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New head of Denmark's Sparinvest looks to institutions to fuel growth

Sparinvest has put a brand-new strategy in place to see it through the next four years. By the end of 2022, it must have gathered in more than DKK 60 billion in extra assets under management -- and in the future, most of its business growth is to come from institutional investors. CEO Jørgen Søgaard-Andersen tells AMWatch's siter site, FinansWatch, all about the plan.

Pension funds may be poorly-equipped for illiquids growth, argues Blackrock

Globally, pension funds have boosted their alternatives exposure sixfold in a relatively short span of time. However, the risk management tools and investment professionals that the funds currently have in place might not be suitable for this continuous growth in illiquid assets, one of Blackrock's top people argued at the CFA Society Denmark's annual conference.

Active management is "good business", says AP Pension CIO

The investment chief at Denmark’s AP Pension favors an active investment strategy. Why? Firstly, according to CIO Ralf Magnussen, scientific surveys argue the approach makes sense for a pension fund of AP Pension’s size. And secondly, it boosts returns.

Sharp focus of single-strategy PE works for PKA AIP Private Funds

The alternative investment arm of Denmark's PKA is currently deploying its USD 3 billion (EUR 2.57 billion) three-year program focused on private equity funds and co-investments. But given the vast choices out there, how does the team select private equity fund managers?

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