In his new role, he will be responsible for developing the firm’s operations across both regions with a particular focus on ETPs in Sweden as well as becoming the go-to provider for retail and institutional investors in the Nordics.
Hagerup joins having spent almost four years at SSGA responsible for institutional and wholesale clients, including asset managers, pension funds, insurance companies, hedge funds and family offices across the Nordic region.
Hagerup said: “The Nordics is an exciting market for 21Shares and we can see that there is an increasing interest from Swedes to invest in crypto assets.
“The natural step for us is to start an expansion in the Nordics and our goal is to continue being an educating thought leader for potential and current crypto investors in both Sweden and the Nordics.”
Earlier this month, Global X poached 21Shares director of exchange-traded products (ETP) Adam Sze, who was named head of digital assets and crypto product at the thematic issuer.
- 21Shares unveils world’s first bitcoin and gold ETP
- 21Shares explores the fascinating future of crypto assets – and how to invest successfully
- 21Shares expands metaverse push with sandbox ETP
Have you seen our new ETF data tool?
Just click on any of the ETF links in the article above and you will get access to a whole host of data including:
- Historical Performance
- Sector and country weights
- Portfolio analysis
- Similar ETFs