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Nordic Region

Copenhagen, Denmark

Nordea restructures after selling Danish business

Thu, 19 Jul 2018By

Pan-Nordic team of 30 staff aims for improved access to investment deals and stronger performance

Stockholm, Sweden

Domestic equities drive AP4’s return in first half of 2018

Tue, 17 Jul 2018By

State buffer fund steps up sustainable investment efforts by backing Amundi green bond fund

Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden appoints implementation chief for premium pension reform

Thu, 12 Jul 2018By

Mikael Westberg, head of legal at Pensions Authority, to oversee reform implementation

Norway

Norway pension fund body slams government move on solvency rules

Thu, 28 Jun 2018By

Infrastructure investments to be made easier for pension funds

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Norwegian public sector pensions reform gets thumbs up from union

Wed, 20 Jun 2018By

Government to draft legislation after Akademikerne approve plan to improve public sector pension provision

Greenpeace banner

Greenpeace breaches AP3’s Stockholm office in fossil fuel protest [updated]

Mon, 18 Jun 2018By

Swedish pension fund targeted in environmental group’s campaign

Northern nights in Norway

KLP kicks off planned NOK1bn of seed capital investments

Fri, 15 Jun 2018By

Municipal pension fund enters venture capital space for the first time

Norway

Norway's domestic SWF names chief executive [updated]

Fri, 15 Jun 2018By

Kjetil Houg to rejoin Folketrygdfondet from pension insurer Oslo Pensjonsforsikring

Gothenburg, Sweden

More women on boards possible without legislation, says AP2

Tue, 12 Jun 2018By

Female management presence rises in 2018 at Swedish listed firms, pension fund report shows 

Finland

Ilmarinen to take on OP Group’s €1.1bn pension scheme

Tue, 12 Jun 2018By

Finnish banking heavyweight picks Ilmarinen after bidding process

Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish Pensions Authority unveils new demands for asset managers

Mon, 11 Jun 2018By

New rules to cap number of funds on offer per provider and enforce minimum AUM

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Danish investor seeks manager for $300m EM currency allocation

Mon, 11 Jun 2018By IPE Staff

Also: Asian institution looking to allocate $10m to global trade finance

Danish pension fund leaders sign up to the new fund

Danish investors back DKK5bn sustainable development fund

Fri, 8 Jun 2018By

ATP, PFA and four other funds plough DKK400m apiece into state-sponsored SDG fund

Stockholm, Sweden

AP1 invests $330m in global high yield via Nomura

Fri, 8 Jun 2018By

Swedish national pensions buffer fund awards mandate after 2017 global tender process

Awards 2013 Sweden SPK

Vikberg to replace Hansson as SPK chief executive

Thu, 7 Jun 2018By

Peter Hansson stepping down after 25 years at the helm of banking sector scheme

Stockholm, Sweden

AP7 picks KBI and Impax for SEK3bn green impact mandates

Tue, 29 May 2018By

Swedish fund awards active alpha advice contract to MJ Hudson Allenbridge

Windfarm

PKA makes first onshore wind investment with €350m Swedish project

Thu, 24 May 2018By

Danish fund to take 30% stake in consortium with turbine manufacturer Vestas and energy company Vattenfall

Stockholm, Sweden

AP1 re-tenders $4bn worth of emerging market equity mandates

Mon, 14 May 2018By

Swedish state pension fund to pay special attention to ESG in assessments

Stockholm, Sweden

AP7 cuts gearing and adds risk-factor investments

Wed, 9 May 2018By

Swedish national pension fund aims aims for 10% risk-factor allocation

Oil rig

Norges Bank offers paths for SWF to stay invested in oil and gas stocks

Wed, 9 May 2018By

Manager of Norway’s giant oil fund also reverses initial proposal to cut alternative energy providers

All Latest Nordic Region News

coun try report nordic region

Iceland: Preparing for a second wave

May 2018 (magazine)By

The lifting of capital controls will allow Icelandic pension funds to invest more overseas

Finland: Trade fears dominate

May 2018 (magazine)By Reeta Paakkinen

The newly consolidated Finnish mutual pension insurance sector sees new problems in the investment conundrum

Finnish Self-Employed: Freelance provision requires reform

May 2018 (magazine)By Reeta Paakkinen

Finland has woken up to the difficulties created by the flexible world of employment and the inability of pension regulation to ensure suitable provision for the self-employed 

Sweden: AP funds work together

May 2018 (magazine)By

Sweden’s four main buffers funds have increased co-ordination since the failed system change in 2017

KLP: Awash with cash, bereft of options

May 2018 (magazine)By

Kommunale Landespensjonskasse is asset rich with a mandate to invest in more real estate, but where can it find suitable opportunities?

All Pensions in Nordic Region

Voting

FRC finds support for stewardship code to mirror section 172 duty

Tue, 17 Jul 2018By

Support for signatories to report on how they considered wide range of stakeholders

Frank Field MP

Accounting roundup: UK politician demands answers over BHS audit

Fri, 13 Jul 2018By

Plus: Updated good practice guide for pension accounting; SIG faces investigation; FRC names firms under review

A view of Zurich, Switzerland

Accounting, de-risking moves bolster Swiss pension plan funding

Wed, 11 Jul 2018By

Liabilities fell by CHF3.6bn while investment returns added CHF900m.

Euros

Accounting body delays work on DB surplus refund rules

Tue, 3 Jul 2018By

International Accounting Standards Board wants its work on the controversial rule aligned with research into DC schemes

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Reasons to understand blockchain

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

The rise of blockchain architecture coincides with a period of falling trust in institutions

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