Ulrika Hasselgren joins Fundrella's Board of Directors
Stockholm 11 March 2021, Press Statement
Fundrella strengthens its business with board-level sustainability expertise by appointing sustainability profile Ulrika Hasselgren
Ulrika’s leadership and deep experience in sustainability and ESG matters for investors and fund managers will be invaluable to Fundrella as we grow our business and pursue our mission to serve our clients. I couldn’t be happier, says Fundrella’s founder and CEO, Wava Bodin.
Fundrella is a circular fund information platform, established in 2019 by Wava Bodin (former Fidelity and BlackRock). Fundrella is used by Nordic professional investors for reporting and fund selection, using the platform’s search engine with a strong ESG focus. Fundrella automates reporting while providing analytics, market intelligence and competitor benchmarking to fund managers. Fundrella recently launched the ESG Alignment feature, tailoring the platform for each professional investor, showing funds’ alignment with their particular ESG preferences. This information is fed back to fund companies to help them stay updated on Nordic ESG requirements.
Ulrika Hasselgren is a Partner at Arabesque, Head of Nordics and Head of Europe for Corporates and Sovereigns. She previously served as Global Head of Sustainability & Impact Investment at Danske Bank, Global Head of RI Strategy & ESG Integration at Institutional Shareholders Services and founding partner and CEO of Ethix SRI Advisors.
Wava Bodin, Founder and CEO, Fundrella
“I established Fundrella in 2019 to solve a particular bottleneck in the fund industry, namely monthly reporting. Since then, we have developed into an interactive and circular platform, enabling transparent and efficient communication between fund companies and professional investors. We have always had an industry-wide collaborative approach in building our business and take pride in acting on every piece of feedback we get and act quickly on every signal in the market. With Ulrika Hasselgren joining our board, we can continue to push the boundaries and create useful and innovative tools for the fund industry.”
Ulrika Hasselgren, Board Member, Fundrella
“I am excited to join the Fundrella Board of Directors and look forward to support Wava Bodin and the team’s exciting journey to establish a strong foothold in the Nordics utilizing technology and collaboration to help fund companies’ report efficiently to investors including the alignment with sustainability and ESG matters.”
Fundrella is free of charge for all professional investors and is today used by leading fund selection teams and professional investors across the Nordics representing >450 BEUR in combined AuM.