ATP wants to take the driver's seat with new investments

Despite aiming to be one percent short of a majority, ATP will not let majority owners walk all over it when it buys minority stakes in domestic companies through its new investment unit ATP Langsigtet Dansk Kapital.

Bo Foged, CEO at ATP | Photo: Stine Bidstrup/Ritzau Scanpix

ATP is spending EUR 810m (DKK 6bn) on investments in unlisted Danish companies over the next three years. 

The pension company is deliberately targeting smaller ownership shares, between 20 and 49 percent, but that doesn't mean that it will be lounging in the back seat at the companies it invests in.

Bo Foged, CEO of ATP, says that the pension company expects to have "veto rights, when certain decisions are voted on".

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