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Impact investing



Helsinki, Finland

Finland’s Mandatum Life eyes international growth with acquisition

Wed, 15 May 2019By Pirkko Juntunen

The Nordic insurance company has bought a 20% stake in Swedish alternatives specialist Crescit Asset Management

Old Port in Helsinki, Finland

​Ilmarinen backs BlackRock US ESG exchange-traded fund with €750m

Wed, 15 May 2019By

Finnish pension insurer co-developed the ETF as part of a shift towards responsible investments in its €47bn portfolio

US dollars

ESG roundup: PE manager claims record with $700m impact fund

Fri, 10 May 2019By ,

LeapFrog attracts European pension funds, asset managers and insurers for impact fund; Finnish pension insurer Varma backs human rights campaign

Winter night in Helsinki, Finland

​Varma shakes up sustainability approach to meet global standard

Fri, 3 May 2019By

The leading Finnish pension provider gained 5.1% in the first quarter of 2019, bouncing back from a 2% loss in 2018


Ilmarinen urges preparation for long-term future of pension system

Mon, 29 Apr 2019By

Finnish pension fund CEO says low birth rate could impact pension contributions


​Finland’s Ilmarinen could cut up to 90 jobs in structural revamp

Wed, 17 Apr 2019By

Pensions insurance giant has started negotiations with its 685 staff over a restructuring process aimed at flattening its hierarchy


​Finland ‘must prepare for birth rates to hit contributions’

Mon, 25 Mar 2019By

New statistics forecast demographic pressure to add over 30% to contributions after the 2050s 


€44bn Finnish pension fund signs up to Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge

Tue, 19 Mar 2019By

Addition of Finnish pension insurer Varma and retail bank S-bank means €8.3trn assets now pledged

Finland View

​Keva’s assets shrink €1.8bn after 3% investment loss in 2018

Wed, 13 Mar 2019By

Finnish pensions giant fund says investment environment was marked by “restlessness”

Helsinki, Finland

Finnish roundup: Elo hails new business gains, VER laments 3.4% loss

Thu, 28 Feb 2019By

State pension buffer fund VER says 2018 provided scant opportunities for hedging

All Finland

nordic region

ATP: Green signals

June 2019 (Magazine)By

In its quest for better quant stock selection method, ATP has also reduced its carbon footprint by a quarter

Denmark: Schemes challenge regulator on guarantee

June 2019 (Magazine)By

Regulatory developments and the low-interest-rate environment are pushing pension funds to move away from guaranteed schemes  

Sweden: Reform focus turns to quality and cost

June 2019 (Magazine)By Pirkko Juntunen

Phase two of Sweden’s premium pension system reform aims to weed out poor investment pension funds and preserve the best

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Per Bolund: Green future for Swedish pensions

June 2019 (Magazine)By Per Bolund

Sweden’s financial markets minister tells Pirkko Juntunen that the government is preparing for comprehensive pension reform

Iceland: Full overhaul on the cards

June 2019 (Magazine)By

Iceland’s government is preparing for a comprehensive review of pension fund issues

Norway: Paving the way for competition

June 2019 (Magazine)By

Municipal reform and proposed new public-sector scheme is creating a fertile environment for competition

nordic region

Nordic Region: Shifting borders

November 2018 (magazine)By

Is the Nordic dream of a unified Danish-Swedish pensions market over?

All Pensions in Nordic Region


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