Mike Judith joined DNB Asset Management S.A. in June 2010. Since 2015, he has been heading both the Luxembourg-based portfolio management as well as the international sales team. Mike has also been lecturing at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Germany since 2007 and holds banking-related Bachelor’s degrees and a Master’s in Banking Management (Dipl. Bankbetriebswirt).
UCITSindex.com: DNB set up UCITS alternative funds as early as 2007, way before most alternative asset managers even knew about the possibilities under the UCITS directive. What led to this decision?
Mike Judith: Initially, one of our long-standing customers who already trusted in our stock-picking capabilities in thematic areas, asked us to propose corresponding market neutral strategies. Based on the existing fundamental bottom-up stock selection approach, we launched market neutral funds which simply strip out unwanted beta and leave investors with our ability to generate alpha. We will complete our 10 year track record in 2017. Read More