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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

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

Nyhavn pier, Copenhagen, Denmark

Change Danish pensions law to allow phased retirement, says Aon

Thu, 20 Apr 2017By

‘Partial pensions’ more effective than higher retirement age in maintaining workforce

ExxonMobil under pressure from Church Commissioners

PKA cuts five oil firms but rejects blanket stance on fossil fuels

Wed, 19 Apr 2017By

Danish pension fund says nuanced approach recognises renewables moves

IMF recommends more supervisory powers for DNB

Dutch roundup: Dentists' scheme eyes tie-up with PFZW

Thu, 6 Apr 2017By ,

Also: Consultant seeks to bring robo-advice to Netherlands; L&G completes sale of Dutch arm to Chesnara

Danish lighthouse

PFA sees bonds, equities as overpriced 'in places' as risks mount

Thu, 6 Apr 2017By

Denmark’s largest commercial pension fund says French election could shake global markets

City Hall, Stockholm, Sweden

AP funds' ethics council backs engagement over divestment

Wed, 5 Apr 2017By

Human rights, biodiversity and anti-corruption were 2016 focus of council overseeing €135bn of public pension assets

Norway View

Nordic roundup: Norway SWF, Dakota pipeline, DNB, JØP/DIP, PBU

Mon, 27 Mar 2017By

Council on Ethics to meet with indigenous people affected by controversial pipeline

PensionDanmark, Danica invest in shipping mandate

PensionDanmark, Danica invest $300m in new ship leasing fund

Mon, 20 Mar 2017By

PensionDanmark introduces new asset class bucket into portfolio to cater for shipping allocation

ExxonMobil under pressure from Church Commissioners

Norway's oil fund faces pressure from Nordic indigenous people over Dakota

Fri, 17 Mar 2017By

Nordic region’s indigenous people, the Sami, voice support for Sioux tribe in US over Trump-backed project

All Nordic Region News

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