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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

the aurora borealis covers the night sky of greenlands capital nuuk

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

architects image of an orestad housing project in which pension danmark has invested

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

Lars Løkke Rasmussen, prime minister, Denmark

Danish government drops plan for pension age increase

Tue, 23 May 2017By

Prime minister fails to gather broad political support for longer working from 2025

Kristoffer Fabricius Birch, head of equities, LD

Denmark’s LD overhauls equities strategy to balance risks

Thu, 18 May 2017By


New equities chief cuts Danish stock market exposure to 8% from 25%

Stockholm, Sweden

AP7 return leads Sweden's premium pension providers in 2016

Tue, 16 May 2017By

Good year for premium pensions despite ‘doubtful’ performance from handful of funds

Norway View

Norway proposes lower tax private pensions in 2017 budget

Mon, 15 May 2017By

Finance minister aims to facilitate more private savings for retirement

Norway View

KLP sees demand heat up for DC pensions

Fri, 12 May 2017By

Norwegian municipal pension fund watches for local government reform impact

OPF's office in Norway

Nordic roundup: Oslo fund's return driven by infra, equities in Q1

Thu, 11 May 2017By

Norway’s largest municipal pension fund Oslo Pensjonsforsiking (OPF) produced a 2.8% value-adjusted return on customer funds in the first three months of this year.

Helsinki, Finland

Finland's VER backs risk premia, eyes real assets additions

Wed, 10 May 2017By Reeta Ilona Paakkinen

Diversification efforts hindered by state-enforced investment limits on alternatives

Danish lighthouse

Scandinavian investor seeks multi-asset, systematic manager via IPE Quest

Mon, 8 May 2017By IPE Staff

Mandate for multi-asset style/risk premia tendered

All Nordic Region News

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  • QN-2311

    Asset class: Cash.
    Asset region: OECD.
    Size: EUR 20-200 m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-26.

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    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Global Emerging Markets.
    Size: $150m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-29.

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    Asset region: Global Emerging Markets.
    Size: EUR 200m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-31.

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    Asset region: Global Emerging Markets.
    Size: EUR 200m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-31.

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