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Sampension achieves green bond milestone

The Sampension group reached DKK 1bn in green bonds during September and now has green investments worth DKK 13bn.

We have increased purchasing of green bonds this year and have more than doubled our holding compared to last year," says Sampension Deputy Chief Investment Officer Jesper Nørgaard | Photo: PR/Sampension

Danish pension group Sampension invested DKK 100m (EUR 13.4m) in green German bonds during September, and with its latest investment, the group has achieved DKK 1bn (EUR 130m) in green bonds, Sampension writes in a press release.

"We have increased purchasing of green bonds this year and have more than doubled our holding compared to last year. It's a market under rapid development, and we're still finding several green bonds at a good price," says Sampension Deputy Chief Investment Officer Jesper Nørgaard in the press release.

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