As part of Danica Pension’s investment strategy to add more alternative investments to its overall asset mix, the Danske Bank pensions subsidiary has turned its sights on riskier forms of corporate debt — in particular the junior debt of unlisted companies and preference shares.
Jesper Langmack, investment director in charge of risk assets at Danica, says: “Junior debt is loans to companies, and for us, it is a good opportunity to get an attractive return in relation to the risk, which we believe is involved in granting the loans.”
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