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For 30 years, SKAGEN Funds has been generating returns for our clients.

Our sole business is fund management, and we do all analysis ourselves. We dare to take unpopular choices, as long as they are in our clients' best interests. We are aligned with our clients – when we do well, clients do well.

Our objective is to provide the best possible risk-adjusted returns, communication and service.

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Return figure shows the total return in EUR for all share classes of the mutual funds SKAGEN Global, SKAGEN Kon-Tiki, SKAGEN m2, SKAGEN Focus and SKAGEN Vekst since the funds' inception based on an initial investment of EUR [X] in each fund. SKAGEN Global average annualised return since inception (07/08/1997) of 12.81% vs. 5.37% for the MSCI All Country World Index. SKAGEN Kon-Tiki average annualised return since inception (05/04/2002) of 9.79% vs. 6.39% for the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. SKAGEN m2 average annualised return since inception (31/10/2012) of 4.15% vs. 2.92% for the MSCI All Country World Index Real Estate IMI. SKAGEN Focus average annualised return since inception (26/05/2015) of 4.76% vs. 7.25% for the MSCI All Country World Index.  SKAGEN Vekst average annualised return since inception (01/12/1993) of 12.13% vs. 9.52% for the MSCI Nordic Index/MSCI All Country ex. Nordic Index. All figures are in EUR net of fees as of 27/06/2023.

Active ManagementSouth KoreaSKAGEN 30 years
Samsung Electronics: (Still) together for tomorrow
6 July 2023

A cornerstone of SKAGEN's investment approach over the past three decades has been our long-term perspective. While holding periods industry-wide have fallen below six months on average, companies typically remain in our portfolios for 2-3 years. Some have generated returns over many more, but none ...

Active ManagementSKAGEN 30 yearsEquity Funds
The active enigma: Can stockpickers continue to prove their worth?
12 June 2023

As SKAGEN celebrates its 30th anniversary, we assess how the changing investment landscape has ...

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Timothy Warrington:

The next 30 years

We count ourselves lucky to have such knowledgeable and engaged clients in SKAGEN. That is essential for any business in a sector which is constantly evolving. 

Historical returns are no guarantee for future returns. Future returns will depend, inter alia, on market developments, the fund manager’s skills, the fund’s risk profile and management fees. The return may become negative as a result of negative price developments. There is risk associated with investing in funds due to market movements, currency developments, interest rate levels, economic, sector and company-specific conditions. The funds are denominated in NOK. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. Prior to making a subscription, we encourage you to read the fund's prospectus and key investor information document which contain further details about the fund's characteristics and costs. The information can be found on Storebrand Asset Management administers the SKAGEN funds which are by agreement managed by SKAGEN's portfolio managers.