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Siv Jensen, Norway finance minister

Norway rejects infrastructure allocation for sovereign fund

Mon, 10 Apr 2017By

Finance ministry also rules out divestment from oil and gas assets but confirms equities allocation will rise to 70%

Oil platform

Norwegian sovereign fund's returns outweigh oil revenue for first time

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By

NBIM reports third-best quarterly performance in sovereign wealth fund’s 21-year history

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Pay CEOs in decade-locked shares, says Norway SWF

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By

Norway’s oil fund manager will talk to peers about remuneration principles

Norway View

Nordic roundup: Norway SWF, Dakota pipeline, DNB, JØP/DIP, PBU

Mon, 27 Mar 2017By

Council on Ethics to meet with indigenous people affected by controversial pipeline

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Nordic roundup: PensionDanmark, Bergen Kommunale Pensjonskasse, TELA

Fri, 24 Mar 2017By

Plus: Bergen pension fund doubles annual return; Finnish pension funds add 4.2% in 2016

Tobacco

Ethical exclusions dented NBIM equity return by 1.1% since 2006

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By

Behaviour-based exclusions boosted returns, while product-based blacklisting lost money

ExxonMobil under pressure from Church Commissioners

Norway's oil fund faces pressure from Nordic indigenous people over Dakota

Fri, 17 Mar 2017By

Nordic region’s indigenous people, the Sami, voice support for Sioux tribe in US over Trump-backed project

Office buildings in Oslo, Norway

KLP U-turns on Dakota pipeline firms after UN slams project

Tue, 14 Mar 2017By

Norwegian public sector pension fund divests over NOK500m from four US companies 

Salmon prices boost Norway's domestic SWF

Nordic roundup: Salmon price boosts Norway domestic SWF

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By

PenSam posts 8% return in 2016, while Folksam offloads €590m of Swedbank shares

Strip coal mining

Norwegian oil fund cuts 10 more companies over coal activities

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By

Sovereign fund probed companies over ESG issues at more than 1,500 meetings in 2016

All Norway

boats in bildudalur harbour icelandic funds look to set sail in foreign waters

Pensions in Nordic Region: Iceland - Opportunities abound

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Icelandic funds are looking to step up their foreign exposure now that exchange controls are being lifted. But they are in no rush

Alternative Financing: Making a private judgement call

December 2016 (Magazine)

Can Nordic pension funds use their experience with private equity to build private debt portfolios? Carlo Svaluto Moreolo reports

Denmark: Crossing the pensions divide

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Pension providers are venturing outside their traditional markets, reflecting changing career patterns, writes Rachel Fixsen

Finland: The great public-private transfer

December 2016 (Magazine)

As Finland prepares to transfer responsibility for pension liabilities away from the state towards the private sector, Reeta Paakkinen looks at possible outcomes for provision and contributions

Finland: In-house property focus at Etera

December 2016 (Magazine)By Reeta Ilona Paakkinen

Jukka Reijonen, head of real assets at Etera, the Finnish occupational pension insurance company, talks to Reeta Paakkinen about the fund’s investment portfolio

Norway: KLP stays focused after reform

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Aage Schaanning, CFO at Kommunal Landspensjonskasse talks to Rachel Fixsen about the challenges it faces in the new commercial and regulatory landscape of Norwegian pension provision

Sweden: AP7 could double after reforms

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Sweden’s Premium Pensions Committee wants new pension savers’ contributions to go straight to AP7’s Såfa balanced default option as part of reform proposals, writes Rachel Fixsen

All Pensions in Nordic Region

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