AP2 awards eight fixed income mandates

SWEDEN – Andra-AP fonden, the Second Swedish National Pension Fund or AP2, has awarded fixed income mandates to eight external managers.

“Following an extensive tendering and evaluation process, the Second Swedish National Pension Fund/AP2 has approved eight external investment managers within the area global fixed income,” the scheme said.

“The mandates are awarded in three different categories based on for AP2 customized versions of the Lehman Brothers index families.

“The appointments refer solely to the fact that these investment managers have been approved to manage mandates within this framework.

“Potential activation occurs later, subsequent to separate decisions, at the discretion of AP2.”

The appointed managers are: Bridgewater Associates, Capital International Ltd, Rogge Global Partners, BlackRock International Ltd, Singer & Friedlander Investment Management Ltd, Wellington Management Company LLP, Franklin Templeton Institutional, Payden & Rygel.

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