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Head of Alts Jumps Ship to Join AP Pension

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – After more than a decade at Lærernes Pension in various roles, Head of Alternatives Helle Ærendahl Heldbo is joining AP Pension in the same role this September. She has served as Lærernes Pension’s Head of Alternatives since October of 2020.

“After more than 12 years at Lærernes Pension, it is time for me to meet new challenges,” Heldbo writes on LinkedIn. “As of September 1st, I have the great pleasure of joining AP Pension as Head of Alternative Investments,” she announces. “I look forward to joining my new colleagues and I am excited about the opportunity of becoming a part of both the great team and the strong investment platform within Infrastructure, Credit, and Private Equity,” she continues. “Being in Lærernes Pension and watching the pension fund grow to where it is today, has been an educational journey and I have had a great time, with very good colleges.”

“After more than 12 years at Lærernes Pension, it is time for me to meet new challenges. As of September 1st, I have the great pleasure of joining AP Pension as Head of Alternative Investments.”

“We are so excited about you joining us at AP Pension and look very much forward to an exciting journey together,” Rasmus Cederholm, the CIO of AP Pension, comments on Heldbo joining his team. Helle Ærendahl Heldbo has been working at Lærernes Pension for 12 and a half years in various roles, most recently as Head of Alternatives, focusing on private equity, real estate, infrastructure, and forestry. She also served as Head of Fund Selection within alternatives for almost three years, and as portfolio manager and senior portfolio manager focusing on alternative investments.

“We are so excited about you joining us at AP Pension and look very much forward to an exciting journey together.”

Founded in 1993, Lærernes Pension is a leading Danish listed life insurance company providing pension schemes for more than 150,000 teachers employed in Danish municipal and private primary and lower-secondary schools, and in adult education. Lærernes Pension has about 13 percent of its DKK 142 billion investment portfolio allocated to alternative investments.

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