Erik Valtonen, former chief investment officer of Swedish buffer fund AP3 and since his departure from the fund in 2011 an independent consultant, has been appointed chief executive of Switzerland-based hedge fund Blue Diamond. Nrpn finds out why he has downsized.
When PKA split its high yield portfolio into regional exposures, it had to decide whether its US and Europe-based managers would retain the emerging market corporate debt exposure
The outlook for emerging market corporate debt remains positive but not all Nordic investors are convinced
Plummeting interest rates have sped up the inflows into alternative assets, but accurate valuations of illiquid portfolios may prove tricky
Four questions to Staffan Sevón, llmarinen’s head of tactical allocation and head of Ilmarinen Alpha and former chief investment officer of Veritas
Denmark’s five largest pension companies have joined forces to push forward the discussion around how public-private partnerships can be implemented.
The planned merger between €9.7bn LocalTapiola Pension and €7.5bn Pension Fennia to create a substantially stronger pension insurance company will widen the gap between the top three companies and the rest of the field
Iceland’s government has announced it will not call on the pension sector to fund a new university hospital
As the new year approaches, nrpn asks three key Nordic players about their hopes, fears and expectations for the coming year
Finnish pension company Ilmarinen is to establish a presence in China from the beginning of next year