago Investments Anders was CEO UBS Group Nordic Region. Anders spent 21 years at UBS after joining predecessor firm O’Connor & Associates / Arbitech.

From 2003 to 2014 Anders was CEO and Country Head Nordic Region and spearheaded UBS Group’s strategy in the region across the Investment Bank (Equities, Prime Brokerage, Derivatives, Credit, Rates, FX and Capital Markets, Corporate Finance) and the Investment Management divisions UBS Wealth Management and UBS Asset Management. Since 2008 Anders was a member of UBS EMEA Management and appointed CEO of UBS Sweden in 2003 and promoted Managing Director in 2002. Between 1993 and 2003 Anders held various functions in Stockholm and London within the Equities division.

Anders holds a M.Sc. degree from Stockholm School of Economics with a major in Financial Economics and participated in The Wharton School, MBA Graduate International Exchange Program. Anders has attended the Swedish Infantry Officer Academy (InfOHS) in Halmstad.


Thomas Gunnarsson


Thomas is former CEO/Director of ATP Alpha, an internal Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund of ATP. In this capacity Thomas was part of building and managing an award winning multi-$billion alpha operation at one of Europe’s largest Pension Funds. Thomas recent experience is CIO Alternatives & Multi-Assets at Nykredit Asset Management.

Thomas joined the Danish Pension Fund ATP as a Portfolio Manager in 2004 and from 2006 to 2013 held the positions Chief Risk Officer, co-CIO, CFO and CEO of ATP Alpha. ATP Alpha was built to an organization of some 35 investment professionals and made up of 10 separate investment teams. ATP Alpha was the Investment Advisor of Alpha One SICAV-FIS, a regulated and listed Luxembourg fund with $2bn NAV, and in 2009 ATP Alpha was the recipient of IPE award for Hedge Fund Investing. Past experience also include CFO at BankInvest and CIO at Sparinvest.

Thomas holds a M.Sc. degree from Stockholm School of Economics with a major in Financial Economics.



Portfolio Analytics Partner





Archipelago Investments utilize AlternativeSoft, an award winning provider in Asset Selection, Portfolio Construction and Fund Reporting software, to conduct in-depth Risk Analysis and Risk Management.

Prior to founding AlternativeSoft, its Founder and CEO Laurent Favre worked at UBS Wealth Management, Investment Solutions, where he was Head of Tactical Asset Allocation 2000-2004. At UBS, he spear-headed and implemented the investment strategies for CHF110 billion of private clients, CHF30 billion for mutual funds and was involved in the construction of the first CHF6 billion UBS Wealth Management Fund of Hedge Funds in 2003.

Laurent is also a co-author of several books on Fund of Hedge Funds and Hedge Fund Asset Allocation and is frequently featured in the Journal of Alternative Investments and other trade journals. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on Asset Allocation with Hedge Funds and is an Associate Researcher at EDHEC-RISK, teacher of courses on Hedge Funds and was a Professor of Economics and Mathematics for 2 years in  Lausanne, Switzerland.

AlternativeSoft has been ranked number 1 in the ‘Technology provider for Risk Management’ category of the ‘Hedge Funds Review Service Provider Rankings’ for several years.



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