Pension firms hope to invest alongside Danish state's new green fund

Pension companies want to participate in the Danish state’s new green fund to be worth roughly EUR 7bn. The sector draws parallels to prior cooperation on green project finance.

Michael Nellemann Pedersen, CIO at PKA, hopes for the chance to invest in cooperation with the Danish state's new green fund. | Photo: PR/ PKA

The Danish state’s recently ratified green investment fund is attracting interest from the domestic pension sector.

To be worth DKK 53.5bn (EUR 7.19bn), the new fund will used to finance the green transition – and could, according to several pension sector profiles, gain even more force if the private sector is allowed to co-invest, with the industry thus calling for collaboration.

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