December ended a very strong year for Pareto Nordic Corporate Bond, with positive returns for 12 consecutive months.
Fund performance throughout the year was characterised by low volatility combined with solid returns in the Nordic market, in both absolute and relative terms. The fund has experienced strong growth in total assets, almost tripling during the year.
Pareto Asset Management aims at contributing to sustainable development of markets and long-term value creation by investing in a responsible and ethical manner. Our guidelines for responsible investing are anchored in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the guidelines formed by the Norwegian Government Pension Fund, and ensure a responsible profile on all our funds. Read more in our latest report on responsible investments (RI-report).
Pareto Asset Management shall exercise active ownership in the portfolio companies in order to promote responsible business operations. This means that we will use our ownership rights and influence in the companies to help move the companies in a positive direction in terms of social relations, environmental issues, sustainability and good corporate governance.