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Varma’s Best Year

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Finnish pension fund Varma saw its investment portfolio achieve the highest annual return in its history last year. Bolstered by private...

ATP CEO to Join CIP

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Bo Foged announced the decision to resign from his role as CEO of Danish pension provider ATP to join Copenhagen Infrastructure...

Helen Idenstedt Part of AIMA’s Investor Board

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Helen Idenstedt of Första AP-fonden (AP1) is one of the founding members of the newly-established Global Investor Board (GIB), created by...

Is 2022 the Year ESG Growth Finally Becomes Sustainable?

By Jack Inglis, CEO – AIMA: It’s hard to remember a time before ESG or to pinpoint exactly when it broke through into the...

Yngve Slyngstad to Head Aker Asset Management

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Norwegian conglomerate Aker ASA has appointed Yngve Slyngstad as CEO and senior partner of its newly-created asset management arm, Aker Asset...

Alt Fixed Income: En Route to the Mainstream

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Inflation has been at the forefront of investors’ minds and concerns this year, forcing them to make difficult decisions about how...

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...

Hedge Funds on Par with Private Equity

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Allocations to hedge funds reversed a multi-year downward trend, with allocations to hedge funds (28 percent) and private equity (27 percent)...

Hedge Funds Deliver for Varma

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Finnish pension fund Varma earned 13.5 percent on its investments during the nine-month period ending September, with private equity investments yielding...

Sampension Boosts Forestry Allocation

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Danish pension provider Sampension is increasing its allocation to forestry following an investment commitment of DKK 965 million to RMS, a...

Financing EM Infrastructure with Nordic Backing

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Swiss impact investor BlueOrchard has announced the first closing of its infrastructure-focused private debt fund BlueOrchard Sustainable Asset Fund, with support...