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Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Alecta chief investment officer Hans Sterte has resigned from his role and will leave Sweden’s largest pension fund in mid-November at the end of his four-month notice period, according to Pensionsnyheterna.se. Sterte has served as Alecta’s CIO for the past four and a half years. “Hans Sterte...

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Alecta CIO to Leave in November

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Alecta chief investment officer Hans Sterte has resigned from his role and will leave Sweden’s largest pension fund in mid-November at...

Hedge Funds Dampen Aalto University Endowment’s Losses

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Aalto University’s endowment fund incurred a loss of 5.1 percent during the first half of 2022 amid wider market turmoil, as...

AP1 Duo Heading to New Fund Selection Agency

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In a series of new appointments, the new Swedish Fund Selection Agency – Fondtorgsnämnden – has hired Majdi Chammas and Tina...

Lærernes Pension Picks Internal Candidate as Head of Alts

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With Head of Alternatives Helle Ærendahl Heldbo departing for AP Pension in September, Lærernes Pension has promoted senior portfolio manager Tobias...

New Head of Alts at PensionDanmark

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – PensionDanmark’s Head of Alternatives, Kim Nielsen, is leaving the Danish pension fund after 11 years to join the newly-established family office...

Real Assets: AP4’s True “Alternative”

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The historically low bond yields in the decade following the 2008 financial crisis have led many institutional investors to look outside...

The Holy Grail of Diversification

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With inflation becoming omnipresent and geopolitical uncertainty rising due to the war in Ukraine, market participants witnessed a conundrum of consequences...

Velliv Makes Further Inroads into Fintech

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Danish pension provider Velliv has joined forces with the Danish state’s investment fund Vaekstfonden and financial services trade union Finansforbundet to...

AIM Capital Hires Portfolio Manager

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Finnish asset manager AIM Capital has announced the expansion of its alternative investment capabilities with the appointment of Kristian Laitinen as...

Elo’s Approach to Hedge Fund Allocation

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The hedge fund universe is heterogeneous, with the objectives, complexity, costs, and risk-return profile of each hedge fund varying widely. However,...

Signs of Waning Interest

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The hedge fund industry’s assets under management passed the $4 trillion mark in the first quarter in 2021, growing substantially to...

Equities and Alts Propel AP1’s Record Return

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Swedish National Pension (AP) Funds, AP1-AP4, achieved record profits of SEK 316 billion in 2021. The AP Funds’ average return...