Welcome back from the FWAM editorial teamYou have now signed up for the Asset Management newsletterSubscribe to the FW Asset Management newsletter in the box belowEuropean investment manager highlights Copenhagen as investment opportunityNordea's head of Responsible Investments: "In principle, I don't care about ethics"Pension funds consider increasing in-house asset managementBankinvest tops growth ranking for 2016Close proximity to executive management is an advantage for Rasmus Lind  Klitgård: We are moving up from the minor to the major leagueChief strategist: Nordea lifts up talented youthDanske Asset Management: Size and solutions do matter"A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity"EU calls off regulation hiatusInterest rates are going up, or are they?BNY Mellon is losing leverage in the Nordic countriesThe stage is set for fierce competition over passive fundsPFA Boss: It's a whole new ball gameGrandpa made him an offer he couldn't refuse...and more about peoplePBU criticizes the focus on alternative investmentsPension funds enter shipping investmentNordea and Danske Bank: The competition for wealthy clients has intensifiedCEO of ATP calls for more real estate and infrastructureM7 Real Estate continues European expansion by gearing up in the NordicsNordea is Europe's second-best selling asset managerCarnegie comes in first in Institutional Investor surveyNew Danish asset manager challenges the sector on transparency and expensesDanish banks want clarity facing tight commission payment deadlineNew Nordic ecolabel for investment funds almost ready for launchPrivate investors flock to mutual funds following setback"Nobody in my social circle had any idea what my occupation was"...and more about peopleLow returns deter pension funds from offshore windSolid wind returns for pension funds in new markets – but not for longSampension waiting for chance to enter offshore windGrowing number of foreign investors put money in Danish real estateMedia: Danish pension money in major Greenlandic projectAsset manager to build 23-floor apartment building in DenmarkColumbia Threadneedle wants a bigger piece of the NordicsEuropean social bond takes off this summerMythbuster from Nykredit: ESG has no negative effect on bottom lineA former war correspondent went corporate…and more about peopleDanish FSA introduces extensive ban on commissions from mutual fundsMajor banks walk the line before ban on commission paymentsDanish FSA warns banks against new solutions in response to commissions banDanish pension funds will invest DKK 60 billion in real estate through to 2020PFA and Industriens Pension put DKK 1 billion in new housing fundThis is how Pensam has more than doubled real estate returnsEuropean investors increase usage of ETFsDanish FSA to banks: We will be keeping an eye on you after Mifid IIEx-ATP CEO Stendevad hired as one-year Fellow at legendary hedge fundInvestment lobby: Eco-standards could exclude US Treasury bondsPBU launches offensive in residential propertiesPensiondanmark achieved DKK 13 billion in total returns for 2016Investment company and former CEO acquitted on charges of stock manipulationAngry bondholders looking to block Danish shipper's bank package...and more about peopleFrom London to Paris servicing Nordic investorsLuxembourg wealth manager aims to double Danish business over 3 years after Mifid IIEU demands crisis prognoses from asset managersFrom actuary to head of Denmark's fourth largest commercial pension providerThe blacklist grows by 10 at Norway's oil fund...and more about peopleWe landed on our feet despite turbulence says head of Aberdeen in DenmarkDanish Standard Life partner on merger with Aberdeen: We'll manageNew Danske Bank wealth manager wants fewer productsFormer minister proposes revamp of Swedish public pension systemDenmark's Maj Invest more than doubles 2016 profitsDanish pension funds invest in Brazilian solar projectDanish FSA ready to send pension input to ministerLD finance director becomes new CEO in co-owner of Nordea's Danish pension businessSampension: We are ok with KMD's bonus programReturns increased and expenses fell at SampensionGudme Raaschou: The majority of our clients focus on ESG-standards   Nordea hunts for talent to keep up with asset management growthProfessor: Incorporate ESG in investment approach - it pays offEuropean Parliament approves new shareholder directiveNorwegian bondholder rejects new Lauritzen offerTheoretical statistics turned out to be some of the most useful knowledge ...and more about peopleDanske and Nordea’s ethical superior: No high returns hereShareholder association takes a swipe at ATPSEB's lost golden team pulls in millions for BankinvestAfter Mipim: "I am walking away with a lot of experience, especially because I was a rookie"Danske Bank gets another poor score in responsibility checkPension fund: New maritime venture just the first of severalAmerican property investor poised to enter Danish marketLabour-market funds forge ahead with commercial pensions business A decade of pension fund mergers"...I really wanted to become a film director"...and more about peopleDanish government intends to increase control with alternative investmentsPharmaconomists await clarification of new administrator before this summerBlackstone buys portfolio of 25 Danish propertiesDanish investors buy for billions in foreign equitiesDanske Bank dismisses 18 employees in Asset ManagementHedge funds reduce prices to compensate for substandard 2016Finnish asset manager to appoint new CEOCitadel aims to become the number one provider of US swaps in ScandinaviaInstitutional investors are increasingly active at AGMsMajor asset manager demands new Danish tax rules...more about peopleDanish asset manager lands Australian mandate worth DKK 6.8 billionCasper Hammerich chose investment consulting over becoming a cop...and more about peoplePKA will lead the search for sustainable returnsPFA boss: We cannot completely rule out a new investment scandalFunds and pension funds to invest in welfareMutual funds will appeal to Danes with transparencyReturns increased and expenses fell at SampensionNordea after major restructuring: "We expect to offer a lot of new jobs"Maersk family injects millions in new investment fundMorningstar ready to roll out more sustainable ratingsPensiondanmark, Danica shipping move highlights hunt for alternativesHas real estate — the original alternative — reached its peak?Iceland's pension funds ready to pile on foreign assets once more"Being ambitious, I was soon on the lookout for other opportunities"Battle for asset management fee clarity continuesPassive investments – funds as commodities?Danish mutual funds working on adapting funds to Mifid IIPKA waves a green goodbye to Canadian oil investmentsAdvisor dismisses criticism: We are not creating a price bubbleProfessor sounds the alarm: "I'm pretty sure that we are in a FinTech bubble"Nordea ready for acquisitions in asset managementWhy famous asset manager is changing its nameATP invests in the Netherlands' biggest hotel projectNord Investments wants Danes to invest passively via appDanish teachers' pension fund increases foreign property investments"I had never imagined that I would experience a sacking"Report: Danish pension funds drop several places in new climate ranking listPKA funds apartment project in the Copenhagen South HarborATP: American executive salary levels are irrelevant in DenmarkBalanced funds are booming ahead of new EU regulations...and more about peopleDanske Asset Management sharpens focus on alternativesSweden's AP7 to forge ahead with external managementLegacy of the Swedish pension reform that never was"You need much more than macroeconomic abilities to be a good investor"Here are the challenges that Danske Bank's June facesAsset manager Formuepleje launches new Africa fundCan we afford to wait for MiFID II?Bankinvest launches "Darwin" to challenge JuneNorway's oil fund puts brakes on unlisted real estate investmentOil fund's country cousin outperforms its NOK 8 trillion counterpartMP Pension: Our climate investments are a hedge, not a political statementPension fund plans to help boost Danish welfareNordea: No more counseling solely on own productsTop strategist leaves CarnegieVestas and JP Morgan enter partnership worth millionsMore about peopleFokus Asset Management invests DKK 200 million in city renewalESMA: No postponement of new MiFID rules for increased investor protectionEmerging markets are not just emerging marketsSurvey: Don't forget good service and fair pricesFinnish success with new partial pension puts spotlight on need for flexibility Profile: Risto Murto, Chief Executive of Finland's Varma"I had sufficient self-awareness to realize that there were better mathematicians than me" Bondholders have become Rickmers' worst opponentNorwegian pension firms laud long-awaited tax symmetry moveNorway targets broader share ownership in country’s businessesMasterminds behind Hans Christian Andersen tower disapprove of skeptical investorsNordea Invest wins half of this year's shareholder awardsATP launches first part of new property strategy After leaving Danske Bank – team of two ready to pursue billionsPensiondanmark buys unfinished bank offices for DKK 200 millionDanish institutional investors win accolades for property investments"I didn't even notice a major round of layoffs before half of my colleagues on the floor were gone as the day went by"Saxo Bank: The future belongs to the transparent and the platform pedantsPensam's CIO steps down after just one yearPension funds hesitate to invest in Danish IT companiesKommunekredit debuts green bondFewer than one in ten of Danish portfolio managers are womenKen Bechman, CBS – The Digital Relay: Banks have head start in Asset Management race, but must gain customer trustPension funds spot investment opportunity in Copenhagen AirportsNew pension fund-owned shipping fund makes its first acquisitionsDanish Consumer Council fears reverse MiFID effect: Higher prices for customersHow companies can borrow billions free of chargeNew ATP boss wants more active ownership in Denmark LD's Dorrit Vanglo has learned to expect the unexpectedMore about people...Nordic investors primed to embrace impact investment Norwegian moves show ethical investing is a matter of opinionSwedish funds obligated to report on sustainability work in near futureMichael Albrechtslund – The Digital Relay: Fintech industry should learn from the established financial sectorDanish financial lobby: MiFID II could bring billions in deposits into playMore about people...Danish FSA receives extra funding to investigate alternative investments and cyber-attacksPFA and Sampension invest DKK billions more in propertyPKA wins major pension deal Danish pension lobby proposes tax cuts for people over 50 Institutional investors help force oil giant to deal with climate changeMutual funds' costs fall for first time in five years AP Pension recruits former Pensam CIOICMA in the middle of a runaway success with Green Bond Principles...and more about peopleDanish FSA director: Politicians expect cheaper investment productsKen Villum Klausen: Death by a thousand cuts and unbundling of banks are so yesterdayDanish software company Schantz changes name and gets ready to conquer EuropeNordea Liv & Pension: Pension customers are living in the pastPharmaconomists adjust deal with BlackrockNordic investors turning to real estate debt to boost fixed-income yieldsPensam gets out of real estate debt and prefers private equitySimon Haldrup: MobileLife is neither a startup nor an idea factoryClimate guru to Asset Managers: "Don't sacrifice yields – get active instead"AP funds set for alternatives investment freedom after 2016 expansionSweden races to solve pension system problem before election year"Do it again, and do it right this time"Swedish asset manager wants Danish investorsLD utilizes banking regulations in new alternatives venturePension funds increase investments in alternative areas"Shipping needs a new business model"MPC Container Ships could reach 50 vessels this yearSummer break at FW Asset ManagementSmall Danish portfolio manager expects to win clients after MiFID IIThank you for your responseAsset management is a major export success for DenmarkNordea hives off Nordea Asset Management to boost governanceVelux fundations kickstart new real estate push with big Copenhagen dealAsset manager urges Danish politicians: Reject US protectionismPFA not ready to back European pension productSweden's AP funds win more freedom to invest in real estateBech-Bruun warns investors to be cautious with real estate fundsDanish FSA takes tough stance on asset managerPopular "balanced" funds struggle to meet benchmark...and more about people"The market is calling for new solutions in asset management"Nordea Liv & Pension plans huge investment in unlisted companiesBankinvest's major venture seen losing money in first 10 yearsDane aims to solve pension problem in Austria and Germany"It’s not a career that should allow you to become vain"...and more about peopleSampension CIO: Demographics spell lower returns in futureAberdeen co-founder: Adapting to a changing worldCapman to launch new pan-Nordic Real Estate fund after Norway debutAsset managers and consumer advocates in deep disagreement about MiFID II impactMove sustainability center-stage in corporate pensions to lift returns, says StorebrandNew Nordea Life & Pensions owner sets out to make a differenceCEO of ATP: We invest responsibly, but communicating about ESG is difficultLiquid investments (quite literally)You are now subscribed to our newslettersNorwegian academics oppose letting oil fund invest in private equitySweden: PPM savers need fewer, better options, not state management, says LangensjöSpanish-owned funds firm Allfunds to open Nordic officeSEB's European small cap team: Shift to passive plays to our advantage"The AP Funds became my Hotel California..."...and more about peopleDanica: Alternatives can be "the very foundation" of savers' portfolios Forca lures new chairman from DIP Asset managers see AI bringing more opportunities than lay-offs Nordea axes communications role in Luxembourg PFA eyes five percent-plus returns for new Hillerød hotel dealNordea Asset Management creates big data, AI team for credit selectionDanish, Norwegian pension funds target developing countriesAberdeen: Classic equity-bond portfolio will fail to deliverStorebrand hires new sales chief to spearhead Swedish expansion Norwegian oil fund manager defends voting rights for investors...and more about peopleJutlander joins regional banks’ charm offensive for private banking customersPFA CEO bemoans “hard slog” to solve health, accident insurance lossesPFA boosts real returns as portfolio grows by a quarterNordea, Danske see 10 percent-plus AUM growthHuge growth in passive funds can cause bubbles, asset manager warnsPKA tailors properties for tenants to end office sector stagnationVarma set to expand real estate allocation after selling phasePensam sold ownership stake in energy firm just before breakthrough Nordea Wealth Management loses chief strategist to rivalDanske, Nordea see rocketing growth in private equityCareer Path: "This way of thinking became genetic within Pensam"Denmark's Kirstein splits business, launching SpektrumUS firm blames Greenpeace for alienating Norwegian investors KLP, StorebrandNordea: "More capital muscle" for private equity managersCEO of ATP rejects divestment of British pension ventureNordic investors hold fire on still-nascent green bonds market...and more about peopleATP restructures billions invested in international equitiesActive ownership: Nordic pension funds worlds apart on voting approachesAP7 must be given a clear goal, says Swedish government adviserKLP, DNB predict strong demand for new tax-favourable investments"Getting fired was the best thing that happened to me!"...and more about peopleAP Pension hires new equities chiefPFA prefers outsourced property management, says real estate chiefUS firm Apollo hired to run credit alternatives for LDSuccessful tech entrepreneurs back new venture fundATP steps out into residential with Copenhagen homes dealATP has high hopes for Munich hotel acquisitionNasdaq's Sibbern sees huge call for 'matchmaking portal'Danske Bank: Private equity to keep beating quoted sharesStronger SRI tilt helps Danish managers win in Germany, says Jyske CapitalOPF buys into Norway tech fund to get closer to growth firmsAberdeen Standard Investments: More room for alternative risk premia growthCareer Path: "Politics was part of our dinner-table talk at home"Saxo Bank: We are part of the solution, not the problem...and more about peopleDanish pension funds join insourcing bandwagonFokus reaps business benefits of DKK 900 million Lægernes dealNordea Invest says new index fund allows more choiceWillis Towers Watson: Surging interest in pension fund depositsDanish master investor hits out at passive fundsLægernes Pension chief sees “no burning need” for pensions mergerDanica targets junior debt of unlisted companies as part of alternatives focusNordea manager credits mentor for leadership steer...More about peopleDanica gets up close and personal with Aberdeen over propertyPensiondanmark sees great deals springing from UN climate goalsNorway’s oil fund hits USD 1 trillion mark for first timeIndustriens to boost Danish real estate by 150 percentMedia: Business minister's DKK 5 million investment hiddenPension funds to pump billions into construction Pensiondanmark snaps up two Danish commercial RE assetsPension funds keep sharp eye on real estate pricesImpax CEO: We think like capitalists, but sympathise with SRI aimsIlmarinen’s CEO to steer company through Etera merger before quittingAP7 CEO ready to lead more lawsuits after Facebook victory"It’s almost like being part of a little family" ...and more about peopleDanish FSA to launch probe into MiFID II compliance in 2018Länsförsäkringar targets two customer groups with fund range changesSEB reels in new Danish head of equity sales from LondonNets CEO needs to have skin in the game, as company goes privateDwindling returns on offshore wind for pension fundsStockholm among cities at highest risk of housing bubblesAlfred Berg Finland sold to Elite Asset ManagementSwedish Church pension fund adds private equity in “uncertain world” Norfund CEO calls for investors to boost business in poor countriesFolksam targets SEK 25 billion green bonds after USD 350 million investmentBNP Paribas investing significantly in Alfred Berg Norway and SwedenDenmark targets pension funds in social investment planTwo-year delay for Danish engineers' pensions mergerDanish Systemic Risk Council should disband, says coalition partyMP Pension CEO frustrated by slow climate investment paceAP Pension could lose DKK 16 billon assets through engineers' mergerSpektrum offers infrastructure to smaller pro investors with CIP feeder fundIndustriens Pension adds derivatives to guard against halting markets"Being an adviser was one thing, but I wanted to do the investing myself"...and more about peopleFormer Unipension CIO sets up new asset management firmBrexit creates uncertainty in Europe’s financial centerWomen hold less than one in five alternatives jobsPFA co-invests in Danish transport and logistics centerReal estate investors brace for tougher timesLD reaps good returns on green investmentsBan on commission has yet to show positive results -- analysisDanske AM has learned from private equity criticism, chief says"London is the best place in the world to have a financial network"Pension funds hold on to tobacco sharesCopenhagen Meatpacking District managers aim for billions in growthGerman asset manager on the Danish market: “We are seeing the same trends as before the financial crisis"Öhman set for more growth as Gustavia Sweden Fund enters foldNorway’s oil fund slams UK’s plan for sovereign-controlled IPOsInsurance companies tone down risk takingIndependents challenge banks with new mutual fundEU elected representatives want better governance of asset managersGiant pensions merger hits Finnish pensions diversity, says association chiefLearning the ropes at an old-style stockbrokerAcademic pension CEO: Climate investments not moving according to planStudy: Norwegians are biggest Nordic users of flexible pensionsNorway joins international pensions ranking at high levelNordea silent about possible consequences of job cuts on Asset ManagementSweden's AP funds plan falls short on ensuring ethical credentials: Amnesty"Journalism was not what I wanted to do in the long run"Danske Private Equity found second replacement for former top managersPFA will attract customers by expanding leadershipNorway's Storebrand buys the Skagen capital manager Danish pension system loses top marksInvestors demand more transparency regarding climateATP chairman repeats warning against entrepreneur proposalNew MP Pension CIO welcomes more time for investmentKeva turns corner as pension payouts outweigh contributionsSweden's Alecta aims for 40 percent real estate assets boost "I told them I wanted to be a boss when I grew up"Danish equity manager feels the heat in London as Brexit loomsPension funds give up talks and sell off Walmart sharesNordea to adopt expanded systematic internaliser role from early 2018Asset manager hires new Nordic headHeadhunter asked to find replacement for Danica CEODenmark has world record in pension savingsPFA chief applauds new longevity numbers from FSADanish pension funds are criticized for investing in TeslaNordea Markets demands individual skills audits from staff amid job cutsSwedish pension fund proposes raising pensions awareness in parliamentDanske Asset Management launches new interest-rate hedge fundLawyers call for Danish real estate bond comebackPreqin: Women represent under one in five of alternative asset employeesStandard Life Aberdeen plans to boost Danish businessSwedish investor triples money with Danske Bank stakeDanish pension fund joins Copenhagen Fintech ATP venture fund VIA ranks second in Europe for equity returns Nykredit crowned best private bank in DenmarkDenmark's BEC launches investment advice product ahead of MiFID IIPension sector fears eroding support for pension systemMorningstar Nordic goes for bigger slice of the research pieAlecta says Söderberg sustainability report misses the pointLarge UK-based fund manager appoints new head of Nordic salesAsset manager: "Sophisicated" Danes poised for more infrastructure buysAcquisition sends German asset manager Patrizia's AUM past EUR 30 billionPension funds find how to boost awareness among membersDanica chief holds firm on growth outlook despite insurance price hikesNordea Asset Management will cover research costs for clientsDenmark's PFA ploughs DKK 200 million into Copenhagen hotel projectDanish FSA raps PKA pension funds over compliance focusDenmark's ATP invests DKK 6.9 billion in shopping malls...and more about peopleLeo Foundation's new CIO looks forward to life without MIFID IIAdvisor Världen banned from Premium Pension marketplace for sales tacticsBritish real estate manager eschews Copenhagen for other Nordic capitalsDanish AP Pension ready for DKK 125 million Romanian farmland investmentFormuepleje breaks into real estate with first property fundIceland’s Stapi may appeal after court awards ex-Chief Executive EUR 188,000 in lost salaryMedia: Carnegie launches new Nordic niche High Yield fundDanish pension funds braced to invest billions in energyDanes reject pension apps, survey showsCopenhagen high-rise building project gets green light...and more about peopleSEB has found a new head of private bankingDanske Invest outflows match Jyske Invest inflows in 2017"I was born and raised in an entrepreneurial family…”Premium pension should add infrastructure, real estate, says AP7Norway's KLP adds to development investments with Egypt solar dealStougaard resigns after 13 years at PensiondanmarkCourt declines to hear case on exclusion of money manager from Sweden's PPM...and more about peoplePensions lobby: Government move does not solve interplay problemEntrepreneurs create breakthrough with IT-solution for Danske BankDanske Bank manager: Entrepreneurial solution is much faster...and more about peopleNearly a quarter of jobs to go after Ilmarinen Etera mergerATP director jumps to Saxo Bank filling new strategic roleMorningstar: Billions in assets now re-homed in commission-free fundsHead of philanthropic fund: We don't just send a check "My childhood dream was to be a bank manager in Switzerland"Nordea Liv & Pension lures Danske man for new top governance roleFormuepleje's real estate fund raises DKK 125 million in three weeksInvestment lobby IFB rebrands to reflect mergerDanish asset manager: Post-MiFID-2 distribution model now ready...and more about peopleDenmark's ATP names new chairmanManhattan networking key to US success for Denmark's C WorldwideAn incidental job interview paved Christian Hyldahl's path to the financial worldFormuepleje: No MiFID II worries for usSEB sells Danish pension business to Danske BankSaxo Bank's Fasdal predicts lower spreads for bond clients Alm. Brand Invest deploys wall-to-wall ethical screen Danica boss admits pensions sector has let customers downAllan Polack: Longer lives create opportunities for pension firms...and more about peopleGerman investment opportunities bloom for Nordic asset managersLow bond yields trigger consolidation wave in German life insuranceHere's how Aberdeen Standard Investment does ESG Investor expectations for Danish office market hit all-time highDenmark's Sparinvest names new deputy CEODutch IT firm buys Nordic pension and insurance tech provider Asset manager sees administrative outsourcing slicing costs by thirdFund Selection head quits Danske Wealth ManagementDanske Bank hires new global head of responsible investmentsDanish pension fund chief explains firing of veteran CIONordic stability is an export success in GermanyOECD: Germany to face increasing numbers of poor pensionersNew AMF Fonder chief sees big challenges for fund sector in 2018Norway's government under pressure to increase oil fund wind investments Solidar CEO hopes funds can start trading again after December ban…and more about peopleSweden's Heimstaden scoops big RE portfolio from Denmark’s AP PensionPFA makes new investment with Goldman SachsDanske Wealth Management's new strategy zeroes in on individual needsNordea Life & Pension's group CIO jumps to large Danish pension fundSwedish PE manager EQT adds 7 partners after “record year”Challenge of new risk model moved Svenstrup from academia and sales to CIO "I don't put much stock in career planning"… and more about peopleProfessor: Germans pension savers are much too risk-averseDanske Private Equity adds second new partner, third on the waySEB launches new relative value hedge fund Pensiondanmark snaps up 26,000 sqm as part of DKK 615 million dealMP Pension CIO upbeat for 2018 after outpacing in 2017Lundbeck Foundation lures Danske Capital hedge fund managerSurvey: Pension savers have huge interest in responsible investmentsPFA poaches two portfolio managers from asset managersSurvey: Which responsible investments do pension savers really want?Nordic Ecolabel only given to Swedish funds. The other countries will follow, Nordic Ecolabel saysSurvey: Pension savers unaware of responsible investment effortsSwedish and Danish pension funds embrace UN development goals… and more about peopleNordea Asset Management operating profit up 17 percent in 2017Survey: Investors expect persistent low interest rates and inflation over coming yearsDenmark's LD to seek managers for EUR 4 billion in higher-risk assetsNew law changes fate of otherwise doomed pension fund“I always wanted to be part of the decision-making — but it’s not about the power”Three Swedish pension funds back iZettle, citing sustainable growthProfile: Former alternatives chief tackles new supervisory roleDanish Private Equity fund CataCap II announces first closingHelping investments in a foreign country, close to homeCapital Four announces soft close of Credit Opportunities Fund...and more about peopleEuropean Commission Action plan next step for sustainable financeHer er de danske aktier ATP valgte til og fra i 2017New Danica Real Estate CEO plans more active ownership of assetsPareto sets up shop in Frankfurt, opening first non-Nordic branchLänsförsäkringar's new fund excludes oil, coal and gas…and more about peopleFinancial sector needs better ways of measuring ESG, says academicState Street homes in on Nordics with SPDR team additionsNordic Investment Bank eyes record 2018 green bond issuanceNykredit sees large growth in asset management businessGiant foundation shuns tenders: "Asset management a question of trust"Danske Bank’s recipe to entice German asset management clientsPensiondanmark: Our alternatives create robustness against future turmoilDanske scoops new strategist for Swedish wealth management marketSweden’s top pension firms push into new investment territory...and more about peopleSweden dominates green bond market in the Nordics. But Denmark grew the most in 2017Germany faces major pension system challenges, says OECDEx Catella manager behind Nordic small cap hedge fund launchRealdania to double alternatives allocation to between 5 and 10 percentNord.Investments attracts new funding and professional board membersNordea Pension in Denmark introduces cash bonuses directly to customers' bank accountsFinnish charity giant sharpens ESG focus...and more about peopleLangensjö joins Arkwright, takes on Swedish Pensions Agency taskNordic pensions ESG network adds Novartis to case listDanske Private Equity unveils final team with PKA hireFinance sector must focus on sustainability, says Danish ministerNew fund with responsible focus raises DKK 250 million in a monthSimcorp forecasts double-digit revenue growth in 2018HSBC hires new head in Sweden to boost asset management businessNorwegian fraud squad raids and charges several employees at brokerageDecade of low equity, bond returns to force savings into alternativesCEO of Norway’s oil fund unfazed by potential market correctionSeasoned Danish manager trio launches own thematic hedge fundDanish Ministry launches guideline on responsible investmentsHard close of Capital Four's Credit Opportunities FundDeutsche Asset Management boosts sales efforts in NordicsFrom DTU and MIT to Sparinvest’s second-in-command…and more about peopleDanske Invest adds 90 firms to exclusion list after Paris pledgeFormer Pensam chief executive joins capital fundDu er nu tilmeldt AMWatch venture og kapitalfonde nyhedsbrevetDanske venturefonde sender britisk selskab på børsenCarmignac CEO: The bull market has been tough and frustrating for active managersEU Commission unveils action plan to support sustainable investmentsEmerging Stars-team managing some EUR 3.4 billion quits Nordea Investment ManagementNew CIO searches for head of equities and two "talents" ...and more about peopleIncluding women in management linked to corporate earnings stabilityMedia: World’s largest soverign wealth fund is male-dominated and pays women lessNew Danish solution targets tighter price spreads for mortgage bond pricesAustralske Macquarie køber Valueinvest af en række danske bankerPensionskasser kræver co-investeringer for at barbere omkostninger ATP stadig åben for ventureNy fond skal sikre samarbejde med de etablerede virksomhederVestager vil undersøge pensions- og investeringsfondes magtFamiliefond køber Horsens-hotel - vil lave det om til studieboligerInvesteringsfond vil opføre ny erhvervsbydel på 130.000 kvm ved Bella CenterJysk-Fynsk Kapital køber aktiemajoriteten i fiberbetonproducentMedie: Kapitalfond tæt på køb af dansk designvirksomhedVirksomhedshandler sikrer millionoverskud til rådgivningsvirksomhederNye danske venturefonde i life science lader vente på sigDanske venturefonde vokser i størrelse – men antallet falderKøbenhavn er magnet for ejendomsinvesteringer i NordenColombiansk kaffekoncept med dansk adresse får Capnova i ryggenTech-fondsdirektør: Tre ting afgør om en investering er interessantAMWatch sætter fokus på fondeBMO GAM: Impact investing may be mere marketing ploy for someFormer Danske chief strategist in "dream scenario" hedge fund re-hiringExecutives rotate at financial trustee-services firm Carmignac portfolio managers free to stamp own ethical values on funds Macquaire buys Valueinvest from a group of Danish banksNovo Nordisk owners launch impact investment fundAsset manager's new RE fund shoots for EUR 500 million capitalColliers: Copenhagen and Stockholm lure investors to ScandinaviaFinland’s State Pension Fund bumps up against asset class limits“I missed the never-ending learning of the investment arena”Danish manager: Europe won't copy US relaxation of CLO rulesEU-Commissioner eyes competition probe into pension fund equity ownership...and more about peopleStorebrand adds new fossil-free fund as institutional demand soarsPFA wins access to "future talents" with new fintech linkFrance's EUR 6 billion Metropole Gestion picks Simcorp for platformAskcody får nye millioner til videre udviklingKapitalfondschef: Vi må ikke være for smarte"Hot" virksomhedsmarked – tre ud af fem kapitalfondshandler bliver til noget Lundbeck-opkøb kan sende en milliard til dansk venturefondFSN Capital Partners åbner kontor i TysklandLægefirma overvejer børsnotering eller salg til fondEr pensionskasser blevet for store til at investere i venture?Kapital Partner ser bedre vilkår for børsnoteringerFlere partier trækker støtten til finansieringsforslag: kan efterlade milliardhul i VækstfondenDanske venturefonde vokser i størrelse – men antallet falderDansk it-firma slettede henvendelser fra Mark Zuckerbergs venture fondKapitalfond klar til at investere milliarder i vækstparate startupsVenturechef: Danmark forbliver en andenrangs iværksætternationKapitalfonde har det svært ved detailhandel – alligevel prøver de pånyEjer halvdelen af Jomfru Ane Gade: Rig barejer har solgt ud af sit imperiumPensionskasse stempler ind i ejerkreds bag dansk biogasselskabMorten Strunge investerer i børskandidatSystematic-chef træder ind i Capnovas bestyrelseSunstone på vej med ny life science fond på 150 mio. EuroDanmarks største venturefond: Sådan investerer vi i life scienceTidligere Stofa-direktør bliver direktør i jysk familiefondMedie: Kapitalfonden Polaris er mulig køber af MenuLundbeckfonden holder på britisk selskab efter børsnoteringIndependent asset managers grab Danish wealth clients from banksDeutsche AM: European fixed-income ETF demand set for new liftBankinvest worth far more than owners calculate with new model Nordic private equity broke post-crisis records in 2017NGO: Why shipping investors must get involved in climate issuesNordea Real Estate calls for more transparency in Danish property marketMinister backs lower returns for ethical investments -- when savers agreeDanish robot makes 14.8 percent pre-launch return for autonomous AI fundHermes says continual innovation gives competitive edgeSkagen's Hilde Jenssen jumps to Nordea Asset ManagementNordea's Nora aims to be cheaper and more ethical than Danske Bank's June Vattenfall wins bid for world's first zero-subsidy offshore wind farmDanone issues first corporate social bond in line with ICMA guidelines...and more about peopleSkandia reports growth in premiums -- but also in costs and deficitFrasalg til kapitalfond giver milliardindtægt til Bagger-SørensenBagger-Sørensens ventureselskab taber millioner igenNy fond klar med én mia. kr. over tre år til teknologiselskaberNovo Holdings skruer op for investeringerne i life scienceScandlines solgt til konsortium af fondeStorinvestorer er sultne efter københavnske madkoncepterLille biotekselskab fra Aarhus får 280 mio. kr. fra tunge investorerTjenerportal henter millioninvestering og ny bestyrelsesformandInnovationsfonden retter investeringer mod "transformerende" trend i medicinalsektorenDanish Crown køber pepperonikæmpe af kapitalfondNovo Holdings tjente 19,1 mia. kr. i 2017Storinvestorer skyder 40 millioner kroner i Just Eat-konkurrentKapitalfond: Det er lettere at købe virksomheder med to eller flere ejerledereTi pointer om kapitalfonde: Hvor længe kan de gode tider vare ved? Axcel klar til store opkøb med ny kæmpefondVia Equity køber nordjysk softwareselskabKapitalfond på jagt efter danske tech-selskaber efter striber af hostingopkøbVækstfonden ser internationalt potentiale i dansk takeaway-platformSalget af Danske Færger rykker nærmereNovo Holding-selskab styrer mod børsenOffentlig venturefond har ambitiøse planer for iværksætterfirmaArtha vil vokse med fem milliarder på tre årING: Banks working together have a stronger voice on environmental issuesPFA ready to invest DKK 17 billion outside DenmarkSampension boss poaches personal assistant from rivalBjarne Graven Larsen quits Canadian pension fund and returns to DenmarkAP Pension sees new bank link-ups reaping 20,000 new customersAmundi: Demand leaps for multi-factor investment strategiesIndependent asset managers share strategy boat with clientsHermes tweaks climate vocabulary to grab clients' attentionWWF report: Danica fails to improve poor climate awareness scoreDanske Bank's wealth management chief quitsWWF Denmark: Pension funds moving climate up the agendaPFA restructures mutual fund costs, rewards higher investment levelsBlackstone partner joins APM Holding in "key step" for firm...and more about peopleATP jumps in WWF climate rating after more detailed data releaseDanica's takeover of SEB creates uncertainty among pension advisorsDansif bliver netværk under FinansforeningenVækstfonden måske på vej til at overtage al statslig kapitaltilførsel til start-upsVia Equity ser mulige værdihop ved uventede korsvejeNy milliardfond til life science med støtte fra Vækstfonden ser dagens lysCIP's "guldfugle" klar med ny fond på 26 mia. kronerDirektør fra kapitalfond skal sikre APM Holdings investeringsstrategiBiotekfirma overvejer børs eller aktiesalg til kapitalfondKapitalfond sælger Unwire til svensk storspiller Rig familie og Løvens Hule-investor bag nyt investeringsselskabInvestorer smider 10 mio ind i dansk forsikringsappVestas-formand i angreb på kapitalfonde: "De er det værste skidt i samfundet""Bert Nordbergs kritik har hverken støtte i tal eller statistik"Financiers need "bit of gray hair" and long track record to go at it aloneSEB hires for new asset management team, further recruitment possibleDanske Bank loses high-profile private banking executive Sydbank culls 18 percent of EM universe and beats regular benchmarkDansif eases knowledge sharing through analysts' association mergerCopenhagen Infrastructure Partners ready to spend billions via third fundDanica's SEB takeover creates uncertainty for pension advisersSwedish investor: We are getting a sweet spot in KoldingMiFID II costs seen putting off would-be asset management start upsFemale bond-fund managers win on returns as they fight for jobs...and more about peopleBlackrock powers past top Q1 analyst forecastsClimate advocate's proposal voted down at insurance AGMPension fund divests 35 oil firms for Paris pact failuresMaj Invest CEO puts own money into new Nordic venture fundPension fund snatches CEO of Denmark's Export Credit AgencyMaj Invest-chef skyder penge i venturefond og skal åbne døre hos pensionsselskaberKapitalfonde kan få gavn af investeringer fra ny stor feriefondIndustriUdvikling går højere op i markedet og dropper turnarounds Nordic Eye har fokus på udlandet efter kapitalindskudTo iværksættere vil bygge kontorplatform med venturestøtteKapitalfond om tab i Gram Equipment: Informationerne var misvisendeIværksætter og investor: Drop offentlige udgifter til rådgivning af iværksættereNovo Holdings-topchef: "Novo Nordisk Fondens strategi er nødt til at udvikle sig"Novo Seeds-stifter bag ny milliardfond: "Mit hjerte banker for dansk biotek"Innovationsmiljø advarer mod lukning: Vil skade dansk life scienceCapnova: Forenklingsudvalget vil afvikle innovationsmiljøer på uoplyst grundlagDanske tech-selskaber hælder i stor stil til børsnotering i jagten på kapitalE-conomic-stifter putter flere penge i lønstartupKendis-kapitalfond køber op i dansk softwareselskabFrom zero to EUR 31 billion: Torben Möger Pedersen looks backSwiss asset manager pegs Nordics as key region for growth PFA boss lived on müesli and pasta to save for life in HawaiiReport highlights huge differences between mutual fund indirect costs Global fund snaps up 48,000 sqm of Danish logistics real estateECB calls on Deutsche Bank to reveal potential downsizing effectsNordea's Nora targets women and youthEuropean insurance companies shift to equities for higher returnsSampension: Private equity cash overflow worries investors"I'd rather make investment decisions than recommendations"PKA CIO comments on controversial resignation: We agreed on strategy...and more about peopleNorway's KLP slams Maersk chair for excessive directorshipsDanish pension provider invests in 13-building British office assetOW Bunker's second-in-command: Group management opposed IPOPhilanthropic investor in drive to boost green impact of its assetsKreativitet og øget risiko nødvendig for at skabe værdi i et presset markedKapitalfonde vilde med erhvervsobligations-lånEQT kridter banen op til ny fond i samarbejde med svensk kapitalforvalterAxcel køber finsk medicovirksomhedDansk venturefond vil investere 400 mio. i Silicon ValleyModemilliardær i alliance med godsejere efter investeringL'easy -handel med udenlandsk kapitalfond vakler Investeringsselskab taber millioner efter opkøb i første leveårVækstfonden ser potentiale i arktisk investeringsfondPension funds: Quarterly ratings don't make senseEUR 700 billion asset manager adds UN goals to ESG screening Chief strategist at odds with investors: Growth will continueCapital Four hits record AUM after strong results and HY demandMedia: Øivind Fjell is leaving Skagen after one yearATP considers bolstering role as critical shareholderRenewables pay off for Danish pension funds in 2017Danicas CCO cancels move to Norway - gets new job in Danske BankNordic stability has become an export productGreen bond issuance seen speeding up in Nordics as demand outstrips supplyQ&A: Allianz Global Investors’ Head of Infrastructure Debt and CIONo regrets for Tonny Nielsen after two years as independent AMATP CEO: Returns are normalizingPension provider decides against quarantine of Facebook equities...and more about peopleFormer Danske Bank high-fliers band together to found investment rival”Det er jo altså, når virksomhederne er helt nede i knæ, at vi skal se investorerne og ledelsen rejse sig op og trække i samme retning”Erhvervsinvest har givet investorernes deres penge tre gange igenMangel på risikovillig kapital til medikoteknik og kunstig intelligens800 virksomheder fik finansiering af Vækstfonden i 2017Delvist Vækstfond-ejet pakkefirma taber penge på femte årKapitalfonde overtager kriseramt tøjfirmaMorten Strunge laver sin største enkeltinvestering til datoFormand tilfreds med resultat i Dansk VækstkapitalMiralix gennemfører generationsskifte efter storinvestors entreFintech-direktør advarer mod lovløse forhold for kapitaljagtBanker på vej til at få mere spillerum til firmaopkøbSeed Capital flytter ind på Matrikel1Coop sælger aktiepost til medinvestorerElusive Danish stock-pickers profit handsomely on strong returns over last decadeBlackRock: ETF pessimists proved wrong in FebruaryBlackRock: Differences disappear in alphabet soupAxa's Nordic buying spree – Denmark is the next targetFormer top players at PKA's alternatives arm launch new firmActive and alternative investments key to PFA's future returnsBanks' mutual fund fees draining pensions, says consumer groupJyske Invest to lose CEO as Staal opts to retire in JulyStorebrand AM: Adds to some alternatives but cuts hedge funds, forestryStorebrand buys rest of Skagen and floats idea of more takeoversNordea loses global private banking chief...and more about peopleDanish FSA chair quits after money-laundering caseEY lures Industriens property head for Danish advisory pushDanmarks Central Bank: Mututal funds took a hard hit in Q1AP1 and BlackRock coinitiates EM Impact FundDanske Silicon Valley-iværksættere henter millionrygstødBWB kæmper med at få styr på problembørnPensionskassers afkast på kapitalfonde ligger under tilfredsstillende niveauSønderjysk investeringsfond i knæ efter milliontab og retsopgør med it-investeringKapitalfond og Lego-familie måtte til lommerne efter trecifret millionunderskudJysk-Fynsk Kapital har ingen exit-strategi, men styrer via krav om udbytteUndersøgelse går i mod argument for at lukke innovationsmiljøerDTU-startup får 7 mio kr til termometer til biologisk medicinHanegal-stiftere sælger endnu en del af selskabetBestseller-ejers selskab investerer i aarhusiansk biotekDansk kapitalfond taber mindre formue på svensk mineudstyrKapitalfond køber resten af Kongskilde IndustriesMedie: VKR Holding er med i jagten på typehusproducent ejet af kapitalfondMedie: Polaris hyrer FIH til salg af Louis PoulsenStiftere køber Progressive ud af kapitalfondDansk planlægningsstartup henter millioninvestering fra tech-profilerA glimpse inside a multi-asset manager's portfolioFewer retail investors participate in AGMs in Sweden and DenmarkWhy Rothausen left Danske Capital for Lundbeck Foundation…and more about peopleImpact investing festival starting in Oslo todayLange svartider fra Skat hæmmer danske kapitalfondeKapitalfonde efterlader hul i markedet for mindre virksomhederWidex fusionerer med kapitalfondsejede SivantosDanske Bank køber sig for første gang ind i en fintech-virksomhedKapitalfond går sammen med ledelse i køb af it-konsulenthusDansk firma opkøbt af amerikansk dollarmilliardærDansk tøjvirksomhed vil slå egen rekord på KickstarterCapital Four: direct lending is gaining tractionNew direct lending fund from Capital Four in first loan dealNordea restructures Wealth Management Mermaid Asset Management welcomes new partnerFolksam aims to promote sustainability through bond purchases Robots challenge banks in Sweden's USD 525 billion savings marketGoldman Sachs bets on German private marketBig Investor: "Everything seems expensive right now"Distributionsforretninger egner sig godt