Many pension funds buy insurance strategies for protection but those willing to take the other side can get well compensated for the risk.
The exchange traded fund industry may be growing rapidly, but many Nordic pension funds are yet to find a use for ETFs in their investment portfolios.
The SKr6.2bn (€722m) Volvo Car Corporation pension fund in Sweden has a large proportion of its equity exposure in exchange traded funds and aims to add fixed income ETFs to its portfolio.
Considering how to optimise the risk-return profile of the portfolio, Lærernes Pension’s CIO Morten Malle tells Caroline Liinanki why adding more strategies and new asset classes makes sense
Following criticism of Danish pension funds’ investment in African ‘blood bonds’, a working group is trying to establish a policy for sovereign bond investments
While Icelandic pension funds support legislation on their boards’ gender ratio, some are struggling to meet its requirements
Having made the strategic decision to hedge its liabilities using Eonia swaps, Denmark’s PKA says its members’ pensions should not depend on mistrust between banks for a non-traded rate
The Finnish pension company that will arise from the merger of Pension Fennia and LocalTapiola Pension on January 1 2014 will be named Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company.
Steen Jørgensen tells Caroline Liinanki about the major challenges facing the pension industry, the diminishing trust in pension funds and about being the subject of negative media coverage
Danish pension funds are lobbying Finanstilsynet, the Danish financial supervisory authority, to change new requirements for board members of financial institutions.