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AP2 celebrates strongest investment result ever

A 15.9 percent return after expenses for 2019 was significantly higher than the long-term return expectation at Swedish pension fund AP2.

Eva Halvarsson, CEO of AP2. | Photo: AP2/PR/Deros Bild AB

The 2019 result at Swedish pension fund AP2 reached a record high of EUR 5 billion (SEK 53.0 billion). This equates to a return of 15.9 percent after expenses.

"2019 was a year characterized by new investment rules, sustainability issues and the general global turbulence that has become the new normal. Despite the turbulence, many of the world’s financial markets experienced strong growth. The result for the year was our highest ever at SEK 53.0 billion. The return after expenses was 15.9 per cent, which is significantly higher than our long-term return expectation," says Eva Halvarsson, CEO of AP2, in a statement accompanying the year-end report.

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