Danish pension funds divided on government bond exposure

Danish pension companies have different stances on investing in goverment bonds. PFA has divested from the asset class, while Danica and Velliv are holding on to bonds in their portfolios. AP Pension and Pensiondanmark have adjusted their bond exposure.

Systematic strategy aids AP1's sustainability work

The pension fund has expanded its systematic method to filter out the companies with the biggest sustainability risks in their business. So far so good, but all systematic strategies need better data than today – something that we might not get, portfolio manager Dmytro Sheludchenko tells AMWatch.

Danish pension funds beef up equity exposure

Low bond yields have caused pension funds to look to equity. Since January 2018, the Danish sector has invested EUR 39bn in listed and unlisted equities, an analysis done by Denmark's Central Bank shows.

AP6 wants more mid-cap and venture investments

After best-ever result in 2020, the private equity and venture cap-focused Swedish pension fund AP6 is adopting a new benchmark and seeing the benefits of its 2011 transition, CEO Katarina Staaf tells AMWatch.

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