In an attempt to improve returns and cost efficiency, the Nobel Foundation is shifting from active to passive equity mandates and adding more hedge funds to its portfolio.
As Japanese equities surge after 20 years of recession, investors must decide whether this is the start of a sustained recovery or just another dead-cat bounce
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.
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