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Nordic Region

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​AP4 adds nuclear weapons, oil sands to investment blacklist

Wed, 16 Jan 2019By

Fund nets SEK3bn from sales of companies including Airbus, Boeing and Lockheed Martin

Danish lighthouse

​Danish roundup: MP, Industriens, Sampension post weak 2018 returns

Mon, 14 Jan 2019By

Brexit, trade war and rising interest rates dragged markets down, says academics’ fund


Nordic insurer seeks developed market bond manager via IPE Quest

Wed, 12 Dec 2018By IPE Staff

Unit-linked insurer has $50m investment grade active mandate to award

Christian Hyldahl, CEO, ATP

​ATP chief Hyldahl quits amid political pressure

Mon, 26 Nov 2018By

Danish pensions highflier became embroiled in widespread dividend tax scandal


​AP4 hails financial benefit of tobacco divestment

Tue, 13 Nov 2018By

Swedish pension fund says sector has underperformed by 40% since 2016

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

where next in the search for income

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

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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


Accounting roundup: IASB plans changes to hybrid scheme rules

Tue, 15 Jan 2019By

Plus: EFRAG and IASB to report later this year on hybrid discount rate rule; FRC audited Patisserie Valerie accounts

Aston University, Birmingham

New USS valuation could slash deficit, ‘notably’ lower contributions

Mon, 7 Jan 2019By

Pension scheme seeks employer views on 31 March 2018 valuation, including raising retirement age 

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Analysis: First estimates of UK equality ruling costs emerge

Thu, 3 Jan 2019By

Equalising guaranteed minimum pensions estimated to cost between 0.2% and 1.7% of liabilities, according to early company estimates

daniel ben ami

Double standards on trade

January 2019 (magazine)By

No wonder the discussion of trade is in such a tangle. The terminology around the subject is almost designed to cause confusion.

carlo svaluto moreolo

Investing is not a zero-sum game

January 2019 (magazine)By

The rampant bull market of the past decade could already be a thing of the past and institutional investors are understandably nervous about the future

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