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​Sweden revamps AP fund boards with industry veterans and academics

Fri, 24 May 2019By

New chairs for AP1 and AP3, along with three new deputies and 12 new board members across the €126bn system

Pablo Bernengo, CIO of AP3

Sweden’s AP3 appoints permanent CIO

Wed, 15 May 2019By

Pablo Bernengo will join the SEK341bn state pension buffer fund from his current CEO role at Öhman Fonder in November


ESG roundup: Another investor culls tobacco firms

Tue, 14 May 2019By

Also: AP7 hails climate change actions by German firms RWE and BASF to address lobbying concerns 

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​Swedish pension boss calls for more action on the gender pension gap

Tue, 14 May 2019By

KPA Pension’s Britta Burreau presses social affairs minister to address issue as data shows women’s pensions only 67% of men’s

City Hall of Stockholm, Sweden

​Swedish asset managers warn against latest pension reforms

Fri, 10 May 2019By

The Swedish Investment Fund Association claims changes to the third-pillar Premium Pensions System will reduce competition and limit choice for savers

Stockholm, Sweden

​Folksam greens SEK80bn foreign portfolio by halving share count

Wed, 8 May 2019By

Swedish provider’s equity reshuffle has reduced the carbon footprint of the portfolio by 20%, as it cuts oil sands and coal-related companies

Nyhavn in Copenhagen, Denmark

Danske Bank cashes in as Swedish pension arm sale finalised

Tue, 7 May 2019By

Consortium including Sampension and Unigestion completes purchase as Danica reports strong first-quarter performance

Gothenburg, Sweden

​Swedish government expands AP funds’ investment freedom

Thu, 2 May 2019By

AP funds 1-4 to be given more flexibility to lend to real estate and holding companies they invest in

Swedbank has made several senior staff changes owing to the scandal

Pension funds act as Nordic drama engulfs Swedbank

May 2019 (Magazine)By

Sweden’s largest pension funds have been thrust into leading roles in a money-laundering scandal over the past few weeks, as Swedbank was raided by fraud investigators and forced to fire its CEO.


​Swedish politicians call for cross-party pensions group to be scrapped

Tue, 30 Apr 2019By

Government-supporting Vänsterpartiet also moves for the Premium Pension System to become optional

All Sweden

nordic region

Nordic Region: Shifting borders

November 2018 (magazine)By

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

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Asset Allocation: Innovation for the future

November 2018 (magazine)By Karoline Thorslund-Andersen

Nordic institutions maintain an innovative diversification path

Different strokes

November 2018 (magazine)By , Reeta Paakkinen

We interview seven Nordic funds about their portfolios

Change of focus at Apoteket fund

November 2018 (magazine)By Pirkko Juntunen

Gustav Karner cleans out old medicine at the pharmacy pension fund, as attention turns to cost cutting

Swedish Premium Pension: Safe and sound

November 2018 (magazine)By

Reform of the Premium Pension System aims to root out poor management practices and make the system sustainable

Swedish Premium Pension: Lundbergh’s nudge

November 2018 (magazine)By

How to formulate evidence-based pension reform proposals in 10 weeks

All Pensions in Nordic Region


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