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Late surge in investment returns rescues Ilmarinen’s 2016 result

Mon, 20 Feb 2017By

Finnish pensions insurer ups diversification and real assets

Helsinki snow

Property writedowns wipe tenth off Varma’s 2016 returns

Thu, 16 Feb 2017By

Finnish pensions insurer increases returns to 4.7% in “good year”

Forests in Finland

Ilmarinen starts linking portfolio managers’ incentives to sustainability

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

Finnish pensions insurance giant adopts sustainability benchmark indices in investments

Office buildings in Oslo, Norway

Norges Bank advocates lifting oil fund equities allocation to 75%

Fri, 2 Dec 2016By

GPFG’s asset manager favours stronger shift to equities than Mork Commission recommendation

Finland: The great public-private transfer

December 2016 (Magazine)

As Finland prepares to transfer responsibility for pension liabilities away from the state towards the private sector, Reeta Paakkinen looks at possible outcomes for provision and contributions

Finland: In-house property focus at Etera

December 2016 (Magazine)By Reeta Ilona Paakkinen

Jukka Reijonen, head of real assets at Etera, the Finnish occupational pension insurance company, talks to Reeta Paakkinen about the fund’s investment portfolio

Timo Viherkentta

Finland’s State Pension Fund sets explicit return target for first time

Fri, 11 Nov 2016By

Inflation protection to play bigger role in VER’s portfolio make up

Mikko Mursula

Ilmarinen to cut bond exposure by over 10 points, target equities, real assets

Fri, 11 Nov 2016By

Finnish pensions insurer may switch around €3.6bn to equities, real assets within 10 years

Washington DC

Markets will have to learn to live with Trump, says Ilmarinen CIO

Thu, 10 Nov 2016By

Clues to president-elect’s strategy seen emerging as his team takes shape

Winter night in Helsinki, Finland

Finland's Etera to bring more real estate, equity investment in-house

Mon, 7 Nov 2016By Reeta Ilona Paakkinen

Pension to expand in-house capabilities as it considers increased equity exposure

All Finland

boats in bildudalur harbour icelandic funds look to set sail in foreign waters

Pensions in Nordic Region: Iceland - Opportunities abound

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Icelandic funds are looking to step up their foreign exposure now that exchange controls are being lifted. But they are in no rush

Alternative Financing: Making a private judgement call

December 2016 (Magazine)

Can Nordic pension funds use their experience with private equity to build private debt portfolios? Carlo Svaluto Moreolo reports

Denmark: Crossing the pensions divide

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Pension providers are venturing outside their traditional markets, reflecting changing career patterns, writes Rachel Fixsen

Finland: The great public-private transfer

December 2016 (Magazine)

As Finland prepares to transfer responsibility for pension liabilities away from the state towards the private sector, Reeta Paakkinen looks at possible outcomes for provision and contributions

Finland: In-house property focus at Etera

December 2016 (Magazine)By Reeta Ilona Paakkinen

Jukka Reijonen, head of real assets at Etera, the Finnish occupational pension insurance company, talks to Reeta Paakkinen about the fund’s investment portfolio

Norway: KLP stays focused after reform

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Aage Schaanning, CFO at Kommunal Landspensjonskasse talks to Rachel Fixsen about the challenges it faces in the new commercial and regulatory landscape of Norwegian pension provision

Sweden: AP7 could double after reforms

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Sweden’s Premium Pensions Committee wants new pension savers’ contributions to go straight to AP7’s Såfa balanced default option as part of reform proposals, writes Rachel Fixsen

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