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.
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.
Danish pension funds are lobbying Finanstilsynet, the Danish financial supervisory authority, to change new requirements for board members of financial institutions.
Diminishing returns have led the Nobel Foundation to rethink its approach to investment
Danica Pension is looking to add more exciting investments to its portfolio. Infrastructure, forestry, collateralised loan obligations and stakes in unlisted companies are some of the asset classes it is targeting.
Icelandic pension funds are considering buying Íslandsbanki, one of the three major retail banks rescued after the island’s 2008 financial system collapse
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.
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.