Swedish AP funds get green light to top up illiquids exposure

The four main AP buffer funds in Sweden have been given the parlimentary go ahead to increase their exposure to illiquid asssets. Funds' portfolios will change significantly, according to the head of strategy and sustainability at AP4.

Tobias Fransson AP4 | Photo: AP4

The Swedish parliament passed a bill yesterday allowing the country’s main four AP buffer funds for the state pension system to increase their investment in so-called illiquid and alternative assets.

The new guidelines will come into force on 1 January 2019.

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