Danish pension funds hold equities in weapon suppliers to Saudi Arabia

Putting aside the fact that Saudi Arabia is suspected to commit war crimes in Yemen, 14 of the 17 largest Danish-based pension funds have invested in companies that supply military equipment to the Saudi kingdom.


Whereas the Danish government has suspended its weapon export to Saudi Arabia, Danish pension funds invest a lot of money in foreign weapon behemoths that supply military equipment to the kingdom.

In total, the Danish pension funds hold equities of at least DKK 1.13 billion (EUR 151m) in companies that supply military equipment and technical services to Saudi Arabia, according to daily newspaper Information's investigation of 17 of the largest pension funds.

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