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Sampension is pleased with disputed article in Danish housing regulation – but will make do with any amendment

ETHICS AND REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS: Like private equity firm Blackstone that has suffered severe criticism, Sampension makes use of article 5, section 2, increasing rents, when a renovation project has been completed, to benefit pension savers’ return. However, pension funds are committed to behave in a correct manner, says Hasse Jørgensen in a series by FinansWatch on the ethics of Danish pension companies’ real estate investments.

Sampension CEO Hasse Jørgensen | Photo: Tobias Nørgaard Pedersen/ERH

Sustainability, development goals and green investments. Pension companies today are busy promoting their contribution to a more balanced world. But how do they integrate their good intentions when investing in residential real estate?

The fact is that citizens on a moderate income struggle to afford a home in major cities.

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