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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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Real Assets: AP4’s True “Alternative”

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ATP’s Green Bond Push

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Danish pension provider ATP, Europe’s fourth-largest pension fund, has announced plans to sharpen its climate ambitions to contribute to the global...

Next Stop: Complexity and Illiquidity

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Stuck between low yields, the prospect of higher rates due to rising inflation and the need to include fixed income in...

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Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With emerging market countries enjoying higher-than-average economic growth amid the catching-up process with countries in the developed world, emerging markets can...

ATP’s Smart Beta Approach

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – ATP, Europe’s fourth-largest pension fund, runs an investment portfolio and a hedging portfolio, “with the hedging portfolio taking care of the...

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