til kapitalfondeMalmø-selskab henter millioninvestering før børsnoteringBusiness angels: Sådan skærpes investeringslystenStor kapitalfond er klar til nye opkøb med penge fra danske investorerDansk venture kan få gavn af nye store EU-støttede fund of fundsLego-efterkommer køber sig ind i dansk fiskeindustriDansk bølgefirma henter kapital til salg og marketingSelskab bag flydende urter henter ny millioninvesteringMedie: Novo var interesseret køber til høreapparatkoncernBiotekselskab fra Birkerød ruller blodtest ud på europæiske hospitalerStifter forbereder salg af it-virksomhed: Investorer skal sætte fart på vækstenRutineret fynbo kåret som årets business angelRekordhøj investeringssum fra danske business angelsVestas, Vattenfall and PKA put EUR 350 million into Swedish wind farmAllianzGI: Adding China A-shares to MSCI index will hit portfolio constructionsWhy Denmark's ATP is shaking up its businessXtracker universe broadens with launch of ESG-screened ETFHere's how a global manager beats the market and braces for a slowdownIt all began in a copying room 25 years ago...AP7 hires two managers for green impact active equities Red tape around ESG must be cut, say Danske Bank and InvescoDanish lawmakers pave way for new alternative investment fundsSEB poaches Pensiondanmark's Chief Investment Strategist Money sector needs help getting cutting-edge fintech on board, says CMPESG products could become obsolete, says PIMCO...and more about peopleSampension invests DKK 120 million in green bondsKontraktforskere fra København får millioner fra britisk investorVoksende kritik bag kulisserne tog livet af små statslige ventureselskaberVækstfonden på vej med flere penge til business angelsAxcel og partner overtager designvirksomheden GubiKapitalfond i forhandlinger om overtagelse af landbrugskoncernKapitalfond vil sælge Tiger med hjælp fra amerikansk storbankDansk startup bliver hædret af internationalt konsortiumTidligere Exiqon-chefer rejser 30 mio kr til nyt selskab TCM: Kapitalfond har solgt alle aktier seks måneder efter noteringDansk startup rejser millioninvestering til kunstig intelligens Dansk fintech-succes barsler med børsambitioner efter milliardinvesteringRegeringen og DF nedlægger innovationsmiljøerneTysk industrigigant lancerer venture-selskab i DanmarkFintech-startup henter 103 mio. kr.William Demant Invest i stor satsning på kræftdiagnostik Asset pricing underestimates physical climate risks, warns DWSPinebridge sets up in Helsinki after Nordic growthPensiondanmark clones winning Copenhagen infrastructure formulaMajor meat and fish companies rated "high risk" in new food indexJyske Bank waves goodbye to two equity analystsStorebrand: Surging growth in fossil-free fundsPope: Credit derivatives are ticking time bombsLarge pension fund loses ESG chief Denmark's P+ promotes risk officer to new top investment role Invesco expands Stockholm office by double hiring ...and more about peopleCarnegie Investment Bank sells Luxembourg bankNew fund tracks newsletter's long-time model portfolioCrowdfunding to draw young investors to private equity fundDirektør-partnerskab klar med ny fond – belært af erfaringerFiberchef kunne først sove roligt om natten, da han fik kapitalfond som ejerMedie: Modefirma undersøger mulighed for salgVenturefonde viser stor interesse for nyt kontorfællesskabTommy Ahlers forsvarer nedlæggelse af innovationsmiljøerInvestorer trækker støtten til rigmandsfonden MaydayNovo Seeds starter nyt rådgivningsselskab: "Behovet er kæmpestort"Vækstønske får lægemiddelsimportør til at overveje børsnoteringIt-millionærer investerer i nyt boligkonceptState henter investering på 5 mio krHow Schroders plans to grow its Nordic businessNordea's raided 'Stars-team" to launch London-based EM fundDanish pension savings shrink under new projections#MeToo movement hits US pension fund industryDenmark's ATP revamps property strategy as portfolio nears milestonePFA reports huge interest in home rentals for pension customersThree Scandinavian boutiques among Europe's top 10 capital raisersGlobal Evolution CEO: Here's why our inflow is so highPension funds back Danish government's SDG fund launchBankinvest reshuffle: Fires CFO and hires new COO...and more about peopleDanes set to have the highest retirement age in the worldDanica's acquisition of SEB Pension Denmark falls into placeWatchdog slaps pension fund with four reprimandsInvestor sees no fintech bubble: "The more startups the better" Manglende interesse fra pensionssektor udtynder venturebranchen Pensionskasser og politikere på kollisionskurs om venturekapitalSalg af Huscompagniet glipper for kapitalfondNy fynsk robotvirksomhed på vejOdense-selskab rejser knap 50 mio kr til at lancere ikke-invasiv blodsukkermålerByfounders-stifter langer ud efter de store selskaberKapitalfond ser på mulighed for at sælge nordisk taxaselskabTidligere Maersk-advokat bliver ny storaktionær i ErriaNordic Capital sælger selskab bag dyrehospitaler: En af de bedste afhændelser i kapitalfondens historieRee-familiens holdingselskab køber aktier i Bagger-designKapitalfond overvejer børsnotering af materialeudlejer efter mislykket salgsforsøgFlere virksomhedssalg strander: "Nogle ejere tror, at alt kan sælges til høje priser"Investor ser ingen fintechboble: Jo flere startups, jo bedre for branchenPensionsselskaber skyder penge i Løkkes nye bæredygtighedsfondSyddansk Innovation investerer i digital kaffeklubNordjysk fintech-selskab sikrer investering og brugerboom fra NordeaSkype-milliardærs venturefond sender millionrygstød mod DanmarkBankinvest reveals identity of mystery COO hireAP Pension scoops professor from rival to expand management teamSampension fills top actuary slot with Nordea high flierDanske Bank's investment robot amasses DKK 440 million in a yearAmazon entry spurs PFA to redesign investment strategyNorwegian FSA needs clear definition of "value-adding", Morningstar analyst arguesNordic asset managers hold their positions in global AuM rankingPemberton mulls opening office in the NordicsForeign asset managers open more offices in "attractive" NordicsInstitutional climate group chief sees Paris pact investment speeding upHermes' new Nordics chief finds ESG-dimension "highly compelling"Clearmacro poaches Danske man for Copenhagen after Finnish first step...and more about peopleDWS reveals new Head of the Nordics to lead business pushNordea reshuffles group management and brings in new CLO from NokiaPension fund: Political pressure needed to end firms' tax haven practiceEQT's danske portefølje blandt de bedste Iværksættere vil have små statslige ventureselskaber genoplivet - på en ny måde Polaris-topchef efter opkøb: Klar på flere investeringer men organisk vækst er vigtigst Formuepleje-stifters investeringsselskab tjener trecifret millionbeløb for fjerde år i trækNorsk kapitalfond køber reklamekoncernKapitalfond forudser fald i virksomhedspriserBagger-Sørensens venturearm trækker stikket på biotekinvestering: ”Vi er ikke de rette til at føre selskabet videre"Janus Friis' robotselskab henter trecifret millionbeløb i frisk kapitalNyt koncept vil hente private pensionskroner til danske start-upsKendte investorer lægger trecifret millioninvestering i e-sportsselskabInvestorer får tab på tæt på 200 mio. kr. efter strid om it-selskabParadis Is er største problem i ejerfondGazing into the responsible investments crystal ballColumbia Threadneedle: Social bonds an obvious tool for any investorCEO resigns from Danske Private Equity -- successor in placeNew investor regulation seen drying liquidity in Danish equity marketPension funds demand more transparency over executive payPension fund puts DKK 4 billion property portfolio out to tenderFour asset managers picked to run Copenhagen's moneyVIDEO: Interview with Climate Bonds Initiatives' Sean KidneyWhen a phone call is not enough: Nordea on fund selectionConfidentiality key when investing for SWFs, says global managerInvest in growth firms or lose them, Danish pension funds warned...and more about peopleNordic Investment Bank finds new leader for sustainability and mandate unitMajor Danish pension provider changes name after turning mutualDanes seen living even longer after ATP updates lifespan modelWe've created a hodgepodge system, say Danish pension CEOsTre barrierer for vækst i den danske venturebrancheKapitalfonde har fået bedre styr på portefølje-virksomhederneKritik af pensionskasser – investerer for lidt i venture og vækstvirksomhederKapitalfonde søger danske finansopkøb - Basisbank sætter sig selv i spilStifter af venturefond kalder noteringer på First North for umodneInvesteringsselskaber skyder millionbeløb i skoproducentMedie: Fire internationale kapitalfonde har budt på Flying Tiger-kædenTidligere flyttefirmadirektør går sammen med SAS-mand i deleøkonomisk platformMeet the new Danske PEP: Co-investing to play bigger roleDanske slashes fees on PEP funds in costs model shift Brunswick Real Estate says Nordic debt fund no challenge to banksPensam keeps asset managers on a short leash with ESGGlobal pledge from 23 countries to boost climate ambitionsNew investment robots halve fund costs for DanesDanish FSA: Customers pay the same despite commission banFormuepleje plans third property fund after DKK 300 million in 6 monthsDanish pension funds at odds on equity lendingData-driven hedge fund looks for dry bulk link upMeet a Nordic financial research prodigy...and more about peopleMiranova: ETFs gain traction on Danish retail market How Nomura swaps ideas with Denmark's biggest asset managersSaxo Bank's Go platform to offer mutual funds at zero costFly-in, fly-out: A weekly routine for Robeco's Nordic directorSvensk kapitalfond igen på opkøb i det danske fødevaremarkedSkagen Aquaculture skal bruge 170 mio kr til landbaseret ørredprojektNovo Ventures investerer trecifret millionbeløb i schweizisk kræftselskabFintech efter milliontilførsel: Skal rejse penge igen om et år i jagt på nye markederMorten Strunge indgår samarbejde med rigmandDerfor skyder Sune Alstrup penge i ByfoundersKent Kirk poster penge i vindserviceselskabStifter af venturefond kalder noteringer på First North for umodneAmbitiøst it-selskab jagter medarbejdere fra øverste hylde – satser på kunstig intelligensIT Relation-opkøb skal godkendesSpilbranchen bekymret for lukket pengekassePolaris sælger dansk lampefirma til italiensk kapitalfondMedie: Restaurantkæden Mash leder efter nye ejereAsset manager sells its property management businessAll you ever wanted to know about sovereign wealth funds ... almostPension funds to invest billions in aircraft lease firm - reportFinancial lobbyists appoint new three-man pensions panel...and more about peopleUS investor snaps up Danish logistics portfolio for EUR 160 millionLGT report: Time to raise ESG bar for European PE-managersIPOs climb on the first trading day – but will disappoint in the long run, study findsProspera kapitalforvaltning: Fremgang for Nykredit og Danske Bank, nedtur for NordeaFSN Capital rejser krav mod svensk kapitalfondKapitalfond køber kontrol med ridesportsfirmaDansk virksomhed med udlandsdrømme får millionbeløb af investorgruppeIt-rigmænd stifter risikovillig kapitalfondLundbeckfonden investerer 150 mio kr i britisk medicoselskabMedie: Pensionskasser vil købe flyvirksomhed for milliardbeløbSaxo Bank sælger betalingsplatform til kapitalfond i milliardhandel Spilbranchen bekymret for lukket pengekasseDansk fintech-startup på kapitaljagtTandlægeannoncør interesseret i at have kapitalfond som medejerSplit from group forces Nordea Liv to buy new investment systemPKA, Danica mull biogas investments after Sampension dealPension funds poised to invest in new offshore wind farmsGoldman Sachs: Investors zooming in on ESG.....and more about people Denmark's PFA slashes property fund costs by taking direct approach abroadNorthern Trust AM ushers in new EMEA chief amid revampDanske Bank AM: Handling risk is our competitive edge for the futureAnalytiker: Frasalg for milliarder markerer kursskiftet for TDCKendt café-imperium forgyldte tre danskereVenturefond skyder millioner i svensk biotekselskabSunstone-selskab nærmere svensk hovedbørsMorten Strunge og makkerpar vil ruske op i betalingsindustrien med globalt fintechsats Nykredit vil samle 2 mia. kr. til at investere i infrastrukturDet nye gigtselskab ROS Therapeutics lander 10 mio kr fra investorerFSN Capital hyrer erfaren advokat til sag mod kapitalfondDansk it-startup vil på børsen i New YorkIt-rigmænd stifter risikovillig kapitalfondESG rankings help Neuberger Berman pinpoint undervalued EM debtNPinvestor announces triple downgrade after increasing lossSwedish fintech firm becomes one of Europe's biggest start-upsGerman asset manager buys in Valby for long-term strategyDanica brings insider to helm as Klitgård quits...and more about peopleEuropean securities regulator slaps fines on big five Nordic banks Pretax profit dives 24 percent at Danske's wealth management unit Dansk app til kondicykler lander vigtig USA-kontraktFørste investering for Mærsks Afrika-fond falder til jorden Ambitiøs biotekfond lukker ned før første investeringDanske it-iværksættere indtager USA med millioninvesteringBiotekselskab udsætter børsnotering: Jagter ny venturekapitalGlobeteam-stifter sagde nej til flere kapitalfonde og valgte Lego-milliarder tilKapitalfondes pengetanke rundede historisk niveau i 2017 Private equity capital hits historic level in 2017Swiss asset manager highlights pitfalls of ESG analysis Danske Bank and Nordea see demand soar for responsible fundsAmbitious Danish biotech fund shuts down before first investment...and more about peopleAfter slim H1 return, Industriens Pension says diversification is key Storebrand AM grows sustainability team to stay ahead on ESGFormer Novo Nordisk manager urges CEOs to speed up SDG progressTopchefer i kapitalfonde har gyldne tiderMedie: EQT på vej med sin hidtil største fondATP køber netværksoperatør sammen med kapitalfondOaktree tager stor bid af shippingselskabPension fund unlisted chief: "We're patient and can be selective"European fund buyers go for active, Pinebridge survey showsAMF boosts investment in less cyclical assetsManager search is a major process, Pensiondanmark says...and more about peopleSparinvest's recipe for improving PRI assessment scoresAccunia stretches investor base with third CLO bond issueNo trend chaser: T. Rowe Price targets long-term alphaDet sværeste ved biotek er at sammensætte de rigtige teamsInternationale kapitalfonde bag dansk opkøbsrekord i 1. halvår 2018DP World køber Unifeeder for 5 mia. kronerNovo Ventures investerer millioner i konkurrent til Bavarian NordicInteresseorganisation: Nye spiludviklere skal vende blikket mod udlandet for finansieringTidligere Axcel-partner: Ingen ambition om at sælge Norisol igenNye iværksættere henter 5,1 mio. kroner til udvikling af knogleimplantaterLeo Pharmas innovationsarm poster flere penge i digital screening”Trump er aldeles utilregnelig”Blackstone prepares launch of EUR 14.8 billion real estate fundPFA executive: The trick is to secure returns but minimize risksMarmorbyen buyer doubles operating profit in first halfSwedbank, Nordea work to judge impact of green bonds European US-tracking ETF is first to pass USD 30 billion milestoneIn case you missed them: Stories from the summer Sparinvest turns to own standards for new ethical fundPrivate debt fundraising dips in H1 but trend still strong, says PreqinChurches tap Germany's banks to put billions to work NBIM behind climate change frameworkPensam lauds half year result in challenging marketProperty still cheap, say partners at DKK 22 billion RE firm...and more about peopleHealthcare specialist sees bigger picture in new global equity roleSector specialists can be flexible too, says Nordea analyst Value specialist stays true to strategy despite tough phase Bump på vejen for kapitalfondsejede servicevirksomheder, der leverer til det offentligeTravlhed i Via equity – tre opkøb på tre månederA.P. Møller Capital har rejst 6,3 mia kroner til Afrika-fond Venturefonde oplever succes med tech-iværksættere - men også konservative pensionskasserSalget af Sticks'n'sushi udskydesIt-direktør: Danske iværksættere mangler forståelse for prissætning Novo Ventures investerer trecifret millionbeløb i schweizisk biotekselskabTech-virksomheder er mest populære ved virksomhedsopkøbAccura vil bruge kapitalfonds-springbræt til at erobre flere kunderCanadier i investoralliance med danske it-profilerNordmænd skyder millioner i dansk tang-iværksætter PFA makes its largest property investment to dateDenmark's PKA poaches ATP legal chief to head new sustainable teamPensions deal completes Swedish exodus from DenmarkDanske shuts down hedge fund after years of dwindling AUMKLP boosts sustainable investments; posts moderate H1 returnThe Plover and the Crocodile: Pensam's win-win story with TIAA Nordea: Reasons for billion Euro outflow of Stable Return Fund Nordea Asset Management grows equities team with Blackrock, UBS hires"Nerve-racking," says PFA's RE chief of record-breaking buying spreeAccura: M&A market still fast-pacedIndustriens Pension reels in portfolio manager from NykreditRobeco launches cybersecurity project as attacks dent stocksMixed-gender portfolio teams produce better returns - Citywire Power shifts at Danish pension fund, as ESG chief wins investment vetoMorningstar chief challenges banks with investment company launch...and more about peopleAltors danske selskaber møder modgang, men kæmper hårdtAntallet af aktive kapitalfonde i Danmark er tredoblet på 15 årMinibørs bekymrer ventureinvestorerTattoodo forbereder kapitaljagtE-bogstjeneste får nye medejere og sætter kurs mod nye markederIt-profil sikrer millioninvestering til vegetarisk satsningStort dansk altanfirma har fået ny ejerkreds og bestyrelseAccura: M&A-markedet fortsætter i overhalingsbanenNykredit satser på niche inden for køb og salg af virksomhederDansk it-selskab i dialog med Facebook-stifter om stor investeringDigital startup henter millioninvestering Hotline skal tage toppen af iværksætterpanik efter lukning af innovationsfondeEuropean law firms: "No-deal" Brexit will mean more business"No one gets to manage my money because of a fancy TV ad"Nordic-based property investor snatches head of AM from NiamNBIM lags return benchmark in Q2, steps up portfolio riskAlliancebernstein hires Swede for Nordic business pushWant to save the planet? Take a closer look at your bond portfolioSkandia agent sees only benefits of acquisitionOslo-based KLP plans EUR 670 million property buy in CopenhagenSimcorp sales climb in Q2 as company stock surges...and more about peopleNordea loses top sell-side bankers as cuts start hitting moraleSweden's Norron strengthens investment team with triple hiring Danica reportedly plans to sell off Swedish unitHedge fund manager: Three trends changing the transport and logistics sectorsSwedish-based property firm plans buying spree in GermanyNordea Life in Denmark sees investment return plateauInstitutional climate chief: Transport sector next in green revolutionMedie: Kriseramt it-projekt til det offentlige forhindrede kapitalfonds salg af EGKapitalfond køber Falcks offshoreafdelingPlanday henter trecifret millioninvesteringB2C-selskaber sikrer stadig stigende afkast til investorer i Sunstones teknologifondeUvisheden breder sig i vækstlagetVisiopharm henter 100 mio og gearer op til børsnotering i DanmarkDansk medicin-app har 110.000 brugere - nu går udvikleren efter medicinalindustrienFintech-selskab rykker ud i Norden med storbankEndomondo-millionær vil nå lige så mange mennesker som McDonaldsKendte investorer køber sig ind i kaffekædeStart-up firma stiftet af jordmoder får millionstøtte af innovationsmiljøDansk medicoselskab får ny bestyrelse og et tocifret millionbeløbKapitalfond køber webbaseret virksomhed for håndværkereNordea Ejendomme winds up after Deas assets buy; CEO joins new ownerFinancial firms retain London access in no-deal Brexit scenarioAnalyst: India to become world’s largest oil importerFintech company expands, backed by Scandinavia’s largest bankCatella Asset Management appoints new head for FinlandATP recruits former SEB executive for top risk roleStable sales teams seen as crucial for winning market share in NordicsMore than just excess return: How Nordic investors really select strategiesNorway now "one of hottest offshore oil markets" -- WoodmacNordicom upbeat on full-year outlook despite H1 profit dipATP: Buying Danske Bank equities is good active ownership World Bank launches first sustainable development water bond...and more about peopleMaj Invest bolsters Danish equity team by poaching rival's fund managerSmall cap firms wise to ESG challenges, claims Danske on new launchA EUR 60 billion fund in Sweden says age of conglomerates is fadingBaldur- og Cocio-rigmænd har overtaget Fanø-bryggeri Dansk Vækstkapital 2 satser stærkt på ventureDansk kapitalfond køber endnu et softwareselskabFlere rådgivere på vej til kritiseret VækstbørsVækstfonden kritiserer First North for manglende grundighedBlockshipping jagter nye investorer efter ICO-flopRigmandsfamilie og tidligere Pandora-direktør satser mio på velfærdsteknologiNy fond vil investere i Afrikas vækstRobot-selskab får friske penge fra kapitalfondDTU-spinout har rejst 15 mio. kr. til EU-lancering af første produktInternationale investorer poster milliarder i danske startupsNovo Nordisk Fonden på jagt efter startupsNovo-direktør: "..det er blevet sværere at finde reel værdi"Warren Buffett in billion-dollar wind-farm upgrade dealForeign investors on buying spree for Danish start-upsNewly-launched Nordic and Baltic forestry fund closes – at least for nowWorld’s Biggest Wealth Fund Builds Up Its Corporate GovernanceSampension joins international climate task force to gauge carbon footprintGlobal equity funds: Winners and losers in the low-carbon revolutionMajor KLP, Folksam, Nordea, DNB funds not placed to profit in a low-carbon futureStar ratings, sustainability globes, low-carbon designation: Morningstar extends ratings line-upNorwegian mega-fund toughens demands in bid to save oceansGoldman Sachs out of the running on mega management mandateNBIM: Continued harm to oceans will erode business profits Nordic pension funds top report on climate change mitigation from AODP...and more about peopleMiFID medicine may be poison for small firms, warns Nordea AMIndustriens Pension: Here's why we do venture capital -- and howLGT Capital Partners: The secret to venture capital? Go for the top quartileKorte ejerskaber giver kapitalfonde skyhøj fortjenesteHeimburger på vej med to nye opkøb - kæmper stadig med rav-selskabVenturepenge vælter ud til iværksættere: "Dette er et udtryk for, at vi har et gennembrud" Medie: Kapitalfond overvejer salg af it-selskabRigmænd luger ud i ventureselskabAltor må igen gribe til lommerneBøfkonger sætter Mash-imperiet til salgTeleiværksætter klar til flere investeringerDansk opkøb af svensk it-firma med afdeling i DanmarkVækstfonden har millioner i klemme i krakket mobilselskabVenture-penge vender ryggen til cleantechDanish-based pension providers ready to boost wind and solar investmentsPatrizia raises EUR millions via new real estate fundPrivate equity firms on shopping spree in the North SeaDanish investors shun next generation of green companiesBlackstone approach gives Nordea, DNB a path out of the BalticsNordea AM temporarily halts investment in Danske Bank sharesFear of lower green returns: "It's still very difficult to convince some clients."Sustainability only minor factor in investment decisions -- despite aspirationsNew York replaces London as No 1 financial hub as Brexit bitesUS authorities probe Danske Bank over money-laundering allegationsMoney laundering claims hit treatment of Danske Bank equityDespite Trump, US honors two-thirds of Paris pledges, says climate report...and more about peopleByFounders: Financial crisis gave venture capital legitimacySharp focus of single-strategy PE works for PKA AIP Private FundsPKA AIP Private Funds on management exodus: "You can cry, or you can step up"5 ud af 41 europæiske unicorns er danske – det giver mod på mereNy opgørelse: Udenlandske kapitalfonde vinder markedsandeleMaersk Growth sender millioner til madspilds-iværksættereNovo-fond køber sig ind i transportfirma i milliardhandelNovo Seeds investerer i biotekselskab med fokus på landbrugMillionindsprøjtning i jysk brintselskab skal bane vej for globalt gennembrudVil sælge flydende krydderurter i hele verden og omsætte for 100 mio kr Ventureinvestor kritiserer minibørs for for lav barreVækstfonden henter trecifret millionbeløb fra NetcompanyGlobalconnect i milliardfusionEfter 14 opkøb af softwareselskaber - kapitalfond går internationaltAP7 on venture capital: "You have to stay disciplined"Blackrock continues Nordic shopping spree with Helsinki buyVenture investor accuses Copenhagen mini exchange of low ambitionsNasdaq confirms portfolio sale from collapsed Norwegian energy traderBlackstone eyes $18 billion capital raise for its biggest RE fundMedia: Nordic Swan Ecolabel for funds only a limited successNorway firm seeks Nordic capital for 4th record-breaking microfinance fundWealth head still in race to replace Danske's CEOIrish, Italian candidates in running to chair eurozone bank watchdog...and more about peopleNordea names new chief strategist to new investment teamFinnish EUR 45 billion investor flees credit for macro hedge fundsUK venture fund doubles investment in Danish startups Danske threat to Danish AAA rating triggers political actionActuarial chief at Danish pension fund ATP jumps to consultancyMost likely divestors of Danske stock are pension funds, says Lead Resarcher at ESG think tankMajor investors may flee Danske Bank securities over scandalDanske kapitalfonde har kastet sig over carve-outs med vekslende succesNy fond skal sætte fart på børsnoteringerNyt selskab i pensionsbranchen henter 20 mio. kr. i investeringsrundeBiotekspire rejser – igen – fondsmidler i millionklassen til udvikling af smertemiddelInvestorer om startup-virksomheder: Det rigtige hold er alfa og omegaDansk Silicon Valley-veteran: Vent med startup-drømmen og lær af de etableredeTommy Ahlers: Vi skal forvandle viden fra universiteterne til succesfulde startupsDisse tre udfordringer blokerer for Danmark som iværksætternationBritisk venturefond fordobler investeringer i danske tech-startupsVækstfonden ser mere professionelt venture-miljøCrowdfundingplatform åbner for handel med ejerandele i iværksætterselskaberHalberg Kapital har appetit på opkøb trods bump på vejenStartup er gået fra nul til 70 ansatte på et år: Vi har ekserkveret en vis del ud af bukserneDenmark's Bankinvest hires new portfolio manager for DKK 10 billion Danish equities teamSparinvest: Further revelations may change our view of Danske BankArgentum report: Nordic buyouts broke all records in H1'Fintech' wins dictionary status in US -- but not in Scandinavia Storebrand AM plans Luxembourg platform for broad European pushRestructuring of investment units is to rank Nordea #1 in EuropeEthical issues pose new challenges to ATPStavanger-based investor continues shopping spreeEU prepares five-day contingency plan in case of "no deal" BrexitFinancial police drop OW Bunker price manipulation caseProperty transaction volumes will drop this year, says Newsec study...and more about peopleHow manager Mar Vista grew its AUM by 6,775 percent in 11 yearsDanske Bank: Head of Legal quits as Thomas Borgen empties his deskBenchmark game drags active managers down, US investor arguesLandscape shifts for Norway's early mover as sustainability goes mainstreamKirk Kapital ruller ny strategi ud: "Road to cash"2018 kan blive rekordår for ventureinvesteringer i danske vækstvirksomheder16 life science-spidser skal udvælge projekter til Novos nye rugekasse Kapitalfond vil sælge tøjselskabKapitalfond køber softwareselskab – væksten skal i fokusMedie: Kapitalfond arbejder aktivt på salg af KMDDansk medicin-app går på investorjagt i LondonOtte fynske rigmænd køber Jensens Bøfhus – stifter forlader livsværkNordic Solar vil investere for en milliard i ny fondHollændere rejser milliarder til ny life science-fondNorsk kapitalfond tjener formue på lynsalg af danske JSB GroupNordic Solar eyes DKK 1 billion of investment via new fundItaly’s biggest insurer goes on shopping spree in CopenhagenAsset Management chief quits over employee abusement issuesBig payback for Norwegian PE manager after flipping Danish JSB GroupCIO exits German asset manager and launches own property investment firmActive management is "good business", says AP Pension CIOAMF Fonder shakes up fee structure to keep edge amid price pressureDanish invoice trading fund plans to grow to institutional proportionsLloyds, Schroders wealth talks keep the big prize in suspenseSweden's AP1 teams up with "sustainability quants" on human rights scorePatrizia buys EUR 40 billion proptech stake to turn RE portfolio digitalFavourite for Danske Bank's top job may fail ECB's "fit and proper" rules ...and more about peoplePensiondanmark hires ex-central bank economist to boost credit team Remittance and windows: PE investments in manager's impact portfolioNuveen discusses impact investing with pension funds in CopenhagenBusiness-engle udkonkurrerer venture i kampen om lovende robotfirmaerNy industri-venturefond satser på yderligere investeringer i årSådan investerer David Helgason sin formueNorsk kapitalfond vil sælge olieserviceselskaber for milliarderKapitalfond på opkøb i foodtechIt-investor skyder millioner i investeringspulje Medie: Kapitalfond gør klar til at sælge Bella CenterGreen Mobility går på kapitaljagt: Vil fordoble aktiekapitalenKapitalfond køber softwareselskab – væksten skal i fokusKapitalfond vil sende Falck Safety Services på opkøbstogtDanske fails to publish prospective CEO's private directorshipsGE sells renewables investments to alternatives manager for USD 1 billionOslo-based broker sees growth opportunity in Denmark and SwedenNew blow for Danske Bank as business school cuts all tiesNorway’s USD one trillion fund may get a separate board to oversee itWorld Federation of Exchanges launches plan for sustainable financeNordea equities chief quits for new role with Europe's biggest asset managerNordic real estate debt still hot, despite Preqin report of broader slumpPFA mister chefstrateg til rivalDanske could lose "Norway's most attractive customer portfolio" due to scandalReal estate still attractive despite rate hikes, says property adviserVolume-boosting fund for small and midcaps kicks off with DKK 100 millionDenmark's Velliv poaches PFA's chief strategist ...and more about peopleA EUR 866 million manager started buying Danske shares after 30 percent slumpPension funds may be poorly-equipped for illiquids growth, argues Blackrock Nordea able to buy Danske Bank shares despite Estonia-gate Afbrudte salgsprocesser er en sten i skoen på kapitalfondeNy fonds rolle som ankerinvestor er på den lange baneVenturefonde flokkes om danske virksomhederStort flyselskab får nye ejereStørste taxaselskab i Danmark solgt til kapitalfondIndependent manager bases new sustainable fund on more than opt-outsDanske Bank’s brutal stock selloff may have gone much too farNorway's ABG Sundal Collier sees revenue and profit nosedive in Q3 EUR 687 billion money manager to work with Bill Gates, Ban Ki-moon projectDanish regulator spurns Danske Bank's head of wealth managementNew head of Denmark's Sparinvest looks to institutions to fuel growthNew Nordic consultancy bets on market gap for capital market softwareSwedish long/short fund closes amid high returns and investor interestIndustriens' new strategist works standing up -- because the data says soHow to build a stable pension portfolio for Canadian school teachersQuants Now Trade Exotic Stuff. But Can They Handle Illiquidity?Sweetheart pension fund pair plan to boost joint real estate unit ...and more about peopleListed asset managers are struggling with a tough futureWhat PKA wants from a hedge fund manager: The dos and don'ts Appetite for Nordic hedge funds grows as sector goes mainstreamKapitalfonde og venturefonde dropper skrækken for cleantechAdvarsel: Kapitalfondes jagt på afkast kan koste pensionskunderne dyrtIt-investor satser på cloudbaseret startupDanskstiftet selskab vil spinde guld på 40 år gammelt Leo-middel i USAFynsk robotselskab rejser trecifret millionbeløb i ny kapitalFlere ejerledere forudser et snarligt salg af deres virksomhedAxcel måtte give op – nu giver Junckers overskud og sælges endnu en gangKapitalfonden Altor kan se enden på ejerskabet af WristMP Pension quarantines Sidney-based behemoth bankESG is not only for investing in equities: Sparinvest also invests in sustainable credit bondsEKF poaches new CEO with extensive experience from abroadNorwegian head of insurance closes the circle and returns to CopenhagenJPMorgan Sees USD 7.4 trillion passive selling pressure in downturnBNY Mellon Investment Management opens Stockholm officeNordea mulls development of hedge fund for Stars rangeHedge fund interest at record-high level, says Danske AMDanish pension fund invests millions in US solar projectsJoe & the Juice’s private equity owners said to mull IPO in 2019Swedish investment bank in talks to offer green bondsCatella sells off wealth management arm in Luxembourg ...and more about peoplePan-Nordic collaboration opens 35,000 securities to Finnish investors AP7 leads investor group challenging major European gas emittersSustainability heavyweights: climate change is a huge business opportunityMedie: Joe & the Juice kan være på vej på børsen i USAEQT byder 6 mia for svenske Karo PharmaNovo Seeds om biotek-sats: Vores største investering nogensindeTil stor ærgrelse dropper Polaris opkøb af dansk landbrugskoncernNy fond vil investere millioner i job til socialt udsatteIt-kapitalfond har brug for andre fonde til større opkøbKapitalfond med fokus på it rejser ny milliardfondAgilitas køber TeracomKapitalfonde køber dansk it-sikkerhedsselskabKapitalfondsejede firmaer fylder kun lidt blandt landets 1000 største virksomhederLange ejerskaber er ofte fejlinvesteringer – men ikke altidInvestors pile into passive equity funds in DenmarkPension fund Velliv takes harder line with Macquarie than Danske Seychelles launches world's first "blue bond" to protect marine environmentPIMCO tweaks funds as demand for ESG in fixed income takes offDanske's Wealth Management shows net outflow of DKK 9.6 billionCall to harmonise tax rules for venture capital in the NordicsLobbying can deal bigger blow to climate than emissions, says AP7Sustainable manager: Like a slow-boiled frog, your portfolio muscles will seize upRetirement of coal-fired power plants in US set to break record in 2018Thylander Gruppen lures "one of the best" to top asset management roleNew CIO to speed up Swedbank Robur's journey towards goalNumber of equity funds will nosedive, PWC predicts...and more about peopleATP steams ahead with contingency plans for no-deal BrexitEU likely to tax financial transactions once UK leaves, says ex-insiderThriving London-based asset manager underway with Brexit planDanmarks bedste kapitalfond kåretAntag Therapeutics jagter investering på 100 mio på biotekmesseDansk it-selskab rejser for anden gang i år 100 mio krSkandinaviens største sushileverandør solgtNye sparekrav kan skabe uro om Ørsteds milliardsalg af elnettetNyt initiativ skal styrke danske startups i AsienKapitalfond i udbytteskandale central i milliardkamp om danske elkunderNordic Capital vil skabe lækkerbiskner til industrielle købereStore pensionskasser har forsømt at tjekke samarbejdspartnereTaurus wins contract to manage AM Formuepleje's propertiesOil stocks pay and salmon is crazy for this $34 billion managerFormer climate negotiator plans to boost PKA's sustainable investmentsGreen bonds: Mounting concerns temper growth hopes on 10th anniversaryClients are now snapping at our heels, says Natixis' Nordic chiefNasdaq Nordic: Dark trading is flourishing under MiFID IISwiss banking group to hire senior staff in the NordicsPrivate equity on cliff edge due to trade war, rising rates: EQTTen property investors account for nearly half of all Danish dealsNordea chairman rejects plans to sell USD 350 billion AM businessNykredit sees AM business surge as trophy shelf fillsEU says planned taxonomy will help investors spot green washing ...and more about people Finland to clarify tax rules on private equity investmentsDanish pension fund offers impact app, as young demand specificsFormer Danske Bank fund selection chief launches Nordic Impact firmRobeco puts in long hours to get new SDG strategy rightStor kapitaltilførsel til dansk e-sportMarkante investorer køber sig ind i nystartet måltidsklubHungry-stifter lufter store vækstambitionerBusiness angel: Hvorfor er danskerne aldrig med, når der skal rejses mange pengeTemplafy skal tidoble omsætningen før man går i salgstankerAscendis åbner nyt selskab for at nå KinaVenturefond klar til at øge investering i børsparat robotselskabPreben Damgaard: Templafy opfylder alle mine kriterier som investor Novos life science-inkubator poster penge i første rugekasssevirksomhedIværksættervirksomhed søger kapitalindsprøjtning på 60-80 mio. kr.Svensk venturefond investerer i dansk kontorplatformPolaris' færgerederi ramt af bornholmsk shitstormLukningstruede statslige ventureselskaber tiltrak 1,3 millarder i privat kapital i 2017Kapitalfond sender pensionsgiganters penge ind i nyetableret forsikringsselskabPE firm injects pension funds' capital into new insurance companyPatrizia doubles operating income and ups 2018 guidanceGreen bonds too crowded for EUR 46.9 billion fund keen on stocksEight asset managers among 20 best-paying companies in SwedenESG think tank: Hardliner's U-turn on Danske Bank too early Study: Key figures can identify the future's worst performers"Proventus doesn't do leveraged loans or covenant lite"Media: Swedish direct lender angles for EUR 1.5 billion for fourth fundKlövern adds Copenhagen office building to Nordic portfolioLoan terms to private equity firms too relaxed, says Nordea chiefDanske mortgage arm prepares to refinance USD 4.4 billion in bonds…and more about peopleSwedish FSA poll points to tightening of equity fund sustainability rulesImpact of physical climate risks on security selection still in infancyPolitical action on climate "vital", say Nordic and foreign investors en masseSparinvest scores hat trick with new listing on Luxembourg Green ExchangeMilliardærers pengetanke investerer i moderne bofællesskaberKøbenhavnske bryggere henter tocifret millionbeløb og investerer i stor udvidelseBritisk kapitalfond investerer 160 millioner i dansk vaccinationsfirmaMedie: Dansk pensionsselskab blander sig i kampen om Danicas svenske forretningNordea-chef: Lånevilkårene til kapitalfonde er blevet for lempelige Dansk startup henter nye kræfter hos venturefondHer er Lego-arvingernes milliardplaner for it-opkøbNovo Seeds investerer millioner i belgisk kræftselskab 2018 blev et boom-år for danske business angelsVækstvirksomheder får kun ringe gavn af ny aktiesparekontoNorske Verdane gearer op i DanmarkKørte hele landet rundt for at finde den rigtige platformsvirksomhedRedaktører forlader Børsen for at stifte fodboldmedieClimate change can also impact monetary policy, Riksbank warnsForeign investors snub Nordic real estate marketsFormuepleje plans DKK 5 billion IPO in 2020Drop this asset class, says CIO at Danske Bank Wealth ManagementThankful for any cash returned, investors reward value stocksSustainable credit strategy: Quizzing the fund managerTrump election created a Black Friday spree for this EM managerBlockchain platform for trading unlisted companies in the pipelineNordea's head of external products expects to be ahead of the newsAsset managers must integrate alternative data to survive: UK short seller…and more about peopleEurosif study 2018: Retail investor interest in SRI on the riseMaj Invest CIO opts to quit "while the going is still good"Embattled CEO of EUR 105 billion pension fund ATP steps downNy impact-investor: "I sin kerne er det bare en markedsmulighed, at vi har fucket planeten op"Global M&A-rådgiver åbner i DanmarkVækstfonden opruster før udfasning af støtte til innovationsmiljøerStore summer i danske finanstjenester fremkalder panderynker hos forsker: Men aktører i branchen afviser boble Lego-familie sælger majoritet af erhvervsparkNorden sælger flere virksomheder på M&A-markedet Kapitalfond vil overtage ejendomsinvestor i milliardhandelBranchefolk i oprør over skat på milepælsbetalingerSkatteregler slog næsten milliardsalg ihjel: "Vi betalte skat af penge, vi ikke havde fået"Virksomhedsejere ser kapitalfonde som en populær exitmulighedStadig flere kapitalfonde vælger selv at omstrukturere deres fondeChasing returns, AP Pension plans to build private nursing homesPE fund unveils offer to buy property investor at 23 percent premiumA USD 30 billion bet has Orsted’s creditors reading the fine printHow a dismissed CEO reached the top of a major UK pension fund"Act decently," Pensam CEO tells bankers and lawyers in candid letter Swedish financial watchdog may act to curb spiralling real estate debtSwedish AP funds get green light to top up illiquids exposureUNPRI board member: EC taxonomy makes UNPRI even more relevantDenmark's PKA injects capital into biogas via fundSwedish pension fund managers still major fossil sinnersCommission's plan must not end up like the Paris agreement, says head of PKAUSD 85 billion asset manager is planning a total exit from coal...and more about peopleNordea mulls hires as Nordic ESG teams growDrive to fight climate change intensifies -- here's the low-down:AP7 CEO calls for repeat performance of G20 investor summit First North var for risikabel for iværksætterIværksætterlæge får 13 mio af EU til klinisk studie Claus Meyer køber sig ind i ungt kombucha-selskabGrønt lys til kapitalfonds køb af netværksleverandørStartup med eksplosiv vækst vil hente friske millioner til ny ekspansionBanker risikerer tab på kapitalfondsejede selskaberVenturefonde i fælles opfordring til pensionskasser: Investér mere i life scienceInvesteringsfond skyder op mod 217 mio kr i Oncology VentureForgyldt dansk biotekbaby i strid om ledelsen Kapitalfond køber dansk fødevarekoncernBiler, banker og børsnoteringer – sparekasseeleven der fik tre arbejdslivDansk pensionskasse vil byde på Ørsteds elforretningHul efter innovationsmiljøer skal afløses af mikro-ventureselskaberAmerikanske banker på vej til at distancere danske banker med finansiering af startupsLego-familien vil købe 30 pct. af Haldor TopsøeBig Nordic banks face major losses on loans to PE-owned companiesNordanö poaches Catella prodigy and boosts its partner teamCFO Survey reveals bullish mood at Swedish companiesMomentum, value and volatility: Investors smitten with factor investingPolack reels third former Nordea-colleague into PFAInvesco snatches senior institutional sales manager from BlackrockWeakened bank loan terms for PE firms vex Nordic financial watchdogsLast pensions merger seen for Finland as Veritas absorbs AlandiaNew player aims to rival large-scale asset managersSwedish, Danish expert private investors abandon cash, study saysAsset manager earnings to come under more pressure, new report predictsNykredit first Danish fund to get Nordic Ecolabel....and more about peopleVER's transfer to Finnish state budget rises to EUR 1.91 billionNordic investor collaboration promises new ESG toolboxAP1 goes out on hunt for new ESG prodigyKapitalfondsejet dansk fotofirma har været på salgslisten i et årLars Seier skyder 20 mio. kr. i genåbning af toprestaurant: "Du vil forstå det, når du ser den"Paradis-stifter vil udnytte nye regler for mere madsalg imellem privateNovo Holdings-ejet høreapparatselskab jagter kapitalfonds lydjuvelDanica sælger svenske pensionsaktiviteterTrods boble-snak og underskud på stribe: Venturefonde tror på fintechrevolutionenKapitalfond køber jysk specialist i armeringsstålNye ordninger skal give ventureselskaber flere kvalificerede iværksættere at vælge imellemVækstfonden har efter investeringer i udenlandske fonde hentet fire gange så stort et beløb retur til DanmarkFormer NGO adviser swaps sides to head pension fund's ESG teamRE investor poaches new head of AM and boosts organizationAfter two-year search, PFA's Indian property dream vaporizesCFA Denmark's members keen to wise up on ESGAlternatives under the microscope: Investors now hedging equity riskNordic pension funds in investor wave urging political climate actionAccunia puts spotlight on CLOs – despite market jittersSweden’s East Capital snaps up Monyx Asset Management MP Pension adds 14 more countries to blacklistMore banks in crosshairs as Denmark’s tax probe is set to growJesper Kirstein: A nuanced approach to active management...and more about peopleWhat's so funny about USD 1 trillion? The Norwegians who manage itOver 160 Nordic stocks report ESG data to new Nasdaq portalWhy Peter Mosbæk left his job -- and hasn't found a new one yetNovo Ventures skyder 100 mio kr i nystartet amerikansk biotekselskabDanske Bank og DNB investerer tocifret millionbeløb i dansk finansappLundbeckfonden Emerge finder ny partner fra Merck VenturesPensionsselskab skyder stort milliardbeløb i jysk flyfirmaKapitalfond forlænger købstilbud på Karo Pharma efter vigende interesse og formands dødDansk fodbold-app henter tocifret millionbeløb til udvikling af platformVækstfonden skyder millioner i ungt dansk softwareselskabMedie: Axcel gør klar til milliardsalgEsbjerg-rigmænd har fart på fælles investeringerKapitalfond køber dansk specialist i tøj til klinikkerTidligere McKinsey profil køber op i Day Birger et MikkelsenVækstfondens englefond vil nu samarbejde med investorkollektiverDansk robotprojekt udvikler automatiske tankstationer Tysk venturefond følger danske robotfirmaer tætTvede og Warnøes venturefond bliver global – det er ikke nok med NordenDanica i største enkeltstående investering nogensinde Pension funds mull idea of selling Saudi government bondsRecord number of tech unicorns went public in 2018Just one in 27 asset managers outperforms equity marketOne less Brexit worry: business as usual for derivatives tradersDanica makes its single largest investment to dateEurope green-bond boom may cool next year after breakneck growthNordic funds are quickest to open up on climate record, says WWF