Pensions in Nordic Region

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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

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Greenland: PFA’s pullout ends local provision

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Rachel Fixsen finds Danish-based pension provision is set to increase as PFA Soraarneq exits the island’s pensions marketplace

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Asset Allocation: Pension funds embrace the real

December 2016 (Magazine)

Jim Robinson reviews the recent mandate activity of large Nordic institutional investors

Sweden: Business as usual?

June 2016 (Magazine)By

Rachel Fixsen looks at how the Swedish buffer funds have reacted to the flawed and ultimately shelved attempts to reform and consolidate them

Denmark: Strength in size

June 2016 (Magazine)By

Rachel Fixsen looks at the importance of co-operation and collaboration between Danish pension funds as the price of real estate and infrastructure investments continues to grow

Norway: Accumulation key

June 2016 (Magazine)By

Rachel Fixsen discusses the Government Pension Fund Norway with Lars Tronsgaard, deputy chief executive at its asset manager, Folketrygdfondet

All Nordic Region

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Ilmarinen starts linking portfolio managers’ incentives to sustainability

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

Finnish pensions insurance giant adopts sustainability benchmark indices in investments

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Danish roundup: PFA Pension, Sampension

Mon, 16 Jan 2017By

Denmark’s biggest commercial pension provider reports higher-than-forecast returns

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Norwegian pension funds demand equality with insurers in solvency rules

Wed, 11 Jan 2017By

Draft treats infrastructure, mortgage-backed bonds more strictly for pension funds

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​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

Danica says results of new strategy show through in 2016 returns

Mon, 9 Jan 2017By

Danske-Bank subsidiary returns 7.5% for medium-risk customers

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Return at Denmark's LD boosted by 11% climate fund performance

Mon, 9 Jan 2017By

Danish pension fund’s main product makes 5.3% return in 2016

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NBIM appoints insider to replace Schanke as asset strategies CIO

Tue, 3 Jan 2017By

Interim position to become permanent for former portfolio management head

Geiranger Fjord, Norway

Infrastructure risks can be mitigated, Norway's oil fund decision makers told

Thu, 22 Dec 2016By

Ministry due to make new statement on GPFG’s inclusion of infrastructure next spring

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