About Us

Archipelago Investments is an independent investment management firm focused on alternative investments and asset allocation.

Archipelago Investments provides independent and tailor-made discretionary portfolio management – Archipelago Capital Management.

Model portfolios include; Archipelago Asset Allocation (AAA) – a globally diversified asset allocation strategy, Archipelago Multi-Strategy (AMS) – a portfolio of Alternative Investment Funds and Archipelago Single Strategies, currently including – Chelonia Market Neutral Fund and Chelonia Equities.

Archipelago Fund Incubator is actively looking for Start Up or Emerging Fund Managers. The Fund Incubator search for highly experienced fund managers who are either in the start-up phase and are not yet regulated or where they need to be structured as advisers to a regulated fund management company.

Archipelago Investments use FCG Fund Management as our Fund Platform. FCG Fund Management, offer a full-service solution for both UCITS-, and Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs).

Nordic Archipelago Investments AB is authorized and regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen).

 

Organisation

Anders Palmqvist

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 in 1993.

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, 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 (1993) and participated in The Wharton School, MBA Graduate International Exchange Program (1992). Anders attended the Swedish Infantry Officer Academy (InfOHS) in 1988/89.

 

Magnus Angenfelt

Portfolio Manager Chelonia

Magnus experience include co-Founder, CEO and CIO of the successful TMT focused Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund Manticore (2000-11) and financial analyst within the Global Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund Zenit (1998-00), both funds part of Brummer and Partners. Prior to joining the hedge fund industry Magnus was a highly ranked sell-side analyst at the leading local investment bank Alfred Berg (1992-98) and a journalist at the Swedish business magazine Affärsvärlden (1986-92).

In 2013 Magnus published a book; “The World’s 99 Greatest Investors – The Secret of Success”, providing a brief résume of the investors investment philosophy and style and sharing their advice and insights garnered from at least 25 years of experience. The book contains about as many strategies as there are investors, and that is the moral of the book; the path to becoming a successful investor is not lined with miraculous universal formulas. Since 2015, Magnus has been Head Portfolio Manager of an Equity Market Neutral Strategy.

Magnus holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration and Economics from Uppsala University (1986). Magnus attended the Swedish Infantry Officer Academy (InfOHS) in 1981/82.

 

 

Thomas Gunnarsson

Chairman

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 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. From 2009 ATP Alpha was the Investment Advisor of Alpha One SICAV-FIS, a regulated and listed Luxembourg fund with $2bn NAV. In 2009 ATP Alpha was the recipient of IPE award for Hedge Fund Investing. Between 2016 and 2018 Tomas was CFO at BankInvest, and from November 2018 Thomas is CIO at Sparinvest, an independent asset manager in the Nordic region owned by a broad range of Danish institutional shareholders.

Thomas holds a M.Sc. degree from Stockholm School of Economics with a major in Financial Economics (1994).

 

Bo R Svensson

Board Member

Bo brings 20+ years of global financial services and financial markets experience to Archipelago Investments’ Board.

Bo began his career in finance as a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company (1993), serving financial institutions globally in the areas of strategy and operations. He later joined Lehman Brothers Inc. (1997), in New York and Tokyo, as Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development covering the Americas, Europe and Asia. Since 2002, Bo has primarily focused on proprietary trading and investing based in New York.

Bo holds a M.Sc. degree from Stockholm School of Economics with dual majors in Economics and Finance (1993) and participated in The Wharton School, MBA Graduate International Exchange Program (1992).

 

Maria Andark

Board Member

Maria is an experienced board member, including public listed companies, private family owned corporations and non profit organizations.

Maria’s work experience include Head of Communications and Member of Senior Management Committee at Stockholm Stock Exchange and Head of Investor Relations of public listed company. Maria has extensive background as a Consultant focused on Communications and Investor Relations. Maria is former Board Member, Vice Chairman and CEO (Klubbdirektör) of SSK (Södertälje Sport Klubb).

Maria holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University (1989) and Diploma from IHM Business School (1996).

 

Steve Nylund

Board Member

Steve is an accomplished management executive with extensive entrepreneurial, operational, corporate development and board leadership experience.

Steve began his career at the investment company Kinnevik (1993) and he spent in total 16 years within the ‘Stenbeck sphere’. Steve was a key member of the Senior Executive Management Team within Kinnevik that successfully built, listed and led two leading international media groups (Modern Times Group and Metro International). Steve is CEO of Red Bee Media, a world leading provider of broadcast and media services part of Ericsson.

Steve has studied at Stockholm School of Economics (1989-1993) and participated in UCLA Anderson School of Management, MBA Graduate International Exchange Program (1992). Steve attended the Swedish Infantry Officer Academy (InfOHS) in 1988/89.

 

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