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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

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

Copenhagen skyline

PKA, Danica referred to fraud squad over suspected competition breach

Tue, 21 Aug 2018By

Danish pensions rivals made joint bid for Salling Group contract that may have inadvertently broken rules

Oslo, Norway

KLP’s real estate performance boosts first half returns

Mon, 20 Aug 2018By

Norwegian pensions heavyweight tops up moderate first-half gains with reserves

Finland View

Varma investment chief laments lack of options for investors [updated]

Fri, 17 Aug 2018By

Finnish pensions insurance giant Varma posts 1.7% investment return in first half

ExxonMobil oil rig

Norway’s Nordic sovereign fund swelled by oil prices in first half

Fri, 17 Aug 2018By

Manager Folketrygdfondet beats benchmark in equities and bonds 

Copenhagen skyline

AP Pension doubles business with purchase of Skandia Denmark

Tue, 14 Aug 2018By

Deal to propel AP Pension into country’s top 10 pension providers by assets under management

marten lindeborg

AP3 investment chief dies after short illness

Fri, 10 Aug 2018By IPE Staff

Lindeborg joined AP3 in 2009 and was promoted to CIO in 2015

Stockholm, Sweden

High pharma exposure depresses Alecta’s returns in first half

Wed, 1 Aug 2018By

Sweden’s biggest pension fund left disappointed after first-half investment performance

Peter Branner

APG appoints SEB’s Peter Branner as investment chief

Tue, 31 Jul 2018By

Branner joins from SEB Investment Management in Sweden

City Hall, Stockholm, Sweden

AP1 boosts defences in first half with shift out of equities

Tue, 31 Jul 2018By

CEO warns against short-termism distracting from “comparative advantage” of long term investing

Helsinki, Finland

Ilmarinen’s Björkman to leave merged pensions giant in the autumn

Mon, 30 Jul 2018By

Finnish pensions insurer says post-merger synergy targets on track after H1

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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

the netherlands

Dutch schemes’ recovery stalls as funding plateaus at 109%

Thu, 6 Sep 2018By

Aon: Pressure increasing for system reform as pension cuts at large schemes are still a possibility

liam kennedy

Holistic answers needed

September 2018 (magazine)By

Fiduciary management was conceived as a sophisticated and holistic solution to the shortcomings of pension asset management that became evident after the equity market downturn of 2000-03

daniel ben ami

Avoiding another Lehman

September 2018 (magazine)By

Postponing the difficult decisions involved in tackling the economy’s productive weaknesses will only make matters worse

carlo svaluto moreolo

A welcome regulatory effort

September 2018 (magazine)By

Further regulation to make investment funds and asset management activities rock-solid is essential

nick reeve

Good things come to those who save

September 2018 (magazine)By

Good things come to those who wait – so goes the tagline of a famous Irish export, Guinness

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