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Ingrid Albinsson, CIO of Sweden's AP7

AP7 eyes diversification with EM, small cap equities

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By

Swedish default pension fund may use green mandates to widen clean-tech exposure

Stockholm, Sweden

AMF CIO warns to prepare for lower-return environment

Thu, 16 Feb 2017By

Swedish occupational scheme sees 2016 return rise to 7.3% from 5.3%

City Hall of Stockholm, Sweden

Alecta's return, solvency level fall year-on-year

Tue, 14 Feb 2017By

Swedish occupational pension giant “proud of long-term return”


Shares and EM bonds drive AP2’s return to 10.5% in 2016

Fri, 10 Feb 2017By

Gothenburg-based pensions buffer fund says bringing assets in-house has worked

Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish premium pension firm objects to planned AP7 expansion

Tue, 7 Feb 2017By

SPP Fonder CEO says premium pension reform draft contains “remarkable” assumption


Wednesday people roundup

Wed, 25 Jan 2017By IPE Staff

RPMI Railpen, Standard Life Investments, Candriam, AP3, SEB Markets, GMO, QMA, Cambridge Associates, Aon Hewitt, Xerox, TISA, Robeco, HSBC Securities Services

Light bulb

UK pension funds launch climate change 'toolkit'

Wed, 11 Jan 2017By

Transition Pathway Initiative aims to plug climate change ‘data gaps’

Red light

​Red light for proposed changes to Sweden’s traffic-light system

Tue, 10 Jan 2017By

FSA drops plans to change model for insurance companies, pension funds

Gothenburg, Sweden

Sweden’s AMF, AP1 and Folksam buy SEK5bn of new Volvo shares

Wed, 21 Dec 2016By

Pension funds hope issue is step towards full listing for Chinese-owned carmaker

Oil wells

AP7 may blacklist six energy companies on climate change grounds

Wed, 21 Dec 2016By

Companies identified after portfolio screening process, decision to be taken in six months’ time

All Sweden

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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