New AP7 mandate proposal gets the final go-ahead

The draft bill for a new investment mandate and sustainability rules has been approved by the Swedish government and the pension fund giant will be able to invest more in illiquid assets starting next year.

Richard Gröttheim, AP7's CEO, is ready to deploy billions of SEK into illiquid assets and alternatives over the next four years. | Photo: PR/AP7

The Swedish government has officially approved a new investment mandate and stricter sustainability criteria for the premium pension system’s default fund AP7.

A decision was made at the end of July, just over a month after the draft bill proposal was sent to the Council of Legislation for a final legal review.

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