Sweden’s new fund selection agency is up and running

The premium pension system’s fund procurement agency officially started operations this week, and the first procurement begins during the fall. A key hire has also been made.

Erik Fransson, director of the fund department at the Swedish Pensions Agency. | Photo: PR:

The new Swedish Fund Selection Agency has officially started operations and the minister of Social Security, Ardalan Shekarabi, has performed an inauguration at the agency’s new head office in southern Stockholm this week.

It marks the end of years of legislative work, but also the beginning of an entirely new way fund managers will be selected within the premium pension system going forward.

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