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AMF supports virus-stricken Swedish economy and picks future winners

Sweden's second-largest pension fund AMF says that adjusting risk levels early this year has made it possible to invest in firms with long-term profitable business models in spite of the economic downturn.

CIO of AMF Tomas Flodén. | Photo: PR

Swedish pension fund company AMF has started recapitalizing Swedish companies under pressure because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to having adjusted risk levels early in the year, AMF is also able to invest in companies with good long-term prospects, reports investor media Ipe.com based on an interim financial report from AMF.

"As a major owner, we have both a responsibility and an interest in ensuring that long-term viable companies remain and are competitive even when the pandemic is over," said AMF’s chief investment officer Tomas Flodén.

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