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Nordic Region

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Norway agrees new public sector pension arrangement

Tue, 13 Mar 2018By

Deal that has been nine years in the making finally comes together 

City Hall, Stockholm, Sweden

AP1 boosts investment in growth markets and slims dollar exposure

Mon, 12 Mar 2018By

Swedish national pension fund reports beats peers with 9.7% annual return

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AP7 chief backs calls for illiquids investment permission

Tue, 6 Mar 2018By

Swedish premium pension default fund’s asset base swells by a quarter in 2017

New York

Scandinavian investor seeks US equity manager via IPE Quest

Mon, 5 Mar 2018Updated: Mon, 5 Mar 2018By IPE Staff

Manager should integrate ESG in investment process

Rosenborg Castle, Denmark

PensionDanmark adds first female directors to leadership team

Wed, 28 Feb 2018By

Ulrikke Ekelund and Marianne Fussing Ørsted promoted internally at Danish pension fund

Helsinki, Finland

Finnish state pension fund shifts towards equities

Wed, 28 Feb 2018By

Also: Keva prepares for ‘less rosy’ market conditions as cashflow turns negative

Norges Bank

Norway’s SWF makes 14% in 2017 after EM equities soar

Tue, 27 Feb 2018By

Government Pension Fund Global made nearly 30% from its emerging market equity allocation

Stockholm, Sweden

AP4’s Ekvall calls for AP funds to have direct investment tools

Thu, 22 Feb 2018By

Sweden’s fourth national pensions buffer fund matches sister fund AP2’s 9.1% return in 2017

City Hall of Stockholm, Sweden

AP7 paves way for first risk factor investments

Wed, 21 Feb 2018By

Swedish premium pension default fund tenders for advice on “active alpha” procurement

Oslo, Norway

Norway roundup: Oslo pension fund sees highest return in 12 years

Tue, 20 Feb 2018By

Also: KLP returns NOK5.2bn to customers after strong 2017 for equities, real estate


Varma cuts carbon footprint in listed equities by 27%

Mon, 19 Feb 2018By

Richest Finnish pensions insurer toppled from top ranking by post-merger Ilmarinen

Manhattan, New York

ATP to cut venture capital, shut New York office in strategy shift

Fri, 16 Feb 2018By

Danish pension fund’s private equity unit to focus on fewer but larger allocations 

Forests in Finland

Elo bumps up global diversification and adds to equities in 2017

Fri, 16 Feb 2018By

Finnish pensions insurer posts record annual return of 7.4%, up from 5.6%

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Norway considers cull of all energy stocks – including renewables

Wed, 14 Feb 2018By

Potential divestment covers more than €30bn of assets invested in FTSE Russell energy sector indices

LD pension fund office, Aalborg

LD hunts for inspiration as it prepares for DKK80bn inflow

Wed, 14 Feb 2018By

CFO Charlotte Mark explains how her team is preparing to take on billions of kroner in new assets

A 4G mast operated by TDC

Danish pension funds win backing from TDC board for major telecoms bid

Tue, 13 Feb 2018By

ATP, PFA and PKA turn management board rejection around after ramping up offer price

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PFA doubles alternatives in 2017 to DKK26bn

Mon, 12 Feb 2018By

CEO says last year’s deals “establish PFA as attractive partner on international stage”


AP2 creates ESG-led multi-factor equity indices for €10bn portfolio

Mon, 12 Feb 2018By

Swedish national pensions buffer fund achieves 9.1% return for 2017

A 4G mast operated by TDC

Danish telecoms group rejects bid from pension fund consortium

Thu, 8 Feb 2018By

Three of Denmark’s biggest funds teamed up with Macquarie to bid for TDC Group

Christian Hyldahl

ATP makes near 30% annual return on investment portfolio

Thu, 8 Feb 2018By

Equities gains make up half of investment profit at Danish pensions giant

All Latest Nordic Region News

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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

Sweden: Domestic players

December 2017 (Magazine)By

How are Sweden’s largest pension providers managing their assets?

M&A in Finland: Ilmarinen merges with Etera

December 2017 (Magazine)By Reeta Paakkinen

Ilmarinen is to become the largest property investor and second-largest pension provider in Finland when it merges with Etera

Industriens: Radical move pays off

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Switching all pension assets of active members to market-rate returns has allowed  Industriens Pension to reap the benefits of wider diversification

All Pensions in Nordic Region

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

UK public pensions call for accounting watchdog to be disbanded

Tue, 13 Mar 2018By

LAPFF demands that the Financial Reporting Council be wound up and replaced to improve accountability


Joseph Mariathasan: Discount rates and error margins

Mon, 12 Mar 2018By

If too much credence is given to measurements without understanding their limitations, it can create chaos

The Houses of Parliament, London

Accounting roundup: FRC wrongly told companies to pay voluntary levy

Tue, 6 Mar 2018By

Also: IASB seeks fix for IAS 19 anomaly; rule changes could prove difficult in Germany

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CDC: clumsy Dutch construction?

March 2018 (magazine)By

For some in the UK, collective defined contribution (CDC) pensions are a desirable Dutch import that should be applied more widely. Many are sceptical

Identifying the real risk

March 2018 (magazine)By

Risk, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. The first half of February surprised markets with a sudden collapse in the value of risky assets followed by a rebound

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