reportNordic AMs wary of risky corporate bonds triggering new crisisHead of IM expects a profitable 2019Scrapping single-use plastic is hot topic for investorsSavills Nordic chief sees "profitable 2019" on real estate sell-offEurope’s borrowers brace for death of easy money as 2019 loomsClash of giants in Nordea: Cevian founder Gardell enters home turf of Björn WahlroosWho moved where? Your favourite people stories in 2018When a German robot falls in love with an AMWatch story...Folksam boosts ownership in Volvo Cars while AP1 divestsCrowdfunding of real estate "a neglected novelty": Aberdeen Standard chiefDebts at PE-owned firms swell to alarming level, says Moody'sPE investor happy with return on EUR 200 million property saleFive things to watch in European tech, media and telecom in 2019Financial markets look back on annus horribilisETF price war unleashes demand in Nordics, says LyxorSwedish pension funds slow to back local jobs, new report saysDanish asset manager hatches African corporate bond planPKA's energy fund grabs new energy chief from Maersk DrillingPension funds demand climate plan from oil giantFew investment funds made returns for investors in 2018Bridgewater's pure alpha fund returned 14.6 percent last year...and more about peopleCapital Four founding partner sheds portfolio manager roleFive questions for Formuepleje about becoming listed"Without an IPO we are wasting our breath," says FormueplejeProfileret advokat sætter sig i front for milliardærs pengetankGN afviser rygter om eksploderende batterierMoody's: Alarmerende gæld hos mange kapitalfondsejede selskaberKapitalfond øger bud på svensk medicinalselskabLego-familie siger farvel til direktør efter exit fra shippingBranchedirektør: Top-Toys konkurs vil give ridser i lakkenKMD skal sikre japanere en førerposition inden for softwareudviklingNy nordisk rekord i dry powderOverfyldte pengekasser sætter mere fart på udenlandske kapitalfondes opkøb i Danmark Dansk it-selskab får investering på 100 mio. kr.Nordic Tankers solgt til japanske MOLSustainalytics turns into ESG one-stop shop with GES buyPensions major clashes with consumer champions on passive fundsDeas poaches from rivals to boost asset management teamKirk Kapital waves farewell to CFOAberdeen Standard favors link-ups for alternatives accessInvestors turn from listed to unlisted equities, Blackrock report showsUNPRI board member: Sustainability agenda brings EU closer to citizensDanske splits CIO role into twoEast Capital sees China as "key priority" in 2019Sustainalytics acquiring GES seen as a natural developmentEQT Partners is said to pick JPMorgan and SEB for potential IPOPrivate equity firm sells Danish loss-making wind energy supplierNorwegian FSA slams Nasdaq Oslo following trader's collapseLong-serving portfolio manager quits Danske after splitSwiss bank challenges Nordea and introduces ETPs in Denmark...and more about peopleListed equities seen as key to good returns from impact, argues UBPFinnish timberland investor targets Portuguese business growth Fintechfirma får tilført tocifret millionbeløbSønderjysk televirksomhed opkøbt af kapitalfondEjere vil af med kendt smykkefirmaMartin Thorborg: "Mange tech-selskabers prissætning er helt hjernedød"Dansk kapitalfond køber op i jysk høreapparatvirksomhedMedie: Kapitalfond kan tabe over en milliard på legetøjskonkursMinister: Universiteter skal skabe flere startupsErfarne erhvervsfolk investerer i startup bag dansk rengøringsplatform Ambitiøst kaffeselskab vil skabe sig et globalt navnDansk topchef vil hente 650 mio kr til amerikansk biotek-startupKapitalfond skiller sig af med dansk underskudsforretningKapitalfond køber igen op på den københavnske fiskerikajDansk venturefond styrket efter salg af sofwarefirmaBoom i kapitalfondes forsikringer mod ukendte risiciDronevirksomhed får millionindsprøjtning fra kapitalfondeColliers partner jumps into lead role at HeimstadenTrade union economist to lead Pensiondanmark's responsible investmentDanish retail investors keenest to ban child labor, poll showsAP4 rules out nuclear weapons and oil sands companiesAwards go to green, low-risk Swedish funds in 2018Länsforsikringar loosens guarantee on pension productIlmarinen scoops Niina Arkko as new responsible investments analystJack Bogle, apostle of index funds, never gave up: Joe NoceraBlackstone ready to close record property fund, writes BloombergNasdaq woos Oslo Stock Exchange amid Euronext bidSnoop Dogg backs Swedish fintech unicorn...and more about peopleTaaleri and Masdar launch wind and solar energy joint venture Industriens Pension loses key alternative investments staffer"EUR 3.6 billion inflow won't hurt future performance"Top 10: Which Nordic AM brands topped 2018 inflows?Fynsk mediehus vil åbne døren til Europa for amerikansk startup med millioninvesteringRapperen Snoop Dogg smider penge i nordisk fintech-selskabAarhusiansk softwarehus solgt til kapitalfondDansk vaccineselskab får 33 mio kr til nyt forsøg med vaccineMægbæk har "tunge investorer" med i nyt bredbåndssatsTandlægekæde kæde mister topchef og henter ny kapitalJust-Eat-rigmand investerer i plakateventyrDanskere jagter penge til global udrulning af sædtestSnackproducent jagter ny investorEfter 300.000 downloads tror appudvikler på overskud for kræft-appSelskab ramt af forvirring: Nyt navn skal åbne investorernes lommerStribevis af påbud på vej til pensionskasser om alternative investeringerKapitalfonde håber at styre designfirmaer uden om ny lavkonjunkturDanish financial watchdog warns against losses on RE investmentsCapitalism has lost its mojo, PE investor warnsLight at the end of the tunnel, says Greenpeace on ATP's plans to reduce coal investmentsESG screening takes ever more time for Nordic selectorsPension funds should invest more in real estate, argues Prime Office founderDanish benefits fund manager faces strategy challenges Bidding war rumbles around Oslo Stock Exchange Danish tax rules ease for foreign investors Lyxor plans more ETFs listings in Nordics after green bonds take-offTPI wants more non-European participants, says directorEureka! SEB discovers profitable fixed-income strategyWhere did all the money go? Biggest Nordic fund winners and losers of 2018Blackrock appoints a new global head of renewable powerCIO says good-bye after pension fund mergerCastellum demonstrates record-high property deals – however Denmark is ostracizedState-backed SDG fund taps new investors for extra capitalLast chance for bid to cut controversial weapons from indices...and more about peopleHeiberg: “I’ve never considered any alternatives to finance”Finland’s Evli widens alternatives and PE fund range Secret ingredient? Nykredit AM’s recipe for doubling AUM in five yearsNykredit AM targets illiquids growth as listed prospects wiltStartup får millioner til at finde sygdomme på røntgenbillederAarhus-baseret startupselskab får 59 millioner fra venturefondVenturefonde fravælger diagnostikfirmaer: Der er ikke mange succeserErfarne kræfter klar med nyt udviklingsselskabBrexit kan sende flere penge til danske venturefondeGarvede TDC-kræfter træder ind i nystiftet bredbåndsselskabErhvervsikon skal stå i spidsen for biohacker-pars millionsatsCapnova-folk efterladt i vadestedLars Tvede og Peter Warnøe investerer i LuggageheroOpkøbsprofil forlader KirkbiVenturefonde fravælger diagnostikfirmaer: Der er ikke mange succeserInvesteringsfirma rejser milionbeløb efter opsplitningNye skattefradrag for startup-investeringer: Men få får glæde af fordeleneKapitalfonde i modvind – beskyldes for ansigtsløs kapitalismeDanske kapitalfonde følger global tendens – investerer massivt i software-virksomhederDeutsche Bank forudser store kapitalfondsopkøb i Norden i 2019Nasdaq battles Euronext and makes rival bid on Oslo borsEcolabel plans to make its mark on financial productsDanske hedge fund crowned for 10-year performanceNordicom updates its strategy and expects a profit of EUR 13.4 millionDanica threatens PFA's lead in ESG-performance rankingNew ESG study is "good news" for Nordic investorsFresh face on AM major's top team bolsters Nordic workTaaleri Energia targets EUR 300 million for new solar, wind fund Ilmarinen threatens to pull out of scandal-struck nursing homeCBRE and Allianz go on Nordic shopping spree and acquire logistics real estate portfolioNasdaq ready to talk with Euronext about Oslo Bors takeover bidBrutalist freight terminal fully occupied – and Swedish owner wants moreMore institutionals opting to manage own investments, says Danske WealthVarma moves climate higher up responsible investment agendaSEB Investment Management brings back former staffer as CEO...and more about peopleMajor retrofit overhauls Danske Wealth Management's engine roomTen years in alternatives: PensionDanmark's Lyngdal looks back Finnish nursing home scandal deals blow to Attendo sharesMedicinstuderende springer ud som iværksætter: Satser på udstyr til hospitalerKaffeiværksættere jagter nye investorerEnergiselskab og tre andre investorer går med i FastspeedEr kapitalfondene ved at give ejerskabet af shipping videre? Milliardærfamilie vender blikket mod biotek: Investerer millioner i kræftfirma fra LyngbyKapitalfonden Maj Invest har købt majoritet i møbelvirksomhedHer er de kvalificerede kandidater til posten som Motzfeldts afløser i VækstfondenVerdanes største kapitalfond er gået i gang med investeringerneFynsk medicoselskab rejser 20 mio kr og skifter mere end halvdelen af bestyrelsenBankinvest hungry for more real estate in DenmarkEU pact on easier cross-border selling of investment fundsRivals endorse DNB fee cuts: "People have paid far too much" "A new job must push me out of my comfort zone"ATP takes big profit hit in 2018, losing DKK 25.5 billionNordea's AM business deepens footprint in Norway and SwedenChina's equity market courts foreign attentionThe world is their oyster -- but they're based in LyngbyTime for take profits? Major Nordic AMs at odds on EM equitiesNorway's oil fund calms investors: We will still be a major player in real estatePositive thinking skyrockets at Nordic venture fundsShow me your alpha: External managers fail to impress in NordicsThird of Varma’s commercial properties have won Breeam certification...and more about peopleNordea’s Storset takes stock of 2018 — the year when AUM plunged"It is a privilege to integrate ESG into our investment style"Why Nordea AM’s chief is prioritizing growth in home marketsCytovac skrotter den danske børs og tager til SverigeMichael Mathiesen vil genopfinde 2M Invest med fokus på AfrikaKapitalfonden Adelis køber skurvognsfirma Karo Pharma vil have dansk biotekmilliardær som formandEgalets konkurs i USA giver Sunstone Capital stort tabDansk kryptojæger henter 200 millioner og får Facebook-investor ombordTidligere Nordea-chef skal styre nordiske investeringer for London-baseret fond Lunar Way rejser tæt på 100 millioner kronerHanegal-stiftere investerer 25 millioner i plantebaseret satsKapitalfond hiver endnu et stort fiskeselskab i nettetCapnova smider millioner efter spiludvikler fra AarhusDanske venturefonde er gået uden om landets tech-succeser Dansk hotelportal vil på vækstbørs i SverigeMedie: EQT skyder nye penge i Flying TigerHvis vi vil fastholde succesrige iværksættere i Norden, skal der findes kapital til sidste del af rejsenEfter opkøb i hestesport og koncertbureuaer - Waterland er ikke som de andre fondeNavigare Capital vil snart åbne ny shippingfond Novopen-opfinders nye selskab jagter kapital og partnerskaberNew pension scheme proposal may boost ATP's net paymentsHistorically-low rates send Japanese bond buyers to DenmarkAberdeen prepares launch of three new real estate fundsAMF urges 630,000 Swedes to review pension savings Storebrand AM boosts illiquids offering via PE buy"We have a powerful tool to work towards a sustainable planet"FIM Asset Management bans buying scandal-hit Attendo equitiesATP sells its UK enfant terrible: CEO admits losses for DanesDanish-based SDG fund makes its first investment: Ukrainian solar farmRecap: Spiltan Fonder plans new fund-of-funds vehicle launchRecap: Why Nordea AM’s chief is prioritizing growth in home marketsSweden's largest fund reins in portfolio riskDanish pension funds ditch companies with poor tax ethics...and more about peopleNot all institutionals can insource, argues new Natixis north Europe chief Swedish frontier specialist eyes Nordic institutional growth Tundra Fonder tutors frontier companies on ESG Kontorfællesskab i København udvider markant: Forventer udsolgt på en månedCofoco kaster penge efter kaffe-iværksættereAcesion Pharma gør klar til fase 2-forsøg: Nye millioner kan være undervejsDanske kapitalfonde vokser og vokserVenturefonds exit udløser salg af teleselskabStoraktionær har solgt alle aktier i Netcompany uden rabatDansk softwareselskab får millioninvestering og retter blikket mod udlandetVækstfonden intensiverer samarbejdet med business angelsKapitalfonde bakser med restaurantkæder på randen af en ny lavkonjunkturAberdeen Standard buys Hong Kong-based real estate investment managerHistoric rise in Swedish savers' fund assets Huge swathe of AM sector must report climate risks from 2020Hedge funds hard to beat, says EUR 44 billion Finnish pension fundDanske makes new position, targeting bigger slice of Nordic SRI bonds piePE and RE balance equity losses at Finnish pension giants We'll be a growing global company, say Aberdeen managersOVERVIEW: Who is best at serving private banking customers in the Nordics? SPP Funds sees growing appetite for sustainable funds AMWatch archives: Industriens Pension's investments in unlisted assets under loopSchroders value fund sticks to oil and gas assets -- for nowCIO calls for gender equality in Danish corporate board roomsGiant asset manager in clover during horrible Q4 2018Storebrand and DNB plan municipal pensions comeback in NorwaySwedish giants blame global equities for eroding 2018 returns...and more about peopleRobeco soars in Nordics as investors pick quantitative productsEnter Fonder devises ways to gauge emission cuts More issuers needed to unlock Nordic green bond potentialIværksættere går i luften med platform for delemad: Vil omsætte 50 millioner næste årWarnøe og Tvede investerer i delecyklerFem danske fintech-selskaber deltager i Mastercard-acceleratorDansk topchef bringer biotekselskab på børsen i StockholmMedie: ATP-fond og nordjysk rigmand vil købe kasino af Danske SpilSpritnyt KU-spinout søger investorer til hjernescanningsprogramProfessor: EU-dom sender kapitalfondes skattekroner tættere på dansk statskassePensionskasser er parate til at skyde flere penge i shippingThe EU agrees on new rules on sustainable investmentsMedie: Kapitalfond vil sælge møbelvirksomhed for en milliard Ventureselskaber må kigge langt efter danske vækst-iværksættereATP Private Equity Partners er rustet til at modstå lavkonjunkturDanske Wealth narrows client bet as Tier 1 gets more professionalHeavy equity portfolio leads to NOK 485bn loss for oil fund Nordea Wealth Management appoints head of new unitGoldman Sachs checks into Grand Hôtel in StockholmFormer CIO dedicates next decade to sustainable agenda pushInvestors thwarted by barriers to green bond investing Allianz sees growth in retired water network in the US Does ESG rhyme with ETF? Many European investors think soFiercer competition sharpens Pensiondanmark's competencies in the hunt for securing stable returns, says CEONykredit and Sparinvest want to join forces: Creating a EUR 40bn managerIceland’s new wealth fund is up for grabs for outside managersFrom niche to mainstream, responsible investments could be coming of ageNorway's oil fund divests half EUR 1bn stake in VW following clashes: Doubles Danske Bank stake despite money-laundering "My managers have been great at accepting constructive feedback"Sweden (still) dominates Nordic green bond marketFirst Fondene poaches well-known portfolio manager after unsuccessful fund launch"We understand the need to boost alternative investments," says Danish financial watchdog after slapsSchroders floats idea of new Nordic officeSaxo opens digital pathway to Chinese bond marketAsset Manager marks its entry in Danish residential market with new acquisitionEvli names Lundström as CIO – plans to include new private equity fund of fundsIncentive schemes in Sweden are often too short-term focused, Allianz GI notesAccenture report sees the end of lucrative business models in the asset management industrySustainability "grand old man" calls for action: Investors don't fulfill their own ambitionsUK asset managers' gender pay gap is wideningHelsinki Capital Partners decides to hold on to Facebook following the deletion of fake accountsDanske Bank launches green finance frameworkGender diversity is the big return bet for new Nordea equity fundDigitale startups og venturefonde rykker ind i designikons hovedsæde efter 100 år Dansk startup-accelerator henter investering fra it-millionærfamilieConscia skal på opkøbsjagt under ny ejerMedie: Novo Holdings søsætter redningsplan for Symphogen efter forfejlet børsnoteringCasper Christensen investerer i måltidskassevirksomhedTrustpilot får 55 millioner dollar mere og en ny medejerNordjysk robotfirma henter tocifret millioninvesteringVækstfonden vil låne trecifret millionbeløb til kreative virksomheder og producenterAMF names new head of its SEK 600bn money tankKapitalfonde stod for en tredjedel af alle virksomhedshandler i 2018350 vækstselskaber må vente op til to år på afklaring af statens ejerrolleSwedish pension fund AP2 has found recipe for success in ChinaFynsk rigmand satser stort på lokalbanker: "Jeg er der som langsigtet investor"The three most active investors in the Danish RE market in 2018 are foreign, says new studyPhilanthropic investor ahead of green impact curveNew partnership to market high dividend funds with a frontier twist in Nordic regionElo expands shopping center investments – looks for targets in infrastructureInternational financial watchdog launches review of growing leveraged loan marketM7 Real Estate buys real estate assets in Denmark of EUR56m to new fundFIM promotes Leskinen to CIOM&G Investments boosts Nordic team as business soarsNordic investors become increasingly sceptic about investing in care home chains Capital Four: Nordic direct lending picking up pace as funds are growingDenmark's asset management sector is still a male-dominated area…and more about peopleDanske Bank snatches new head of alternative investments from PensionDanmarkThe day the ground opened beneath Sune Schackenfeldt's feetNorwegian sovereign wealth fund jettisons oil companies One-off costs slashes profit at Denmark's Maj InvestInvesco eyes strong Nordic interest in new blockchain ETFNordea partners up with private equity pioneer in Trill Impact fundNorwegian and Danish RE is flourishing while other Nordic countries are slowing down, says studyBNP Paribas sees momentum in Nordic corporate bond marketDanske Wealth Management names new chief strategist Frustration over MiFID II and Priips nears boiling pointFormer Nordea AM director eyes more East African business as PE portfolio prospersNew turning point in Brexit? Schroders won't bet on it "I was warned not to do something this exotic"Enough is enough: Industriens Pension on excluding an entire sector Two Danish pension funds refute class action against Danske BankDanske Bank as active investor – environmental topics are the most commonly discussed, social topics the leastOnline broker Avanza first to introduce climate rating on fundsFinnish pensions assets shrank EUR 6.4bn in 2018Danske Bank's new chief strategist envisions reinforcement of the bank after money laundering scandalBlackRock signs PPA with Norwegian aluminum plantThe number of employees at asset managers drops for the first time in a decadeGrønlands første tech-startup jagter gennembrud med amerikansk patentPandoras stifterfamilie vil investere i iværksættere og bæredygtighedSunstone rokerer i ledelsen som led i generationsskifteKonkursramte Dominos kan være på vej til at blive solgt videreFonde skyder 320 millioner i dansk biotekselskabNovo Seeds-selskab viser positive fase 1-data og søger yderligere kapitalChristian Frigast bliver formand for DVCAIndustrifond investerer i genbrug af kunstgræsHaldor Topsøe sælger en tredjedel af forretningenAcesion lander nye millioner: "Et klap på skulderen og tegn på, at vi har fat i det rigtige"Executive Capital har vendt skudenKapitalfond bruger kræfter på at skalere klassisk industriEQT closes new mega fundInvestors are becoming increasingly risk-adverse, says head of ColliersNordic-backed PE fund hits EUR 1bn hard cap in hunt for growth companies Danske Bank issues new green bond in wake of frameworkBankInvest plans to boost green bond portfolio after initial toe dipping Asset manager buys up big stake in OaktreeSparinvest lands passive mandate with tailored sustainable approachUnitranche market still almost non-existing in the Nordics, credit manager saysTaaleri wards off Brexit impact by focusing on alternatives as culmination draws nearFinancier changed his life after divorce: "I could have gone to the pub every day and drown my sorrows"It gives a sense of responsibility, says PFAs new chief strategist about working at a pension fundFrom Copenhagen working-class boy to daytrader and impact star...and more about people“Focus on today’s job, and not on tomorrow’s promotion” a former CEO advisedBNP Paribas reduces coal exposureStartup will focus on sustainable pension funds – "we want to squeeze every last drop out of the lemon"Fintech crowdlending platform expands to Denmark following launches in Sweden and Norway Belgian consultancy coordinates class action law suit against Danske Bank on behalf of 20 institutional investorsBond investors worry about fueling debt levelsA glimpse inside Nordea's new ESG emerging market debt strategySwedish minister defends salaries at AP FundsUK's post-Brexit risk rating as non-EU market will cut investor appetite, Evli says Cultural difference challenges work on global green bond standard Nordic investment fund associations want closer cooperation on common agendasDenmark hosts most "Orphaned Funds" in the NordicsFrench asset manager is hungry for more real estate in DenmarkTobacco-Free Finance Pledge gets the first two Finnish signatoriesFolksam and KPA Pension beef up infrastructure exposurePension fund swims against the tide and opts out of wild pursuit of alternative investmentsStorebrand AM enters UK market: AuM took a nosedive in 2018Greek-American director intrigued by Nordic asset management cultureDigitalt ugeaviskoncept vil udvide til 10 nye byer Novo Holdings' indtjening blev næsten halveret i 2018Novo-ejers chef tilfreds med 1 pct. afkast: "Det har jeg ikke tænkt mig at reagere på"Førende business angels: Vi savner vækstambitiøse iværksættereMedie: Steelseries er sat til salgKontorfællesskab for tech-folk og venturefonde udvider til flere byerLøgismose Meyers-ejer opruster i DanmarkDanskejede venturefonde jagter mere kapitalDansk softwarevirksomhed lander investering på trecifret millionbeløbNetdoktor-stifter henter millioner til sin nyeste satsningIværksætter henter tredje millioninvestering på to år: "Vi følger planen"Venturefonde øjner guld i Øresunds life science-klyngeNovo-ejer vil satse på pengetørt område: Har millioner klar til diagnostikfirmaerNykredit establishes new Wealth Management divisionFormer Swedish finance minister steps down from chairmanshipsMindre kapitalfonde har taget hul på nye fonde med blandede resultaterStore lufthavnsinvesteringer kan sætte gang i venture i GrønlandArctic Securities boosts Swedish-based debt team by stripping from NordeaKPA Pension invests in food waste bondIndustriens Pension is optimistic about the real estate businessBrexit likely to move 7 000 high-paid finance jobs to continent and hit Sweden's exports MiFID II increases both transparency and bureaucracy, Nordic AMs say"Passion and dedication have empowered me"...and more about peopleExperiencing the inside of Goldman Sachs as a child sparked career path in financeUS-based RE investor on spending spree "We suck everything that fits into our portfolio"Danske Bank takes investment robot to Sweden in pursuit of new customersFed in focus as Amundi's US client manager took Nordic roadshowSwedbank's money laundering report vexes Swedish pension fundsStorebrand builds Luxembourg and Frankfurt presence to boost European businessPessala takes over Evli's wealth management from Lassila Folksam's green bond portfolio grows to six percent of AUM Distribution chief answers 5 questions about AM trendsDanish Mayor displeased with investment losses and airs idea of municipality-owned bankGiant asset manager eyes high growth as regulation takes its toll on independent managersFirst Finnish asset manager joins fund distribution network Swedish money laundering spins a widening web of intrigueDidner & Gerge reshuffles portfolio team of its largest equity fund 268 million reasons for Nordic investors to prioritize Indonesia, argues JOM Fund Management Capital Four - preparing for the futureDidner & Gerge founder: "If the fund is not performing well, the manager is very exposed"Tysk M&A-rådgiver rykker til Danmark og overtager teamMedie: Kapitalfond i retssag mod sælgere af industrivirksomhedMedie: Kapitalfond overvejer at købe ConvatecMedie: Efter stærk fremgang er tøjfirmaet Mos Mosh igen til salg Tidligere PKA-chef på vej med ny grøn milliardfondFIH Partners skifter topchefEfter stort aktiesalg: Milliardærs investeringsselskab stadig sultent efter bankerCarnegie appoints new chief strategistSeed Capital blev den mest aktive ventureinvestor i NordenFørste exit gjorde ham til business angel - nu investerer Tommy Bøgehøj 10 millioner i start-upsKLP in pursuit of more women to manage pension savingsDanish pension funds hold equities in weapon suppliers to Saudi ArabiaFormer PKA AIP team launches new fund-of-funds vehicleSwedish fund manager prefers domestic small capsActive ownership as a catalyst for excess returnsDeas performance weakened by acquisition of Nordea Ejendomme – CEO projects progress in 2019East Capital holds its breath as Ukraine's presidential election approachesETFs are set for take-off in Nordic wealth management Left ATP out of the blue without having a new job"Bankers tend to complicate things"...and more about peopleCapman boosts real estate team in DenmarkLack of alternatives makes investors accept lower yield, says Patrizia's Nordic headDanish pension funds hold controversial equitiesLego heirs' USD 16bn fund is bracing for a bleaker futureSwedish AP funds and Church of England in initiative to set new global mining regulationsNordic investors increase usage of ETFs – but not to one size fits allWhy aren't more bondholders flexing their muscles, Sparinvest asksAberdeen Standard Investments to launch new billion-dollar fund based in DenmarkPension funds look over each other's shoulders – but they want to apply their own investment strategyThe millennial generation is behind surge in impact investmentsCIO separates from Danish asset manager following big lossesUS-based asset manager to open Stockholm office in Nordic business pushMcKinsey recommends new investment rules for AP fundsNot all investors grasp the real impacts of ESG investing, says Seligson Fund ManagementVenturefonde skyder millioner i dansk medicin-app Flere startups skal vokse sig store: EU vil være medejer af virksomhederGarvet dansker på international it-toppost siger stopDanske Bank skyder millioner i startupfondDansk robotfirma er gået konkursTrecifret millionbeløb skydes ind i presset butikskædeAI-startup med udenlandske rødder etableret i KøbenhavnInvestor kritisk over for ufrugtbar jagt på kapital i internetselskabMedicovirksomhed håber på 100 millioner fra investorerLundbeckfonden leder efter ny stor dansk investeringSerieiværksætteren Morten Strunge starter ny streamingtjeneste for podcastsKapitalfond får 355 mio. kr. i erstatning for misinformation ved køb af Gram EquipmentVækstfonden og business angel skyder penge i e-sportplatformProdata: Salget til kapitalfond var hårdtOpstramning får ejerfond til at se bedring i Logstor Nul gevinst til managerne, før kapitalfonden har nået såvel økonomiske som sociale målInvestment professionals back in businessPension funds sell their tar sand equitiesFactor investing has momentum at AP1Foreign appetite for Finnish real estate grows steadilyNorwegian bank risks major fine in country's largest-ever class action lawsuitColumbia Threadneedle social bond strategy passes five-year mark and launches new global strategy Danica to stop collaboration with companies exporting weapons to Saudi-ArabiaInvestors and researchers reproach IEA's fossil-friendly methodology Liquidity boost hinders fixed income engagementsStorebrand AM enters Danish fund market with multifactor pushInvestors' advocate goes his own way: "There's a better way"Experienced investment chief's early bet turned out profitable ...and more about people"I could sometimes witness changes in market as a result of me selling our buying equities"How Carina Silberg became an ESG pioneerNew pension fund CEO in pursuit of undesired portfoliosNorway's sovereign wealth fund doubles green infrastructure allowance Former Nordea manager to revolutionize tradingAP Pension appoints new social responsibility unit chiefAP7 is pilling up cannabis – other AP funds shun Commerz Real is on the lookout for more Finnish real estate US-based Hines reaching for Danish residential propertiesNordea number cruncher: Younger top executives outperform older colleaguesUS mid-market lender eyes Scandinavian business: "Good component for a Nordic top-tier investor"AP1's new emerging market manager Aberdeen sheds light on strategyATP's green bond portfolio passes EUR 2bn BankInvest recruits sales director from competitor: Internal replacement foundNordic money market funds face extinction due to new EU regulation Axcel sælger it-selskab for milliardbeløbFamilien Zibrandtsen skyder millioner i netværksfirmaKapitalfond går ind i ejerkredsen bag AdformOpbremsning i virksomhedshandlerBrødre jagter millioner til medicoproduktFagbevægelsen vil give virksomheder ny milliardfond i ryggenNordic Alpha Partners investerer 30 millioner i kameraer til dykkereSvensk fintech vil rejse 700 mio. kr. fra venturefonde og dansk rigmandGlobeteam-ejer går ud af 2018 med trecifret millionoverskudTidligere ATP-chef sætter sig i formandsstolen for pengetanken Kirk KapitalRegionalt ventureselskab lukker og slukker Stadig større pengekasser presser kapitalfonde ud i ukendt terrænEfter fire frasalg: Kapitalfond kan lande næste it-opkøb inden sommerAramco sells USD 12 billion of bonds in unprecedented debut Swedish state pension fund strikes three-year deal with PE managerNordic institutional investors are now net sellers in local RE marketsSurvey: Nordic investors more pleased with active results than global peersEvli's Nordic corporate bond funds attract new investors from Spain and GermanyNordic fund seeking 10 percent return in hard-to-access direct lendingOP cooks up alternative funds as institutional appetite growsElmgreen plans to boost Amundi's equity platform PenSam aims to quintuple green assets by 2025Sparinvest CIO lands in new context after serving several months ...and more about peopleNordea boosts Norwegian-based strategist teamThe nerd who started coding to control his toy cars now creating the future's fixed income trading platform Swedish pension funds to collaborate on alternative investments Only one in three asset management executives believes their own business will growQblue Capital aims to conquer the world Pension funds keep 18 banks on a watch list60 global asset managers support new standard for impact investmentsM&G Real Estate eyes new investment targets in the Nordics Danish labor movement's investment arm poach RE head from ATP Danish pension providers may be about to exclude oil giantsEQT Partners is said to add Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as IPO banksDanish entrepreneur based in New York wants to make money on dark data in the financial sectorSchroders in talks with Nordic managers for hedge fund platformSwedish church pension fund diversifies through microfinance and private equityOne up and one down for DNB's green fund management duoKonkursramt vaskerifirma reddet men Stadil og Buch er udeDansk serieiværksætter investerer i udlejningsportal for spanske ferieboligerInternational finansmand vil tilbyde lån til små virksomheder i iværksætterselskabAndelskasse med bæredygtig profil henter millioner fra internationale investorerDansk sædtest sætter fart på international udrulning: Vil indtage StorbritannienBranche savner private penge i EU-støtte: Iværksættere skal over "dødens dal"Medie: Her er 10 oplagte opkøbsemner på fondsbørsenAxcels kanonsalg gøder jorden for ny milliardfondVækstfondens overskud har rundet tre milliarder over fem årAxcel lukker fond III oven på salg af tøjkæden ZizziUtilfreds Maix forlader topposten hos Flying TigerMillennials have money to spend, and they demand actionSwedish mutual fund provider: "Active management makes a difference during market distress"New impact strategies' performance still a question mark for investors Danish pension funds throttle down on insourcing Analysis: Institutional investors will spend less on real estateUK-based investor plans to beef up Nordic RE exposureStorebrand Asset Management's CEO aims to conquer Denmark and the rest of Europe as major trends unfold across the continentKryptofirma jagter kapital efter endnu et underskudLolland-Falster tiltrækker virksomheder fra hele verden: Vil skabe vækstmekka for fødevarebranchenFærchfonden får ny direktørMads Faurholt flasher succeserne, men fiaskoerne lukkes ned i stilhedMillionerne strømmer ud af iværksætters globale kæmpesatsningRønje-brødres ventureselskab tjener godt på kendis-kokHun fik smag for forretning i it-branchens cowboyår - nu er Susanne Nielsen Tandrup i lære som business angelAllianz' RE arm aiming for growth in the Nordics with new directorHow Bjarne Graven aims to deliver returns with a market neutral fund Norway's oil giant bends to investor pressure on climate East Capital names its first chief sustainability officerInvestment advisory firm aims to list German firms in SwedenTop 10: These Nordic AM brands topped and flopped Q1 flowsThis is how active managers regain investor confidence, argues institutional head...and more about peopleScience ambitions scratched as finance took hold of Jan Erik SaugestadBankInvest seeks to collaborate more with pension funds following large client growth in alternative real estate strategyInvestors beef up passive bond exposure as ETF development soarsPrivate equity-backed Nordic IPOs hit lowest since 2013 last yearPFA concerned despite strong start of the year Norway’s oil fund predicts larger green bonds allocation"We are living in an unhealthy loan culture"Shareholders want to pull Equinor out of oil and gasChanging perception of sustainability creates new champions on Nordic stock exchangesFinnish investors support new Nordic deeptech VC fundATP signs principle for ethical FX behaviorNordea's AM unit passes important milestoneDanish pension merger creates eighth-largest fundCommittee slams asset managers for misleading marketing Swedbank Robur boosts portfolio team by double swoopDanske's WM division slapped with regulations and rising costs following acquisitionElo, Veritas and State fund launch renewables investment firmTCFD's focus on essentials could cut back reporting workCEO could not find better investment quarter in ATP's archives One of Sweden's largest pension funds won't touch hedge fundsNasdaq Copenhagen opens new trading phase at asset managers' request Danske Bank skyder millioner i fintech-iværksætterErfarne tech-investorer jagter opkøbEfter mislykket emission skyder Lars Kolind ny kapital i ConferizePensionsbranchen afviser Sass Larsen-kritik: Vi investerer også i iværksættereDesignvirksomhed vinder tv-konkurrence og får 6 millioner fra Seier CapitalVenturefonde skyder penge i softwareselskab med internationale ambitionerDanske Bank: Green bond issuances hit all time high in Q1Lars Kolind og Kaare Danielsen har hårde tider som business angels i designfirmaMaersk Growth: Vi skal ikke bestemme i de virksomheder, vi investerer iFormer Maj Invest CIO resurfaces at small asset managerIndustriens Pension boosts investment team with ATP hiring Danish mutual funds get top European ratings – but costs and active management leave room for improvementEquity rally boosts Varma's and Ilmarinen's Q1 resultsMixing quant and sustainability: Inside the machinery at Robeco's strategy developmentNorwegian oil fund opposes outcome-based UN SDG reporting Socially committed CEO turns 60 tomorrow Danske Bank Private Wealth chief helps economist on her way towards first management job ...and more about people AP1 hires former Goldman Sachs professional for sustainability roleI want to give more people a chance to affect investment decisionsTop Nordic AM exec: "Small acquisition opportunities make no sense to us"A USD 90 billion Danish fund refuses to enter deals with Macquarie Polaris, Acathia, Sampension and Unigestion complete purchase of Danica Pension Sweden Danish asset manager's clients are cashing outBlackstone to take over Danish partner in billion dollar acquisitionNektar announces closure of Sweden's pioneering hedge fundSEB's microfinance funds reach EUR 700m as institutional interest surgesNordic PE and venture regain momentum following H2 slowdownSampension boosts forestry portfolio with big acquisition Tables have turned: Pension funds ahead of asset managers First Fondene to push new RE strategy as profiled manager returns to investingDanske Bank turns aggressive following disappointing mutual fund sales: New entity to kick start sales Ørsted plans to issue green bonds with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley as bookrunners Nykredit's WM division bolsters alternatives amid growing AuM AUM hits NOK 521bn as KLP Kapitalforvaltning posts Q1 resultsSibbern returns to Scandinavia to head Nasdaq's European businessKapitalfond med fokus på mindre virksomheder stifter sin anden fond efter kun tre årMillionærduo investerer i spinout fra Leo Pharmas innovationsarmNorthside og Tinderbox solgt til amerikansk kapitalfondNyt dansk kødalternativ baseret på larver og ærter på vej Cytovac opgiver børsnotering og åbner for venturekapitalKapitalfonde skyder kvart milliard i Joe & The JuiceUng investeringsfond har skudt penge i syv life science-firmaer – og er klar på mereMaersk skyder penge i digital speditørNavigare Capital tæt på fordobler overskuddet i 2018 Aktiefald giver Preben Damgaards private selskab tocifret millionunderskudPFA-direktør afviser at handle med kapitalfond bag TDC-købMedie: Kapitalfond vil sælge SportmasterNorsk og engelsk kapitalfond har succes med dansk udviklet parkerings-appDanske Bank Wealth Management has an ”aggressive agenda” regarding acquisitions Core Property Management will not launch new funds due to lacking properties Medie: FSN Capital arbejder på fitness-exitSaga Private Equity holds final close for EUR 600m fund-of-funds vehicle Nasdaq eyes new trade phase integration across all Nordic exchangesDanica moves closer to troubled investments Savills IM is making acquisitions for Nordic fund – Denmark is next in lineAP1 shuns hedge funds' strategies as performance has failed DNB loses historical lawsuit to 180,000 customers after appeal caseSparinvest opens its engagement playbook following historical collaborationNordea Asset Management puts money laundering on ESG agendaFormuepleje employs new head of real estate: We are both selective and conservative 25-year-old youngest ever member of Danske Bank’s Norwegian asset management division ...and more about peopleFormer Head of Strategy pursues career as center-left politician following columnist roleEuronext clears major hurdle in Oslo Børs takeover battleDanish mutual funds embrace sustainability but lacks common definition Haldrup steps down to pursue new challenges after 14 years at Danske BankTaaleri Private Equity to boost real estate investments further following booming activity – welcomes international partnersDanish pension fund exits Aalborg with large real estate saleSwedish asset managers point out disadvantages and too much state control in new pension reformsIcelandic pension fund to boost overseas exposure New Danske Bank CEO gives big Danish investor a clean slateBanks fall short: Wealthiest families in Denmark take the wheel Major Nordic asset managers promote UN-backed investor guideGlobal Evolution boosts bottom line following year of strong inflowFinnish pension fund backs new ETF with USD 750 investmentImpact investors fail to measure negative outcomesSwedish Manager of USD 70bn is making ‘loads’ off weak kronaBanking sector's investment heads switch to family offices East Capital launches partnership in Latin AmericaFrom dark matter to convertible bonds – applying physics to the world of investments Neuberger Berman's Nordic head eyes steady growth following quintupling of regional AUM Refinitiv: Q1 strongest quarter ever recorded in venture capital raised by European companiesNordea AM sees demand for fully integrated ESG portfoliosDanske finansiværksættere henter 375 millioner i investeringsrundeSikkerheds-iværksætter stopper og bliver business angelHealthtech-firma scorer 10 millioner fra kendte erhvervsfolkSucces med komfortable højhælede sko skal bredes til udlandetLego-ejer skyder 200 millioner i dyrt hestestutteriSymphogens nye strategi: Vil rejse 572 millioner og overvejer salg af virksomhedenNordisk opkøbsmarked i medvind - jokeren er geopolitikkenPensionsselskaber flokkes om grøn fond med milliardtilsagn – senest tilkomne er ATPFlere penge til Axcel-partnereEdtech er hot blandt venture- og kapitalfonde men lige så svært som biotekPemberton opens a Nordic office in Copenhagen CIP closes new fund at USD 700 millionNew investor ventures major sum in new CIP fundMP Pension reproaches companies with all-male boardsSwedish EUR 28bn money tank appoints new investment chief Norwegian venture fund backs Danish robo-advisor to challenge June, Nora and MunnypotEvli boosts its focus on climate change impact on portfolios Swedish manager: Sri Lanka to bounce back following terror attackNasdaq updates and expands ESG reporting tool...and more about peopleNew CLO in pipeline as Accunia re-issues first CLO from 2016"It was a big challenge to assume the outgoing role as client manager"Catella: Nordic real estate market steers clear of insecurity New algorithm predicts interest rate development Following the opening of Pemberton's new Copenhagen office: Still room for more direct lenders Money laundering proves no obstacle for top fund managers in NordicsNMI's fifth fund aims for triple bottom lineAsset managers see Icelandic investors going abroadODIN Fonder poaches alpha manager from Handelsbanken for new fund launchInvestors struggle with poor data in responsible investments Danske Bank to sharpen portfolio managers’ focus on responsibility Fund manager consolidation hits SimCorp as clients grow cautiousApproach alternatives with caution in current rate environmentNordics have more appetite for emerging markets than EU peersSwedish insurer Länsförsäkringar: No more tobacco holdingsSwedish investor takes action - plans Danish acquisitions worth EUR 50m Nordea and Danica most expensive providers as fees swallow up to 15 percent of savings in Swedish pension systemUS high-yield manager plans Nordic expansion following sustainable credit launchFinland's biggest institutions boost equity exposure whilst global slowdown looms on the horizonVenturefond rejser milliardbeløb til startups i Europa og IsraelEsbjerg-investorer placerer 60 millioner i otte virksomhederSymphogen-topchef om stort strategiskifte: "Kapitalmarkederne var ikke enige med os"Opsving for havvind kan udløse salg af Bladt IndustriesMadplatform rejser ny investering til udlandseventyr: "Det er lidt nervepirrende"Erik Damgaard overvejer at hente frisk kapital til software-startupDansk forsikringsagentur solgt til udenlandsk kapitalfondAmgen er på vej til at købe Nuevolution i milliardhandelUdskudt exit rammer Maj Invest EquityInvesteringer i iværksættere bliver del af pensionskassers ESG-dagsordenABG hires new Chief Analyst from Danske MarketsMichael Bloomberg's three steps to successSwedes become world champions with 100 percent stashing cash in fundsVarma enters new property investment area – plans two senior housing projects Catella-owned fund manager liquidates SEK 28bn system fundFormer Nordea managers have launched new hedge fundNew management accelerates development of real estate investment market place Enter Fonder Sustainability Report downgrades Volvo, announces Climeon investmentBlackRock: Nordics pioneer asset management product development...and more about peopleHe wrote his career path on a note in 7th gradeEQT bids USD 2.3bn for a more than 23,000 kilometers of fiber cable Down Under Danske Bank recruits award-winning analyst from LondonOne more Danish pension company gives up investment in contentious companyKeva and Ilmarinen tag investment trendsHigh inflow of sustainable funds in first quarterAuthor of new book on venture capital: The size of investment rounds have increasedNew Danish biotech fund targeting 'approved' companiesNorwegian pension fund invests more than EUR 93m in Carlsberg City DistrictFrontier boutique appoints former finance minister as special advisor Pension companies ready to invest billions in electrified future but there is a bump in the roadLucrative battlefield: How banks attempt to conquer family fortunesNordea fund manager resigns to join Finnish asset managerHead of Real Estate Investment leaves Industriens Pension after just a few monthsFormer sports star has been on RE shopping spreeNorway's oil fund scraps cannabis companies from portfolio after criticism AP Pension fires COOKapitalfond sælger it-sikkerhedsfirma fra DjurslandTech-selskab henter 25 mio. kr. i frisk kapitalRobot-klynge mødes med 120 investorerKarsten Ree fik underskud i begge sine holdingselskaber i 2018Aarhus-selskab jagter millioner til potentielt milliardmiddelAarhusiansk spilstudie får international investor