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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?

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Norway: A trillion dollar issue

December 2017 (Magazine)

Is managing its huge sovereign wealth fund distracting the Norwegian Central Bank from its monetary stability role?

Asset allocation: Opportunities ahead

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Key findings on asset management trends from the latest Nordic Investor Survey

Sweden: Domestic players

December 2017 (Magazine)By

How are Sweden’s largest pension providers managing their assets?

M&A in Finland: Ilmarinen merges with Etera

December 2017 (Magazine)By Reeta Paakkinen

Ilmarinen is to become the largest property investor and second-largest pension provider in Finland when it merges with Etera

Industriens: Radical move pays off

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Switching all pension assets of active members to market-rate returns has allowed  Industriens Pension to reap the benefits of wider diversification

ATP: Domestic pressure

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Denmark’s entrepreneur panel wants the country’s largest pension fund to do more to support the growth of young Danish companies

Jesper Kerstein: Kirstein widens its Spektrum

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Kirstein has formed a new asset-management company to increase client reach, writes Rachel Fixsen

All Nordic Region

Finland View

Varma investment chief laments lack of options for investors

Fri, 17 Aug 2018By

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

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

Fri, 17 Aug 2018By

Manager Folketrygdfondet beats benchmark in equities and bonds 

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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

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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

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APG appoints SEB’s Peter Branner as investment chief

Tue, 31 Jul 2018By

Branner joins from SEB Investment Management in Sweden

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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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