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We are celebrating SKAGEN Global's 20 year anniversary!

The equity fund has a unique history. Since inception, our clients have earned EUR 4 billion and an annual return of 14 percent .

Michael Ancher, A garden party, 1904. This painting is manipulated and belongs to The Art Museum of Skagen.

We are celebrating SKAGEN Global's 20 year anniversary!

The equity fund has a unique history. Since inception, our clients have earned EUR 4 billion and an annual return of 14 percent .

Michael Ancher, A garden party, 1904. This painting is manipulated and belongs to The Art Museum of Skagen.

We are celebrating SKAGEN Global's 20 year anniversary!

The equity fund has a unique history. Since inception, our clients have earned EUR 4 billion and an annual return of 14 percent .

Michael Ancher, A garden party, 1904. This painting is manipulated and belongs to The Art Museum of Skagen.
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Annual return

The fund has delivered an annual return of 14 percent since inception, versus 4 percent for the index in the same period.

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Outperformed benchmark

The fund has outperformed its benchmark 15 out of 20 years since inception.

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EUR 4 billion

The fund has generated around EUR 4 billion in returns - so far.

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Strong profiles

The fund has been led by 4 strong profiles: Kristoffer Stensrud, Filip Weintraub, Kristian Falnes and Knut Gezelius.

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SKAGEN Global has performed better than its benchmark index so far this year (as of August 2017). However, from a 5-year perspective the fund lags behind.

- One of our top priorities is to improve the results in SKAGEN Global. The portfolios are well positioned to deliver solid returns in the current market as well as over the coming years, says Alexandra Morris, Investment Director in SKAGEN.

Article about the fund's outlook: Equipped for excess return (March 2017)

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Alexandra Morris is Investment Director in SKAGEN Funds.

The fund has experienced two eventful decades. Watch some of the highlights in this video.

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1997

Kristoffer Stensrud was lead Portfolio Manager when the fund was founded in 1997.

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1998

Best fund among those investing outside Norway.

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1999

Fund becomes number one in its class, and continues to perform well.

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2001

Filip Weintraub takes over as Lead Portfolio Manager.

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2004

SKAGEN Global is upgraded to AA-rating by Standard & Poor's.

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2005

The fund is upgraded to AAA-rating by Standard & Poor's.

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2007

We celebrate the equity fund's 10-year anniversary.

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2008

The fund is awarded De Gouden Stier award as well as the Best Fund award - a public prize.

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2010

Kristian Falnes takes over as Lead Portfolio Manager.

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2014

Knut Gezelius takes over as Lead Portfolio Manager.

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2017

We celebrate the fund's 20 year anniversary.

Who would have thought that an equity fund launched far from the world's financial centres would be so successful?

The equity fund SKAGEN Global has proven that it is indeed possible. In time, SKAGEN Global turned out to be one of the most prosperous equity funds in Europe.

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Kristoffer Stensrud, Filip Weintraub and Kristian Falnes have all headed up the equity fund SKAGEN Global. Knut Gezelius manages the fund today (managers pictured from left to right).

All figures are net of fees in euro, as of 7 August 2017. The return figures are for SKAGEN Global A. The fund's benchmark index is MSCI AC (MSCI World Index prior to 01.01.2010). Potential tax costs incumbent on clients have not been taken into account. Historical returns are no guarantee for future returns. Future returns will depend, inter alia, on market developments, the fund manager's skill, the fund's risk profile and management fees. The return may become negative as a result of negative price developments.