Despite its DKK 100bn (EUR 13.4bn) investment: PFA does not consider alternative investments a holy grail or a speculative bubble

Alternative investments are not the only answer to all investment challenges, says the Danish fund's Chief Investment Officer. October saw PFA reaching a milestone with DKK 100bn in unlisted assets.

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Denmark's largest commercial pension company PFA reached a milestone with DKK 100bn (EUR 13.4bn) in unlisted investments. The pool contains everything from unlisted companies, such as TDC and Nykredit, to offshore wind farms and real estate.

However, a sharpened focus on alternative investments, during times of seemingly expensive equities and low interest rates on bonds, is far from able to solve all issues, PFA Group Chief Investment Officer Kasper Lorenzen recalls.

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