Danish FSA sees "systemic issues" with pension companies' investments

Were it up to the head of the Danish FSA, Jesper Berg, Danish pension funds ought to rethink the ways in which they invest.

Jesper Berg heads Denmark's FSA. | Photo: Jan Bjarke Mindegaard

The head of the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finanstilsynet, -ed.) Jesper Berg would be interested in spending more time closely examining the Danish pension funds' investments, he says in an interview with financial media Økonomisk Ugebrev.

"These are systemic issues. The way in which the pension sector currently invests the pension assets is also a challenge. On this matter, I would like them to rethink their asset management so it reflects the goals and risks of the pension payments rather than primarily viewing them as a fund management task. It's a big task that I would like to spend more resources on," he tells the media.

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