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The Role & Value of Hedge Funds

(Stockholm) -  HedgeNordic asked three of this year’s Nordic Hedge Award jury members – Ulrika Bergman of the Nobel Foundation, Linsay McPhater of Danica...

AP1’s Insourcing of HF Strategies Nears Completion

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Sweden's AP1 fund, which previously embarked on a process of overhauling its allocation approach to alternative investments, has turned to more...

Pension Provider Alecta Shuns Hedge Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – One of the largest Swedish pension fund managers finds hedge funds unappealing and costly in the current environment and has opted...

SPK´s Hedge Fund Strategy and Allocation

London (HedgeNordic) - SPK, the pension fund for the Swedish savings institutions, has overhauled its hedge fund portfolio quite dramatically over the course of...

Intelligence led Advisory to Selling in the Nordic Region

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - Gaining actionable intelligence on the Nordic buy-side community has over the years become an increasing bottleneck for most types of asset...

Global institutional investors shifting risks from public to private markets, says BlackRock survey

(HedgeWeek) -Amid rising concerns about a downturn in the economic cycle, institutional investors are looking to mitigate risks by increasing allocations to private markets,...

Hedge Funds: A Swedish Pension Fund CEO’s Experience Over 25 Years

London (HedgeNordic) - Peter Hansson, the former CEO of Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa (SPK), is a true pension and investments veteran and has in his 37-year career...

Round Table: Uncovering Alpha in a “Fat and Flat” Equity Market

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - Equity markets have enjoyed an almost uninterrupted run upward ever since bottoming out in early 2009, after the fallout of the financial...

Nordic Selectors Cool on Alternative Ucits Funds

Stockholm (Hedgenordic/Expertinvestor) - Alternative Ucits funds offering hedge-fund-style absolute return strategies – providing investors with access to a wider pool of private and illiquid asset...

Varma Divests From Credit, Goes Into Macro Hedge Funds

Stockholm (Hedgenordic/Bloomberg) - Varma, the Finnish private-sector pension firm with about 45 billion euros of assets, may shift more money into global macro investments...

Hedge fund fees hindering investment by pension schemes

(HedgeWeek) - High management fees are a key hindrance preventing pension schemes from investing in hedge funds, followed closely by a lack of transparency...

Family Offices Trim Exposure to Hedge Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Family offices are trimming their exposure to hedge funds for at least the fourth consecutive year, according to a survey among...