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Nordic Region

Forests in Finland

​Finland's Veritas boosts solvency as Alandia merger completes

Mon, 12 Nov 2018By

Finnish pension fund link up wins watchdog’s approval

Rosenborg Castle, Denmark

​PFA hails real estate, alternatives as 2018 gains hit €1bn

Tue, 6 Nov 2018By

CFO says Q3 took a “positive turn”, but year-to-date return was still half that of same period in 2017

Northern nights in Norway

​Stronger currency eats into Norway’s sovereign fund in Q3

Fri, 26 Oct 2018By

Yngve Slyngstad cites trade jitters as a weight on markets

Copenhagen skyline

​Danish pension funds turn backs on Macquarie amid tax scandal [updated]

Thu, 25 Oct 2018By

ATP, PKA and PFA conditionally reject future cooperation with range of international banks

Siv Jensen, Norway finance minister

​Norway rejects idea of hiving off SWF management

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Central bank to gain new committee to deal with interest rates, allow board to focus on GPFG and other tasks

Copenhagen square

​Velliv reins in investment risk levels as volatility rises

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Pension provider reports first results since rebranding from Nordea Liv & Pension Denmark 

Oil rig

​PRI co-founder says Norway’s sovereign fund must exit oil and gas stocks

Wed, 10 Oct 2018By

Carlos Joly argues that overexposure to oil and gas would put future generations at risk

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

Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden’s AP Funds behind first short-term green bond issue

Tue, 25 Sep 2018By

Property company Vasakronan issues SEK610m of green commercial paper bonds

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MP Pension chief calls for Danske Bank’s Borgen to exit immediately

Mon, 24 Sep 2018By

Danish academics’ pension fund won’t exit DKK600m stock holding despite damning money-laundering report

Stockholm, Sweden

Skandia swallows AI Pension as small scheme faces spiralling costs

Wed, 19 Sep 2018By

Architects’ and engineers’ pension fund hit by demands of tightening rules

Power station

European pension fund trio backs climate risk investment project

Mon, 10 Sep 2018By

Also: Sampension becomes 5th Danish pension fund to adopt TCFD guidelines

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Nordic investor launches search for $250m equity mandate

Tue, 4 Sep 2018By IPE Staff

Multifactor global equity fund should be domiciled in the US

Copenhagen, Denmark

Top Danish pension funds struggle for investment returns in H1

Fri, 31 Aug 2018By

Alternative allocations offset weak equity and bond returns for PFA and PensionDanmark

Danish houses

ATP steps up gearing as Danes seen living longer

Thu, 30 Aug 2018By

CEO Christian Hyldahl says the fund can keep pace with rising life expectancy

ExxonMobil oil rig

Norway’s sovereign fund ‘should stay invested in energy stocks’

Wed, 29 Aug 2018By

Sector seen only contributing “marginally” to Norway’s energy risk 

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

Stockholm, Sweden

AP3 hails cost efficiencies fuelling 10% annual gains

Thu, 23 Aug 2018By

AP3 achieved an annual return of 10.1% in the last five years, and 7.3% in the past 10 years

Gothenburg, Sweden

AP2 shrinks carbon footprint by a third since January

Wed, 22 Aug 2018By

Investments at Swedish national pension fund generate 2.9% first-half return

Norges Bank

Norway’s oil fund sees first inflows since 2015

Tue, 21 Aug 2018By

Sovereign wealth fund misses benchmark in second quarter with 1.8% gain

All Latest Nordic Region News

nordic region

Nordic Region: Shifting borders

November 2018 (magazine)By

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

karoline thorslund andersen

Asset Allocation: Innovation for the future

November 2018 (magazine)By Karoline Thorslund-Andersen

Nordic institutions maintain an innovative diversification path

Different strokes

November 2018 (magazine)By , Reeta Paakkinen

We interview seven Nordic funds about their portfolios

Change of focus at Apoteket fund

November 2018 (magazine)By Pirkko Juntunen

Gustav Karner cleans out old medicine at the pharmacy pension fund, as attention turns to cost cutting

Swedish Premium Pension: Safe and sound

November 2018 (magazine)By

Reform of the Premium Pension System aims to root out poor management practices and make the system sustainable

All Pensions in Nordic Region

books research

Corporate reporting bodies aim for alignment on sustainability standards

Mon, 12 Nov 2018By

New two-year project responds to market demand


Chart of the Week: Angela Merkel begins a long ‘auf wiedersehen’

Fri, 2 Nov 2018By

German equity investors have enjoyed the 13 years since the chancellor first took power

Stephen Haddrill, CEO, FRC

Chief executive of audit watchdog to step down amid independent probe

Fri, 2 Nov 2018By

Stephen Haddrill has led the Financial Reporting Council since 2009

numbers money calculating calculation

UK roundup: GMP revision costs ‘could outweigh benefits’

Fri, 2 Nov 2018By

Plus: Manchester university staff to vote on strike action over pension changes; smaller companies open to master trust switching


Accounting roundup: Rulemakers risk running out of time, IASB chair warns

Thu, 1 Nov 2018By

Also: UK questioned over EFRAG conflict; PIRC’s concerns over troubled bakery; FRC urges annual reports shake-up

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