med Angry Birds-erfaring ombordArctic Fund Management revamps retail offeringSwedish financial group to recruit 40 new pension advisorsMedicoselskab får millionindsprøjtning fra milliardærfamilieKolind må afskrive 51 millionerMaj Invest dropper kapitalfondsinvesteringer i SydøstasienKonsulent går business angel-vejen og opbygger en portefølje på 30 investeringer"Very few in the industry knew about derivatives, and I used my advantage to secure more deals"...and more about peoplePension companies reproach massive bonus programDanish pension funds ready to compete with banks: new business opportunities in the credit marketIlmarinen to boost real estate portfolio Limited Danish interest in major banks' climate impact fundsATP predicts green portfolio boom – while defending fossil fuel investments with an expiration dateCommitted Nordic institutions lead global sustainable investment trendNasdaq Copenhagen's green bond segment takes off with Nykredit issuance targeting broad investor baseHedge fund manager quits in protest of doubling feesESG integration becomes a blurry differentiator as managers rally to the herdNordea’s asset managers to be spared cuts facing rest of bankGrowing family office has an investment plan for the next 200 years Ex-private bankers from Nykredit targets family fortunes with new companySchroders introduces new risk tool to manage growing external pressure on corporate profitabilityAP2 follows Nordic pension fund trend, stubbing out the cigarette Danske Invest attracts one fifth of inflow despite a 2 percent market share as fund savings peak Söderberg & Partners eyes institutional flow towards Japan – major Nordic AMs disagreeDansk fintech-virksomhed henter små 50 mio. kr. i investeringRøde tal i Ib Kunøes regnskab for første gang i seks årDanske shipping-iværksættere vil rejse nye pengeDansk DNA-selskab syvdobler omsætningen og jager kapitalNordea shuts down three funds following sell-off and overlapStorinvestor: "Det kniber virkelig for os at finde gode virksomheder"Tidligere Universal Robots-chef investerer i ukrudtsrobot til øko-landbrugNovo Holdings bliver medejer af amerikansk selskabCompanies see USD 1trn in climate risk, but more in potential rewardSyddansk innovationsmiljø forsøger at rejse ny fondDet lysner for Catacap trods manglende exitsJoining a pilot project on climate risk has proven useful for DNB Asset Management, says CEOFixed income strategies in demand as hedge fund ranges' AUM has doubledFinnish finance sector welcomes government plan to postpone introduction of new tax on foreign fundsSpecialist Manager: Nordic investors increasingly access private debt through risk sharing transactions with banksFormer AP4 CEO backs new multibillion endowment fund to support green revolutionNorway's largest bank catches up with Nordea on market capStorebrand heavily discards equities for the first time since 2011Glennmont's new fund sets sights on offshore windCIP's new fund targets USD 1bn by investing in emerging marketsNew hiring to help Nordea Asset Management grow Italian market share PKA invests EUR 134m in green bonds ...and more about peopleNumber cruncher believes the investment community is too quick to forgive companiesPKA CEO on his own retirement: A tiny bit of regret is OKCatella invests EUR 117m in hundreds of apartmentsPE Firms lose allure in USD 150bn Swedish pensions marketFinnish ECB presidential candidate Rehn calls for more tools to mainstream green finance30 investors prepare to sue Danske BankCarnegie Fonder boosts investment team by triple hiringEQT Chief Executive Officer: IPO would strengthen company's balance sheetInternational investor purchases Danish real estate totaling EUR 174mFSA: Finnish banks’ capital ratios remain stronger than EU averageAcclaimed fund selector joins Grieg InvestorCan Amundi's EUR 1.4tn in AuM beat ESG-gauged benchmark by 2021?Denmark’s investment firms warned over bad advice amid low ratesFear priced in has Norway’s biggest bank going long on stocksMarketplace for alternative financing becomes a fund in new fintech generationOil Fund accepted CEO salary of EUR 89m in portfolio companyMaersk Growth investerer i ekspansion af digital platformTrods kæmpetab i Kina lander dansk landbrugsinvestor et solidt millionoverskudInprother får millionindsprøjtning og henter ny topchef fra Bavarian NordicClaus Meyer sætter spørgsmålstegn ved kapitalfonds ejerskabBiotekbranchen er flyvende og nu gælder det om ikke at læne sig tilbageAnalytiker: Masser af mulige synergier på tværs af Norden efter EQT-opkøbDansk måltidskassefirma jager penge efter nyt underskudNordea har lavet sin egen engleuddannelseBlandede bolsjer i tidligere Altor-folks nye kapitalfondIK Investment Partners: Flere velfungerende virksomheder i Norden end i det øvrige EuropaBørsaspirant løber tør for penge til januar – Novo-ejer klar med flere Danish Blackstone partner appoints new CEONREP grows top-line, breaking recordsNordea's gender diversity fund expects high returns and an opportunity to influence societyNew forward-thinking outlook among European fund managersEast Capital strengthens teams in Stockholm, Dubai and Hong KongKiander leaves Ilmarinen for Finnish Centre for PensionsEx Danske Capital chief joins upscaling Nordic investorAMF, ATP invest in battery manufacturer Fund reporting platform with Nordic pilot users set for launch as Europe calls PIMCO intends to assist issuers in bringing SDG bonds to market -- but it's not without challenges Asset manager raises new fund: Targeting Nordic real estate totaling nearly EUR 937.2mStandoff between Finns who won’t flinch keeps both in ECB race...and more about peoplePFA adopts pragmatic approach to green transitionCareer U-turn: From wealthy investment bankers to young homeless peopleAberdeen to develop student housing in the NordicsAlternative investment funds surge in DenmarkNordea Asset Management picks internal candidate to lead its fundamental equities teamFormer Skagen CEO raises new seed fund: My personal income will plummetDanske Bank Asset Management achieves top ranking among institutions in Denmark despite money laundering scandalGazing into the jungle of impact investmentsAMF makes EUR 200m investment in truck company Traton prior to planned IPODNB appoints Head of Fund Selection following Wilander's exitNordea's internal transfer cause a EUR 1.7bn redemption from fundsFunds in Swedish pension platform plummets to 570 Schroders boosts Nordic presence with Helsinki branchLD's own investment pool falls behind external pools in 2019Nordic Capital opens New York office New Norwegian report: Investing in gender equality is good businessLiving the dream - quit his job to sail the seven seasKPA Pension and Folksam invest more than EUR 20m in battery developer NorthvoltPFA adds ATP's CIO to its management groupPFA looks to adjust investment strategy amid new CIOSEB sees huge market effect of future EU standards for sustainable financial productsThe wealthiest families open the gates to impact investmentsSwedish hedge fund is happy with stocks blowing upNordic junk bond market depends on bad news for a way inFavorable prospects for Nordic office market despite low yieldsNyheder om kapital- og venturefonde er flyttet til KapWatch.dkJupiter AM: Technology is life or death question for companies todayBNP Paribas boots Nordic divisionHow financial experience and network kick-started a homeless shelter Director has tripled PFA's real estate investments Industriens Pension brings in new Head of Investment Risk from AP Pension "Once you have understood the power of sustainable finance, there is no return"...and more about people Managing director quits Skagen Fondene and passes torch to internal candidateEast Capital says its USD 3.4bn deal is just the beginning -- consolidation to pick up paceWater risk disclosures: a growing issue ignored by companies in AP7's multi-billion portfolioPenSam reproaches oil companiesSwedish AP6 appoints Board Member as new Chief ExecutiveNordea: Stable income strategies outflow figures are exaggeratedBankInvest behind new sustainable equity product from AP PensionKeva to boost property portfolio amid growing competitionNew maritime investment fund to be based in CopenhagenSEB to bolster product offering and staff to increase AUM Please update your appCompetitors examine business following scandalous Danske Bank case Western European asset managers saw profits drop by 2.4 percent in 2018Hedge fund manager sees his fund as a "luxury product"Sasja Beslik quits Nordea but is unable to reveal next career step Norges Bank revokes exclusions of several companiesAMF makes its first direct forest investment -- eyes more forestry across the NordicsHigh-profile strategist goes solo: "Basically, it's data-driven, boring and pretty uninspiring"Two thirds of Japanese investors have entered alternative asset classesNordea Wealth Management gets new Head of investment from DanicaHead of Personal Banking: Danske Bank's investment advisers were unaware of their own poor advisingCore Property sells Copenhagen residential units totaling EUR 40m — and reinvests profitsMedia: EQT going public in SeptemberMedia: Nordea also sells funds with a negative expected returnNordea recruits top profile from Danske Jenssen to add new ingredient to fundamental team offeringInsurance industry criticized: Undisclosed investments raise doubt about responsibilityUS asset manager with growing Nordic ambitions: Investors turn to low-risk assetsPension divestment has strengthened SEB's focus on asset management PKA CEO ready to back new Danish government's green ambitionsSwedish Private Equity Association appoints Theorell Christoffersson as new ChairmanEast Capital pinpoints Poland as a European growth engineNordea to manage US-based investment company's USD 925m strategyNordea denies high fee problems for investment productsDanica brings in new property manager from PatriziaHedge fund boutique reels in new CEOLego family to repurchase Legoland...and more about peopleFrom Goldman and hedge fund entrepreneur in the US to Skagen Fondene and Nordea in Scandinavia: "Moving back was a huge change in my career and personal life"Nordea seeks new CEO to put revenue drive into a higher gearInvestment funds' fees under pressure as regulation bitesNiche products unable to solve global issues, claims major Swedish fund providerVER steers equity portfolio towards North American and emerging market stocks News from AMWatch during summer DNB reveals distorted gender balance in Markets division after criticism BlackRock to bolster iShares sustainability offering amid call for transparencySweden considered world leader in green bonds Danish pension provider invests in microfinance initiative for women in developing countriesProspera: SEB most reliable asset manager in the Nordics with peers chasing afterSEB's chief economist sees investors shifting from stocks to cashKeva reduces carbon footprint by building wooden residential propertiesDanish insurer ups corporate ethics with two new investment mandatesNordic Capital looks formore FinTech deals amid slowdownTumbling global yields send one Japan fund deep into NorwayFund manager: Wrong focus in sustainable investmentsIPO for buyout funds a non-starter with Nordic industry insiderSEB Chief Strategist: Trade war is the new normalInstitutional sales professional reflects on his future role as investors turn to quant analysis: "The sector never gets dull"...and more about peopleNordic pension fund managers set high hopes for Chinese marketInvesco: Emerging markets trend againAXA IM duo pinpoint the four stages of sustainable investing Swedish pension fund backs Africa's first social government bond Bondholders are faceing a turbulent summer of conversion wavesATP picks US-based investment manager to safeguard its securities Swedish and Finnish FSAs pay close attention to Danske fee scandalExaggerated fear of Japanese retreat from Denmark's mortgage marketDanish insurer on external managers: Large or small, we do not have any preferencesDanish authority approves Nykredit acquisition of SparinvestDanish pension fund duo co-invest in American wind farmNew Velliv Exec on job change: "I simply couldn't resist"British hedge fund calls on Norwegian media group to buy back shares Passive pension product beats active managers - yet againSampension reduces risk ahead of US reporting seasonArtha invests in yet another real estate project: Pulling a 10 percent returnLD Pensions seeks manager for large Danish equities mandate as new fund becomes realityInsurance company earns slightly more on real estate following acquisition and salesNordea's Swedish pension company is undergoing its most extensive ever investment restructuring...and more about people"Building a multi family office was a dream come true": Financial entrepreneur looks back on his career celebrating ten years as an independent wealth managerNordea on pension reallocation: "We should have gone through with it sooner."SEB overhauls strategies before legislation bites Alternatives generate significant growth at EvliAP4 repeats its criticism of planned investment regulation for AP funds UNPRI board member: Bumps on the measurement road should not delay toe-dipping in growing impact ocean SPP Fonder pulls in highest net flow in JuneDanish pension funds continue billion euro real estate acquisition spreeFinland's EUR 72bn asset manager: Reporting will become the real ESG product differentiatorClean energy investments in Sweden leap 212 percent in H1 2019New fund’s first transaction: Taaleri SolarWind II invests in Finnish wind farmNordea's Q2: AUM reaches EUR 306.5bn These professionals lead the ESG efforts at the ten largest Nordic asset managers...and more about peopleLoyal SEB employee reminisces over decades' journey from Bank Clerk to Head of ESGAsset managers boost sustainability offering but no standardizationLGT Capital Partners Managing Partner opens playbook on ESG scoring and PE manager selectionAlecta's EUR 85bn portfolio yields 8.9 percent in H1SEB joins Canada's TD Bank to issue NOK vaccination bondUBS' AuM drops USD 2bn in Q2Major asset managers struggle with ESG data while bills are piling upFinnish property transactions exceeded EUR 3bn in H1"I admire the pioneers who continued to push the agenda despite ridicule and doubt from colleagues"...and more about peopleAP1 records a healthy H1 return of 9.7 percentDanske Wealth Management targets growing investment trends amid changing client demandsAMF looks to support more companies at an early stage Fear of empty marketing words fostered impact principles: "Our goal has been to make impact investments scalable with integrity"ESG teams continue hiring spree: "We look for people with a non-financial degree"Report: Private equity gains momentum in Denmark, Norway pulls international investorsClimate efforts intensify as DNB AM engages in a domestic network on mitigation risks and opportunities Folksam's AUM exceeds EUR 41bn – performance strong despite Swedbank scandalMeet the last rock stars of Copenhagen Stock Exchange: Where are they nowPeter Kubicki: It is no use always running at 100 m/hrRitakallio: Finland should boost investments by supporting competitivenessStåhl Hallengren joins SEB Denmark's investment management divisionInvestor start-up attracts ATP-profileIlmarinen: Low birthrate is a key risk for our operations"Everyone drank until the early hours and went to work, not knowing their own name"Gordon Gekko led a young financier on to the trade floor: "I could watch Wall Street 130 times, I was so into it"...and more about peopleCentral banker speech changed how the markets perceived responsible investments as tragedy looms in the horizonSEB: China's prospects for the medium term appear neutral to positiveFormer Danske Bank Head of Private Wealth Management on criticized product: I've had nothing to do with itPension savers are potentially let down when transferring retirement plansThe President of Nasdaq Copenhagen looked to management and found his true callingLost in translation: A shared lingo is required to communicate social and environmental impact to financiersDanske Capital profile among top names in global ranking of best female fund managersFund start-up reels in Danske Invest Director for its Distribution divisionBiggest wealth fund’s bid to dump big oil is now but a whimperPensionDanmark boosts alternatives divisionStrategic Investment hires its former CEO as Chief Investment OfficerFormer trader on a new path: "Asset management is a perfect fit at this stage"EUR 563bn asset manager: Three global challenges impact all our investmentsFormer Head of Danske Bank's Private Wealth Management Denmark turns to insurance careerHandelsbanken shuts down sustainability hedge fund based on investors' low interest SEB loses profile to Swiss asset managerDNB Asset Management: Social issues will be the next big ESG topicBurnt out Head of Equities choked on regulation: Today he is a happy wine traderNAM plans to democratize infrastructure with new listed strategyDanish pension fund gives EUR 67m injection to life science real estate: "We are ready for more"A USD 30bn exodus puts hedge funds for the masses to the testFive banks to answer to the Danish FSA following Flexinvest Fri scandal...and more about peopleNordea manager leaped from product development to ESG analysis: "A financial background is important to identify sustainable investment risks"Two investment bankers launch new monitoring office in Copenhagen targeting the assets of wealthy familiesDepositors are next as Nordic banks buckle under negative ratesSummer recap: Nordic bank-owned asset managers discuss ESG opportunities and challengesInvestors dump equity funds and turn to lower risk assets Banks on FSA scrutiny: Customers' investments have to pay offFund manager goes solo, launching silver fund: "Potentially the most high-risk fund in Sweden"Swedish fund savings: Record level in JulyDanish pension fund cuts managers to allow greater ESG oversight: “You can’t hide behind an external manager"Krone comeback in cards as Norges Bank seen defying global gloomDenmark's covered-bond market fires a warning shot on ratesMorningstar: Nordea tops and flops European sustainable fund flows in H1Catella strengthens management team recruiting Mattias NilssonPortfolio Manager leaves BankInvest to take on IR in the healthcare industryNordea snatches Head of Trading and Sales from Saxo BankSEB forced to liquidate PE fund in LuxembourgCIP snags Ørsted's head of asset management Niam closes the biggest Nordic real estate fund at EUR 1.1bnDidner & Gerge welcomes new portfolio manager for equity fund following PM exodus Finland facing negative 30-year yields draws liquidity lineRECAP: Investigating the issues of impact investing measurementAuthorities approve Nykredit's acquisititon of SparinvestGoldman Sachs Asset Management reels in former Nordea and Nykredit profile to boost Nordic institutional businessSchroders' Head of Nordics on impact acquisition:"Enhance our position in the Nordics"Aberdeen Standard acquires Danish logistics real estate on behalf of Scottish investorMedia: Danske Bank axes Glottrup as scandal continues to unfoldSwedish asset manager reveals new CEOWhat characterizes an ESG champion?...and more about peopleBankInvest's new Director of Sales looks back on 18 years in AM: "Communication is the ultimate link to ensure success for your business"Surging city prices: Downstairs neighbor of Danish pension fund PFA Director of Real Estate is the last retired person to live in that apartmentVarma CEO: US-China trade war will take its toll on Finnish economyDanish pension funds join forces against aggressive tax planningSkagen manager Cathrine Gether: The best investments are made when everything seems at its worstDanish fund sales rose in July following a June slumberMedia: MiFID II contributed to Swedish fund management industry’s "brilliant" 2018 performanceCOLUMN: Stakeholders to increasingly scrutinize the asset management industry to make sure it walks the talk on ESG and sustainable investmentsDating desire delivers 22 percent Return for top equity hedge fund from FinlandBlackstone defends real estate deals as Denmark voices anger Citywire report: Low staff turnover among female fund managers in Nordea Pension funds' infrastructure initiative appoints CEOSparinvest’s ESG engagement brings oil company to meet Nordic investorsNordea has invested millions in controversial prison companyElo CIO: Finnish companies are in good shape to face more volatile times aheadNorwegian FX trader shuts down business after 12 years Danish bank opens the ball: Jyske Bank offers a negative interest rate to wealthy private clientsDanish pension funds to keep an eye on asset managersFund manager raises stake in Swedish banks amid recession concens: "The drop in their valuation has gone too far"Finland's Ilmarinen dumps liquidity to cope with no-return worldCarnegie Fonder buys nine Alfred Berg funds From BNP ParibasElo reels in chief economist from Handelsbanken Capital MarketsCarnegie takeover means the end of the Alfred Berg brandNorway's Sovereign Wealth Fund's inflows exceeded EUR603m in Q2Nordnet launches Smart Portfolio in collaboration with J.P. Morgan as robot replaces fund managers and analysts Nordic real estate investor picks up Sampension manager for its Danish divisionKLP on board with stronger scrutiny of external asset managers: "We have very high ambitions when it comes to sustainability"Danish asset manager divests beach hotel in million dollar transactionCredit hedge fund from Copenhagen with 20 percent return climbs further out the curveHead of the Swedish branch of Nordea Funds: “In school, not working with numbers was my only goal”...and more about people The EU drafts billion euro fund to strengthen competitivenessThe Danish national tenants’ organization: ”We have cried out for years” Sampension is pleased with disputed article in Danish housing regulation – but will make do with any amendmentPIMCO sticks with EUR 452bn Danish market as returns plungeSimcorp prospers following BlackRock strategic changeInvestors seem to live in fear of another recession, claims Danske Wealth Management strategist as interest in equity funds plummetsMerging pension funds exclude seven companies from investment universeVeritas expecting "a volatile" fallNordea Asset Management adapts to the times: "Transparency is the key for stakeholder trust" Danish state pension fund ATP still lacks new CIOViking hedge fund manager demands long-term commitment amid growing illiquidity betsNorway’s USD 1tn wealth fund wants a bigger bite of big techWorld's largest wealth manager urges clients to sell equitiesDNB underweights equities as strategist pinpoints looming risks SEB to target retail investors with impact fund as it reaches institutional milestoneSwedish Church posts H1 result and rules out recession, expects slowdownInternational investors take a wider view on China despite growing trade tensions Norway’s biggest funds tell companies to halt damage of AmazonPensam prepares solution to ensure cheap housing in the cities for membersHandelsbanken Fonder turns its last hedge fund into long-only strategyATP's half year net profits from financial markets total EUR 3.2bnCarnegie posts best H1 results in ten yearsMilitary division and large savings bank contribute to Danish pension company's growth World's largest asset manager boosts stewardship team amid fossil-fuel scrutinyYoung Nordea and Swedbank fund managers in charge of big bucks, according to CitiwireMajor Finnish funds cut equities as economic slowdown loomsATP's new CEO always seek to simplify: "We aim and fire at complexity"Storebrand Asset Management welcomes more industrial scrutiny: "Asset managers, who don't deliver what they've promised, will eventually be found out"Danish pensions enter an unknown territory following historical plummet in interest rates ...and more about peopleSPP Funds CEO takes stock of career amid European fund conquest Nordea AM reproaches Brazilian government bonds as the Amazon burnsPension bosses have faith in positive returns despite calculative indications of the oppositeHuge returns raise risk alarm at EUR 208bn funds in DenmarkEQT plans biggest European buyout firm listing in 25 yearsMalmo to host new AI FX hedge fund targeting double digit annual return Competition takes a hit as new rules in Swedish premium pension system unfolds, argues Tundra FonderSwedish asset manager wants to bring its funds to the rest of the Nordics: "Our ambition is to become the leading independent asset manager in the region"AP1 board fires CEO after breach of internal rulesFinnish Church Pension Fund boosts alternatives portfolio Real estate investment company approaches family officesAP1 builds data muscle in-house as young quants are in demandFinnish funds keen to cooperate with Danish pensions to stop aggressive tax planningFIM hires European Senior Portfolio Manager from IlmarinenDanish pension fund draws a line: Excludes the world's ten largest oil companiesSchroders’ BlueOrchard deal could trigger M&A wave as asset managers chase impact specialistsAP Pension builds alternative investments divisionSharp reduction in new Swedish fundsBanks ignore customers' expected negative returns on investmentsAMF sets eyes on EQT initial offering -- but only if the price is right Norwegian pension and asset management adviser has ambitions to expand to the rest of the Nordics following acquisitionChristine Lagarde to aim ECB's bazooka at green bonds as climate change mitigation tops her agendaAP1's former CEO was fired for purchasing shares in company of which the pension fund was a cornerstone investorNorway’s wealth fund vows to stick to U.K. "no matter what"Pension funds require banks in a negative interest rates environment to demonstrate ability to transitionFinnish and Danish asset management duo divests Copenhagen property to German investor in million euro transactionDanske Bank appoints internal candidate as new Head of Wealth Management in management shake upDanish pension savings bound for Switzerland as sustainable equity fund attracts million euro investment: More Nordic investments to followCapital Four expands credit team following surging AUM: Poaches NAM Portfolio ManagerNordea's new CEO prepares to cut costs to boost shareholder valueCarneo CEO targets Nordic growth through acquisitions following purchase of Alfred Berg: Plans to double AUM in five years ...and more about people Danske Bank's new Head of Wealth Management: We need to restore trustDanish pension company celebrates its 100 year anniversary by addressing the industryStorebrand Asset Management: Engagement may be mere marketing ploy to someFirst SDG-linked bond oversubscribed nearly three times Norwegian oil fund has invested in companies linked to the disaster in the AmazonasInvesco calls for simpler rules as EU taxonomy treats fund managers as environmental scientistsUS-based credit boutique reels in Nordic manager to boost presence in key strategic marketHe bought his first equities at the age of 11; today he manages real estate totaling EUR 9.4bnNordea employees brace for job cuts as new CEO reviews costsInternal compliance reports by Danske Bank contained warnings about insufficient investor counselingNordic pension funds rule European industry AUM list"We can make responsibility and high returns go hand in hand"SEB underweights equities for the first time since 2016No females left in Nordea top management despite launch of gender diversity fundLarge asset management groups beef up Nordic presence amid competition melt up Tonny Thierry Andersen was in charge of division when compliance team issued warningsCatella establishes hotel investment companyBanking secrecy in Sweden under attack as AP funds' fight against financial crime intensifiesBNP Paribas reels in Nordea Exec Director in Nordic business pushAP2 demands more ESG commitment from private equity General PartnersHistoric share split in Sweden as investment firm aims to become more easily accessible to investorsPuffery accompanies growth in sustainable products, says Finnish church pension fund managerFive Swedish, two Finnish and one Norwegian investors included in the first PRI Leaders’ Group – Danish funds are conspicuous by their absenceBlackstone closes biggest ever real estate fundAsset managers crowd the Nordic space, increasing global focus on the regionÖhman Fonder urges fund selectors to emphasize on asset managers' corporate culture to understand the bigger picture Danish pension company paving its way to traditional bank marketAlecta CEO calls for improved data on sustainable investing PFA divests seven companies to meet internal climate change mitigation requirements...and more about peopleDoing what you say you will, and then some, is key to building relationships as institutions seek bigger partnerships with fewer asset managers Wealth management price war spikes in Nordics as fees take a hitBlackstone continues Nordic acquisition spree and turns to SwedenKLP cuts index fund prices following price stunt by SbankenKLP wants to enter talks with Danish shipping company after beaching yard deathUK based asset manager to continue overhauling alternatives offering, says Head of newly opened Helsinki officeInvestment research firm points to emerging markets as China's demographic deteriorating is "overplayed"The four Nordic CFA Societies join forces on new conferenceFund sector is poorly prepared to tackle climate change and artificial intelligence Varma questions the future of inflation hedging as ECB sends easing signal New macro methodology has yielded excess return at Erik Penser BankFormer ATP CIO to outline strategy for new alternative investment fundInvesting for the long term? Go for index funds, Morningstar study suggestsNordic multi-boutique group to boost PE offering as growth ambition calls for AUM upgradeNew ATP CEO plans to avoid weak links by maintaining division of the three powersMoody's and S&P enter market for ESG ratingsDanish pension company PFA's email robot manages simple questions better than its human colleaguesSwiss asset manager opens Copenhagen officePatrizia buys Danish real estate for Germany's largest pension fund Pension savers' interest in fund selection increases with ageBankinvest reels in Goldman Sachs Associate as fund manager Danish pension fund picks up 5,000 new customers and continues to reduce costsMedia: NAM fund manager quits after eight years IMF urges SWFs to play an active role in the Arctic Region as GDP could be in for a nosediveInvestment manager role redefined as reliable returns have become a givenPertti Vanhanen quits Aberdeen Standard Investments following group restructuring Top Norway stock fund is cutting risk in shift to defensivesThe Federal Reserve will ease its monetary policy beyond market anticipation leading to risky asset rally, according to investment research firmVarma launches ETF with strict ESG criteria: "We wanted outright an investment target where we can play a central role in planning the fund's strategy"Swedish pension fund to face Goldman Sachs in court for misleading investors EUR 45bn investor shares some thoughts on Europe’s banksFormer European Commissioner for Climate Action warns against neglecting sustainability in all investments...and more about peopleMAN Group Director pinpoints the imperatives for successful business developmentEuropa Capital divests office portfolio – Schroders enters Danish real estate marketPKA: Danish agriculture fund has to take further actionDanish pension funds earmark EUR 47bn for climate projects ahead of UN Climate Change SummitGerman company becomes Sweden’s biggest landlord with USD 1.3bn dealStorebrand Asset Management supports Danish pension plan to boost green transition with triple-digit DKKbn investment by 2030 Fund fees tumble across EuropeAmundi Head of Fixed Income trusts IG as debt market stays "complex"Kåpan makes seed investment in M&G's ESG bond fundEuropean index fund conquest takes off as Storebrand AM's sustainability push enters next phaseCopenhagen’s high-profile towers sold to the largest real estate fund in the Nordics Danish pension fund predicts oil earnings collapseEuropean supervision refuses to amend disputed interest rates for Danish pension companiesStanding out from the crowd is more important than ever as insourcing spikes competition Strain in communication between ministry and Oil Fund in NorwaySpanish asset allocators' "extensive use of funds" lures Danish credit boutique to the Iberian marketFive Nordic pension funds in global alliance on carbon neutral investment portfoliosDanske Invest limits number of fundsEmerging market specialist joins boutique in Denmark as Deputy CIOPKA's alternative investment arm gets a green light to attract external assetsNasdaq partners up with fintech company to increase equity market transparencyObservation: Nordea applied disputed return calculations in its reports to the Danish FSAEQT made on of Europe's strongest trading debuts this year: Could potentially lead to other private equity firms considering a listingDenmark’s biggest commercial pension fund is shunning these high-yield productsMedia: Danish pension fund joins forces with Korean investors on million euro fundFinnish asset manager invites Nordea customers to join real estate fund for EUR 5,000Danske Invest adds PE to defensive fund's investment universe and increases expected leverage Nordea Wealth Management names new chief strategist: "I think it will be great fun"Wealthy Jyske Bank clients invited to invest in entrepreneursIndependent fund manager's new CEO has big plans in double roleHemsö looks for new investment targets – Finnish AUM nearly tripled in past yearsNorway's KLP expands Nordic Swan Ecolabel fund range Money pours out of Danske Invest and into smaller competitorsPopular senior economist turned discrete director of communicationsThe brand factor is crucial in competition with local managers And more about people...Hedge funds seek ESG factorESG analysis requires a holistic approach, argues Schroders Director in FinlandAQR Principal sheds light on different paths for investors to meet the challenge of lower expected returns that is about to unfoldNordea receives lower recommendationClose to half the Danes refuse to accept lower yield returns to mitigate climate changeEuropean pension sector prepares for BrexitDanish pension company divests millions of euros in nuclear weaponsAsset managers try to catch up with leading Nordic pension funds on ESGSwedbank fires employees from its Estonian divisionIncreasing the use of wood in sustainable construction Danske Bank hires new Human Resources DirectorDanish responsible for major equity team takes stock as he settles in a cultural melting pot Nordea AM selection head: ESG is the biggest gift to active asset managers in decadesDanske Bank's Estonian division in liquidationSwedbank Robur hires Catrin Jansson from Enter FonderPimco appoints Grunditz as Nordic Account ManagerNorway wealth fund gets nod to sell EUR 5.4bn in oil stocksAP2 monitors asset managers for human rights issuesAlecta claims more than EUR 134m from Novo Nordisk, which has been charged with financial market manipulationTaaleri acts as lead manager of Finland's first green high yield bondNew Nordic fund devours real estate totaling EUR 602.7m – several Nordic markets are a targetRenewable energy equities outperform fossil stocks"It is about being visible and meeting clients with relevant investment ideas"Survey: 8 out of 10 Swedes want sustainable pension savingsInvestment managers' growing local teams boost competition Nordea CIO favors tech and financials in new fund that shuns a fifth of potential investment universeByfounders is halfway through ambitious strategy: Chasing 21 new investmentsUniversity of Helsinki turns its portfolio global and expands investment teamSwedbank Robur boosts staff as client demand surgesSøren Dal has replaced thousands of pension savings with large family fortunesPensiondanmark appoints internal candidate to manage investment teamFormer Nordea AM Director reminisces while settling into new role: "Unigestion offered the role I was looking for"Huge Norwegian private equity firm plans major green investmentsDanish pension fund appoints new Head of Real Estate, yet again...and more about peopleGoldman Sachs opens Copenhagen officeBankinvest launches sustainability score on mutual fundsNew funds drive Bankinvest growthDenmark's pension market sounds alarm as liabilities swellSwedish EUR 9 billion fund manager is looking to snap up rivalsBanks will pull through and their equities are not necessarily a poor investment, according to Spektrum CEOStorebrand increases equity exposure in pension savings as pension reform unfolds Financial veterans behind new fund counseling company in StockholmFour Danish pension companies fail to meet climate change mitigation goalsKLP follows Nordic peers in quitting oil sands – but remains unwilling to entirely leave the industryIllegal shareholder loans in Danish millionaire's accountsDemand for alternatives that are hard to insource continues as insourcing trend will begin to slow down a bit J.P. Morgan internship sparked Elmgreen's career in finance: "We are experiencing big changes in the industry at the moment"Pension funds direct hundreds of millions to Navigare's new fundUS asset manager enters Danish real estate market with EUR 70m acquisitionSwedbank’s bond investors get a little extra in USD 8 billion plan Former SKAGEN Managing Director joins CABA Capital's Board of Directors Danish pension company to grow green investments by EUR 11.9bn in ten yearsTwo out of three Swedes want personal choice in the selection of pension fundsSwedish fund companies to create their own distribution platformSeligson’s Tropico fund pulls in record 39 percent return as Brazilian pension reform approaches final stages Folksam chooses Allfunds Bank for fund distributionNorway's EUR 1tn fund to seek "high-quality partners" to invest in renewable infrastructure, expecting to increase external equity mandatesLeaves CBRE after 14 years to join competitorFormer NAM and ATP CEO joins the world's largest asset manager as it eyes five years of strong Nordic growthThe capital market places bet on carbon taxContext is key to Nordea's voting on ESG proposals in portfolio companies"Sufficient for some investors while others will use it as a stepping stone" Nasdaq Associate Vice President on new ESG data dashboardReal estate consultancy: Dropping optimism among Nordic real estate investorsDanish FSA warns pension funds on billion-euro green power pledge Carnegie Fonder fund manager: Sweden Should Just `Borrow Like Crazy,' Danish asset manager raises EUR 107m for sustainability fundProfessor: "ATP is clearly challenged and has been cornered"Swedish fund sector announces record high AUM of EUR 440bnPKA snatches new CEO from PFADanish pension fund adds new member to its management...and more about peopleNordic interest in systematic investing surges as investors seek reliable strategies Retired pension fund CEO names four accomplishments that make him feel proud of his career, and one that does notPKA's future CEO to manage commercial change and retain ambitious focus on climate change mitigationOne of the world's largest asset managers opens a Copenhagen branch following three years of strong regional growth New Swedish currency fund is based on artificial intelligenceElkjær ready for board level experience as hedge fund seeks to boost sales Yet another Danish pension company blacklists large American oil companyUse bond markets to challenge heavy carbon emitters, urges NBIM founderBond fund celebrates 20th anniversary with same fund managerFormer pension company CEO rebukes the industry: "Everyone sort of runs around trying to prove they're greener than the rest"Taaleri plans to launch mixed real estate fundDanish pension funds PFA and Industriens Pension purchase 80 cooperative residential units University of Helsinki opts for execution-only mandates Two Nordic asset managers among top ten fund houses 'truly committed' to ESGDanske Bank boosts ESG team with new adviser for asset management clientsOffering truly credible ESG solutions to clients is key to success Former Nordea and SEB fund manager resurfaces at Canadian asset manager Carnegie to take role as "friendly activist" with new targeting corporate spinoffsNorwegian oil fund warns PRI network not to divert from original principlesFund platforms snatch half of the feesDanish-British real estate manager prepares to acquire and divestFinland's largest investment manager to launch a family of impact fundsAP7 CEO among members in global UN push to scale up private sector investments for sustainable developmentMedia: Head of Equities quits Handelsbanken Capital Markets Danish pension fund exceeds EUR 13.8bn (DKK 100bn) in alternative investmentsWork on sustainability is a continuous process, claim Swedbank Robur and Nordea Nordea Asset Management updates its view on the Fed: "The impact on equities should be mixed" Catella Fonder revamps Nordic Long Short Equity fund following major losses Danske Bank's Flexinvest Fri scandal drags down Danish mutual fund providers' image in annual survey The world's largest oil company may find its way to portfolios...and more about peopleNordic investors are early adopters of themes and competitors need to be at the top of their game to keep upDanish PFA enters new partnership with South Korean pension company to invest EUR 1.4bn in real estateDenmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway's pension systems rank top ten in annual indexFormuepleje on new fund manager selection: "It was key for us to find a manager with demonstrable extensive impact investment experience"Swedish investor network inspired new UN sustainability alliance: Too many initiatives might be counterproductive at this stageSkagen CEO: Investment industry must step up efforts to earn clients' trustPrivate fund savers in Norway made net purchase of equity funds in SeptemberOP Fund Management Company merges Africa fund with Emerging Markets fund as client demand drops130 Sparinvesters check in at Nykredit today: "Our goal has been to get the best of both companies"Danish private equity firm acquires repair service companyNorway’s USD 1tn fund lifts decade-long ban and builds stake in mining company Fund manager revamps small cap portfolio as challenging market environment offers new opportunitiesThe "offer of a lifetime" lured former Nordea and Danske fund manager back to Europe's financial hub232 professional investors demand EUR 803m from Danske Bank: We are prepared to negotiateFormer Danske Capital fund manager resurfaces at FIM Aktia poaches Veritas CIO for key asset management role Carneo chases Nordic banks or insurance companies in acquisition rallyEuropean wealth management bank opens office in Copenhagen to boost Nordic client baseBankinvest completes its third capital increase with real estate fund in 10 monthsFinance professor encourages Danish public pension fund ATP to make a clear statementSEB Asset Management client manager: We must be at the forefront as changing fundamentals are pressuring the industryStorebrand strengthened in Q3: Assets under management up by 4.5 percent The review of Swedish funds on Fondtorget is delayed by six monthsNordea's asset management continues to grow among professional investorsSwedish supervisor and market players agree on reduced transparency post-MiFID IISwedbank Robur CEO sees fast-growing index funds and quantitative strategiesDanish public pension fund generates record high return of 40 percent on investment portfolio"In its early days, investors considered factor investing a way for asset managers to push new products to the market" COLUMN: How do alternatives weather a recession? Danske Bank employees in Wealth Management division lack capacity to grow client baseVeritas pulls in a 6.6 percent return but expects performance to weakenCopenhagen Infrastructure Partners divests biomass plantBurenstam & Partners hires Head of Wealth Management in StockholmDanish asset manager's niche bank reels in former Nykredit SVP as Chief ExecutiveFinnish pension assets reach EUR 205bn in Q2“It looked like mission impossible but we were determined to succeed”...and more about peopleLGIM launches Responsible Exclusions fund for European investorsKeva looks for a new Head of Real Estate as Suutarinen launches green property asset management businessBankinvest reproaches coal minesATP pleased with its interest hedging: Not following experts' advice in 2014 was the right decisionCarneo aims to triple, or quadruple, alternatives investments International investor enters the Danish market purchasing million euro retail propertyTurning private equity into a liquid vehicle: "The overarching challenge is maintaining liquidity in the fund"To win the fight for deposits, Bankinvest reduces costsMajor low-cost funds aim to conquer Danish investment marketFounder of Spiltan Fonder does not see newcomers entering Swedish fund marketEuropean sustainable funds grow twice as much as funds overall in Q3Alecta invests EUR 577m in Heimstaden Bostad, committing to an additional EUR 700mSEB Private Banking CIO assumes new role Nordea managers of EUR 315bn shielded from deep job cuts as wealth management stands outDenmark’s pension market is piling into real estateAMF pulls in double-digit return between January and SeptemberSwedish Investment Fund Association: "Fund platform to stay broad and competitive"Danish economist in Spain becomes partner in Copenhagen Allocation PartnerJyske Bank adds pressure to the industry's earnings from mutual fundsElo: Boosting employment will be a major challenge for export-oriented FinlandAMF Fonder shuns Swedish fund consolidation and is set to launch sustainable quant fund Oil fund publishes Q3 returns with CEO on his way out after NOK 10,000bn milestoneDanske Bank snatches Head of Fund Selection and ESG from Swedish insurance company More than 70 funds have disappeared in Sweden over the past 12 monthsFinance professor's response to ATP following public discussion: You should've followed experts' advice in 2014Watchdog raises