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Nordic Region

Copenhagen square

PBU investment chief exits as responsibilities shift

Tue, 16 Jan 2018By

Danish pension fund describes Morten Schou’s departure as “amicable and undramatic”

Gothenburg, Sweden

AP2 invests in gender-equality social bond from World Bank

Tue, 16 Jan 2018By

Bond is in line with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, says Swedish fund

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Norway’s SWF manager backs move into private equity

Wed, 10 Jan 2018By

Suggested 4% cap could see as much as €35bn allocated to the asset class

Rosenborg Castle, Denmark

LD hires Nykredit, JP Morgan for investment admin services

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By

Danish pension fund cuts investment administration costs by 30% following tender

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Norway's SWF hits back at stock-picking criticism

Wed, 20 Dec 2017By

Academic and consultanty say the oil fund has lost some NOK10bn as a result of its stock-picking

Stockholm, Sweden

AP7 faces risk probe as Sweden lifts pension age

Fri, 15 Dec 2017By

Cross-party pensions group publishes wide-ranging pensions reform

Copenhagen skyline

Danica to grow 30% following SEB Pension takeover

Thu, 14 Dec 2017By

Nordic commercial pensions merger will aid product development, says Danica CEO

New York City

PenSam, TIAA/Nuveen to plough DKK1.2bn into US private equity

Mon, 11 Dec 2017By

Danish pension fund cites “shared DNA” as factor behind partner choice

Danish lighthouse

Danish pension funds back government plan for equity transparency

Thu, 7 Dec 2017By

Pension funds will reveal equity portfolio allocations by geography, size and sector under new proposals

Oil wells

KLP removes Chevron from blacklist after 13-year ban

Thu, 7 Dec 2017By

Coal, tobacco companies added to banned stock list for Norwegian municipal pension provider

Stockholm, Sweden

AP1, AP4 invest in cancer drug firm via directed share issue

Wed, 6 Dec 2017By

Swedish biotech firm Cantargia has a strong early-stage product, says AP1

Netspar to branch out into artificial intelligence, big data

Swedish firm enters Dutch market to enable 'freedom of choice'

Wed, 6 Dec 2017By Frank van Alphen

Financial advice group Söderberg to take stake in Montae and roll out IT systems

Henrik Olejasz Larsen, Sampension

Sampension scales back listed equity exposure

Mon, 4 Dec 2017By

Danish pension fund moves to shield assets from market correction

Oil wells

Norwegian SWF oil stock sell-off could trigger ‘domino effect’

Fri, 1 Dec 2017By Raji Menon

Other oil-rich sovereign fnds could rethink their exposure to oil and gas stocks, analysts say

Nordic investors: Keeping faith

December 2017 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Nordic investors still think hedge funds have a place in their portfolios despite concerns about underperformance and high fees

City Hall of Stockholm, Sweden

AP7 targets investment in Swedish water system

Thu, 23 Nov 2017By

Swedish pension fund and SPP say country’s water situation ‘more serious than for decades’

Jan Parner, ATP

ATP poaches Danish regulator’s Jan Parner as new actuarial chief

Fri, 17 Nov 2017By

Pensions giant says top regulator will aid fund’s strategic development

ExxonMobil oil rig

Norway’s oil fund could divest NOK300bn from oil and gas stocks

Thu, 16 Nov 2017By

Central bank recommends move to protect fund from permanent oil price fall


AP1, AP2 call for more scope on direct investments

Wed, 15 Nov 2017By

Swedish pensions buffer funds cite SEK300m potential annual savings through investor ‘clubs’

Danish houses

Nordic roundup: Danish parliament approves LD as holiday fund manager

Wed, 15 Nov 2017By

Also: Sampension warns on future returns; Swedish insurers voice opposition to EIOPA data plans

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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

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

marjorie ifo a cropped

UK actuarial body wants profession to contribute to UN SDGs

Wed, 10 Jan 2018By

IFoA wants to explore how actuaries can help achieve sustainable development goals

Tokyo Japan

Mandate roundup: Japan's GPIF seeks 'multidimensional' analysis

Fri, 5 Jan 2018By

Plus: EU bodies want to commission pension fund studies, UK LGPS seeks custodian

daniel ben ami

Crypto-currencies lack real basis

January 2018 (magazine)By

Crypto-currencies divide opinions sharply. Some rave about them while others are scathing

carlo svaluto moreolo

Do not expect a tech-driven revolution

January 2018 (magazine)By

Despite the amount of academic research, the theoretical concepts underpinning portfolio management remain the same

nick reeve

Crystal balls at the ready

January 2018 (magazine)By

Asset managers have all issued their outlooks for the forthcoming arbitrary 12-month period

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