Lands­bank­inn part­ners with Gold­man Sachs

Landsbankinn's Asset Management has partnered with international investment bank Goldman Sachs. As a result, Landsbankinn’s customers can now invest in investment funds offered by Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
25 May 2021

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is a leading asset manager with more than USD 2 trillion in assets under supervision. Goldman Sachs Asset Management constantly strives to be creative and anticipate the changing needs of clients by developing new products and services across a full range of asset classes including fixed income, money markets, public and private equity, private credit, hedge funds, infrastructure, and real estate. Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides global reach and local expertise through a network of over 2,000 professionals, from 50 offices, serving a diverse range of clients around the world.

Thomas Kønig, Managing Director, Head of Nordic, Goldman Sachs Asset Management:

“We are very excited to be partnering with Landsbankinn. This is in line with our business strategy where we over the past years, have been focusing on enhancing our local presence in the Nordic region directly and equally important by selecting the right local partners. We see Iceland as an important market and identified the opportunity to team up with a strong local partner as essential and attractive for all parties. We are convinced that the collaboration provides great exchange of capabilities for both parties with our global and sustainable offering across all asset classes and Landsbankinn’s local expertise. We are looking forward to develop our Icelandic partnerships well into the future.”

Kristín Erla Jóhannsdóttir, Head of Asset Management Services at Landsbankinn, says:

“We are very pleased to partner with Goldman Sachs, one of the world’s leading asset managers. This partnership opens many doors for our customers. Goldman Sachs Asset Management offers a wide range of investment solutions and are committed to aligning their suite of offerings with client’s priorities and Goldman Sachs’ sustainable goals. A good example is their Global Millennials equity strategy, that aims to invest in companies that focus on the consumer behaviour of the Millennials generation. This innovative, global strategy is a suitable addition to a well-diversified asset portfolio and aligns with our ambition to tailor customers’ portfolios to individual needs.”

Thomas Kønig, framkvæmdastjóri og yfirmaður Norðurlandamála hjá Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Thomas Kønig

Managing Director, Head of Nordic, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Kristín Erla Jóhannsdóttir, forstöðumaður Eignastýringar Landsbankans.

Kristín Erla Jóhannsdóttir

Head of Asset Management Services at Landsbankinn

Good selection of international funds

Landsbankinn already brokers transactions on behalf of customers in foreign equities and bonds on all leading securities markets. We also intermediate brokerage in foreign funds managed by renowned fund management companies and in foreign mutual funds managed by Landsbréf, Landsbankinn’s subsidiary. We are a leader in responsible investment and offer investors the opportunity to join us in investing in a sustainable future, for the benefit of both capital owners and the wider community. 

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