a red flag: EU funds risk flooding the market for venture capitalMajor asset manager's new head of institutional asset management in Sweden sheds light on new role Young financier's backpacker trip to Asia during the local financial crisis sparked interest in equities from the populous regionFinancial data providers shift their business to new audiencesNewsec expects transactions for up to EUR 3.3bn in Denmark before the turn of the year as international investors have high appetite for real estateFunds share experiences on infrastructure investments amid hunt for yieldFinnish investment manager reels in Nordea Head of Private WM in Finland for similar roleMajor Swedish investment manager in executive reshuffle for its asset management and funds divisionsFinnish investment firm hires Head of AM Sales from Danske BankDanish investment company dismisses investment staff in strategy overhaul...and more about peopleDivestment of Swedish pension business doubles Danica's profitsDanske Bank Wealth Management's AUM took a nosedive in Q3External selection manager quits PFA to join domestic competitor Round-up: Bespoke solutions seem to be the only way forward in today's environmentNordea culls securities from markets unit amid negative rates Danske Wealth Management to turn its development around through million euro investment in digital solutions and conversations with clientsNordea Wealth Management strengthens investment team in CopenhagenFund selection in Swedish pensions platform likely to be halved Varma and Ilmarinen record healthy returns – macroeconomic concerns growSwedish asset manager plans to expand in fixed income amid Nordic business push Danish pension company grows returns by EUR 2.4bn in Q3‘Exploding’ ESG demand has top Norway bank revamping businessPFA's new CIO is only getting accustomed to doing commercial business: "Our main scenario is high performance throughout the year"Despite its DKK 100bn (EUR 13.4bn) investment: PFA does not consider alternative investments a holy grail or a speculative bubbleInvesting in equities from emerging markets has become more complex compared to a decade ago, argues East CapitalDanske Bank appoints new Head of Private Banking DenmarkNordic Nasdaq Exec seeks new growth in the rest of EuropeNordea Asset Management shuts down externally managed high yield bond fund Danish pension fund Lærernes Pension snatches new CEO from competitor Industriens PensionIndustriens Pension promotes internal candidate as new CIO Swedish fund industry warns against too hasty second step in PPM overhaul Danish financial group's wealth management unit attracts extraordinary inflowsUK-based manager's Head of Nordics encourages investors to dare take a contradictory approachEQT: "What we're trying to do now is prepare for a downturn"ATP reels in new CIO from domestic pension fund management companyNew silver bullet fund could be "Sweden's riskiest fund"NAM looks for financial returns and climate impact in green transition of the construction sectorHow the Lego billionaires lost EUR 135m in a single day as key investment backfired Norway opposition wants a more political oil fund: "Until now we haven’t dared to say it -- it’s obvious that NOK 10,000bn is politics""ATP is simply one of the most attractive work places for an investor"First Fondene in protest against "analyst massage" in NorwayEuropean wealth management bank on Nordic conquest: "Establishing a challenger bank is an important, long-term mission for us"Nordea warns against hasty changes at Fondtorget: "Evaluate before the next step"Hedge fund founder on negative interest rates: The world has gone mad and the system is brokenNasdaq Executive VP has returned from New York but continues his busy life on the roadEast Capital acquires hedge fund manager New pension fund CEO seized the opportunity...and more about peopleProspera: Goldman Sachs leaps to become the best fund distributor and selector in Sweden; BankInvest remains on top in DenmarkHead of WM reminisces amid strong AUM growth and "the biggest and most exciting change in his career"Junior analysts who followed MiFID 2 are out of favor at DNB World's largest sovereign fund faces activist future with green agenda as climate change will frame all politicsNew film fund with renowned industry trio chases double-digit annual return ratesInternational fund trading platform increases presence in Sweden as it steps up Nordic activities Storebrand AM: Bigger is not always better when it comes to attracting ESG talentsNext downturn in the Nordics will take a different shape as new type of investors emerge in corporate bond funds, says Coeli CIOLannebo Fonder launches small cap tech fund Denmark's largest commercial pension fund is debunking stock-bubble theories5 key questions for new film fund chasing double-digit annual return ratesKLP's decision to invest in Saudi oil company is still pending Less bureaucracy and more strategic overview lured WM heavyweight into new role at European private banking specialist Sold Copenhagen retail street property involved in EUR 65m transaction by BMO Real Estate Partners Three pension companies top annual ranking on sustainable investingExperienced fund selector brings his sense of competition with him to AP PensionDanish fund picks Nordea to manage green equity portfolio while searching for smart beta managerSwedish venture capitalist expects downturn for investments in tech startupsReal estate has intrigued Danica Chief Portfolio Manager since he was a childNordea AM: Low interest rates has the potential to affect the fee structures in AM industrySweden's central bank divests Canadian and Australian bonds for climate reasonsHedge-fund style fees for mutual funds face crackdown in EuropeThe Nordic's largest PE firm closes second venture fund with commitments totaling EUR 660mNordic fund managers behind global asset manager's new European real estate betEurope will resemble Japan within a decade, warns Invesco bond manager Swedish fund selector quits Nykredit AM after less than a year at the helmFinland's prime minister proposes major shakeup of the country's EUR 211bn occupational pensions systemOnly a few Danish fund managers have outperformed the global equity market in the past decadeUBS loses majority of Denmark-based employees in one cutNordea quits equity analyst collaboration as quality did not meet expectations Former Chair of Danske Bank invests in ex-ATP CIO's new asset management companyInitiative against private equity firms may affect pension funds' returns on real estate...and more about peopleAt least 3 Swedes and 1 Dane among 465 new Managing Directors at Goldman SachsMandatum Life reels in new team and establishes loan strategy team: Team building continues until end 2019Pension funds warn against removing article 5.2 of the Danish act on housing regulation: "We'll have to take our investments elsewhere"EUR 17.5bn investment firm's CEO quits after six years at the helmNew study: Large asset owners are pushed to lead the sustainable investing trendBlackRock: New bond ETFs are particularly attractive to Nordic investorsNasdaq reveals 50 percent spike in paid research triggered by MiFID IICouncil headed by CBS Professor to end banks' guessing game on returnsStorebrand, Nordea, Folksam add pressure on energy agency to revamp fossil fuel forecastsGlobal asset manager with big Nordic ambitions shakes up exec management teamPension-backed PE investor expands investment universe amid search for new investors Danish AM's Head of Fixed Income: Negative interests rates are here to stayDanish mutual fund led by former SEB WM exec miles from its AUM goal "What has been done at Frankfurt is almost criminal," argues chief economist at one the world's largest asset managers NAM's fund managers are urged to pick equities with defensive tilt as their 2020 playbook lists "thematic and tactical" opportunities Danica CIO amid strong investment results: Turnaround has been challenging Swedish asset manager aims to change investors' perception of the company following hedge fund acquisitionNew EQT venture fund knows where to look for interesting tech companiesFormer political refugee's meteoric career at Nordea enters next phasePension fintech invests in new, stronger divisionNordic savers favor fixed income funds while ditching equitiesNorwegian pension fund acquires major property in Copenhagen Report: Swedish pension funds unable to fully assess sustainability risks in alternatives as methods lack University of Helsinki appoints Deputy CIO to oversee unlisted assetsDenmark’s EUR 410bn pension industry gets wake-up callMedia: Report finds green investments come with several risksGoldman Sachs on Prospera top ranking: "This is a recognition of our long-term customer-focused work"Report: Nordic fund companies are poorer at maintaining fund managers than European peers -- but tend to have a more sustainable fund offering While growth stocks have outplayed value investors for ten years, a Danish manager attracts major international investmentsAberdeen Nordic Head keeps an eye on possible Danish legal change to renovation clauseA glimpse inside Storebrand flagship fund:"Once you have looked at products and services, then you look at process"Danish pension CEOs are optimistic: Green billion euro promise aims to bring the rest of the world on boardFinnish investors fear real estate developer may go bust; significant losses loomDanske Bank fires Global Head of Currencies in mass layoffProspera: Handelsbanken beats Nordea and Danske Bank at Nordic private banking ranking for second consecutive year Nordea names permanent Head of Sustainable Finance...and more about peopleSEB names new Global Head of Investment BankingDanske Bank head of division was a skeptic; now he is one of the bank's front-runners in advocating climate change mitigationSmall cap specialist in new role: Fundamental analysis more important than everVarma aims for a carbon-neutral portfolio by 2035 – excludes oil exploration by 2030Negative rates can do a lot more damage yet: a Nordic warningSwedish pension giant makes equities bet as recession risks fade; turns down biggest IPO in history AM founder after AUM milestone: "Managing SEK 100bn at some point would be fun"New CEO of ATP Ejendomme seeks to grow RE portfolio; targeting EUR 8bn milestone through increased focus on projectsNBIM boosts exposure to US real estateVarma following carbon neutral pledge: "Massive shift in attitudes towards sustainable investing" PE duo reveals recipe to unlock potential and claims to keep cautious as market peak draws nearerATP reviews EUR 120bn investment portfolio as negative interest rates biteElo recruits fund manager; determined to expand in international real estate Founder of Insiderfonder takes over pension management at Volvo CarsAP4: Easing of Swedish buffer fund rules still falls shortNew Swedish fund to exploit swings in investment firm valuationsDanske Bank head of division warns against central banks' acquisition of green bondsDanish pension giants hold on to Chinese government bondsSEB: It looks like a stock market correction is in the cardsNow ex-SPP Head of Sustainability on leap into startup: "I couldn’t turn down this opportunity"Obton to invest EUR 1.6bn in new solar fund Finnish investment manager buys Copenhagen shopping street propertySimcorp enters strategic partnership with Edmond de RothschildDanish public pension fund CEO encourages caution when investing in alternativesUK asset manager boosts Danish client team Norway's KLP opens a door to Saudi Arabian exposure after visit AQR's Lasse Pedersen calls for honesty about ESG costs and benefitsThese fund managers are raking in capital amid negative ratesDanske AM fund manager enters into new role Patrizia eyes new real estate targets in Finland following acquisition from large pension fund Global financial firm follows in the footsteps of Nordic pension fundsOxfam Ibis slams Danske Bank and Nordea's investment policies in new ethics ranking Norway’s EUR 1tn wealth fund to deepen climate risk workSwedish savers dump hedge funds in favor of global fundsCurrency traders’ dismal decade encapsulated in Swedish shamblesLanded a global exec position on the threshold of celebrating 40 years at Danske Bank"Mrs Danske Bank" takes the reigns in private banking department Lagarde urges climate as key concern in ECB's strategy Final review of Swedish fund platform draws closer ...and more about peopleDanske AM reels in PFA fund manager to support award-winning hedge fund World Bank issues green bond to Danish pension fundsNordea to liquidate its Luxembourg umbrella fundNordea keeps risk on after "tough" year: Three themes will determine returns in 2020McKinsey forecast: Slower growth in asset management industry in next five yearsPFA boosts RE portfolio following EUR 455 million investment in FranceInsurance mathematics became a game changer for DNB’s high yield specialistNorway's central bank strengthens board to oversee investments Global asset manager adapts as Nordic institutions enlarge RE teamsAM consultancy to add more managers to platform amid search for Client ExecutiveAlm. Brand recruits senior advisor from Nykredit private bankingDanish state fund drops black energy investmentsEx PKA Head of RI sets new target: New investment platform to create green movementDanish foundation with EUR 2.9bn in assets appoints new CIOKLP follows the oil fund and excludes G4S from portfolioNuveen uses regulatory requirements as competitive edge in search of partnerships with Nordic investors Volatility analyst turned sales specialist reminisces as he prepares for next phase of global asset manager's Nordic business pushRevision to solvency rules may be expensive for Danish pension fundsDanish pension fund's new CIO needs to tackle two major challenges Swedish fund companies want to halt second step in reform of FondtorgetDanske Bank reveals names of three newly-appointed executives after firing roundNordea finds new Chief Strategist for Danish market yet againPIMCO's Beck-Friis warns of negative interest rates' impact as reality defies theoryDanske AM keeps equities overweight – but expects single digit returns and more volatility in 2020Asset owners' search for private market managers outstrips mandates in listed securitiesMultifamily office: Fund managers require new skill set as more clients seek dual purpose investmentsNordea pushes new mixed funds with sustainability profile; eyes up "significant inflow" across Nordics Scandinavian investors make large investments in new infrastructure fundFormer Oil Fund boss and professor chastise new board members of Norwegian central bankDenmark’s EUR 405bn pension market slams new speculation banNordic junk bond sales undergo tectonic shift away from oilPFA co-invests with Patrizia and Poba to buy EUR 1.3bn logistics portfolio Competition Authority sets the stage for a company pension shakedown in DenmarkTailwind for Danske Bank’s investment robot across the Nordics...and more about peopleDanske Bank names new head of sustainability Industry veteran seeks partners for new AI investment platformHead of equities forced to quit AP1 for rule violationsEUR 1.3 billion is not enough - PFA head is ready to buy more in logisticsSampension invests EUR 40 million in European green bondsDenmark real estate market could lose 10 percent of value if speculation bannedSwedish investor completes its Finnish healthcare property portfolio Danish pensions lured Goldman Sachs to DenmarkSPP Fonder turns all funds fossil freeDanske's new chief fund selector: "Tricky to evaluate hedge funds' sustainability profile"Danish fund company warns of green washing as more funds are renamedEU lands deal on green standards for financial productsPension funds differ over consequences for remarks made by investorMedia: String of sexual assaults at Swedish money managerAngling enthusiast left his mentor to fish for new clients at SchrodersSuper-rich families pour EUR 710bn into private debt marketShift to passive management makes AP1 lose four equity managersEndowment fund's investment head joins Danske BankRoughly one fifth of Danish pension funds' assets are allocated in alternatives Pension funds bet on best regions of the twentiesColumn: Global investors face three major issues as new decade draws nearNasdaq launches platform to help fund managers evolve sustainable investment strategies OP maintains optimism of small cap fund's performance despite industrial actionHead of AM leaves Söderberg & Partners Securities after 12 years at the helmAMF Fonder launches EM equity fund with sustainability approachConflict of interest for infrastructure partners gives PFA a headacheDanish pension initiative seeks to unite the world's biggest investors against climate changePension giant keeps active control on new ESG ETF's holdings following EUR 500m investmentCentral banker overseeing EUR 1tn fund resigns Head of Nordic distribution leaves Danske Bank AMMarket neutral fund with niche strategy seeks new capital: "We continue to see potential investments and need to be flexible"Nordea implements hiring freeze across whole concernAfter spike in fossil free AUM: Storebrand CEO calls on other asset managers to follow suitBusiness reporter turns to fund managementJPMorgan: Investors should re-think safe harbor assetsDanske poaches state pension fund's private markets fund manager and ESG analyst CEO of Danske Invest Luxembourg changes jobs for non-executive roleStudents keep experienced CIO in the hot seat...and more about people Deal on EU standard for green investments falls apartNordic investment fund invests in Denmark - pours money into Scandinavia's largest solar parkDanish FSA warns of "greenwashing" in green investmentsGoldman Sachs invests in real estate developer's prestige project in Copenhagen suburb Nordea’s EUR 315bn wealth unit joins bank's hiring freeze Another watchdog warns of ‘exploitation’ around green investmentsNorwegian pension fund buys head office in CopenhagenFinnish asset manager's real estate fund buys Kone headquarters in HelsinkiDanish Competition Council shoots down pension funds' toasts about benefits of large scale operations in asset managementUS asset manager wants bigger piece of growing market EQT tops Swedish list of highest average salariesAsset manager reels in Nordic head from global consultancy firmSöderberg & Partners takes minority stake in Swedish AM companyNordea Asset Management picks internal candidate to head its responsible investments team‘Zombie’ future threatens asset managers, warns industry CEOSeligson plans to expand exposure to Brazilian consumer sectorSeligson plans to expand exposure to Brazilian consumer sectorAfter criticism from Competition Council: Danica denies overpricing asset managementSwedish asset manager recruits four quantitative researchersEU overcomes nuclear divide to reach key green-finance dealEquity specialist takes stock after quitting wealth-tech company to pursue new opportunities Brummer fund invests in new Swedish hedge fund FrostDenmark's largest pension fund invests in AXA IM Real Assets fund Sweden’s pension industry is about to get its first taste of life after negative interest rates.The battered krona’s woes are far from over, says Swedish fundStorebrand AM executes next step in its European fund conquest Swedish government ready to ease investment regulations for AP fundsNAM poaches sales head from the world's largest asset managerDanish PE on capital hunt for a seventh fund Swedish RE investor recruits new director Heimstaden poaches head of real estate from Sampension for CIO roleDemographics will keep up demand for residential real estate despite economy slowing down, FIM believesUS-based asset manager picks Deas to manage its Danish real estate portfolio Icelandic pension fund looks for external managers in portfolio overhaul Riksbank hike ends subzero experiment in global test caseFolksam Group names its new CEO New CIO makes his first move: Danish pension fund overhauls investment department Bank of Finland to increase scrutiny of external managers following UN PRI pledgeMP Pension lowers investment risk as market slump looms on the horizonMedia: Highly-ranking Nordea executive is leaving the bankDanish asset manager reels in new director for real estate arm Microfinance fund manager re-joins NAM to head new team Nordea picks chief investment manager for private banking from own ranks One of Denmark's biggest banks names new head of asset management and private banking Finnish FSA bans real estate fund manager Icon from providing investment services...and more about peopleFolksam builds bigger stake in Heimstaden Danish pension fund buys real estate portfolio from Patrizia Finnish asset manager launches Nordic hotel fund"I feel that being a portfolio manager is a lifestyle"Danske Invest lowers costs on 26 funds as industry fee pressure bites SEB's Global Head of Investment Banking: Working abroad takes empathy and the ability to question your own beliefsFranklin Templeton to push ETF range to Nordic investors: "We wanted to develop something rather unique" Formuepleje delays initial public offeringMacro fund manager warns about European bank sector's prospects under negative rate regime AMWatch newsAberdeen Standard Investments seeks out Nordic targets for its new real estate fundNordic Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking at BNP Paribas believes in strong stock market in 2020Aalto University promotes Paukkeri to Head of InvestmentsLess than 1% of Danish pension funds' bonds are greenCOLUMN: AM industry faces several challenges in 2020Business has never been better globally at this EUR 1tn active asset manager, despite more investors turning to indexesAktia plans expansion outside Nordic region through spearhead emerging market bond funds EQT Real Estate sells Technologiepark portfolio to TPG Real EstateNorron founders ready to dilute ownership over five-year periodPolhem Infra: "We have an advantage over other infrastructure investors" 2019 was the best year ever for Norwegian oil fundKorean institutional investors buy wind farms in Northern Finland A private equity manager's role is the corporate equivalent to a doctorDanish equity analyst only regrets one thing about his job in LondonDenmark's largest active asset manager: It is hard to win in the big leagues...and more about peopleMore wealthy Danes reject private banking solutions"A career in the finance sector means you never stop learning, which is a crucial thing for me"Less money flowed through stock exchanges at Nasdaq Nordic in 2019Polhem Infra ready to woo Swedish municipalities with Evergreen modelNordea Asset Management loses selection manager to formerly owned pension company Nordea Asset Management changes bond team to improve diversity Finnish fund selector leaves SEB to join video game developerUS fund giant attracted to wind investments in SwedenActive asset manager changes strategy to attract women Citigroup: Art has become a real asset classIlmarinen: Polluters should be made to pay for their emissionsVarma seeks to hire new managers for hedge funds, private equity and infrastructureLarge Swiss bank splits up assets department - 500 employees to be firedHedge fund veteran floats idea of more strategies - but not at all costsPFA raises pension customers' investment costsHuge potential in new field for Norwegian oil fundThe Danish pensions sector spent EUR 17 billion on foreign bonds last yearWallenberg family's Danish investment banker to create a well-oiled machine at SEBMP Pension beats Danish competitors in billion kroner call for tenders for asset managementManagement changes at real estate group HeimstadenNordea loses executive to Kommunekredit High dividends and moderate valuations keep attracting investors to the Helsinki bourse, says FIMNAM's new responsible investments head is fighting to keep the major money manager ahead of rivals who "woke up yesterday and suddenly went green"Länsförsäkringar's mixed fund team explains successful yearDanish energy developer enters solar joint venture with London-based AM Norron ready with sustainable product offering in Q1 Swedish pension fund is on the lookout for private credit managersDanish credit manager starts a hiring spree: "Banks come to us because they can't recommend their bond funds to their clients"Carnegie names new head of M&A Biggest Nordic bond manager girds for issuance rush through JuneLD on winner of Danish equity tender: MP Pension are far ahead of many competitorsDNB to cut fund fees – introduces new price structureSwedbank Robur adopts new climate strategy impacting all investment areas...and more about peopleBlackrock joins USD 41tn investor climate campaignVeritas poaches new CIO from VarmaPFA throws EUR 201 million into office development after Korean buyer jumps shipThylander Gruppen invites investors on board at new billion kroner fundNordic Cross: “We don’t believe in TINA – we are the alternative”Catella turns more of its funds fossil-freeDanish pension funds buy government bonds issued by problem countriesStorebrand Asset Management plans a Nordic real estate fund and expansion into infrastructureFund association in counterattack on proposed changes to premium pension systemHiking looks better than oil to private equity firm AltorMP Pension satisfied with 2019 return - only FX pulling it downPension fund after record-high return: We might have taken some of the next few years' benefits alreadyLow interest rates help investment watch dog with its overseas ambitions: Opening office in NorwayNordic ETFs in US market halved in two yearsEx-CEO returns to VER – Viherkenttä moves to academiaNordea looks into distressed debt amid slowdown fearsBlackrock shakes up sustainable investment effortsDanica promotes Kobberup to CIO with Svennesen turning to wealth management Amundi finds ESG investing has rewarded investors since 2014Simcorp CEO: Order expectations were met in 2019, despite weaker activity in the USThe end of the bonus culture is coming to Wall StreetFinnish investor buys Danish real estate for German pension fundATP applies stricter standards than others in the green bond marketEQT plans for next record fundEquity strategy pulled results down despite high returns at SampensionBlueOrchard loses head of Business Development NordicsDanish Investment Association: "Best year for mutual funds since 2009"Copenhagen Business School starts new board classes for fund companiesFounders to change roles in Danish emerging markets boutiqueInvestors have pulled EUR 1.2 billion out of Danske InvestDanish pension funds increase their risk with investments in development projectPension funds reconsider investments in security companyFoxberry hopes to reshape sustainability benchmarking Alecta hires rival CIO to head new real assets unitSustainable funds lead growth at SPP Fonder"At the age of 14, I invested all my money in equities" ...and more about people SEB names new head of Danish divisionAberdeen boss leaves to help a foreign investor get going in DenmarkDanish pension funds invest EUR 100 million in green energy in developing countriesNordic Cross Credit Edge hoping for an action-packed 2020 Head of institutional Scandinavia has left Fidelity International Alecta builds real assets debt platforms Sparinvest's index fund range under pressure as price war bites Seven more Danish pension funds join shared tax principles initiative Swedbank Robur going for a firmer grip on the Nordics and Baltics Index funds investing in Swedish equities have outperformed their active counterparts over the past ten years Pan-Nordic real estate investor gets four US-based pension companies onboard new record fund Outgoing head of SEB in Denmark wants to achieve one last ambition after leaving the bankBlackrock fund manager eyes renewable revolution Neuberger Berman strengthens Nordic foothold with new officeFolksam beefs up investment in forest fundPKA considers removing Danske Bank share from observation listAll Danish asset managers expect net sales to increase significantly in 2020‘Massive amounts of money’ headed for Nordic real estateDanske Bank Wealth Management teams up with quant pioneers in new multi-factor fund launch: "This was an unique opportunity"FSA Director to join Danske Bank Wealth Management as demand for alternatives' monitoring surgesJP Morgan launches actively managed index fundNordea Asset Management opens sustainable funds to UK investorsKLP is part of class action suit against Danske BankNew NREP fund invests in four shopping centers in StockholmWatchdog slams fund companies for MiFID II violationsMP Pension ready to take more mandates after attention-grabbing victoryPKA invests millions in Danish asset manager's microfinance fund Skagen Funds seeks to improve its advisory service amid European expansion plansESG wave breaks on Danish asset management: "It will hit the whole industry - and is just as influential as MiFID"Trill Impact expands team of private equity professionalsSwedish fund manager mulls bigger bet on AstrazenecaJP Morgan challenges Nordic banks on private bankingWallenbergs reveal carbon emissions in EUR 45 billion portfolio House of Reach appoints ESG product specialist in New YorkEntrepreneur: the transition to a greener society means more requirements for investors in venture funds CIO duo sheds light on differences between commercial and occupational pension funds...and more about people Infrastructure specialist reminisces as he prepares to boost Swedish pension savingsShipping companies seek clarity on ESG: "How much is enough?"Industriens Pension generated an overall return of 12 percent in 2019Retail investors flock to robot solutions: generated big returns in 2019Consumer watchdog slams pension fund for misleading marketing Working towards a net zero carbon portfolio – Storebrand wants to see companies change on their own initiativeUnlisted investments pulled returns down at Industriens Pension after a great year for equitiesHead of Nordic Wholesale Distribution quits Allianz Global Investors for specialized tech fund companyNew impact investment tool from Pictet rates emission sinners29-year-old lawyer gives billion dollar advice at PFA: "It has been a steep learning curve"Bond managers mobilize for spike in Nordic sales to pay for M&AEvli makes sustainability push, develops executive RI committee Private equity portfolio manager made career U-turn Barings reels in new head of Nordic real estate from competitorFinland is losing its fight to regain AAA statusPKA invests in Dutch green government bondsSwedbank Robur grew AUM by five percent in Q4The world’s most-profitable hedge fund is now a climate radical"You can’t fight battles on all fronts at the same time and expect to win": Nordea's new RI head on activist investor roleLocalTapiola opens illiquid funds of funds: "Institutions are looking to transfer more assets into illiquid investments"Carnegie: Small companies have historically generated higher returns but are still often neglectedHow founder of "Sweden's riskiest fund" stays ahead in niche market SEB’s AUM-fulfilling ESG criteria increased by 36 percent in 2019CIP snags yet another Ørsted boss Danske Bank names Global CIO for private wealth management Danish investors bought foreign bonds rather than equities in 2019Top UK pension scheme sets deadline for asset managers to handle exposure to climate riskEQT executives weigh a buyout of EUR 3.9 billion credit armCIP names second new partner within few days Formuepleje splits CIO role in two and promotes internal candidate Top 10 infograph: These Nordic mutual funds topped and flopped 2019 flowsNew head of Asset Management Office at Danske BankNordic money managers: Coronavirus may be key market driver for months in 2020Foxberry: Rapid development in ESG knowhow requires 'future-proofing' of portfoliosDanish investment company appoints new CEOATP divests Mexican mining equity following failed engagement European sustainable funds more than doubled in 2019 - "Interesting to see whether asset managers in other regions follow Nordic example"Pension fund picks Danske Bank AM's Head of Alpha as new CIO ...and more about people Rubik Properties to expand within asset managementIn an industry full of cowboys, he is "the most likeable guy in the room"Investment duo to gain more responsibility following alpha head's exitBrunswick opens Copenhagen office headed by former Aberdeen chiefNykredit reels in rivals' employees for private banking elite unit Meet BlueOrchard - an impact investing veteranDanish pension fund introduces climate-focused pension product Acting CEO explains her revamp of a EUR 32.5 billion fund -- shifting from active to passive equity investment strategyLarge US asset manager hires business development director for NordicsDanish FSA orders commercial pension company to improve alternatives reporting AP CEO after avalanche of improvement orders: We took risks we didn't want to takeFondita's Europe fund pulls in record result after sustainability makeoverSouth Korean syndicate and Varma purchase OP HQ in HelsinkiDNB appoints head of Danish branch - needs to deliver on plan for growth in DenmarkSEB: Low yields and reasonable growth equals and justifies high equity valuationsNeuberger Berman eyes new business opportunities following Nordic hub launch Cautious investment strategy gives P+ a return on the lower end of the spectrumEquity rally fueled big pay rises for asset managers in 2019PFA hires alternatives advisor from decommissioned commercial bankImpact profile resurfaces at EUR 4.6 billion investment managerIlmarinen, Danske Bank and SEB rescue scandal-ridden care home chain from looming bankruptcySimcorp releases quarterly report on Wednesday: will focus on additional sales to existing customersDanske’s new Head of Fixed Income was introduced to "nerdy theme" for master’s degree – and got hookedSwedish asset manager launches sustainable corporate bond fundDanske Bank wants to reach EUR 13 billion in sustainable investmentsDanske Bank's wealth management continues weak growthSimcorp earnings disappoint slightly Three Swedish top fund managers shed light on difficult decade for fundamental strategies as pension system reform unfolds Denmark's biggest money tank maintains fossil fuels shares despite criticism T. Rowe Price reels in "Nordea talent" to strengthen Nordic client team Money laundering scandal dies down: Danske Wealth Management wants to win back lost clientsPolhem Infra adds energy profiles to investment staffDanske Bank appoints new head of asset managementDanica to offer new, green pension product in 2020DNB Asset Management reached AUM of EUR 66 billion in Q4NREP finds new partner at J.P. MorganFinal quarter was weakest of 2019 for ATP Skagen shuts down activist fund after two years following low interestMarket tailwind secures all-time high AUM for Nordea Asset & Wealth Management in Q4The Nordic region's largest asset manager sees competitive advantages of global ESG waveDisappointing final quarter for ATP partly caused by rising interest ratesDanske Bank divested shipping stocks in 2019 due to new sulfur rulesPFA's head of CSR quits after two months of employment Norwegian oil fund removes British power company from blacklistBelgian investment company eyes growth in Swedish care real estate...and more about peopleDanske Bank WM's head equities and risk premia: "Our ambition is to develop a cutting edge cross-asset platform"Asset management consultancy names new Head of Market ResearchThe world’s lowest interest rate may soon be raised in DenmarkNot enough attention has been given to the social factor of ESG, says business school professor Activist investor stands to enter board at NordeaSustainable funds attracted a third of new capital in 2019US fund company launches high-risk sustainable investment ETFFormuepleje: chief exec: "New co-CIO has responsibility for institutional activities"AP2 celebrates strongest investment result ever US investor wants to expand billion-dollar Nordic real estate portfolioVelliv wants pension savers to switch to market rate productsEU finance sector risks losing competitiveness after Brexit is finalized, says UK's ex-FM at VER anniversaryRay Dalio says market impact of Coronavirus is ‘exaggerated’EQT opens office down underNew head of fixed income reflects amid reshaping portfolio of external credit managersFirst day of business for Futur Pension after sheding its Danica pastEurope’s post-subzero rate experiment faces next big testDanish FSA guidelines burden small pension funds' alternative investments EQT shows interest in UK company's waste-management armStorebrand Asset Management posts Q4 results: AUM soars by 18 percent in 2019Danske Bank under scrutiny for new commission capNorwegian "tiger cub" appears on list of best paid US hedge fund managers Danish pension funds build stake in eucalyptus plantation in Tasmania in effort to boost green profileNorwegian fund cancels sale of oil service firms and founds new groupEU rejects UK finance sector's demand for market access after brexitBlackRock climate vow pays off with new ETF’s USD 600 million debutNew sustainability report: Higher quality in fund offerings from Swedish unit-link insurance companiesAMF works towards fossil-free society and pulls in 13.7 percent return Swedish AM community hails Riksbank's commitment to zero, rather than negative rates LD Fonde wants external managers to push companies in a more sustainable direction Finnish life insurer turns to AI in new fund launch for institutional market Ilmarinen continues allocation shift towards ETFs with ESG overlay PE funds lead growth at Taaleri GroupEaton Vance's new Nordic business developer puts clients' needs first to unlock growth potential: "We have a lot of confidence in his abilities to raise assets in relevant strategies"Gefion sells Copenhagen office property to German investor for EUR 22.3 millionNew head of Nordics: “I had to fight for every win for the first couple of years”Danish pension fund reduces equity portfolio's climate footprint by 20 percent...and more about peopleMore asset managers turn to sustainability benchmarksNorway's central bank warns of meddling with EUR 1 trillion fundDanish foundation's new CIO originally wanted to be a judge Watch Medier expands to Norway and GermanySwedish fund industry slams FSA's proposal to strongly limit fund offering in PPM systemAfter best investment return of the decade, Ilmarinen aims to become carbon-neutral pension fundExternally managed assets rose by almost a third at KLP Asset Management in 2019British asset manager skyrockets after announcing plans to buy competitorCompetition clause of Nykredit's buy of Sparinvest was not vetted by authoritiesContracts with Danish pension funds make Newsec the second-largest real estate manager in Europe when measured by square footageDanish pension duo's infrastructure company finds three new partners internallySurvey: 43 percent of Nordic institutional investors have turned to impact investingWall Street targets the Nordics after latest spike in wealthSkype founder attracts record amount for new venture fundFinnish finance heavyweights question government climate fund planDanish pension fund duo divest shares of private equity fundsMedia: Danske Bank headquarters up for sale for over EUR 268 millionPFA closely monitors EU's verdict on Maersk's beaching yardVia Equity: New investors change nothing for usDerivative products are still a no go in the Nordic regionMedia: Blackrock promotes former ATP CEO to co-head its European divisionDanish FSA names new head of investor protectionAP1 recruits new CEO from NordeaSwedbank Robur picks internal candidate as head of tradingEx-executives: Give Danish pension savers free choice of asset managerDanica CIO unconcerned by negative ratesAfter tripling of green bond investments in 2019: Länsförsäkringar aims even higher for 2020Storebrand AM scrapped fragmented IT infrastructure to create unified platform for all its brandsReal estate brokers: Nordic market will continue to attract foreign investors as rent growth exceeds European averages Danske Bank introduces negative rates for retail customersSwedish state pension fund caught in a snare - has invested EUR 47 million in tax haven on EU blacklistDanske’s richest clients dragged into long-term subzero painAdrenaline kick during financial crisis in London made transitioning to Denmark hardDanish pension fund's low risk level shows in returns Castellum takes concrete steps towards climate neutrality by 2030Swedish pension fund AP1 achieves highest return in ten yearsDespite growing popularity, Danish investments in index products are still lagging behind...and more about peopleDissatisfied investors sue former Danske Bank CEO for over EUR 335 millionThe Norwegian sovereign wealth fund increases investments in "blacklisted" companiesCIP sells stake in Taiwan offshore wind projectsOil fund is part of class action suit against Danske Bank's former CEOPension fund depreciates property portfolio by EUR 53.6 million due to regulatory change - may write off more"Massive risk" drives ESG bets at EUR 100 billion Finnish fundsDanish pension funds to stop investing in tax havens Private equity firm sells oil service companies AP3 also achieves best investment result of decadeInsurer builds stake in Columbia Threadneedle's European social bond strategy: Investment duo notes growing interest in social investmentsPensam overhauls equity portfolio to meet new climate benchmarkCatella announces progress in Denmark and Finland Rising fears of a bubble in responsible equitiesDanske Bank AM overhauls corporate bond funds: "I would be surprised if we didn't experience more interest and inflow in the future"Saxo Bank introduces negative rates for wealthy clientsPensam tucks away bonus after good investment yearApproach to climate puts Scandinavia on asset manager's top 30Nordea Asset Management in Luxembourg recruits head of product management After 33 percent AUM growth in 2019: This is how SPP Fonder plans to keep up the momentumATP poaches quant specialist from PKA to boost global equities team A EUR 13 billion credit manager braces for the next sell-offEnter Fonder plans to reform its screening processPensiondanmark shifts focus to costs as lower expected returns loomPensiondanmark becomes first Danish pension company to get ESG standards auditedPension funds back new Danish State investment fund aimed at entrepreneursReal estate broker predicts 2020 will outdo 2019 as foreign investors chase property "With hard work and a willingness to learn, you can go beyond the remit of your degree" Media: Pension investors uneasy about infrastructure partner's shifting focusWorld’s biggest wealth fund draws no women in search for new CEONorwegian partnership forges solar and wind investment planGlobal distribution head: "Index has no conscience"Industriens Pension hires private equity specialist from foundationInvestors expect value of Danish real estate to increase in 2020Swedish fund managers: The crucial factor is whether Covid-19 spreads in the USCIO duo leave Danica and Danske BankLego billionaires take charge after losing EUR 275 Million on ISSEUR 14 billion buyout firm just joined the negative-rate debate DNB Asset Management has "sold a lot of equities" and turned to credits Simcorp makes deal with US startupDanske Bank Asset Management fires four from sales teamHead of investments is also leaving Danske Bank's wealth management unit NBIM after EUR 164 billion return: Rebound will define the blow Coronavirus eventually deals to the world economy Pensiondanmark CEO: We are building to generate returns - not so members can save on living costsEQT considers sale of Singaporean services firmMedia: This is why CIO is leaving DanicaCFA Society UK's new ESG Investing Course attracts 1,200 students in just a few months...and more about peopleMedia: Nordea's asset and wealth management chief exec could be unnamed candidate for CEO position in Oil FundATP's real estate arm reels in new CIO from DanicaFor 19 years, the chief executive of PKA has tried to change a past regretBlackrock survey: Institutional investors to increase allocation to private marketsOne of Sweden's largest asset managers hails new suite of ESG futuresCoronavirus triggers heavy outflows and falling share prices for asset managersIrish-UK asset manager eyes Nordic wind investments Independent asset manager posts record result and dividend Jyske Capital's multi-factor credit funds gain traction abroad -- but not as quickly as the lead fund manager had hopedNorthern Trust Asset Management: It is only logical that investors are increasingly turning to factor investingNew CEO could not turn down offer to run Danica's real estate armVirus forces DNB unit to send staff homeEast Capital: Coronavirus has dealt the hardest blow to China's small businessesEquity manager returns to Arctic from NordeaNorwegian investment bank buys real estate project in Denmark for EUR 20 million Top economist in Norway bets against Wall Street on ratesFinnish State Pension Fund's emerging market bonds yield a "splendid return"World’s biggest wealth fund tells firms to give it more ESG dataWorld’s largest wealth fund reveals talks with Danske and Swedbank on laundering case"I have never come across a similar platform": Experienced financier to spearhead Hemonto's first overseas hubDanish investment company hires new financial directorSwedish fund company goes fossil-free but CEO does not see a need for tougher regulationsNewsec expects over 25 percent more property sales this yearNorwegian oil fund slashed Tesla stake before rallyGlobal real estate investment manager makes single largest investment in Denmark to dateDanish pension funds' private market investments have grown by a third in two yearsRetail clients flock to Danish asset manager's index offeringFormer AP4-profile leaves Australia to join sovereign wealth fund in Abu DhabiFokus Asset Management finds CIO in ZambiaATP increases sustainability and reduces energy bill Small asset manager grows in bank-dominated industryStorebrand is buying up equities: "In six months, we won't necessarily be talking about the coronavirus"On the hunt for alternative investments for retail clients: "It is