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Ten years in alternatives: PensionDanmark's Lyngdal looks back

PensionDanmark was one of the first institutional investors in Denmark to test alternative investments, dipping first a toe and later a whole leg in the water. AMWatch met Claus Lyngdal, the pension fund's head of alternative investments since 2008, as he heads to Rome with colleagues to compete for the title of best European alternatives team.

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Being a pioneer can frightening as well as rewarding. For PensionDanmark and its Head of Alternative Investments Claus Lyngdal, it turned out to be both at the same time.

Last November, Lyngdal's team won the award as best Alternative Investment Team at the Nordic Alternatives Summit. The award means that the team will be in Rome later this week, competing for the award for best European alternatives team.

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