From place of crisis mode AP4 trades only when necessary, CEO says

Running AP4 in a different mode now, its investment team tries to avoid unnecessary transactions, because it's very expensive to transact, says the fund's CEO.

AP4 CEO Niklas Ekvall. | Photo: PR AP4.

The ongoing pandemic crisis will lead to permanent damage to the world economy, but the damage will not necessarily be as hard to repair over the long term as after the financial crisis, believes Niklas Ekvall, CEO of Sweden’s AP4 buffer fund.

In an interview with US investor media Ekvall says the long-term key question is whether the pandemic will cause structural and permanent damage to the world economy, and if so, how much.

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