insanely exciting" Institutional investors step up thematics despite decade of questionable performanceSwedish financial authorities prepare for an epidemic - radio silence from Danish equivalent ETFs tracking Foxberry's indices surpass milestone Formuepleje criticized for charging returns-based fees...and more about peopleMarket crash offered a major lesson in psychology, recalls Enter Fonder's founder Swedish financial watchdog values transparency about coronavirus preparednessBillion-kroner build hit by bribery case: PFA turns in advisorInternational agri investor commends Danish approach to sustainability but isn't investing just yetJobs bonanza in stewardship and sustainable investment teamsEUR 37.6 billion Swedish manager fears rate cuts more than virusMarkets react: Coronavirus and oil shock lead to massive dropsSkagen Fonder manager sees new bubble in US tech companiesMarket unrest may push the Fed and the ECB into large rate cuts Danish mutual fund providers suspend trading after shares plungeFinnish holder of new ESG certificate: For me it is not about formal credentials, but about learning One of Sweden's best-selling funds is run by Norwegian ex-physicist: Fund manager's non-financial background could be the recipePension companies see opportunities after corona and oil market shocks COLUMN: Market turmoil reveals spots of weakness within alternative investmentsNordea is helping business clients – but still sees the corona effect as temporaryElo partners with Sonae Sierra, Allianz and APG to invest in Iberian mallsHandelsbanken moves AGM due to corona fearsDitched professor lifestyle in particle physics to enter the realm of quant investingPFA: “We are paving the road whilst driving on it – Climate Plus is ready to fly but continuously under development” Net inflows to funds registered in Finland drop dramaticallyNew senior portfolio manager with Ph.D. in quantitative economics joins PensamSwedbank admits to possibly breaking US sanctionsThey manage USD 310 billion, and they want new carbon pricing rulesFormer FSA employee to lead Nordea Invest French finance group splits asset management business in two Avanza's CFO will leave the company in 2021UK-based asset manager enters Scandinavian wind marketSweden's EKN drops fossil investmentsTop ESG manager is a philosophy graduate with outsized returnsDenmark shuts down for two weeks due to COVID-19Scandinavia is in lockdown after latest spike in virus casesOne of Sweden's biggest investors kicks gambling out of portfolioForget 2020: "It's really too late to escape now that it has fallen so much"EM bond fund manager turns to credit default swap index to protect his portfolio amid stormy weatherCorona case at Saxo bank sends half of employees home from headquartersPFA intensifies crisis committee's work after government shuts down countryOne of the largest Nordic asset managers reels in ex Blackrock and Invesco sales professional Fund companies raise prices and suspend funds one after anotherFinnish managers well-prepared for lockdown as government follows lead of other Nordic countriesEuropean stocks plunge most this century after ECB underwhelmsNordea strategist on ECB president: "She is not very good at calming people down" Danish partner leaves large Nordic private equity fundNorges Bank reduces interest rates to 1 percent - ready for more ...and more about peoplePhilanthropic association aims for increased exposure to illiquids as part of long-term strategyLack of liquidity hits Danish mortgage bondsMulti-billion manager now fears a global credit crunchSwedish country manager of Pareto AM warns of too much risk-taking in negative interest rates environmentWinners of annual Morningstar awards across the Nordics revealed - some global asset managers come out on topThe largest private equity firm in the Nordics takes steps to stave off cash crunchNorway's oil fund has lost EUR 111 billion during market turmoilAP1 divests from companies with fossil fuel activitiesColumn: Market crash improves long-term return outlook, but the short-term looks very shakyFormuepleje reels in Danish bank's fintech guru to draw attention to itself Danish pension fund plans to expand real estate portfolio to EUR 2 billion over the next five yearsNordic Capital agrees to buy U.K. eye-surgery firm SpaMedicaStorebrand bosses buying up company shares for private portfolios amid market turmoilHeimstaden appoints new Danish country manager Danish asset manager Othania in defensive phase with systematically traded fundsNordea AM: ESG funds weather the storm better than othersA perfect storm has hit Nordic business developersPFA navigates market turmoil: "Sometimes you get it right, and sometimes you don’t"EU bans non-essential incoming travel for 30 daysSwedish pension company AMF about the Covid-19 crisis: "It's about wintering"C Worldwide changes strategy and drops Danish equity fundNorwegian government asks manager of domestic oil fund to run crisis bond fundDanish FSA asks pension funds for market turmoil's impact on market rate productsReal estate investors hold their breath and hope for the bestA world of exotic quant trades joins stock meltdownCEO of Swedish pension fund AP3: "We must leave the panic behind us"Norway’s krone suffers worst drop in half a centuryColumn: Investors in big trouble as stock-bond correlation turns positiveTaking a Nordic impact platform to different cultures comes with its challenges – The Upright Project eyes expansion into AsiaDNB's new multi-asset fund obtains marketing permission amid market storm: "It would be a lie to say it hasn't been a challenging start"NREP divests 11 logistics properties in major deal Finance professor scolds queasy investors for taking excessive riskPrivate Banking Director at Nordea: The crisis must be resolved by rebalancing the portfolioAlecta sets up real estate subsidiary to manage domestic propertiesSeasoned alternatives specialist finds it refreshing to build something new at EvliFinnish state pension fund beefs up exposure to commercial paperGoldman Sachs wins investment tender with LD FondeCrisis fires up pension funds' calculators: What are private assets worth in a corona-riddled world?... and more about peopleThis is how Nuveen's Head of Continental Europe built his Copenhagen-based advisory teamAlecta, Folksam and Länsförsäkringar rush to help those affected by the pandemicPension fund CIO reviews hedge fund allocation after sell-off: "I fear they don’t work, but I hope to be proven wrong"Swedish corporate bond funds are reopening: "We hope the market calms down"Capman maintains course despite coronaCrisis will reveal risk management abilities of pension companiesCEO of Swedish private equity company: "This is much, much more serious than 2008"Pinebridge Investments picks peer's Nordic head to lead new regional hubChairman of EU Securities and Markets authority: Open markets are vital to the economyFirst Dane with ESG investment certificate: "It is a kind of re-education about reality"Fed signals unlimited QE, adds aid for companies, municipalitiesATP objects to Maersk chair's DKK 7 million wageDanish pension funds want central bank to purchase government bondsSwedish pension fund platform still labels suspended funds as low riskIssues with login on AMWatch siteSöderberg & Partners to look for new CEO for Danish branchNorwegian krone soars significantly after market digests intervention riskThe Nordics' top European equity performers hold self-discipline and focus on products with ongoing demand as keys to decade-long successNo free lunch in finance as so-called safe funds follow market into sharp declineWatchdog criticizes Danica Pension: Needs to improve value assessment of unlisted asset classDane becomes CEO of wealth management bank under sad circumstances“Diplomacy rests on the notion of managing relationships in an increasingly complex world”Institutional investors will only step in if they see solid signs of change Corona trade sends revenues at investment banks soaringDanske Bank AM veteran becomes CEO of fintech startupHandelsbanken withdraws proposal to raise board wagesDanish industrial properties part of EUR 65.7 million Blackstone dealA EUR 15 billion bond manager says it’s too late to hedge risk New AI fund navigates market turbulence: "Our plan is to demonstrate that this is the next generation of CTA investing"Norwegian oil fund names new CEOSeasoned Danish stock picker pays researcher to help with corona trial: "We all need a few rays of comfort in this challenging period"Storm prompts investors to reassess earlier strategies, says Neuberger Berman Norway’s EUR 862 billion wealth fund set to buy stocks due to routEquity funds with decade-long underperformance change fund managers Billion-dollar Swedish hedge fund liquidates Danish foundation sees buying opportunities in corona crisisPKA brings real estate projects forwardAP7 restructures investment team and names three division heads...and more about peopleFuture CEO of Norway's national oil fund connected to funds registered in Cayman IslandsInfinite QE is destroying traditional bond-fund strategiesSimcorp CEO's plan: We will be back at the office in June A hedge fund manager’s dream job comes with drastic pay cut5 steps to curb the economic effects of corona: Nordea Asset Management joins forces with global investors in statement to tackle crisis Velliv reels in professional risk manager to head up its middle officeWith 660,000 job losses, rich Nordic economies are in deep shockDNB AM's new funds excel under tough market conditions: "We have the prerequisites to generate alpha"Formuepleje: Losses don't surprise clientsAP7: "We still have a leveraged portfolio"Danish pension funds stop selling off Danish kroner - currency stabilizesPFA CEO: "I am leading more through others at the moment - and that is probably very healthy"Nuveen targets more direct investing in private equity and real estate Industry organization warns against ban on short sellingWorld’s biggest wealth fund dragged closer to dumping assetsNasdaq exchange director: Trading volume is at an all-time highTwo large Nykredit hedge funds hit by problemsAxcel raises billions for new fundRebalancing by pension funds has helped equity marketNorwegian law professors call hiring process for one of the world's most powerful financier roles illegalAsset managers failed to build up resilience during upswing, warns Blackrock's Larry Fink"We are not stopping everything because of the virus": DNB has biotech fund launch on the horizon Quant researcher with two centuries of return data reflects on corona-led downturn Lego billionaires’ fund says now’s no time to buy stocksShuttering of investment funds triggers probe in DenmarkRecord-breaking deal: Danske Bank's historic headquarters sold for over EUR 268 million Investors come across a myriad of open questions in ESG, says Swedbank RoburDenmark's central bank: Some banks will go under if the crisis lasts Express Bank finds new CEOCentral bank expects continued low rates during corona crisisLannebo excludes all controversial industries from fund portfoliosFund savers in Sweden continue their monthly savings and have a positive long-term outlookThylander Gruppen has big plans for historic Danske Bank headquartersDanske Bank's wealthy clients flock to livestreams to interact with strategists and look for answers to corona crisis Citigroup reels in ex Danish prime minister for top advisor role Nordic investors beef up corporate bonds exposure, says Jupiter Asset Management Two chief sales managers leave Nordea MarketsUBS hires experienced private banker in efforts to rebuild Copenhagen advisory team after six advisors quit for rival bank Corona hits Nordic PE and VC after years with record activity: "If – and that's a big if – this succeeds, we should see a strong rebound"Norwegian oil fund has gigantic minus for Q1Swedish real estate investor buys EUR 375 million real estate portfolioWatch Medier launches German business media outletATP: A crisis can also bring investment opportunitiesHidden-asset ETFs test appetite for active managers amid routNordic pension funds take flexible stance on dividends Hedge fund specialist describes what makes a good leader in asset management ...and more about peopleECB’s Rehn calls for Europe-wide systemic solution to crisisPFA ramps up oil exposure despite criticismLD Pensions seeks fundamental manager for emerging markets equities mandate A wealth fund pioneer targets credit markets to save the planetNAM keeps Swedish crown jewel despite massive share drop and high ESG risk: "They have a very ambitious turnaround plan"Dane behind London-based quant fund with EUR 134 million AUM: "The potential is fantastic"Nordnet hires experienced client manager from Danske Bank to improve platform Fund distributor House of Reach hires new profilesMedia: Authorities may clamp down on pension funds' valuations of unlisted investmentsEurope's largest asset manager: "It's too simple to say that value as a style didn't perform"Asset management industry fails to attract female fund managersEx-Danske WM executive resurfaces at BlackrockNorway’s wealth fund wants more from brokers at end of the dayScandal follows crisis after 35 bond funds shuttered in SwedenInvestors demand high-level wages are reducedESG funds outperform wider market during corona crisisIndustriens Pension excludes tar sand companies A.P. Møller Capital acquires Kenyan power plantVisible role models and stronger networks would make fund management more attractive for womenMFS Investment Management keen to pick up talks with Nordic investors on high yieldRI chief was scared of becoming redundant when she quit her credit analyst role and stepped into the then unknown world of ESGUBP launches new frontier market sovereign bond fund run by ex NAM managerAberdeen Standard Investments loses head lawyer from Danish office ATP investment managers have been adjusting billion-kroner risk levels from homeInvesco eyes Chinese recovery and launches two fundsRecovery from pandemic may include raising inflation, says TaaleriBank shuts down climate fund after weak returnsDanske Bank warns of lawsuit against Thomas BorgenAMWatch goes on Easter vacationCorona draws out the tide and reveals skimpy swimwear as funds proved less safe than their names suggestedAmundi strengthens Stockholm-based sales teamSwedish alternatives specialist joins US investment advisoryOdin Fonder Finland gets new CEO He brings with him three decades of sustainability experience to MP PensionCredit quants get schooled after liquidity storm upends tradingNorwegian FSA orders fund management companies to let lower costs benefit clientsSimcorp enters deal with large Italian asset managerDenmark mulls foreign debt as funding needs hit USD 37 BillionNAM executive to chair global investor advisory board in hunt for better disclosuresNavigare Capital pays out dividends to ownersPrivate equity fund tight-lipped over secrets to successDanske Bank WM executive starts in new role as part of organizational changeVarma believes pandemic will turn a new page in real estate market EQT chairman believes in optimistic economic scenarioRare praise for active managers as two decades of returns have "exceeded expectations by a good margin", says NBIM Hines makes Danish residential debut: Buys 121 properties from BonavaRailway pension scheme brings ATP's Head of Investment Strategy on boardRecord outflow from Swedish mutual funds in MarchNorway's asset management association welcomes FSA's push to comply with MiFID IIUBS’s billionaire clients keen on turnaround opportunitiesBlackrock sees investors flee long-term funds in Q1Ex-pharma professional will lead DNB’s new biotech fundInvestors sow seeds of doubt over possible buyers of national debtQuintet Private Bank reveals new advisory team in Nordic business push Investors invest record amounts in junk bonds Man Group faces redemptions as clients adjust portfolios amid economic uncertainty...and more about peopleFormer Nykredit director joins Sparinvest boardNordic head ready to take on entrepreneurial ambitions in new role Sweden faces tougher economic setbacks than Denmark due to coronavirus despite lenient strategyPensiondanmark CEO: Unlisted investments have "proved their worth" during corona crisisUS bond giants hit hard by corona crisisRenaissance says quant models misfired during March mayhemCEO of Norway’s wealth fund faces probe after luxury jet useHandelsbanken's fixed income funds invest in NIB's Covid-19 Response BondNordea revamps fee structure and ditches commission fees for some clients Danish investors still buying mutual fund shares despite market downturn European regulators scrutinize investment fund liquidityPsychologist: Managers have had the wind in their sails for the first weeks of crisis and remote working - here come the after-effectsIndustriens Pension predicts long-term remote workCoronavirus hits Norwegian mutual funds Turmoil boosts ETF usage says Blackrock in run-up to anniversaryNorway’s USD 1 trillion wealth fund snared by scandal over its CEOSwedish investors are early supporters of T. Rowe Price's new sustainable funds McKinsey: Sweden's AP funds should widen their investment expertiseDanish pension funds back ex-PM's suggestion to avoid corona disaster Miracle scenario needed for quick pandemic recovery, says CEO of Finnish State Pension FundTeachers' pension fund criticized for Aramco sharesGriff Kapital hires senior employees from DNB, Nordea Pension funds to consider increased supply of Danish government bondsWell-known Swedish fund companies perform below average amid corona turmoilUBS expects extra taxes for richest clientsHandelsbanken appoints new heads of Finnish banking and internal auditingIlmarinen hopes that climate change is not being forgotten like it was in 2008Danske Bank manager aims to make herself superfluousDNB newssite hires Morningstar veteran as content producer Griff Kapital sees biggest opportunity for growth in Norwegian family officesPKA invests billions in healthcare projects in developing countries ATP reaches new milestone for green bondsCEO of world’s biggest wealth fund says he "really screwed up"Swedbank Robur's AUM plummets by 12 percent in Q1 as corona bites Victory is short and sweet for most Nordic Hedge Awards finalists as coronavirus crashes the partyDanica gets new head of communicationsPimco steps up distressed bet with another USD 3 billion fundNew face joins current CEO at Patrizia's helmCitywire picks 10 best fund selectors in the Nordics...and more about peopleA Swedish credit investor just opened a EUR 1.5 billion war chestCatella warns of significant corona effectUS investor predicts huge purchases on Copenhagen property market Technology funds record strong returns in Sweden during pandemicAtrium Kapitalforvaltning reels in experienced fund selector as partnerThe timing was right for Bankinvest in 2019 - this may not be repeated in 2020Money was flooding into Bankinvest in 2020 - and then the coronavirus cameEurope’s number one stock market is close to erasing 2020 dropMP Pension wants executive bonuses scrapped at Danske Bank - but keeps own programA hedge fund manager’s dream just crashed into the real worldAsset managers ask pharmaceutical companies to stop competing in the hunt for a corona vaccinePIMCO integrates European ETF arm into global platform AP3 forms new group to tackle strategic and tactical asset allocationBankinvest CEO: Clients prefer index funds to botsFund selector felt her gender was an obstacle – now she acknowledges the power of being herselfATP builds stake in green bonds issued by Nordic Investment BankUBS has biggest loss provisions in a decadeRiksbanken maintains interest rate level - but does not rule out lowering it laterWatch Medier launches finance media in Norway New oil fund CEO will work around the clock to prove himselfPoor performance puts strain on alternative risk premia fundsHead of sustainable financing at Danske Bank sees opportunities for bigger climate efforts after the corona crisisUpright Project research: ESG Funds can have a negative impact, too Nordic asset managers reach top and flop lists in European fund analysisNordea Asset Management bets big on technology and reels in SimCorp specialist to head up new unit Leveraged ETFs bearish on stocks lure EUR 5.2 billion in AprilLD Pensions seeks managers for bond mandatesLargest Nordic asset manager sees AUM fall in first quarterSEB Investment Management's AUM drops as corona bites New clients at Artha send AUM rocketing by EUR 201 millionMassive bond issues may create surplusSwedish real estate investor sees light at the end of the corona tunnelPFA CEO open to four-day weekIntensive advice strategy made Nordea private banking clients invest more in MarchEast Capital reels in experienced fund manager with ESG credentials as CIO EUR 3.3 billion manager bets crisis is getting worse - dumps riskMaj Invest loses chief economist to family officeHead of equities set to leave AlectaPFA wins back half of huge Q1 lossPIMCO: Crisis may lock in low interest rates for up to five yearsLegal claim saw DNB Asset Management's profit nosedive in Q1Storebrand Asset Management got through Q1 with only slight drop in AUMATP satisfied with hedging strategy despite billion-euro Q1 lossesDanica close to zero result despite growth in premiums"Bad feeling" before the coronacrisis arrived benefitted PFA, despite large lossNorway wealth fund chief cleared of ethics breachPandemic shakes up Swedish small caps amid liberal virus restrictionsDanica CEO "I want to work from home more, too"Founding family bought out of FormueplejeDanske Bank Wealth Management still losing clientsCapital Four boosts investment team yet again...and more about peopleEx-AP3 fund manager reminisces as he enters partner role at up-and-coming firmMajor investor slams more than half of Denmark's biggest companies for wage policiesCorona crisis has shown the value of green investments - billions more may be on the wayFounders of secretive Danish asset manager switch roles Blackrock's Hyldahl expects demand for illiquid assets to continue to climb upwards post coronaA USD 300 billion Nordic manager reveals his new availability credoNeuberger Berman turns to connectivity in new 5G fundWorld’s oldest central bank hits legal blockade amid crisisKLP CEO: We can withstand zero returns for five years Alecta's head of equities joins board of LundbergföretagenSEB's Danish asset management arm to widen client coverageNovo Holdings buys stake in NREP Jupiter AM onboards funds on Swedish insurance platformFinnish pension giants invest in ailing companies with growth potentialGerman judges give ECB three months to fix QE programHealth care funds pull in sound returns despite pandemicNorway’s new Covid-19 bond fund makes first investmentsLondon-based Swede took giant leap and started his own companyAtrium has plans for Nordic venture fund with sustainable startupsNovo Holdings prepares Scandinavian real assets offensive Bond investors read clear message from ECB ruling: ‘Watch Out’Swedish firms pay out billions to owners despite pleas to stopLGIM opens office in Stockholm and reels in ex-AP4 equity head to lead it AMF supports virus-stricken Swedish economy and picks future winnersAn AQR warning and a 3,612 % return fire up the black swan debateColumbia Threadneedle fund buys majority stake in Norwegian 'green' data centerIntegrity and quick decision-making gained former fund selector a place as partnerAlecta joins Dutch pension fund and investment manager in co-investment agreementNykredit Wealth Management attracted new capital in Q1Institutional investors avoid complicated investments amid corona crisisEast Capital: China's GDP hit "way worse than expected" Danske Bank WM Head laments: I haven't seen anything this bad since 1990Capman appoints new partnerAXA Investment Managers eyes up impact growth following charity pledge ...and more about peopleOil fund's historic asset sale gives Norway an edgeSEB dives deeper into the world of microfinance PFA follows Nordic peers and pledges carbon-free future Swedish fund savers returned to equity funds in AprilFuture CEO of Norway's oil fund used criticized Panama law firmModel-based asset manager uses uncompromising strategy and refuses to manage clients' entire fortunesBank of Finland creates and fills new responsible investments roleSwedbank Robur's CEO elected new chairman of investment fund association CEO selection at world’s biggest wealth fund slammed by watchdogGoldman Sachs AM Nordic integration plan takes a step aheadAmateurs flock to share trading, trigger warnings over riskNew Nordic player eyes growing demand for adjusted index productsNorway to spend record EUR 37.9 billion of oil wealth amid crisisBlackRock stake sale frees PNC to hunt for another acquisitionDanish asset manager reels in two new faces to client team Danica proposes shared industry codex for alternative investment valuationsCilia Holmes Indahl becomes new leader of EQT Foundation PFA buys stake of data center operator from AXA IMWorld's largest managers attract more assets during crisisFund platform grows user base and starts expansion abroadPFA real estate head: Investment in data centers cost around EUR 200 millionATP, SEB see more companies start hunt for capitalDanske Bank hires former ABG head of equity analysisCapital Four expands investment team with new recruitmentsKLP invests in billion-kroner Norwegian wind projectInflows show change of mood among Norwegian fund savers in AprilWorld’s biggest wealth fund dumps EUR 2.8 billion in fossil fuelsMandatum Life has first closing on private debt vehicle in uncharted territoryOxford University: Wealthy private investors steer towards sustainable fundsNorwegian quant robot crowdfunded EUR 485,000 from 180 investorsCapital Four’s new VP wants to inspire more women to become CFA holders after returning to DenmarkTwo black swans take Norwegian equity funds on a roller coaster rideNasdaq Stockholm fears pension reform may threaten SME growth and corona recoverySwedish asset manager aims to sell Copenhagen real estate projectsSwedish small cap fund stocks up on dry powder and builds stake in company cut in half by crisis Strategic Investments buys slice of Investeringsrådgivning A/SFormer Nordea CEO becomes chairman at large Swedish property companyNordic funds regain popularity among Finnish investors Fed buys EUR 282 million of ETFs at launch of historic programVelliv CEO: Now it is a battle to lose the leastHead of equity pressed restart - but can't let go of the financial world Broker: Corona has turned investors' expectations of the value of their real estate portfolios upside down...and more about peopleSnorre Storset: We want transparency about the climate impact of our fund portfolios Swedish central bank hires BlackRock in feud with ParliamentDanish philanthropic foundation seeks equity manager for impact investing mandateEx-head of WM quits Danske Bank to become CEO outside of financial sector Blackrock accused of climate change hypocrisyExperienced strategist set sights on board career New green bond platform onboarding issuers at scale – ready to redeem first revenueReal estate investor loses CEOWebinars have become the secret weapon in the finance sector's communicationLänsförsäkringar now holds highest share of sustainable bonds in the Swedish AM industryNREP adjusts strategy with new partner and directorPRI CEO urges investors: We need a new normalAnalysts look on as Simcorp enters new marketBlackRock joins Allianz, Invesco saying ESG outperformedVolatile markets enable Alecta to stock up on alternative investmentsBankinvest makes top management changesSimcorp publicizes new, lower expectations: Earnings are in declineSwedish-style dictatorship of officials not a real option in Finland, says Varma CEOBankinvest makes cuts and fires nine Skandia Asset Management CEO to join AP Pension Danish pension fund reels unlisted investment specialistsIndustry 'diversity washes' figures for female managers, report findsSwedish fund manager plagued by severe negative returns appoints new CEODanske Invest: The investment opportunities are often the best when the future looks bleakestTop performer to look abroad in search for new investors Danish football star becomes partner at family office Wealthy family expands billion-kroner Danish portfolio by 47 propertiesGoldman Sachs reopens Stockholm office with rigid staff checksInvestment app with big promises slammed: "In my view, it is a scam"Nordea replaces mandate for managing its EM small-cap fundPandemic wipes out hedge fund gains but HCP Focus fund remains resistantPIMCO fund manager does not believe in oil comebackInvestment bank establishes Nordic real estate companyTwo AP funds express doubt about plans to let AP7 invest in illiquid assetsS-Bank buys insurer's asset management and real estate unitsBankinvest recruits ESG analyst for fixed incomeHigh-ranking Dane at Patrizia gets more responsibilityCIP opens Vietnam officeFolksam invests in green municipality bondDanish pension fund launches new sustainable productPension funds invest in companies with ownership structures under heavy public scrutiny ...and more about peopleFund manager: "Times of crisis show who is swimming naked and who has things in order"Consortium including Pension Danmark and PFA plans 10 GW energy islandMillennials prefer robot bankers to humans, Nordic lenders' wealth units findBlackrock is about to find skeletons in Sweden's EUR 41 billion bond marketFIM's new fund adopts zero tolerance policy to fossil fuelsNord Investments gets cash injection from Arabic bankSkagen CIO: No chance of business life speeding up anytime soonNordic sales head celebrates ten years at MFS Investment Management and reflects on careerAmundi chief pays close attention to three cycles to determine equity market viewNordic Capital buys Swedish advisory firmPimco-specialist: Corona crisis speeds up digital currenciesPension portfolios lose lion's share of 2019 gainsDanish government to EU: Only limited updates to regulations on financial instruments, pleaseSustainable investments held back by several factorsUS stock exchange authority brings case against Dane accused of fraud and using a Ponzi schemeNew oil fund manager could frequently be disqualified for investment decisionsTriodos IM expands into Sweden, eyes up other Nordic marketsEurope's biggest fundamental investor: The olden days are gone Dane in Switzerland wants to prove academics wrong with upcoming investment firmCompetitors non-committal about Danica's valuation proposalPFA boss made authorial debut and got a new job simultaneouslyNREP joins new company: may invest billionsCapital Four is planning several new fundsAberdeen Standard Investments is exploring sale of Nordic direct real estate armDanish FSA puts pension funds' valuations of alternatives under the microscope AP3 poaches new senior equity manager from Swedbank RoburNew CEO of Norway’s EUR 906 billion fund in make-or-break momentArne Simensen manages EUR 110 million - predicts three major post-pandemic challengesNordea Asset Management grows equity investment team Trill Impact expands after triple hiring Goldman Sachs delays launch of new private wealth platformIndustriens Pension buys 159 newbuild homes in Aarhus Varma plans to grow infrastructure portfolio with future-proof investmentsColumn: Covid-19 crisis has affected our favored investment themesAberdeen Standard Investments sheds light on real estate divestment plansNasdaq: Retail investors are key to well-functioning stock markets that support growthErik Penser Bank launches sustainable impact equity fundStoxx 600 index on course for best May in 11 yearsSkorstad to quit Nordea Asset Management in search for new challengeNicolai Tangen: "There will be no more seminars"Danish FSA's investigation of alternative investments will reveal fluctuationsEQT's Director of Shareholder Relations jumps ship for similar role at SEBBlackRock lures asset managers, wealth funds after PNC exit...and more about peopleDanske WM revamps investment division yet again – former Nordea CIO takes another step upForvaltningshuset on hiring spreeNordea liquidates L/S equity fund as boutique shutsFormer Alecta CIO to chair AP7 as Swedish government overhauls AP funds' boards Former Alecta CIO to chair AP7 as Swedish government overhauls AP funds' boards Hedge fund in Sweden trounces return goal with rare AI modelAdvisory bot enters pension marketCapman scours the market as pandemic creates investment opportunities Nykredit cuts positions after Sparinvest merger - chief strategist leavesDNB Manager: Our investments have significant positive effects on the environmentPension fund puts another EUR 40 million into green investmentsCorona means quick fix of investor protection regulation will sufficeAXA IM: Some investors still confuse impact investing with philanthropy SEB reels in Storebrand's sustainability specialist Bank-owned asset managers dominate list of largest asset managersMajor asset manager targets Nordics with fund range as part of global growth strategyInvestment data provider eVestment reels in AP1 as new customer"Organizational changes" cost seven employees their jobs at Nykredit's asset management armHines continues hotel project despite corona crisisPensam buys EUR 16 million property - has right of first refusal for moreNordic investors join asset managers' call for biodiversity impact metrics ATP's forester takes landlord role for giant Australian wind power project Private equity investment profile moves to RealdaniaProspera: Storebrand enters list of best external asset managers in SwedenAP3 recruits equity manager from Aberdeen's global teamDanish pension company takes over Norwegian clientsNordics have sound fundamentals to deal with crisis, says NIB CEO Manulife seeks to grow business scope with new funds and more partnerships The oil fund has invested in real estate for 10 years: "It has given better returns and lower risk"Pension reform could pull SEK 250 billion out of the Swedish stock marketCapital Four reaches for high and low risk with two new structured debt funds Danica increased green investments by 38 percent in Q1Capman divests historic building to shy billionaire for hundreds of millions Former Nordea boss promises CO2 neutral returns for asset manager within 15 yearsFootball player wants to advise teammates about their private economies: "There is a huge need"Blackrock files to license active non-transparent ETF structureMP Pension signs up to global CO2 neutral goal...and more about peopleDanske Bank manager on hunt for golden goose: "Now and then, we come across companies that are priced wrongly"Newcomer Polar Asset Management tops hedge fund listStorebrand AM opens Danish branch to get bigger piece of institutional marketFirst Fondene: It is a strong signal for the marketsSEB to help Swedish central bank with green bondsEquity profiles to start venture fund in energy techNordic funds bank on quality to weather US turbulenceEUR 26.5 billion property investor says offices remain a good betVelliv's real estate arm more than doubles its year-end result and expects same level in 2020Swedish politicians postpone next step of controversial pension reformAsset manager met 25 of Denmark's biggest tier 1 clients before opening new office: "They say our offering is relevant"Invesco research: Emerging market debt exposure shot up in 2019Head of business development at major asset manager: "We want as diverse an environment as possible"Froth in stocks starts to bubble over after EUR 18.6 trillion reboundATP's real estate arm reels in new investment manager Danish asset managers among best in EuropeEast Capital sees Russia as emerging market with most potentialHouse of Reach's new relationship manager looks back on jump from buy-side to sell-sideLD Pensions to miss out on billions if politicians decide to payout Danes’ frozen holiday moneyPartner is leaving alternative investment platform IIPAsset manager spends hundreds of millions on Postnord properties in SwedenPFA and Alm. Brand invest least in fossil fuels – climate campaign investigates insurance companies' black investmentsSEB's new venture capital fund bets on cyber security Storebrand AM wants to bring private debt vehicles to market Danske Bank chairman after leadership shuffle: "We have also needed innovation"EUR 17.6 billion fund targets dirty bonds in its ESG strategyNordea and SEB have joined entrepreneurs in Swedish impact venture capital fund NorrskenInvestment firm buys majority stake in Catella FondförvaltningSimcorp merges European market departmentsChief Investment Officer quits Odin Fund Management Danish FSA reports Danske Bank to police for market manipulationManager forced to liquidate prize-winning fund: "It is sad that it ended like this""Traditional multi-asset approaches, to a certain degree, are being pushed towards their limits"CIP expects to raise EUR 5.5bn for new green fundSwedish Investment Fund Association launches fund manager indexInternal investment strategies were enough to justify police report After 19 percent drop in high yield – Capital Four only expects a short spike in default ratesPFA's climate product is now up and runningTaaleri launches Finland's first open impact fundBlackrock builds stake in unlisted Swedish firm - valued at EUR 935 million20 percent of AP Pension's portfolio will be invested in the green transition by 2030TIN Fonder launches new world tech fund with AvanzaMajor Norwegian private equity poised to venture a billion into oil and gas Fund manager uses own model and bets on casino to beat peers Large Wallenberg initiative to help Swedish companies get through the crisisPersonality award opened doors for fund selector ready for new roleNordea launches new long-term bonus program for a number of executivesBankinvest gets new head of marketing and communicationsCapman on sale of historic property: It reduces risk significantlyActivists want Danish pension fund to quit gasInvestors in race to find best models of climate risk...and more about peopleEurope's time-starved traders want to keep working from homeStorebrand sets climate requirements: Suppliers who do not cooperate can lose contractsSweden explores stricter bond-trading rules after funds gatedEUR 23 billion investor says her ESG bets outperformed in selloffInvestment firm posts mandate tender on social media to attract more managersNordea: Norwegian banks are leading the Nordics in green bondsEQT connects equality to credit conditions Investment houses prepare to reopen officesWorld's largest green bond fund surpasses EUR 300 millionNorway's EUR 888 billion fund should deepen weapons ban, panel says. Less holiday pay for LD to manage, but "it is still a lot of money"CABA Capital reaches milestones and sets sights on future goalsFormuepleje gets new executive and member of investment committeeBankers brace for debt refinancing wave in Swedish real estateCIP launches green energy fund of up to EUR 13.4bnDanish pension funds split over international climate alliance membershipStorebrand fund manager: Pessimism on the stock exchange turned very quickly to optimismAP Pension doubtful about climate alliance: "There are more questions than answers"Elo works on new wind farm investments in Finland and SwedenSimcorp: New department will give better access to expertiseNew product will pave the way for climate neutral portfolio at PFANykredit WM boss takes over chairman post at investment lobbySEB's new microfinance manager: "I worked closely with African companies to mobilize impact and green investments" Nordic profiles left BIL in Luxembourg to head up UBP's Nordic private banking businessProfessors declare LD Pension fit for duty despite lower amount of holiday pay A EUR 46 billion fund just found cracks in alternative assetsCommittee wants oil fund to take a stand on economic crimeBank investors in Denmark warned of new round of impairmentsKristin Aamodt to lead billion-kroner Canadian fund from OsloHalf a million for another Swedish "save the world" fundFSA slaps Danish pension fund with nine directivesDanish pension funds invest in Texan wind farmNordea Asset Management makes organizational changes Tundra Fonder is waiting for a trigger to turn frontier markets around after new blow from coronaPension company slims down real estate portfolio with major divestment Asset manager worried about property valuationsBlackrock bets on increased ESG enthusiasm with new ETFsDalio's Bridgewater warns of possible 'lost decade' for stocksBlackrock puts its mouth where its money is — votes against chairman of AB VolvoIndependent asset manager triples bottom line and pays out large dividendsNicolai Tangen will have guest access to oil fund offices over summerHitecvision appoints shipping profile to board of directorsEUR 18.7 billion debt program in Denmark leaves bankers confused Danske Bank's remote working plans must live up to work environment rules...and more about peopleAlfred Berg reclaims top position in Prospera survey – DNB AM keeps strugglingSweden’s credit market rebounds on surging ESG bond volumesHedge fund founder fears he can’t pay legal bills in tax case with Denmark Nordnet: "Actively managed funds and index funds will cost the same"PKA excludes carmaker for lack of sustainability focus – five more are under observationFund suspensions expose mismatch in liquidity Banking gig in Greenland opened door to asset managementHow the world's largest European high yield credit manager plans to deal with distressed debtKLP to invest significantly in renewable energy – commits another large sum to CIP PFA sacks 25 employeesStorebrand leads investor initiative to stop the deforestation of Brazil's AmazonPIMCO wins Danish pension fund's biggest mandate yetYoung investors contribute to a record for Norwegian fund providersData provider makes another breakthrough with Nordic pension fundDanish pensions lobby appoints new CEO Amazon starts USD 2 billon in green energy fundKLP Bedriftspensjon sold to DNBNykredit AM makes organizational revamp, appoints sole CEONordea expects pressure on Brazil to intensify: This is a serious signalBlackrock dissatisfied with salary levels and efforts at Danske Bank and A.P. Møller-MærskHead of sustainable investments leaves Danske BankDanish shipping foundation invests in financial inclusion of women in developing countriesMizuho investors reject shareholder climate resolutionRetail traders piled into European stocks as big money held backNordea widens Stars range with innovation fund Professor praises Blackrock's criticism of Danske Bank's management and pay-levelFSA rejects one-year shutdown of high-yield fund Forte KredittNorwegian private equity fund could miss out on EUR 87 millionSampension develops new policy for responsible tax practicesPKA’s independent private equity firm fails to attract external assets but has new investment task  Schroders wants to strengthen its Nordic private equity sales with new hirePension funds often abstain from investing with managers due to ESG concerns Gudme Raaschou and SEB to manage the Danish Police Union's strike fundGoldman, JPMorgan among banks trading new ESG credit swaps gaugeESG investors are confronting a race problem of their ownFormer Danske Bank WM exec joins the board of prominent Swiss bankHouse of Reach expands with new financial advisors...and more about people Systematic investment founder reflects on global career: High level of excellence in Danish AMSignificant support for eco-certified mutual fundDanish and Swedish companies are popular in ESG fundsPandemic brought time for reflection – Hasselgren ready for her next challenge CIP preparing for more offshore wind: "Things will move fast in Asia"Storebrand SICAV joins Luxembourg Fund Industry AssociationBankinvest hires chief portfolio manager from SEB: "Look forward to the investment mandate"Skagen Fonder manager warns investors of high dividend stocksAMWatch newsletters during the summer World’s only escapee from negative-rate trap isn’t waveringUS asset manager makes major real estate acquisition in CopenhagenSPP Fonder sees a 'sweetspot' in high yield bondsCarn Capital hires ESG profile from the Oil FundUS manager eager to work with sustainable Nordic investors amid media scrutiny Skagen appoints new manager for its two bond fundsAn MFS Investment manager is fighting FOMO and dumping stocksNordnet launches four new index funds in collaboration with JPMorganStandard Life CEO Keith Skeoch to stand downFormer Danske Bank chief to manage family office AP7 hit by fake fossil newsBlackrock’s alternatives chief has a USD 23 billion war chest for distressed assets Sweden makes exemptions for buffer funds to hold larger stakesRiksbanken increases corona acquisitions to SEK 500 millionNorway's FSA considers ban on kickbacksProfessional investors missed out on market recoveryNorway's consumer council thinks fund intermediaries cost consumers too much Independent asset manager recruits Head of Clients and SalesDenmark's biggest pension fund set to manage EUR 1.3bn crisis re-capitalization fundVanguard and State Street are resisting the hot new ETF crazeHead of Nordics to leave swiss asset managerFoundation ramps up investment team with triple hiringDanish central bank after investor skepticism: Our model provides the same transparency as Germany's green bondsDanish top economist joins alternative investment firm in New York ...and more about peopleSEB backs new Sri Lankan green bonds Experts: Risks outweigh opportunities in today's real estate marketNAM fund managers on new innovation fund: "We've created a fund we would want to invest in ourselves"Altor Equity Partners sees strong growth Triple fund investments bring Alecta closer to alternatives targetWeekly overview: Did you catch it all?Investing after covid-19: Investors to review how to assess companiesProspera: Danske Bank AM best in Denmark – Nordea hits bottom Private equity investments call for special skillsPortfolio manager on use of mental coaches: “Humility is a very underrated quality” Professor chastises world's largest asset manager: "Blackrock's criticism amateurish"Nordea buys EUR 400m pension portfolioÖhman Fonder floats idea of acquisitions outside home market to meet