Helena Lindahl has extensive experience from the bond markets and comes most recently from Storebrand Asset Management (NOK 1,000 billion assets under management). She has had an important role there and the team has won Morningstar's "Best Fixed Income House of the Year" three times. Helena Lindahl has a strong profile in sustainability and green bonds and started one of the world's first green bond funds, Storebrand Grön Obligation. Previously, she worked at Handelsbanken Credit Sales and Debt Capital Markets.
The recruitment is part of SBB's systematic work to meet the needs of the capital markets.
"All companies, regardless of industry, are facing a new financial reality with continued high uncertainty regarding both interest rates and inflation. The capital markets and credit investors will continue to play an important role in the future. We are very happy that we have recruited one of the market's most experienced credit investors with deep experience in the fixed income market," says Ilija Batljan, CEO and Founder, Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB.
"I look forward to the task of managing and creating trust in the company's debt portfolio that it deserves. SBB is an actor with an important mission. Credit investors' demands are increasing for strengthened balance sheets, increased transparency and clear communication around debt, and I will contribute with that," says Helena Lindahl.
Helena Lindahl takes up the position on 1 February 2023.