Fund Management

PFA makes new investment with Goldman Sachs

Danish pension company PFA has joined forces with American investment bank Goldman Sachs to inject money into the company Avantor which manufactures silicone, among other things, according to Danish news media Finans.

Saxo Bank's Fasdal predicts lower spreads for bond clients

What will happen to the spread on bonds when MiFID II takes effect and research and trade costs are separated? And what about the bond market in general? AMWatch puts five questions to Simon Fasdal, Head of Fixed Income at Saxo Bank, about the post-MiFID II world.

Formuepleje: No MiFID II worries for us

Danish asset manager Formuepleje was already more or less MiFID II compliant before the investment services directive was even hammered out by EU officials. The new regulatory regime that has hit peers in the industry has required only minimal efforts at Formuepleje.

Manhattan networking key to US success for Denmark's C Worldwide

Danish asset manager C Worldwide has been around for more than 30 years and a large slice of its investor base is now located in Australia and Canada. But it was only last year that the firm turned its sights on US investors. AMWatch meets C Worldwide's new New York representative.

Danish asset manager: Post-MiFID-2 distribution model now ready

For almost six monts, Danish mutual funds and banks have been subject to the MIFID II ban on commission payments in relation to portfolio management agreements. Denmark has chosen to implement the ban six months ahead of the rest of the EU. Now that the dust has settled at asset manager Bankinvest, the firm reveals how customers have divided themselves between two types of fund.

Head of philanthropic fund: We don't just send a check

Philanthropic association Realdania, which manages some EUR 3 billion, and distributes up to a billion Danish kroner every year to development and cultural projects, sets clear demands for the recipients of its grants. In an interview with AMWatch's sister site EjendomsWatch, the fund's CEO explains what makes an interesting project and why collaboration matters.

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