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Sweden’s AP2 targets companies over lack of women executives

According to Responsible Investor AP2, the SEK227.5bn (€23bn) Second Swedish National Pension Fund, has launched a campaign to lobby companies which it believes are...

AP4 splits passive global equity mandate into three

The Swedish pensionfond Fjärde AP-fonden (AP4) has split its passive global equity mandate between three managers. According to IPE.com the SEK200bn (€21bn) pension buffer...

US institutional investors moving away from funds of funds

US hedge fund investors lately tend to move away from fund of funds avoiding to pay performance fees twice as Bloomberg reported today.Pensions &...

European institutional investments in hedge funds set to slow down

Institutional investors in Europe gathered in London last week for a discussion about the future growth rate of hedge fund  investments and ...

Big drive into alternative assets from institutional investors

European institutional investors plan to put more than  €100bn into alternative assets in the next two to four years,

Man industry professionals: Nordic Institutional interest in hedge funds is on the rise

The appetite for hedge fund investments among Nordic institutional investors is as strong as ever, making the Nordic region a market with tremendous potential,...

Institutional investors to invest extra $90 bn in hedge funds

Institutional investors are expected to put a further $80 – 90 billion into hedge funds over the next 12 mont

Institutional investors flock to hedge funds

According to investment research group Infovest21, institutional inves

Danish pension fund PensionDanmark confirms alternatives allocation

PensionDanmark, a Danish pension fund, is aiming to increase its alternatives stake to 10% over the coming years. The investment goal of the fund...

Survey: European institutional investors have an average of 2% in hedge funds, slight rise from 2005

Europe’s institutional investors invest an average of 2% in hedge funds. Particularly smaller institutions are interested in the asset class. December 1 (bfinance.de): Institutional...

Swedish pension fund head eyes 25% in alternatives

Gustav Karner, the head of asset allocation at Sweden’s Lansforsäkringar pension fund, plans to increase the fund’s exposure to alternatives to 25%. However, hedge...

Nobel Foundation to invest in hedge funds

The organisation that funds the Nobel Prizes has decided to invest in hedge funds for the first time. One of the funds singled out...