growth ambitionsIlmarinen backs new ETF launch with over EUR 500m investment Pensam selects new manager for half its equity portfolio to track new climate change indexATP to increase investor focus on human capitalEQT lowers bid for New Zealand-based retirement village firm Danish FSA initiates four investigations concerning pension funds and fund managers VP Bank takes over Öhman's private banking business in LuxembourgAlecta's new real estate arm grows staff by three and plans hiring spree Vanguard trounces Blackrock for ETF flows in volatile halfPensam continues central Copenhagen acquisitionsAberdeen Standard Investments takes over problematic high-rise real estate project in DenmarkPension fund picks US quants as new equity managerDanske AM wants to improve despite ranking higher than head-to-head competitor in this year's Propera surveyNordic investors want change in Brazilian deforestation policy before making further investments University of Helsinki invests in green bond fund Virus spurs emerging market investors to seek returns in ESGExperienced social bond manager has no fear of "social washing" despite a record surge in issuances...and more about peopleAdvisor slams pension funds' focus on alternative investmentsGoldman Sachs enters Copenhagen with valuable lessons ATP: High costs may shrink pension savings by a thirdNew real estate investor to conquer logistics and leaseback throughout EuropeNew DNB fund fares well during corona pandemicProfessor warns against outsourcing ownership dutiesSwedes turned to risky funds in JuneDanske Bank AM develops data tool to improve risk-adjusted returns: "Highlights ESG risks and opportunities that we previously may not have been aware of"Banker pay theory upended by Harvard expert in Swedish studyBankinvest's new eco-labeled equity fund attracts billions and beats internal recordNykredit to lift its sustainability reporting Billions flow into quant ETFs behaving like the S&P 500AP4 reports H1 loss – allocates money to Swedish companies hit by Covid-19After a strong second quarter Evli estimates full-year profit to be "clearly positive" SPP Fonder beats peers on domestic H1 inflow Rich Nordic investors plow record cash piles into tiny firmsSEB's profit destroyed by FSA fine – AUM down by SEK 132bn since turn of the yearStorebrand AM's unit saw profits and AUM increase in H1 despite pandemic Dane co-runs French asset manager's new green long/short betForeign investors have a strong appetite for the Nordic real estate marketBlackrock shows resolve and restraint in public climate test - but MP Pension's CIO is not convinced Actively managed funds beat index funds during corona – but only in NorwayNordea Asset Management's profit slides in Q2 as lower fees take their toll Index-linked funds behind net inflow at Swedbank RoburStorebrand grows in Sweden Danske Wealth Management's AUM still below year-end 2019 Vestas' conduct crucial for sustainable equity label ...and more about peopleColumn: What's cheap may become expensive when the storm ragesNorwegian mutual fund sales came to NOK 5.4bn in H1Effects from higher mortality among Alecta's members offset by falling interest rates Danica improves earnings due to better investment result in plagued health and accident businessDanish pension fund doubles green investments PKA tightens exclusion policy and widens blacklistExperienced wealth manager is back to his primary DNA after move to Faroese banking groupEvli may consider an add-on acquisition if "suitable target" appears Global real estate investment plunges amid covid pandemicTrill Impact makes its first acquisition Nordea AM's CEO takes stock of historic H1 and sets sights on Europe's eliteA USD 1 trillion glut of bonds is dwarfing central-bank demandSovereign funds set to boost bond and infrastructure exposure, Invesco findsNuveen completes first close of Global Impact Strategy with Danish pension fund onboardAP4 encourages companies to conduct real-time voting at AGMsNorway's oil fund sells real estate worth USD 79mNordea AM talent focuses on structural growth opps in underpenetrated markets AP1 beefs up equity portfolio amidst concerns of growing global tensionsTangen's asset manager reports interest from Danish pension fundsPKA still owns some of the world's biggest coal mines despite fresh exclusion policyElo expands trading team with hires from OPThe baby should not be thrown out with the bathwater, says Lannebo's Co-Founder on Sweden's pension reform Major Danish pension funds own coal mine shares worth more than EUR 134mNAM lands EUR 2.16bn sustainable mandate with long-standing clientPandemic crisis will take a toll on companies' psychology, says Varma's CEO"You can spend a day digging into your spreadsheets and the next speaking in front of hundreds"Property investor expands Finnish team with new hireGoing solo after a long career in AM: Practical challenges in self-employment surprise investment chiefCorona crisis boosts interest in sustainable investments PFA CIO will not drop investments in oil and gas: "I can't rule out Shell or BP managing the transition"Industriens Pension plans expanding investments in EM renewable energyNordea AM breaks off with Brazilian meat giantDanish National Research Foundation renews Nykredit's post as bond manager Investors turn to passive funds in favor of active housesFranklin Templeton appoints new head of EMEA ahead of Legg Mason acquisition closeDanish pension funds to finance Swedish battery factoryFrontier market specialist consolidates four funds into oneGrandhood eyes scalability with other established firms after Velliv deal Nordea's head of external funds eyes ESG and private credit in the wake of Covid-19Nordnet launches sustainability data on exchange-traded fundsNorges Bank changed its ethical rules before Tangen hearingCustomers hesitate to make deposits in AP Pension's green productESG investor gets funds with USD 4.6trn to back Brazil planMedia: Several of PFA's high-profile alternative investments underperform AMF records negative return but is pleased with how it fared during the "troubled spring"Nordic client head had to make a u-turn when Covid-19 restrictions hit Most Nordic asset managers' AUM still below year-end 2019 after H1"I get to bring and use my schoolbooks in my daily work"Investment robots June and Nord Investments take the lead in Danish market"As US-China tension grows, so does demand for gold," Invesco saysSkagen Fondene launches its second sustainability report Folksam AUM increase whilst Covid-19 deals a blow to life insurance businessInstitutional client director sees asset owners tweak manager searches in Covid-19Nordic Head: "Covid-19 has been a time for reflection"US ESG skepticism faces opposition from major playerCountry WM head quits Danske Bank for major Swiss financial groupBankinvest poaches new portfolio manager from PFA Health-care stocks push Copenhagen index to best performance in EuropeCarneo CEO wants to double premiums for Swedish PPM systemDanish securities platform gets new CEOMinister wants to ease investment restrictions at ATP – but rejects "gambling" with citizens' pension savingsTech talent wants to increase use of tech in several areas of the industryNorway's Forvaltningshuset adopts the name of its main shareholderAmundi after zero H1 redemptions: "I would say our clients were pretty cool"AP7 beefs up green mandate awarded to ImpaxAfter three years of momentum, this is how Bankinvest plans to keep its peers at bayNykredit WM on Sparinvest acquisition: Scale and an extensive product range are future essentials...and more about peopleLarge UK asset manager sees sharp fall in profits"I dream of changing the global financial system to enable a sustainable and circular economy"PFA's climate product pulls in EUR 67m of savingsMalaysian medical gloves and Turkish convenience store become Evli's new holdsHelmet company and home improvement chain spearhead growth at Spiltan's small cap fundDanish asset manager wants to hunt foreign pension fund assetsProving value creation is one of the main challenges in the industry, AM talent saysTide turns for the popularity of domestic funds in Sweden LocalTapiola Group to acquire Seligson & Co"We did not foresee the storm," says Governor of Norway's Central Bank on Tangen appointment From place of crisis mode AP4 trades only when necessary, CEO saysAM market is becoming increasingly challenging for smaller players, says Carneo's CEORiksbank hires hedge fund manager for credit trading job Nordea pitches fashionable ESG funds to U.K. retail investorsCovid-19 has brought the S in ESG back into focus, says Danske Bank’s Head of Fundamental EquitiesRenewables specialist quits DNB AM to manage own investmentsCatella Fondförvaltning puts a new CEO in place to lead "a new phase"Sigurdsen to pursue childhood dream as private investor – but doesn't rule out managing for external investors again Taaleri's co-founder departs the company after 14 yearsTaaleri's income drops in H1 but CEO says business is developing wellATP cuts global real estate exposure by billionsLockdown forced Nuveen's Nordic investors to rethink their real estate exposure PFA picks new CEO for Asset Management departmentTwo Sigma starts impact-investing business focusing on workersConsumer council slams asset manager for product adATP's real estate arm affected by firings and resignations…and more about people Finland's largest pension fund sees AUM drop below EUR 50bn in H1 Danske Bank has named new head of asset management sales in SwedenWorld’s biggest wealth fund caught up in governance drama Cevian lashes out as USD 2 billion Neles deal hits ownership hurdleLarry Fink of Blackrock is still the highest-paid CEO in asset managementOdin Fonder poaches equity analyst from Danske BankNREP close to managing DKK 40bn – CEO expects further growth this yearNess, Risan & Partners poaches Länsförsäkringar manager for new real estate fundNykredit WM aims to spur growth through partner banks with solutions in Sparinvest wrapping       Evli launches green corporate bond fundUBS outranks Amundi as top European manager of retail investor assetsPension fund CEO sees major venture in forthcoming energy island like an advanced real estate investmentNorway's oil fund lost EUR 17.7bn in H1Oil fund's external managers saw performance-fees jump in H1 Danish AM ditches fund with domestic equitiesLänsförsäkringar manager quits to go at it aloneHouse of Reach enters Norwegian market by recruiting AM profileIlmarinen appoints new Head of Responsible InvestmentsTopdanmark poaches Head of ESG from PFA"Now you hit it, and you hit it hard, this is the strategy’s mandate"Pimco, Amundi and BlueBay stand by bet on CoCos in pandemicP+ wants to accommodate members' green wishes with more flexible productATP hid plan to reduce global real estate exposure: "We prefer a 'quiet' exit'"EU seeks tighter asset-manager rules with Brexit date loomingOdin Fonder loses heavy quartetChief portfolio manager quits Danske Bank AM EQT disappoints investors - share plummets Aberdeen turns towards RE investments in DenmarkNykredit WM regains some of its AUM loss from Q1, but not allLiquid alternatives to play bigger part of pensions portfolios envisions family-owned AM's Head of NordicsNordea expands its debt business with New ESG financing product"We've received more positive than negative news since Q1 although it doesn’t always feel like it," says Varma's CEO Velliv hires former JP Morgan and Danske Capital professionals... and more about peopleGoldman reports show hedge funds, mutual funds split on megacapsStorebrand Asset Management dumps Exxon, Chevron on climateESG price myths about to be debunked in Danish bond experimentHedge fund boss under pressure to divest for EUR 1 trillion jobVeritas tops up equity exposure amidst turbulenceAlfred Berg creates Nordic AM team in the middle of layoffsKLP's results improved in Q2 Nykredit WM sees clients ready to make an impact at the expense of lower returnsHighlights from the summer at AMWatchDanish pension funds won't follow ATP's divestment of global real estateCapital Four attracts more than half its target for new fund's first closeSöderberg & Partners poaches fixed income specialist from Danske Bank Tangen sells hedge fund stake to take top job in Norway's oil fund The Danish FSA sharpens its focus on market rate productsInvestment consultancy names new partnerAlecta creates new group to support its AM team Sweden’s financial watchdog targets predatory investment firmsFormer Nordea manager ready to launch new fixed income trading platformSkagen Funds forecasts AUM rebound as value offers historic opportunityStorebrand AM CEO: "Our new lobby criteria show there'll be consequences for environment-hostile companies"Evli expands factor offering with global strategy Blackrock launches a global multi-themed equity fundThe era of star fund managers is over, Franklin Templeton saysEU plans to sell green and social bonds for recovery fundFinancial watchdog urges politicians to update antiquated pension legislationTitanium expands investment team with experienced fund selector Active manager says passive tech funds face 1990s concentration problemLD Pensions picks yet another manager for its equity portfolioSkandia CIO slams central bank for distortions in Swedish bond market Europe’s tech deficit sends Finnish pension fund to U.S. stocks Highly experienced portfolio managers leave Sparinvest AMF Fonder replaces CEO with board memberWorld’s biggest wealth fund accelerates transparency pushPFA's investment portfolio still in negative territory after Q2...and more about people Sampension's Head of RE & Infrastructure wanted to be more than just an advisorCEO of world’s biggest wealth fund reflects on being unpopularDanske appoints new head of sustainable investmentsRemote work pushes office real estate to radical change, says Varma Systematic manager hires sales manager for Nordics and EMEA Schroders expands Nordic team with head of marketingSwedes beat Scandinavian peers on active fund management Nykredit on the exit of experienced managers: We had a long-term succession planRisk-on Nordic credit market sparks rebound in junk bondsSweden’s green bond premium seen luring foreign buyers ATP regained half of lost return in the second quarterSEB removes fossil energy from four index fundsNew chief of PFA AM wants a better connection between the pension giant's unlisted and listed investmentsA less liquid property market is a pitfall and an opportunity, says property advisorResearch casts doubt on ESG’s "widespread" outperformance claimsAP2's half-year return negatively affected by the fund's overweight in low valuation equitiesBankinvest invests in unlisted company with IPO dreamsFolksam strikes its single largest investment in new real estate debt fund AP1 seeds new emerging markets fundNordic pension funds spend a half billion euros on new green bonds Bridgewater’s risk-parity shift jolts a USD 400bn quant tradeATP CEO after mass departures at real estate arm: "It's not like we're wearing blinkers"Residential real estate remains property investor's rock, says VarmaInvesco braces for index battle as Nordic institutions turn to passive products Billionaire Fredriksen builds investment team with new star hireAsset manager plans to increase investments in Nordic nursing homesNew hedge fund launched by Brummer & Partners veteransFoxberry launches food and education indices DNB hails FSA initiative: It helps reduce the risk of "green-washing"Danske Bank acknowledges another investment product mistake...and more about peopleKrona rally has further to go, CEO of Swedish pension giant saysWorld’s top pension funds told: Drop focus on short-term returnsFormer pensions equities chief resurfaces at London-based AM companyUniversity makes "significant" investment in Swedish fund company and scores positive H1 return Female fund managers outperformed men during the Covid-19 turmoilNorwegian state-owned investment company had record-breaking quarterAlternative-asset price warning riles PFA PensionSparinvest slashes fees as Nykredit merger synergies kick inEvli hires loan strategy portfolio manager to focus on a new fund Nordea has own ambassadors who will challenge on sustainabilityKavaljier sales exec moves to Odin Fonder to boost expansion in Sweden Nordea bids farewell to value manager since 1998 PFA turns to Sweden to develop its real estate portfolioNordea AM boosts external products team with internal hires Evli keeps confidence in factor funds' future despite difficult take-off US investment bank trying to sell FormuesforvaltningExperienced marketer wants to challenge status quo at global asset manager Norway's financial watchdog: The pension business can afford higher losses than in 2008Swedish investors prefer domestic stocks, Finns go for emerging market equities Investors urge Samsung to skip coal power plant: If we succeed, the Chinese will probably build it insteadNordea names new CEO for Norwegian pension businessOne of Sweden's biggest investors starts ESG pressure campaignDNB fund manager rejects notion of ESG bubbleDNB phases out oil and shipping fund...and more about peopleDoomsday real-estate bets rejected by Swedish pension fundNordic junk bonds get green treatment as buyer demand soarsCoronacrisis makes thematic funds bright spots for money managers Equity funds for long-term investors face short-term turmoilFastest-growing Nordic asset manager: A large part comes from our sustainable strategiesAsset manager to buy Danish bricks worth DKK billion figure: "We believe in Denmark"Qblue Balanced hires senior portfolio manager from AQR Hedge fund inside Norway’s biggest bank reveals high yield betEMEA investors viewed global core equity strategies most over Q2, says data provider UBS chairman rumored to aim for merger with Credit SuisseEx-Danske Bank CIO resurfaces in Abu Dhabi Pharma manager bets on post-vaccine hike in routine health appointments Media: Norwegian investors may lose nearly EUR 28m off investments in a UK biotech companySEB IM snatches new Head of Risk Control from smaller competitorSwedish quants hire Goldman bankers for product developmentEx-ABG banker starts research firm to target market’s blindspotDanish watchdog slaps pension funds' alternatives arm: Must valuate assets fairlyBlackrock politely declines on Danish real estate: "We haven't reached the goal"SEB forms unit to invest in young greentech companiesEUR 24bn pension investor makes trading team to cut costs, boost returns Pensions giant kicks off stock picking for EUR 1bn sustainable equity portfolioAfter two years of preparing, Danske Invest presents prestige fundPension firm heeds members' calls, excludes 144 companiesChildhood dream lured sales director to Nordic startup with European growth ambitionsFinland's AM industry likely to experience "a wave" of consolidation... And more about peopleDanske Bank reels in bond market specialist after brief advisory spree Pension duo invests EUR 460m in British electric train Danish jewelry maker tops world’s best-performing equity market Norwegian mutual funds generated EUR 17.6bn in profits last yearPension funds lobbied for deferred period before property interventionEx-AP4 credit manager launches think tank to expedite fixed income's green transitionSweden heavily redacts Blackrock report on credit market woesA Stockholm-based macro hedge fund reveals its bet on the first G10 rate hikeNorwegian oil fund CEO appoints special advisor Capital Four outsources IT management to Itadel and subsupplierLondon-based asset management star aims for concession to run third Norwegian farmWorld’s biggest wealth fund set to raise U.S. stock exposure Turnaround: Green duo hurls global asset manager's thematic fund into 99th percentile in one yearDanica plans to boost foreign real estate exposure Watch out greenwashers: Bond institute plans to publicly call you outEurope’s largest open-end fund now resides in Stockholm Hedge funds’ top clients step up demands for ESG strategiesFSA fines hedge fund for delayed reporting on short selling Nordea AM appoints new fund manager for EM debt strategiesCatch growth in emerging markets by going for private assets, says adviserATP's revamped hedge strategy passed first test: "So far, it looks quite nice"Danish pension fund blacklists ChinaFast-growing asset manager unveils its first ‘Paris Aligned’ fundsAfter blacklisting China, pension CEO considers also throwing Russia on the listAsset managers hoping for data help from the EUCARN Capital receives NOK 300m for new fundAM founder started painting during Covid-19: "It's one of the few times I can drown out everything else"Pension fund's new head of RI has seen sustainability's many shadesATP launches women-only talent program: "We're trying to give women an extra engine gear"...and more about peopleSurvey: Few women chose career in Danish asset management ESG funds get more AUMNordic institution in search for "All-Weather" equity manager Vanguard, Blackrock eye munis and junk as high-grade yields dropGlobal solutions fund thrives in uneasy market: "Pandemic has only enforced the strategy" Busy Danica Real Estate CEO: "We probably won't have four projects this big again"Tell us what you think – on AMWatchSweden's pension platform will get a wholly new manager, says ministryBNP AM's new Earth fund beats annual return target in less than three months Bank behind world’s first green bond is set to blaze a new trailDanish family office loses investment manager to London-based private equity firm CIO at Norway's oil fund leaves for central bank Capman plans Nordic property acquisitions for half a billion eurosSampension achieves green bond milestonePandemic bites private equity activity, especially in Denmark and NorwayDanske Invest prepares for EU taxonomy: "Labels will play a more important role"Top-ranked VC turns to Scandinavia in search for investors for sixth fund Swedbank Robur expands "Paris Aligned" fund rangePrice risk lurking in green bonds has a EUR 77 billion fund worriedTrill Impact launches microfinance strategy with EM focusInvestment robot reaches AUM milestone Moody's figures reflect notable drop in revenues for EU asset managersEvli expands European institutional reach and signs two deals in less than a monthCIP forms world's largest green investment fundWatchdog slaps NRP Asset Management Stockholm-based hedge fund boss says clients balk at ESG risksSEB IM's former Deputy CEO resurfaces at US law firmDanish council downgrades return outlook on almost all asset classesAsset managers turn to Swan label for visibility: "We have seen a big interest from both retail clients and big institutional clients"How Europe is leading the way in reshaping global green bondsNew investor networks in Denmark focus on women – banks are out of the loopATP manager named as "rising star"ATP launches new private equity fund, opens for external investorsDanica Pension launches sustainable product...and more about peopleLGT hires experienced business developer for executive roleCredit market dysfunction in Sweden brings benefits to someEuropean wealth management bank finally ready for Danish business push Danish asset manager launches ecolabelled fixed income fund Nordic Swan Ecolabel plans to raise the bar: "We need to keep up with the speed of sustainability"Aalto University endowment fund plans to boost alternatives exposureEQT closes real estate fund with broad array of institutional investors on boardQuintet Private Bank: Now it's finally time to show who we areAP7 CEO satisfied with sexual harassment settlement against Google: It shows you can get far even as a small shareholderNordic asset manager NREP raises EUR 1.9 billion in real estate bet, lures Danish pension fund on board One of the world's largest asset manager expands its sales team in the NordicsQuant strategist's revelationary road to becoming green bond pioneerNordic Capital raised EUR 6.1bn for new fund without physical meetingsOdin Forvaltning gets a new CIOATP establishes ESG database for illiquid portfolio Storebrand AM loses head of sustainable investments Exile trader says Danes offered four years in a ‘nice cell’ in German tax caseFive Nordic investors included in this year's UN PRI Leaders GroupOil fund should sell more companies with poor ESG performance, says TangenAP1 and Tobam partner to adopt fossil-free investment strategies London-based ETF provider makes senior hire for Nordic business push Worst functioning market in Sweden dragged before lawmakersSPP Fonder turns to domestic small cap in new fund launch World's fourth-largest asset manager in triple climate equity pushNordic Power Trading closes French fund Tabula wants bigger slice of growing fixed income ETF market Swedish finance heavyweights turn to water, agriculture and green mortgage funds for fundraisingCatella IM Benelux expects 2020 acquisitions to reach EUR 300m under new managing directorRiksbank releases credit market memo in wake of Blackrock furorFormer CEO redundant at PFA Asset Management – now he's drowning in coffeeDanske Asset Management changes head in the bank's new organizational change Danish hedge fund calls it a day after 17 years in operationColumn: Rising inequality challenges growth and welfare...and more about people Watchdog scrutinized former Danske Capital CEO's integrity: "Not a great feeling"Asset managers complete large deal of Copenhagen-based property Alternatives specialist highlights CFA career impact as he gets ready for new role at EvliDanske Invest experiences significant outflow Swedbank Robur launches energy transition-focused fundPimco holds high regional hopes for new climate fund Morgan Stanley: Social bonds must be part of a comprehensive portfolio Amundi makes senior hire to Nordic team: responsible for the asset manager's most popular regional division Independent asset manager changes its Copenhagen teamAP7 reselects BNY Mellon for global custody Europe’s green bond revolution could help lift its currency, tooETF trend speeds up the pace of consolidation in asset management Finnish fund manager becomes first Nordic firm with Austrian EcolabelDanish politicians critical of ATP wanting to let in external investorsConsultancy’s new partner: Low expected returns increase the need for independent advisoryDanish pension firm divests fossil assets Swedish manager who bought junk at crisis lows has a new tradeDanish pension funds poised to invest in nursing homesSweden's Investment Fund Association calls for next reform step to be canceledNorway wealth fund rose USD 44 billion as stock markets gainedILS strategies are back in demand after years on the sideline – but the asset class can turn into a costly affairTrump or Biden can't derail Swedish asset manager's equity betDanish pensions trio sells Portland Towers for more than DKK 700mRobo advisor plans Nordic expansion after capital injection from Skagen co-founder...and more about peopleGreen investment products go mainstream with ESG billions flooding over Europe"When there is a gold rush, you should own shovel manufacturers," says manager at one of Norway’s best-performing fundsNordic fund group Carneo is readying for sale by owner AltorManagers of EUR 21.3 trillion are almost all bond quant believers nowPwC: ESG funds in Europe can overtake regular funds' AUM by 2025Norwegian pension investor says it disinvests if a fund's key people quit Five-star manager to launch two new funds focused on SwedenAmundi goes fishing for better returns and higher impactEQT taps top Microsoft dealmaker to hunt for growth investmentsSwedbank Robur added AUM in third quarter driven by actively managed funds EU’s first social bonds prove magnet for record EUR 150bnEx-ABG banker invests his time in the bankers of tomorrowNREP jumps on the nursing home band wagon: Plans to build 10-15 new homes in the near-futureInstitutional investors drove Swedbank Robur's Q3 inflowHines Nordic executive: We will never compromise on quality and locationInstitutional flow drives Storebrand's AUM close to NOK 1trn markHandelsbanken's sustainable assets see gradual but steady growthHedge funds shunned on principle by Danish pension fund DNB Asset Management's AUM hit milestone despite decline in institutional and retail net flow SEB Group's AUM back above 2019 year-end figureAlecta improves performance after negative Q2Storebrand AM CEO: "Very pleased with the results and the confidence that clients show"Worthwhile Capital appoints advisors with IMF and G7 experience and expands sales teamDanes start new investment fund: Plan to trade cryptocurrencies from CyprusNordea's AUM at a record level after highest net inflow in four yearsPortfolio manager duo to bring Nordic equity fund back to hey-day after strategy revampNordic institutional investor hunts for an emerging markets equity fundProfessor and former chief economic advisor lambast exclusion listsPatrizia makes EUR 100m acquisition in SwedenPrivate equity firms looking to buy Obton Investors gauge future climate risks with satellite imaging...and more about people "I have learned that great leaders are defined by their followers"Danske Bank points to the winners and losers in the pursuit of IMO's climate targetsIndustry titan targets institutional core allocations through new climate equity funds Evli expects "clearly positive" operating profit for 2020 – launches global forestry fundGoldman Sachs launches diversity-focused European indexAP7's and Pimco's funds swap places again as Europe's largest open-end fund HC Andersen Capital reels in bank's longtime chief equity analystNordea AM urges consortium to stop massive coal power project The EU commission considers limiting hedge funds post-BrexitActive strategies in Nordic equity came out on top of the world in Q3 – but trail China YTDNordic institutional investor seeks strategy in Eastern European countriesChina-savvy analyst leaves Nordea for Danmarks NationalbankGreen-themed equity funds soar as fossil volatility wrenches investors' gutsFormer Nordnet CEO launches venture capital fundAsset manager remains US overweight even if he cuts exposure ahead of the presidential election Industry associations develop CO2 model for mutual funds, pension products Dutch fund manager makes a big statement against fossil fuelsNordea AM lands its largest single climate mandate to datePoor ESG profile could shut off access to capital, Amundi saysGrowth spurs Danish investment fund specialist to get its own manager licenseATP closes Covid-19 gap with investment result worth DKK 14bn in Q3Danske Bank AM names head of quant & overlayNREP backs real estate startup as lead investorMajor performance dispersion ahead for green-themed funds by Nordic managersNordea's Danish wealth management executive stops Alpcot hires ex-Alfred Berg asset allocation chiefNorway's USD 1.1 trillon fund says infrastructure looks pricey...and more about peopleStocks, commodities and credit elevated "remarkably profitable" ATP quarterWorld's biggest wealth fund adds USD 8 billion to external mandates Denmark will emerge from the corona crisis as one of the strongest countries, UBS AM saysSwedish pension savers may have to adjust to lower returns, says strategistIlmarinen's AUM still below 2019-year end despite reboundPFA yields small negative return for market rate customers after rough early year Invesco finds new head of Nordic ETF business at Blackrock French private equity manager looks for Nordic energy targetsVelliv hires yet another investment manager from Danske Climate-reporting forerunner sees huge shift in asset management industryPension funds look forward to learning the outcome of the US presidential electionDanish pension sector three years ahead of green investment target Swedish Investment Fund Association appoints new savings economistM&G Investments hires Director for Stockholm officeDanish investment funds commit to 75-percent CO2 reduction by 2030 Data breach hits 1 million Swedes as insurance firm admits errorNordnet aims high with sustainable and renewable fundsAUM at Nykredit WM still below 2019 year-endDanske Bank WM sees profits decline – but AUM moves above 2019 year-endGreenwashing and lacking transparency hamper sustainable investing, says new studyNordic investors prepared to take on more riskGerman NGO pressurizes Norway's oil fund on ethical guidelinesDanica's new sustainable pension product rakes in moneyValue styles form main factor for Nykredit WM's lagging AUM Swedish wealth manager reels in 61 years of experience from DNB in triple hirePension fund strengthens its climate reporting and plans to be carbon neutral in 2050...and more about peopleEU turns attention towards social factors in taxonomy regulationRiksbank’s bond list seen revealing more flaws in credit marketToo many active managers spoil the return, quant wizardry shows ESMA warns against flawed product declaration on mutual fundsThis is how the Danish investment funds plan to achieve common goal of reducing carbon footprint by 75 percentWorld's second-largest asset manager had data error for almost a yearThree Nordic investors create massive climate and infrastructure fundExcessive focus on ESG achievements overshadow lacking efforts, says Nordic ESG pioneerFormer central bank deputy governor takes the lead at Forte FondsforvaltningColumn: Pension funds and asset managers should improve sustainability communicationUS election outcome bound to boost emerging market investments, investors sayAP7 seeks offers to carry out work in responsible investments Two Swedish investors bought large stakes at the listing of paper company four days ahead of weak Q3 reportCredit investors target Sweden as they wait for a correctionPensam CEO eyes room for more partners in green investment platformHitecvision and Italian oil giant form Nordic green energy JVCarneo sells OPM to Carnegie FonderStorebrand after green pledge with Danish schemes: This cements our position as a Nordic actorCarneo CEO on growth ambitions: Things take timeNuveen names new head of Nordics and floats idea of further regional expansion Nordic pension funds' ESG policies have remarkable differences but also similarities, Robeco findsStandard Life Aberdeen’s CEO looks to deals in passive shiftThis is why Egil Matsen took on job at Forte FondforvaltningSenior bank loans in demand as investors turn to higher yielding strategies JPMorgan Asset cuts 60/40 outlook, backs hunt for alternatives...and more about peopleEast Capital Partner was leading a Russian bank at the age of 23Danish green energy developer reinforces top team with closer asset management connection Nordnet to go public in Stockholm with USD 1.1 Billion of stockCIP pursues another slice of Scottish offshore windEIB to fund climate projects with EUR 1trn Continued margin pressure calls for further consolidation in SwedenIcelandic pension funds boost foreign exposureLombard Odier launches USD 400 million natural capital equity fundDanish watch dog scrutinizes banks for pressuring savings into investmentsRisk platforms hold key for next take-off in ESG investing, PwC saysCarneo wants to enter new markets – eyeing Norway and FinlandStorebrand and Swedbank included in sustainability indexMost fund managers ignore racial diversity in staff, study showsCIP enters 5-GW hydrogen project Fund manager: "We're being treated unfairly by Morningstar"US financial group names co-heads for Nordic region Blackrock to take management control of SEB's troubled fundPutin told to clean up on climate or risk losing investorsPimco full of confidence: Targets annual double digit growth in the Nordics Norway's sovereign wealth fund passes NOK 11trn Hundreds of UK funds marketed towards Norway may take damage from BrexitVanguard, Fidelity Investments fall short in ESG fund ratingsAmundi starts low-carbon index fund with Cambridge, Oxford The largest Nordic asset managers have increased their AUM this year – one is far ahead of the othersHandelsbanken bond chief says credit market doesn’t need more QE"In hindsight, moving away from banking towards asset management and the growing ETF business was a great move"Morningstar responds to criticism: BLS Capital is in the right categoryNordic investors turn to AI for long-term growth opportunities, finds surveyStorebrand addresses gaps in the Icelandic retail market Covid-19 is no game changer for the environment, but makes people realize we're all connected, says AM giantNorway wealth fund to hand USD 60 billion to external managersRenaissance, Two Sigma drop as quants navigate chaosAlecta dives deeper into risk sharing transactions after co-investment pledge ...and more about people AP2: Climate reporting is a tool for improving and learningFund rules stifle tech sector performance, SEB says after passing troubled fund to Blackrock New platform will help investors compare mutual funds' performanceBank that pioneered green bonds sets ultimatum for its clientsFinnish pension giants refrain to name and shame, unlike Danish and Swedish peersCFA defends plans to create global standards for ESG Carnegie Fonder poaches new head of sustainability from CatellaJPMorgan’s USD 150 billion unit taps hedge funds for ESG gainsTime-constrained ex-Danske Capital CEO quits venture fund for board work and own firmEU set to tap buoyant demand for social bonds with another saleDanish pension fund blacklists Chinese surveillance firm"The application of philosophy to practically any field is underappreciated"Industry people: Mutual funds may be converted to ETFsEvli turns to global forestry in new fund of funds launchWealth management executive to leave Danske BankStudents approach ATP's ESG veteran for career advice as battle for talent intensifies Global investing giants are making their post-covid stock betsDanish investors form new investment club for infrastructure investments ATP pursues optimal climate effect: The future's green winners may be black todayTwo Finnish fund managers join forcesLGIM creates next-generation ESG index fund from AP1's extensive wish listEU watchdog criticizes Blackrock appointment as ESG adviserSwedish insurer adds new impact and gender equality funds to pensions offeringSwedish Pension Agency retrieves just over third of money lost through fraud fundsRiksbank expands QE more than expected as Covid threat growsLannebo eyes better 2021 for European equities as risk horizon starts to clearSurge in energy demand accelerates need for green transitionAward-winning fund manager sets up his hedge fund strategy in another firm after being fired from previous roleNorway's oil fund CEO tests positive for coronavirus ...and more about peoplePKA CEO expects a comeback to the average interest pension productNet inflows at a record high in Danish mutual funds – Danske Invest surges for the first time in monthsNordea analysis shows excess return on sustainability and active ownership betS&P Global nears USD 44 billion IHS Markit deal to build data giantBonds aimed at heavy corporate emitters set to roll out in 2021Pandemic presents an opportunity to accelerate transition to a low-carbon economy, says SchrodersPandemic and digital meetings nearly halve average price of one-to-one analyst meetingsAberdeen Standard Investments passes on management of EUR 4bn real estate portfolio TestTestVelliv executive after major acquisition: "Cash flow from day one"BNY Mellon opens a new branch in Denmark Nasdaq invests in Danish ESG data firmBlackrock, Vanguard show little favor for shareholder ESG votesCareer-defining phone call led financial analyst to help create Denmark's first ESG wave Nordea tops European inflows for active managersFund industry network will solve investment managers’ growing headacheDanish family office establishes asset management armDanish pension fund injects major sum into solar developer KLP dedicates hedge fund award to years of hard workNew fund created to bet against Swedish real estateHandelsbanken hires chief strategist from DanskeInvestment manager with Nordic aspirations takes cautious stance Danish financial group outsources asset management Nuveen's responsible engagement dates back to 1970s' anti-apartheid: Today Nordic investors want to understand and manage climate impactSwedish boutique liquidates L/S fund after AUM decline Nordea on sustainability: "We look at the facts"After five years in the lab: Innolab looks forward to finally proving skeptics wrongAlecta boosts exposure to US health-care and life science real estate – also eyes potential targets in EuropeExperienced fund selector leaves Danske Record negative rates drive Danish FSA to crack down on BanksGlobal sustainability group wants to know who money managers are lobbying...and more about peopleInstitutional client director will use fatherly dedication to excel in thrilling new jobSeveral external managers for Danish pension fund will get less money to manageSwedish fund consultancy hires new advisor to widen strategic capabilities in DenmarkAbsolute return funds are on the road to worst-selling year everThe pandemic will reshape the investment industry, study saysColumn: Financial markets set climate scope to blind eye Nordic pension fund searches for global equity managerETF specialist finds hidden gems for megatrend series with unique methodInvestors will have doubled their sustainable investments in a few yearsOP Asset Management poaches Nordea's compliance officer5 central questions on Nordea Asset Management's new prestige project"It was actually a great privilege to be forced to rethink my life and career at age 38"Vanguard makes rare retreat as price war it started takes a tollInvestment consultancy discloses its playbook for external manager selection Pension fund excludes all coal companies Emerging-market investors predict rally will roll on into 2021First two Nordic institutions join Biodiversity PledgeDanish asset manager revamps investment and manager selection committees as chair steps downTop ESG fund with 131 percent gain buys more Asia renewable stocksBlackrock sees voting against directors as one of the most important tools in its stewardship toolboxEx ATP CEO to spearhead the world’s biggest hedge fund's green fund push AP2 cleans up portfolio to align with Paris targets – and plans to continueFinnish pensions company launches new guidelines for active ownership: "Fixing problems does take time"SEB predicts green bond issuances to reach USD 500bn in 2021 Nordic firms join investors making USD 9 trillion net-zero pledgePer Frederiksen reached career peak and resigned: "The job must be meaningful at a deeper level"...and more about people Fastest-growing Nordic asset manager preparing new alternatives funds for global audiencePrice competition fuels fee wars across Europe's investment industry Danish pension funds' green products reach AUM milestone Former NBIM and Odin managers establish new AM firmEvli hopes new leveraged loan products will become fixture in the "Nordic financial ecosystem"Top-performing Danske AM fund manager leaves after less than three years These are the best and worst places for investor fund disclosureUltra-short-term bond funds seen high inflow in Nordic region - absolute return funds suffer outflows Polar Asset Management ditches hedge fund and starts something newSwiss institutional investors commit to infrastructure platform's latest fund Teaching background was crucial to financial careerHedge fund boss ignites Swedish race debate with bias complaintThematic funds stay clear of worst industry-wide fee pressure - at least for now Sweden's growth-oriented fund managers dominate European top 2020 performers Blackrock will enhance Aladdin Climate with feedback from asset managersGreen boom’s hottest trade in 2021 may turn out to be utilitiesNordea's new PE fund reaches target size ahead of final close New Nordic investors join Taaleri's solar and wind fundNordea names new head of Danish private banking activitiesHead of PFA's real estate arm after billion kroner deal: "Properties like these don't have a lot of risk"Catella revamps hedge funds after major pull outNordic investors still prefer to keep HY investments actively managedVestas buys stake in CIP ...and more about peopleArchitect behind PFA's alternatives division has found important nut to crackProfessionals miss face-to-face meetings despite less time on the road and more exerciseDanish FSA will monitor the frequency of pension firms' revaluations of unlisted assetsBritish pension fund picks Storebrand for major climate mandate Sweden says EU plan could hurt world's busiest green debt marketCIP seeks five-fold growth up to 2030 with bold and ambitious targetsAP7 dumps fee for its SEK 630bn equity fundIndustry veteran checks out after 33 years: "This is a good time for me to pass on opportunities to the next generation"Industriens Pension boosts strategic alts allocation - but some managers will get the bootSEB IM bids farewell to quant team and liquidates fund Survey: Top ten managers of institutional assets in the Nordics Danske Bank AM reveals new CIOSwedish fund company replaces long-serving CEO with candidate from own ranksDNB's reputed technology fund has underperformed in the last two yearsNordic institution in search of ILS managerDanske Bank AM's next commander-in-chief plans to stay on until retirement: "You can quote me on that" Catella innovates real estate index with Nasdaq ahead of double fund launchState Pension Fund beefs up exposure to illiquid infrastructure Swedish pension fund warns of unintended effects of new EU screening criteria proposalBoris Johnson admits Brexit deal doesn't meet ambitions on financial services Danish academics pension fund plans to keep equity overweight going into 2021Danish pension fund allots 21 percent in deposit rate to some of its members for 2021Experienced board member sees improvement in the gender ratio of Swedish-listed companiesIlmarinen swaps passive equities for ESG indexes Large asset managers expand EU staff – Brexit likely to erode London's status Frontier market specialist sees a long-awaited turnaround Solar energy drives growth at Swedish sustainable energy fundPassive pension product beats actively managed portfoliosDanish AMs join forcesHuman-run hedge funds outperform robot quants in pandemic yearGoldman's asset management unit chair announces resignationKirstein