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Chicago, Illinois

​Nordic quintet backs $1bn investment in US mid-market loans [updated]

Wed, 3 Oct 2018By

Providers swap traditional fixed income for higher-yielding corporate notes

Forests in Finland

Finnish roundup: Elo boosts market share in first half

Tue, 28 Aug 2018By

Plus: State pension fund VER sees liquid fixed income lose 1.6% between January and June

Finland View

Varma investment chief laments lack of options for investors [updated]

Fri, 17 Aug 2018By

Finnish pensions insurance giant Varma posts 1.7% investment return in first half

Paris, France

Mandate roundup: €5.7bn French scheme hunts ‘flexible allocation’ manager

Fri, 3 Aug 2018By

Plus: FRR adds BlackRock to transition manager roster; Finland’s Keva hires fixed income technology provider

Helsinki, Finland

Ilmarinen’s Björkman to leave merged pensions giant in the autumn

Mon, 30 Jul 2018By

Finnish pensions insurer says post-merger synergy targets on track after H1

Copenhagen, Denmark

Nordea restructures after selling Danish business

Thu, 19 Jul 2018By

Pan-Nordic team of 30 staff aims for improved access to investment deals and stronger performance


Ilmarinen to take on OP Group’s €1.1bn pension scheme

Tue, 12 Jun 2018By

Finnish banking heavyweight picks Ilmarinen after bidding process

Flag of Finland

Varma warns of trade war tensions; Ilmarinen hails merger success

Fri, 27 Apr 2018By

Finland’s top pension insurers both posted losses in Q1 but alternative investments dampened effect of weak equities

Finland View

Keva CEO warns against spiralling premature retirement costs

Fri, 27 Apr 2018By

Finland’s biggest pension fund calls 0.4% Q1 investment loss “reasonable”

Forests in Finland

Finnish roundup: Veritas merges with Pensions-Alandia

Tue, 24 Apr 2018By

Plus: Artificial intelligence project “can predict who will take ill-health retirement”

All Finland

coun try report nordic region

Iceland: Preparing for a second wave

May 2018 (magazine)By

The lifting of capital controls will allow Icelandic pension funds to invest more overseas

Finland: Trade fears dominate

May 2018 (magazine)By Reeta Paakkinen

The newly consolidated Finnish mutual pension insurance sector sees new problems in the investment conundrum

Finnish Self-Employed: Freelance provision requires reform

May 2018 (magazine)By Reeta Paakkinen

Finland has woken up to the difficulties created by the flexible world of employment and the inability of pension regulation to ensure suitable provision for the self-employed 

Sweden: AP funds work together

May 2018 (magazine)By

Sweden’s four main buffers funds have increased co-ordination since the failed system change in 2017

KLP: Awash with cash, bereft of options

May 2018 (magazine)By

Kommunale Landespensjonskasse is asset rich with a mandate to invest in more real estate, but where can it find suitable opportunities?

nordic region

Norway: A trillion dollar issue

December 2017 (Magazine)

Is managing its huge sovereign wealth fund distracting the Norwegian Central Bank from its monetary stability role?

Asset allocation: Opportunities ahead

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Key findings on asset management trends from the latest Nordic Investor Survey

All Pensions in Nordic Region


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