Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has teamed up with Intervalor to market its asset management capability to investors in the Nordic region.
The co-operation will concentrate specifically on Sweden, Norway and Finland and will be split into two facets:
* Scottish Widows investment partnership will specialise in pan European equities in both large and small companies.
* Intervalor will provide sales support, marketing and client services in the Nordic region.
Fiach Maguire, director of global marketing at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, said: “Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has defined the Nordic region a priority market within its global development strategy.”
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