Danica CIO amid strong investment results: Turnaround has been challenging

Following times of low returns, "it's a new day" at Danica, says CIO, referring to the past year as a challenging time.

Poul Kobberup left PFA to join Danica. | Photo: Mik Eskestad/Jyllands-Posten/Ritzau Scanpix

Following several tough years of weak results, Danica is back on top when it comes to yielding returns on customers' savings but it hasn't been easy, the pension company's Chief Investment Officer for fixed income Poul Kobberup says in an interview with Finans.

In late 2015, he and his colleague Jesper Langmack left competitor PFA to join Danica, where they have both become CIOs. The first task was to develop a new investment strategy, including the insourcing of investment functions and the construction of a business division of alternative investments.

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