To get returns on the same level as other pension firms, PFA has made three big changes to its portfolio, including taking on more risk, says the firm, which doesn't fear a backlash from this year's predicted unsteady market.
Today, Ulrika Hasselgren embarks on the role as chief sustainability officer at Coeli after a brief period at ESG data and advisory firm Arabesque. Returning to the buy-side for an asset manager with an "ambitious growth target" was appealing to her.
Shelved geothermal projects abound in history books, but ATP Group CEO Bo Foged is convinced that a new facility will ensure favorable returns for pension savers. He also sees opportunities in a global expansion.
AQR Capital Management is taking the ax to return projections for markets around the globe -- yet again -- while touting fresh strategies from commodities to leverage to salvage investment performance.
Although the stock market has been in high gear and the Danish pension fund delivers a double-digit return in 2021, the figure is still below the market's highest. CEO Torsten Fels highlights that the portfolio has shown long-term robustness, where it is in the top of comparisons.
"Emerging markets are often seen as more exotic from an ESG perspective. But that view is too short-sighted," head of LGT Capital Partner's new emerging markets debt team Jetro Siekkinen tells AMWatch.
The Danish fund manager is now open to changing its cost structure, which brings in a large sum every year, due to new guidelines from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on charging performance fees and a related new guideline from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.
After buying Danish Capital Investment, Storebrand Eiendom's total investment portfolio has reached NOK 75bn (EUR 7.6bn), half of which comes from external customers. Now the asset manager wants to attract more international clients.
Investors in Silvestica Green Forest, including Folksam and KLP, have benefitted from higher-than-expected returns and carbon emission reductions. SEB and CRK Forest Management are now launching a second forest fund, this time as an evergreen.
Nordic Investment Opportunities will have ten times as much in AUM by 2030 if CEO Michael Greve, who has recently returned to Denmark after living in London, realizes his ambitions, which involve conquering the German market.
The financial group becomes the largest stakeholder in a Norwegian digital advisor to banks and wealth managers. The firms found shared values and ambitions in the digital and sustainability spaces (Updated).