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​Swedish pension funds slam draft IORP II solvency rules

Tue, 17 Sep 2019By

Folksam, AMF and Alecta home in on proposals for traditional guaranteed pensions while industry association says ambiguities in the draft must be addressed

Stockholm, Sweden

​Reprieve for Swedish pension firms as government delays reform

Mon, 16 Sep 2019By

The Timetable for establishing a procured marketplace has been pushed back by four months to the start of 2021, giving managers more time to prepare

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​Swedish pensions lobby says new IORP II rules too close to Solvency II

Thu, 12 Sep 2019By

The regulator has revised its timetable for the implementation of IORP II, pushing the deadline back to January 2020 – a year after it was supposed to come into force

Stockholm, Sweden

​AP Funds take active role in bid to tackle money laundering

Tue, 10 Sep 2019By

The Swedish state pension buffer funds’ Council on Ethics gathered major banks and regulators together to discuss recent scandals

Stockholm, Sweden

​KPA buys €403m Stockholm office as Folksam boosts real estate target

Mon, 9 Sep 2019By

Sweden’s Folksam group has increased its expansion target for its real estate portfolio to €1.9bn, double the level previously announced

Johan Magnusson, AP1

AP1’s sacked CEO invested personally alongside fund’s IPO deal

Wed, 4 Sep 2019By

Swedish buffer fund chief to receive €595,000 in salary over next 18 months

Johan Magnusson, AP1

​AP1 board fires CEO Johan Magnusson after trading rules breach

Mon, 2 Sep 2019By

Swedish national pension fund puts chief counsel Teresa Isele in temporary charge of SEK352bn fund

Sweden: Better late than never

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Sweden moves to introduce IORP II-style legislation

Jens Henriksson, Swedbank

​Folksam boss Henriksson takes Swedbank CEO role

Thu, 29 Aug 2019By

Deputy chief Ylva Wessén will lead the SEK600bn pension and insurance provider for an interim period

Kerstin Hessius, CEO, AP3

AP3 sets sustainability goals, seeks to double green investments [updated]

Tue, 27 Aug 2019By

Sweden’s third AP fund pledges to halve its carbon footprint by 2025 and invest €2.8bn in green bonds

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ATP: Green signals

June 2019 (Magazine)By

In its quest for better quant stock selection method, ATP has also reduced its carbon footprint by a quarter

Denmark: Schemes challenge regulator on guarantee

June 2019 (Magazine)By

Regulatory developments and the low-interest-rate environment are pushing pension funds to move away from guaranteed schemes  

Sweden: Reform focus turns to quality and cost

June 2019 (Magazine)By Pirkko Juntunen

Phase two of Sweden’s premium pension system reform aims to weed out poor investment pension funds and preserve the best

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Per Bolund: Green future for Swedish pensions

June 2019 (Magazine)By Per Bolund

Sweden’s financial markets minister tells Pirkko Juntunen that the government is preparing for comprehensive pension reform

Iceland: Full overhaul on the cards

June 2019 (Magazine)By

Iceland’s government is preparing for a comprehensive review of pension fund issues

Norway: Paving the way for competition

June 2019 (Magazine)By

Municipal reform and proposed new public-sector scheme is creating a fertile environment for competition

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Nordic Region: Shifting borders

November 2018 (magazine)By

Is the Nordic dream of a unified Danish-Swedish pensions market over?

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