consultancy to take a more traditional direction after the sale of investment firmSwedish fund company expands into real estate funds – plans further growth in 2021From new ventures to Covid-19 lockdowns – Our most-read stories in the extraordinary year of 2020 Danske becomes Nordic ESG debt leader after USD 4 billion in dealsSustainable funds power ahead and attract billions in inflow Storebrand's private equity division reels in director from NordeaIn the 21st century’s toughest test yet of governing, the Nordics stand out"It came as a surprise to many people when I started at Storebrand, but it was a very conscious choice"Danish asset manager to establish new branch officesDanica CIO expects decent returns in 2021Handelsbanken recruits healthcare specialist from Swedbank RoburGreen investments have prompted Pensam to rethink its FX hedging strategyNordea keeps equities overweight and recommends buying on price dips Bankinvest expects mutual fund market to fundamentally change in 2021World's super-rich families want more hedge funds, survey findsDanish pension scheme poaches physicist from Nordea to be new chief risk officerEnd to face-to-face meetings halts the hiring of new managers at Norway's oil fundSwedish e-commerce investor becomes first to tap new EU fundTesla and other sustainable stars fly high on equity skyPareto Securities' ex-partner sets up his own hedge fund Retail clients flock to Norwegian passive fund managerNew faces represent major AM's ETF legs as a game of musical chairs unfolded Hedge fund founder in Dubai won't fight extradition in Danish tax caseDanish asset manager names new chief executive Sampension calls for increased tax payment transparency...and more about peopleGreen bond sales explode: It's a burgeoning "giant market"Biodiversity, supply chain rank among biggest ESG themes in 2021Coeli hires product specialists to create awareness of global equity fund in EuropeNorway's oil fund prepares for first investment in renewablesTaaleri Energia turns South for untapped potential in green energy investmentsDanske Invest rearranges US funds after unsatisfying performance S-Bank poaches long-term Danske VP for COO role Storebrand AM expands real estate offering with multiple funds in pipeline Bankinvest offsets ecolabel funds' climate footprint with carbon quotas bought with annual feesCIP pursues new green tech to counter oil giants' offshore wind entry Sweden's top issuer of green bonds opens the door to social debtSwedbank Robur takes further steps towards realizing sustainability goalsExperts: Sustainable funds fail to prove that they are mitigating climate changeBlackrock says buy Covid-sensitive bonds on recovery prospectsM&G Investments increases wholesale focus as wealth advisors call for illiquid solutionsTroubled Swiss asset manager opens Copenhagen officeAkademikerpension, Folksam call out HSBC for lacking climate effortsBNY Mellon, Amundi partner to help investors better manage moneyNordic asset manager searches for Chinese equity managerATP's CIO satisfied with dynamic trading outcome through both ups and downsEast Capital buys stake in impact investment firm Swedish pensions giant acquires minority stake in home delivery companyCrisis was litmus test for active managers, EM duo says after sweeping market for mispriced stocksLondon-based niche manager creates advisory board as it looks to grow Nordic investor baseFidelity, Capital Group score worst in climate engagementOil Fund hires sports psychologist to work with managers in search of better returnsTabula targets Sweden's climate-conscious investors with Cool SEK listing of new Paris-aligned ETF Global Head of CI&IB leaves after eight years at NordeaFormer Danske Bank executive switches to CIPSherpa Edge hires chief traderMore traders likely face charges in Danish tax investigationsDanish FSA slaps ATP for insufficient risk management of illiquid credit investmentsNordic small cap funds record returns poles apart from one another in 2020Skorstad: Fund managers neglect trading impact on portfolio performance Nuveen buys renewable energy fund managerEU’s bond spree risks chipping away at demand for members’ debtFranklin Templeton is betting on Europe’s high-yield bank bondsFormer Aberdeen profile becomes European executive at Australian investorPension fund ditches private equity and reduces listed equity portfolio in hunt for savingsDanish Wall Street economist: The hunt for yield will carry on - but watch out for inflationStorebrand AM appoints new Head of Sustainable InvestmentsFrontier investor sees US change of power as catalyst for EM upswingNordea AM lands sustainable mandate with Finnish pension giantBlackrock takes first step into crypto exposure in two fundsFrom sleepless nights to wildest career experience: Covid-19 effects behind 98 percent return at Copenhagen-based hedge fundVideo meetings complicate new manager hires, Nordic investors sayNorges Bank's "surprisingly hawkish" comments fan early hike betNew Sparindex funds to meet toughest EU climate demandsDanish pension funds and utility ally with Nykredit to finance energy isleAuthor debut on how to trade like a hunter-gatherer paved way for forthcoming hedge fund launch "in a good environment"Columbia Threadneedle appoints EMEA distribution lead with Nordic pastU.S. bonds taken off blacklist by USD 18 billion fund in DenmarkNorthern Trust Asset Management launches climate aware emerging market index strategyFormer Skagen Fondene exec jumps aboard financial advisory firmNordea loses ESG specialist to Credit Suisse in sustainability overhaul A quant hedge fund has decided to back some human stock pickersDeutsche Bank probing sales of investment banking productsUS manager eyes strong Nordic interest for its new biotech 2.0 fund Sustainability role brought new opportunities for experienced fund manager who takes on new role at Swedish fund companyATP wants to increase risk: Status quo is not an option, says CEONordic asset managers target Brazil debt after amazon firesDot-com era stock valuations bringing bubble fear to ESG FundsNordic microcap frontrunner scales down game companiesNordic institutional investor seeks sovereign debt managerVFF report: The investment industry's credit risk must be balanced out before the next crisisDanish FSA hones in on illiquid credit following inspectionsEQT soars to record valuation after USD 1.9 billion property dealTrillion dollar manager bets on next-gen passive and factor strategies to standout in crowded ESG market World’s biggest wealth fund builds tool to fix investment errorsSEB Group's AUM rose by 2.5 percent driven by rising equity markets in Q4AP3 names head of alternative investmentsSwedish Carneo buys Norwegian HolbergSwedish FSA sends big fine to Nasdaq for role in botched power tradeWorld’s biggest wealth fund returned USD 123 billion in 2020Holberg eyes strong growth in new markets following acquisition by CarneoNykredit to transfer depositary business and employees to BNY Mellon Top 10: Nordic equity funds with highest inflow and outflow in 2020 Hedge-fund titans lose billions to Reddit traders running amokNordic small caps market on fire, says microcap top performerSwiss asset manager plans a host of new sustainable funds in the wake of opening a Nordic office Danske Bank waves goodbye to global chief strategistNorway wealth fund dumps oil stocks amid 10bn-dollar lossDanish Blackrock veteran has left the firm in favor of private equity giant Marine investment firm expands portfolio with new purchasesCarneo waiting to pounce Finnish acquisition targetAverage private funds beat AP7 product at Sweden's Fondtorget in 2020Silver spikes as retail investors swarm their biggest target yetTop-ten manager of Nordic institutional assets pins high hopes on new EM vehicleSwedbank Robur loses market share back home in Q4Professor on PBU's equity portfolio trim: 50-100 holdings are enoughNordea Asset Management to soft-close popular fund Asset managers accuse Blackrock of ignorance relating to Swedish corporate governanceNordic investment group buys Swedish fund company and plans relaunch with former Danske top-managerFormuepleje buys bank stocks again after four years avoidance Idea Incubator to bring Skagen's Kon-Tiki fund back to hey-day after years of struggleColumn: A new allocation paradigm on the horizon as megatrends and helicopter money make inflationary times come closer Swedish private equity company expands teamNordea Bank is reorganizing its USD 390 billion wealth businessCopenhagen quants recruit CCO Credit market throws weight behind shareholder ESG activismHandelsbanken raised AUM 10 percent in 2020 with Sweden's largest net inflow to mutual fundsDanica customers lose return on guaranteed productWealth management bank hires well known Danish strategist Real estate issuers that saturated Swedish market turn to ECBNordea's asset management records highest net inflow since 2016Danske Bank Wealth Management improved AUM and profit in Q4  Odin's interim CEO's position made firmDanish independent advisor splits business to spur growthAP1 wants external managers to do own ESG analysis, not rely on others' dataNordea's EM small cap equity mandate loses fund manager CEO: Handelsbanken Fonder took 45 percent of Swedish market inflow SEB: Sustainable debt market to reach milestone in 2021 after good start to the year Carnegie picks internal candidate for new sustainability research and strategy role Top 10: Nordic fixed income funds with highest inflow and outflow in 2020 Nordea AM CEO: Italian and Spanish investors bolster near-record quarterly inflowJanus Henderson loses top investor as client exodus persistsPension firms invest millions in giant battery Danske Bank has named new head of Nordic equitiesConsortium ready to bid for Denmark's energy island New head of Danske's AM primed for 2021 ahead of new green EU regulationOverview: This week's Q4 reports from four big bank-owned managersRenaissance clients pull out after firm’s rotten run of resultsOdin Fund Management recruits new fund managerNordic investor seeks L/S equity fundSherpa Edge targets first-mover role as more firms opt to outsource buy-side trading Post-pandemic healthcare trends will turn, says SEB's new biotech portfolio lead Ikea's Imas sees a new sustainable mandate creating 'clever alpha'Pension firm critique prompts medtech group to revise tax payment transparencyPension funds seek ESG-conscious money managers, survey showsBitcoin tops USD 48,000 for the first time after Tesla's purchaseHitecvision, Agder Energi to invest big in green power Nordnet after adjusting fee model: We've seen a shift from index to active funds Trill Impact scours market for multiple investments alongside staff reinforcementNorthern Trust opens Oslo branch after renewing KLP mandate Odin CEO sets strategy to capture further savings market shares SEB IM scraps 'sustainable' from product names as new policy overhauls fund offering Finnish AM giant beefs up market share as new private investors flock to pick sustainable fundsDNB Asset Management's AUM boosted by retail inflow in Q4Amundi CEO steps down after building Europe's top fund firmJunk bond boom in Sweden raises concerns over QE ‘gasoline’Danske Bank saw retail ETF sales jump 142 percent in Denmark last yearStorebrand wants to grow AUM by NOK 250bn after gaining market shares in Sweden and NorwayLD Pensions' new external managers have accepted new conditions after Covid outflowsNordea's entire USD 425 billion wealth unit is going ESGRiksbank’s covered-bond strategy has USD 24 billion manager worriedOP AM's drawing board booms with impact, alternatives after busy 2020 Nykredit WM hits double-digit AUM growth in Q4Danish pensions investor tenders mandate Nordea Stars fund scores USD 550m from its former pension unitDNB WM expects retail inflows to stay at a high level for the years to comeAlecta records strong recovery after tumultuous early 2020ATP CEO's March imagination couldn't foresee landing second-best result to date Dimensional makes USD 700m splash in ETF debutRivals demand probe of star managers' funds under ATP Hedge funds speed up growth as Ilmarinen's AUM hits new recordSwedfund hires investment chief with emerging market heritageLD Pensions picks manager for emerging markets equity mandateMandatum kicks off plans to establish asset management unitBig in and outflows behind Nykredit WM's double-digit increase in net salesFree-spending private equity firms set a record pace in EuropeChinese government bonds divide Danish pension fundsDNB to double price on index fundsSuccess stories pull new breed of investors to Nordic small caps, top managers sayNordea Invest adjusts US equity market strategy Disgraced fund manager Woodford plans new investment firmDanish FSA sees "systemic issues" with pension companies' investmentsNorway wealth fund asks boards to set gender diversity goalsPension majors warn against green investment raceFinnish money manager sees acquisition as potential next stepNordic advisor looks for sustainable global equity fundKLP skeptical about competitors' price hikes on index funds – We want to challenge thatBlackrock's latest climate instructions come with a new threatInflation bet has USD 105 Billion Danish fund sounding alarmHandelsbanken to discontinue kickbacksAmundi expects Nordic investors to show strong appetite for new green bond fundNykredit WM expects tailwind from two megatrendsEnergy drives growth, wealth management lags behind long-term target at Taaleri Alternatives disappoint Finnish pension insurerNykredit WM plans to weigh down value strategies in Sparinvest's portfoliosSwedish politicians agree to cut the number of funds at FondtorgetFinnish asset manager loses three portfolio managers and two analysts KLP Kapitalforvaltning's AUM boosted by net inflow from external costumersNew Swedish quad launches credit fundTaaleri to expand fund range in three areas: "Markets have adapted to the pandemic"AP1 weighs rate options as inflation spike loomsSparinvest's new index funds attract large pension investment Danske Bank AM's sales head in Sweden leaves company for new roleNorway's wealth fund may be facing a major ESG handicapKLP Kapitalforvaltning set to receive less AUM from parent companySwiss investor poaches Nordic EM team but remains tight-lipped on identitiesWorld' largest active manager ploys visibility move in response to active demand Bitcoin ETF sellers in Sweden urged to avoid average consumersDanish asset manager increased AUM in 2020 – but less than domestic competitorsWall Street is inflation-proofing its debt-market portfoliosNorwegian state pension manager seeks investment mandate extension Hackers pester home office workers of Norway's oil fundCapital Group bets on family offices for new fund Danica maintains full speed on green investments Goldman Sachs AM names Finnish country lead Hedge funds seen luring up to USD 30 billion in recovery this yearBank ratings get sex-equality eevamp, exposing Nordic edgeCatella waves goodbye to portfolio management lead and winds down troubled hedge fund Nordic infrastructure investor hires sustainability pioneer Ulrika HasselgrenNordea's biggest shareholder to "materially" reduce stakePrivate market specialist takes stock as his boutique prepares for future growthRoaring reflation forces HSBC, Blackrock, Axa to drop bond betsCarneo CEO foresees massive outflows and free-fall market as new pension reform unfoldsNorwegian oil fund makes first divestment of companies due to tax risk AP1's 2020 return landed well above long term targetCatella points to systematic funds as main culprit for disappointing result Norway's USD 1.3trn fund dumped Saudi shares, added QatarThe Oil Fund draws Dot-Com parallel with ESGSwedish fund industry could be heading towards more consolidationPartner quits Formuepleje after brief tenureAP6 pulls in a record result after "unusual and extraordinary year"Wall Street giant revamps Nordic strategy: "Growing our local presence can be a game changer"Debt engineers tackle climate change with bonds to rewild landNasdaq reveals a surprising development in Swedish boardroomsMandatum aims to grow in alternatives with a new AM spinoff - targets growth in EuropeDanske Invest, Jyske Invest lag on returns in first virus year Unusual but satisfactory year for Pensam, despite declining returnsSwedish FSA continues to scrutinize fund industryNordea liquidates bond fundUnderweight of Danish equities and Gilbraltar divestment dampened growth at Jyske CapitalA USD 300bn quant trade wins in "almost unbelievable" market House of Reach: We enjoy working with smaller fund managersATP eyes boom for social bond market after initial toe-dippingSEB sees EU creating liquid secondary green bond marketKirk Kapital grabs sustainability chief from Danske's new flagship fundAsset manager changes in-house investment model Head of equities to leave EUR 9.65bn wealth manager for CEO role New – and not very consumer friendly – sustainability disclosure rules in limbo amid unsettled framework up to 2022Derivatives are replacing bonds as some fund managers' new hedgeSampension buys minority stake in Danish ferry groupNew wealth advisor firm to shake up institutional advisory as industry has "stagnated"Ex-Skagen CEO's investment firm nearly doubled AUM in 2020Danish pension cash buys Finnish social bonds for sports and cheap housingNorway's USD 1.3trn fund puts Kirin on watch for Myanmar tiesCentral bank gets new mandate to promote green shift via monetary policy New jail sentences in second step of Swedish pension scandal trialJyske Bank to offer infrastructure exposure to retail clients AP2 sticks to strategy despite lagging behind other Swedish buffer fundsFund firm files for bankruptcy as algorithms failedNordic investors' recipe for potential bubble: cash and couragePensiondanmark still confident in 2021's investment potential Danske Bank notes record interest in some hedge funds - but liquidates others Booming ESG debt helps spur record European bond salesEU's delayed taxonomy causes woes for asset managers Green quants make Nordic push with executive-level hires Switzerland-based Dane to launch new hedge fundImpact veteran wards off poverty in search for Covid-proof yields in developing marketsSweden housing market hotter then ever as "hysteria" fans pricesPFA under heavy criticism for fossil fuel exposure Tougher to find outperformers in FX and absolute return, Nordea's chief selector saysWorld's most gender-diverse corporation says secret to success is childcareHedge fund reels in client manager on the back of 98 percent return Foxberry launches analytics platform – plans further sustainable indices Nordic pension funds keep inflation trend on short leashFund industry doesn’t fear tighter scrutiny by Swedish watchdog Nordea says polluters can't be axed from ESG investment bankingHiring star managers poses both risks and opportunities Investment advisor on fund price adjustments: Nonsense to attribute to MiFID II Exclusion or dialog? Pension sector split on sustainability tacticsDanish managers divested Belorusian sovereigns after sanctions – Nordea holds fast Media: Topdanmark is considering selling its pension businessSubstantial growth at most of the big Nordic asset managersSwedish conservation society fires shots at AP-funds' active dialog strategyStandard Life Aberdeen sees slower exodus and slashes dividendCopenhagen-based credit boutique expands to the USDanish pension fortunes accrue in fewer and fewer companies Experienced number cruncher shifts pension firm's approach to riskSPAC craze reaches SwedenCommodity specialist completes Nordic expansion with fund introduction in DenmarkFormer Odin CIO "formally establishes" investment companyFinnish manager pinches alternatives chief from Swedish pension fund as part of business push Aktia buys wealth management business from TaaleriStorebrand feels well prepared for EU Taxonomy to enter forceAP7 calls for broader investment mandate after cutting gearing NAM tightens demands on fossil energy investments Danske Bank, Nykredit: EU's green disclosure rules will be a "game changer"Oil fund's watchdog probes Qatar labor scandal Danish fund invests in e-sports platform with Zlatan Ibrahimović in owner group 160 properties haven't satiated Blackstone's Nordic logistics chief Investors House acquires Juhola Asset ManagementSeasoned investor eyes tactical factor shift as value boom loomsMajor investors buy new World Bank bondFalling green stock values might rattle bullish investment approachPFA elects AM veteran as new board chair Risk-shy funds are wading deeper into high-stakes world of junkGreen sector stocks plunge at dizzying speedDanish crypto fund skyrockets: "It's completely overwhelming"Top performing pension funds to "guarantee" negative returnsDanske Bank veteran leaves company after nearly 24 yearsCopenhagen-based credit manager wants to put Scandinavian culture behind US expansion Velliv plans to increase PE investments with Blackrock, Nuveen High profile sustainability pioneer joins FundrellaSPP launches disclosure regulation-aligned services for pension clientsCapital Four wants to become more relevant to existing clients with its US expansion Danish pension firms hesitate to use hyped shell listing methodMandatum's new AM unit calls out big oil selling ESG bonds Nordea offloads Belarusian government bonds after taking criticism Union wants safer pension system amid reform: "Too many still see this as Monopoly money"AP Pension moves to ensure equal gender pay New premium pension board to be headquartered outside of StockholmNordea picks Dutch investment manager as new preferred partner in ESG shakeupDanish FSA takes action against greenwashing investment productsPFA chief admits having had too little confidence in staff pre-pandemic Hedge-fund trader accused in Denmark for fraud now faces charges also in GermanyIndependent advisor brands three Skandia funds "a fiasco"Aktia's emerging market funds take a blow from star-manager resignationsWho will do the next deal in Finnish AM? It could be cross-border, analysts sayBlackrock slides below Nordea's big shareholder thresholdScorned 60/40 model finds allies in biggest test since 2016Blackrock: "We will move more capital into sustainable products than any other asset manager in Europe"Credit Suisse weighs asset management split from wealth unitSwedbank Robur brings in two new board membersFirst SPAC in the Nordics has bankers lining up for moreInvestors now fear interest rate hikes more than Covid-19 Mutual fund group forecasts record fund investments if current trend continuesSampension plans to chase returns in Latin America Novo Holdings poaches experienced fund selector from Danske Bank as sustainability leadDNB wants to win over clients with knowledge – starts with a "big bang"Storebrand's new sustainability chief will increase the use of proactive engagement Bond investors risk climate-change hit to economic growth Credit Suisse replaces asset management head after scandal Ilmarinen invests in rental housing down underKLP pressures Toshiba after suspicion of AGM vote scandalSwedish pension fund enters real estate development joint ventureFinnish pension CEO resigns three months after regulator appoints supervisorHasselgren:"Sustainable doesn't mean flawless"ESG leaders are not always net positive, fresh report findsWealth manager with expansion plans names new CEO for Nordics Blackrock to press companies on human rights and natureSwedish Pensions Agency invests SEK 1bn in real estate firmWorld's longest-lasting negative rate regime is getting a revampNorwegian asset manager pleased with outlook after satisfying 2020 results New sustainable investment platform attracts new client types Nordics need facts not trust for cybersecurity debate, says segment specialistGoldman Sachs' junior staffers ask to "only" work 80-hours a week Aktia starts to rebuild EM debt team – poaches manager from FIM AP4 hopes Swedish SPAC will offer more transparencyGlobal hedge fund investors prefer AsiaDodging "lipstick on pigs" helped ESG buyout firm top the ranksNordea merges two European equity funds Private markets boutique treats on-site due diligence headache with new virtual office tour New investment fund gets harsh critique: "It's deceit dressed up in clichés and buzzwords"Storebrand to boost allocation to "solutions"Managers "missing an opportunity" by failing to accommodate investors specific ESG needsDanish pension group enters new green bond fund Swedish manager pinches investment specialist from Danske BankNordea bags most Morningstar Awards – smaller managers take fair share Nordnet recruits fund manager from Danske BankDespite fluctuation in tech shares it's best to hold on to long-term plans, says fund managerColumn: Excessive return expectations risk setting savers up for disappointing retirement More investment clubs form uniting Nordic pension capital towards foreign asset managersNordic investor seeks manager to a US real estate mandateATP praises Maersk for quality boost – but criticizes chairman remunerationFixing deficit and weak returns will be new PFA chair's core taskSwiss manager assists Danish Red Cross in launch of world's first volcanic eruption CAT bond Industry titans prepare for ETF battle as new needs and interests take shapeIndustriens Pension snatches new risk manager after just two months at VellivWorst bond losses in decades show volatility starts to stingNordea picks internal candidate as new head of Norwegian fund armFund manager calls new investment "one of the best tech companies in Sweden"A hotter planet has Sweden predicting a new monetary policy eraCFA Society Norway and Norwegian Association of Financial Analysts form partnership AP1 CEO joins ECB's Financial Stability Contacts GroupDanish asset manager launches new passive eco-label fund for domestic equities Blackrock nominates Swede to Board of Directors Pinebridge quits Fondtorget and slams pension agency for penalty First SPAC in Scandinavia has institutional funds piling inBlackrock hires Nordic business development head for Aladdin platformDanske Bank AM sets stricter constraints on fossil fuelsDanish finance heavyweights divided on climate mattersSwedish actively managed funds beat benchmark, most Danish funds lagged in 2020Four Nordic pension giants teams up with London-based manager for infra investment vehicleFinnish VC lead calls for new policy to boost institutional investments in domestic fundsPensam hires chief portfolio strategist for alts unit Regulatory deficit for AIF managers puts big responsibility on investorsTop bond manager in Sweden sees risk of mass corrections in 2021Nordic Capital: "We've reached our goals for MFEX"Norwegian fund company recruits new CEO from DNBVanguard, Blackrock join investors pledging net-zero emissionsFinnish fund management hits record in operating profitsSwedish FSA on SPACs: "A consumer needs to make sure to absorb all the relevant information"New CEO readies European wealth manager for further Nordic expansionGoldman Sachs AM loses head of Nordic retail client businessCredit Suisse, Nomura face losses as banks tally Archegos damageDanske Bank sets big new sustainable investment targetFrench asset manager initiates European expansion and hires Nordic client manager History made as first mutual fund converts into an ETFNordea Liv warns bitcoin story will end in tears after billionaire investor's turnaroundDanske plans wider retail access to advanced investment products Capgemini to help establish new premium pension boardDeputy head of investments leaves Bankinvest after mutual agreementDane wants to create a holding company of independent Nordic asset managersVeteran sales officer resurfaces at BNP Paribas AM's Stockholm branchEquity chief quits SEB's fund companyBNY Mellon Investment Management recruits new Nordic distribution lead from PimcoNordic investor seeks green equity strategyValue quants is set for best quarter since 2000Nordea merges two North American equity funds AP-funds outperform their return goals – with one exceptionSkandia takes the bulk of SEK social bond issuance benefiting Latin American youthAktia readies to become one of Finland's largest fund managers after acquisitionNew Lannebo manager onboards in JuneRecord ESG bond sales in Nordics mask "worrying" concentrationsNordea Funds' new head says his appointment was well-timed Franco-German manager strengthens Swedish teamAMF sets sights on more energy and infrastructure assets Deutsche Bank's DWS signals a green light to pursue big mergerThe pressure to invest green: We would rather under-promise and over-deliverAP6 changes benchmarkAdvisory giant buys Nordic Investor ServicesNovo Holdings and partners invest in green fund Finnish pension research lead: "Swedes seem a little better at investing than we are"Swedish robo-advisor hits AUM milestone and turns to Denmark for more Norwegian oil fund tied to Myanmar junta funding Global asset manager appoints former Miss Finland as Chief Executive Nordea's Stratega funds criticized for high fees and failure to beat benchmarkDanske equity lead: We must constantly renew ourselves and explore new opportunities Alecta whets appetite for more illiquid assets after portfolio swells to double sizeAmundi agrees to buy LyxorInfrastructure investors want more alignment through club dealsNorway's oil fund buys first green infrastructure asset Danske Bank WM loses another chief investment strategist Pension fund picks new CEO from domestic competitor Bond vigilante calls out "dead fish" credit investors on climateM&A advisors: "We've never seen such investor interest in this service before"Pensions investor seeks ESG quants for European equity mandateCarneo subsidiary finds new CEO and strengthens investor relationsVeritas CIO: This is why our real estate exposure is much higher than our peers Norwegian wealth fund to increase its allocation to external managers Blackrock closes global renewable fund - almost double of its initial target Money managers face ethical dilemma in MyanmarNordic property market is "hotter than ever" Blackrock secures largest-ever ETF launch Well-known partner joins Danish infrastructure investor Morningstar: Active funds fail to outperform index peersBroadridge: Active equity funds on the "cutting edge" of post-crash inflowsFinnish manager's new fund turns to Baltics in search for higher yields Danske Bank reunites with former chief strategist Norway wants its wealth fund to stop adding emerging marketsInvesco chases next-gen FAANG stocks with new ETF launchBankinvest chair steps down Lower green bond yields no barrier for entry for Nordic endowmentCopenhagen-based Credit boutique opens German office with well-acquainted head of salesGoldman Sachs says bankers beat algorithms when it comes to ESGVarma becomes sole Nordic investor in Blackrock's giant sustainable ETF The pressure to invest green: They thought we were shrill crazyNasdaq preps "green stamp" for stocksNavigare Capital Partners scouts for new shipping fund investors Reuters: Credit Suisse notes interest for asset management unitMasters of USD 1.3trn fund see ESG dominating for decadesLittle fund from Denmark beats global giants with highest return across five years Nordic ESG pioneer: It's basically "ESG on steroids" nowAIP Management loses partnerAsset manager raises EUR 100m for new Nordic care homes Record number of ETFs launch into industry deluged with cashHandelsbanken appoints new head of wealthNew major fund aims to accelerate decarbonizing startupsFinnish VC club expects record year for foreign investmentsDenmark's pensions lobby sets new guidelines for valuation of alternative investmentsCategory change enables oil fund to increase ownership in Swedish oil explorerColumbia Threadneedle EMEA CEO: BMO acquisition resonates well with Nordic investorsAlecta's Billing: A crisis carries opportunities – we can't let them go to wasteHitecvision-owned venture to bet on offshore windGlobal wealth manager strengthens Nordic client team Danske Invest: Centralizing Nordic management will make us a better teamBlackrock's record-breaking ESG fund looks just like a big tech ETFDutch manager makes Nordic push – hires from Dimensional Fund AdvisorsSystematic pioneers dives into sustainable investing venture with ex-ATP CEO as co-leadBanks in Norway offered free climate-risk tool by governmentCapital Four sees new German office spearheading its private debt lending platformIndustriens Pension: More direct investments will cut major costs for private equity firmsCentral banking's green limits spark a legal debate in SwedenPioneering Nordic CLO fund reopens after hitting 20 perecent returnsHouse of Reach hires advisor in FinlandNew fund platform launches in Sweden: "Our ambition is to offer the broadest fund offering on the market"Evli rebounds with AUM reaching new recordSwedish fund company reunites with impact specialist as fund managerPFA CIO on lobby's new principles for alternatives: The cornerstone is that we can set fair prices on a daily basisBNP Paribas AM readies to reopen in-demand flagship fund co-run by Danish portfolio managerBlackrock acquires residential real estate in northern Copenhagen suburbSwedish hedge fund shuts as founder heads to LondonSparinvest joins net CO2-neutral portfolio objective for 2050 ESMA aims focus at investment fund costs Danish pension firms boost foreign investments State Street Global Advisors appoints Continental Europe leadNorwegian fund managers make post-pandemic bet on new airlinesRising Nordic property valuations lure investors to Baltics, say fund managers Morningstar: ESG doesn't thrive in all market environments CIP closes new fund EUR 1.5bn over targetAP7, Akademiker Pension rejoice as engagement with Toyota bears fruitNordic region's largest asset manager hires institutional sales head for SwedenKeva's climate eye turns inward with green power deal for full real estate portfolioFrontier markets manager collaborates with Swedish fund platformDanske Bank onboards global asset manager's thematics fund Mandatum starts teambuilding for its new AM ventureKempen's new Nordic lead calls for diversification and overcoming domestic biasesSEB launches robo-advisory for pension clientsBottom line halved and lower bonuses - Covid-19 crisis hits Formuepleje hardStorebrand launches Nordic index fundFirst glimpse of EU's green rules shows fight over climate goalsFinnish startup funding hits new record – foreign VC investments more than doubleHandelsbanken takes 40 percent of new Swedish fund market inflows in Q1Bankinvest one of 14 new signatories to Net Zero Asset Managers initiativeVarma open to tailoring more ESG products Norway wealth fund's giant stock portfolio beats benchmark indexSkandia launches three new funds with sustainability focusOslo-based hedge fund closes down after only one year despite positive returnsCEO: Handelsbanken Fonder reaps rewards for strategyArabesque makes another hire to Nordic teamLego heirs' family office increases risk and sustainabilityPension company looks to add more infrastructure Catella shuts systematic macro manager after AUM nosedivesNykredit AM CEO quits his job to go sailing around the worldLarge Goldman Sachs survey reveals: Appetite for risk at highest level since 2014Catella CEO: "Snowball effect" behind recent large outflows from IPMOil fund says banks just displaced techIlmarinen becomes seed investor in low-carbon high yield bond fundDanske veteran joins Saxo Bank's executive teamDenmark's PFA loses faith in bonds Savers paid wrong fees – Swedish Pensions Agency secures back portion of capitalAlecta portfolio hits all-time high after strong Q1New NIB CEO helped rebuild Estonia - now sets sights on post-pandemic world Specialist manager reels in former wealth and pensions exec as project leadPFA's climate product surpasses EUR 670mHedge fund collapse in Sweden puts spotlight back on quantsVelliv stands out as only Danish pension fund willing to sue Danske BankStorebrand AM portfolio manager resigns to focus on tech sharesOil fund plans to vote against re-election of Credit Suisse risk committee chairBI Norwegian Business School team wins "olympics" of equity analysisPreqin: Post-pandemic world holds huge opportunity for smaller alts managersUBS AM: Too early to conclude SFDR impact on client allocation despite many questions raisedStandard Life Aberdeen changes nameUS asset manager expands Nordic team with two new hiresDanish FSA will struggle to inspect ATP if proposed legislation passesNordea AM kicks off green bond fundNykredit AM snatches new CEO from AP PensionNykredit AM's new CEO: Both AP Pension and Nykredit are rooted in an association mindsetDanish pension fund pressured to pull out of fossil investments earlier than expectedActive fund inflows add lion's share of 9-percent AUM growth in Swedbank Robur's Q1 Argentum: Record level of foreign investors in Nordic private equity Bond investors take ever-riskier bets in hunt for greater returnBlackrock's Fink, bouyed by record inflows, vows 'loud' activismPension fund strengthens unlisted investment team with double hiring Swedish manager poaches analyst from SEBSEB's fund company increases operating profit by almost 50 percentDanske's AUM rose by 3 percent in the first quarterFund managers are fearless as USD 1tn ETF wave hits EuropeSwedbank Robur CEO turns to Baltics for growth as competition on home market spices upOP Asset Management hits milestones in Q1: "We've had an extremely good quarter"Stronger krone bites Storebrand's growth after robust performance in Q1, says AM unit's CEODanske AM CEO still waiting for net inflows to pick upStorebrand fund manager on leaving: "It was an opportunity I had to take"US real estate investor Hines continues shopping spree in DenmarkNet inflows account for more than half of AUM increase at DNB AMSEB Investment Management CEO wants sales to improve – but is pleased with increased AUMSwedish insurance broker enters "exclusive" partnership with Goldman Sachs Asset Management Momentum in retail sales drives Nordea's AUM to all-time highUBS Asset Management's development bank bonds ETF hits AUM milestone Lego heirs' EUR 16.5bn fund says future of offices unclear Max Matthiessen and Goldman Sachs see partnerships as the way forwardATP CEO starts discussion over fewer fiscal reports: "We are long-term investors"Global chief economist: "Europe is not doing enough to get out of the crisis"Capital Four expands private debt team with a new director from SEBSkandia invests over half a billion SEK in municipal sustainability bondAMF pleased with Q1 but says returns held back by fixed-incomeHead of DNB WM sees a new super trend in the retail segmentFinnish pensions giant pulls in healthy return but lags behind on climate targetsSampension predicts more co-investments alongside private equity fundsNorwegian sovereign climate investment bets on hydrogenFormer Sparinvest CIO made redundant from NykreditNordnet's Danish branch turns focus to investment solutions in the hunt for market sharesFormer NBIM-chief's new firm hires trio ahead of fund launch AUM at Denmark's third-largest asset manager increased by 1.7 percent in Q1Nordea overtakes Danske as largest retail fund provider in DenmarkNordea Life & Pension introduces new criteria for asset managers Aktia appoints new director for asset management unit after finalizing acquisitionFIM hires new manager to replace one lost to AktiaOil fund broadens ESG screeningSwedish and Danish managers partner up on Article 9 global quant fund Danica follows strategy with large residential real estate pushVanguard moves to hybrid work setup for most of its employeesDanish Council for Return Expectations lowers guidance for several asset classesSchroders: Value rotation still dominates discussions - but too early to talk about greater shiftLannebo poaches new CEO from Nordea Investment ManagementPFA invests in New York project and sharpens focus on international logisiticsNew chair of Dansif: We don't necessarily need to agreeGerman asset manager strengthens Nordic passive sales team Swede to lead German asset manager's new impact venture in private marketsNet inflows boosted AUM at Denmark's second-largest asset manager in Q1Norwegian manager to establish Stockholm office – hires from Swedbank RoburResignations deal heavy blow to Aktia's EM funds in Q1US managers dominate list of most well-known asset management brands in EMEABorea Asset Management's CFO to leave firm after 17 yearsBlackrock launches two new sustainable equity ETFs amid green milestoneGreen capitalists with focus on megatrends sets sights overseasDavid Swensen, Yale endowment's pioneer manager, dies at 67Nykredit WM sees subsidiary Sparinvest bring in half of inflows and returnsOP reviews funds for ESG compliance: "We will most likely fine-tune some of our products"PGIM sees twin forces of stimulus upending stock-bond linkVarma's real estate lead looks back on tenure with pride as he leaves the world of pensionsFolksam group surpasses SEK 500bn in AUMAP Pension picks new CIO from own ranksNorway wealth fund rethinks hiring plans amid "huge" cyber riskNordea CIO on Bitcoin: "It would be better to invest in a coal company"Taaleri targets growth through private market funds after sale of WM unit Danish investment firm expands with new domestic officeTangen shakes up oil fund hiring: "It is how we shape the future" Sales pick up at Jyske Capital after slow start to the yearRuling on Danish asset managers' return-based fees stranded in limboSwedish fund savings surpass significant milestone Storebrand AM grows team in SwedenManaging director to leave Skagen after strategic revampNorwegian bank gears up asset management betAmundi's new CEO has roadmap laid out as she takes on BlackrockDanish pension companies pressure European oil major on Myanmar complicityAktia determined to win back capital that flooded out after resignationsDanish hedge fund opens fundraising for second time since 2018Fund manager wants to disprove old-school finance in new fund pushNorway to spend record USD 50bn of oil wealth on recoveryInvestments in passive funds reach USD 15,000bn globally Norwegian firm continues hiring spree – brings in real estate managerNorway's new asset manager talks conquest: "I feel a lot more confident about reaching our goals now than last year"Blueorchard has hired Nordic business development leadSampension puts aside EUR 130m for care homes and assisted livingExternal assets under management at KLP Kapitalforvaltning grew by 8.2 percent in Q1Inflation strikes again – but these investors are looking past itBankinvest third among Nordic peers in 2020 with AUM growth tied to new sustainable productsPensiondanmark jumps aboard green dream team with substantial investmentSwedish distributor strikes deal with European Investment FundHot corner of ESG investing is cooling fast and losing cashDanish Pension funds already live up to new alternatives principlesPreviously convicted CEO to lead investment advisory firm with tax issuesSchroders studied M&G deal to build USD 1trn fund managerAntler's nordic venture continues as first fund closes oversubscribedKLP Kapitalforvaltning conquers market shares with low priced sustainable funds Critics: Blackrock's new investment fund is greenwashingFondtorget's watchdog keeps close eye on fees after recent price cut ESG investors turn to emerging markets, defying skepticsAsset managers cautious of cryptocurrency after price swingsCopenhagen Business School students make English-language podcasts with some of the biggest PE funds in the NordicsBankinvest CEO after Q1: We are far ahead of our sales budgetDanish Blackrock exec wants to measure temperature impact of investment fundsAP Pension reveals new members of investment unit's management team Nordea plans merger of two bond funds New CEO to bolster product base with alternatives to raise AUMBNP Paribas targets wealthy Nordic families with new hire Central bank portfolios worth USD 3.8tn look to go greenESG investor seeks clarity on what's dirty in banks' loan booksNegative rates and fear of inflation makes pension funds turn their backs on government bondsFinnish investor sees sustainability regulation tsunami on the horizonLannebo reshuffles board before new CEO takes the helm AP7 to get stricter ESG rulesQ1 AUM growth: One Nordic asset manager is in the fast laneDanish parliament passes legislation increasing ATP's freedom to invest Three-decade bond veteran warns against big bets on inflationCompetition and Consumer Authority: Danish Pension funds are not utilizing scale advantagesBlue Equity establishes third fund with familiar investorsSwedish pension company invests in green municipal bondSwedish infrastructure player makes Oslo port investmentDane joined legendary hedge fund for a fellowship and stayed for the battle of ideasPolaris launches new venture with former Danica CIO holding the reinsAfter first launch: Nykredit aims to make private equity available to all investorsStorebrand AM bets big on sustainable thematics with triple fund launch in sightEvli launches private debt fundOil fund drops firms linked to West Bank settlementsGoldman joins Nordic banks exploring green equity as new ESG assetInfrastructure investment platform continues hiring spree with double appointmentECB compares cryptos to tulip maniaPFA intensifies engagement with selected oil companies Norwegian bank alliance finds fund distribution partnerMorten Hummelmose: "Once you turn 50, you start thinking more about work-life balance"Handelsbanken Fonder revamps five funds to meet Paris goalsQblue and Navigera's new fund just a start: the partners want to branch out and do more togetherPensam cleans black energy from its credit portfolioNew AM CEO wants to tackle the lack of women in finance: "Diversity gives balance"Crypto fund weathers first big market dropNuveen's agri arm wants to push for more regenerative agricultureActivist investor strengthens ownership position at NordeaNordea AM notes ESG uptick with new pension clientele from South America"Naive" credit-market fix in Sweden dismays AlectaConsultancy hires advisor from Nordic CapitalHandelsbanken to shift Nordic funds to Paris benchmarks by fallDanish equity funds among the best in EuropeNordic manager rebrands ESG fundsSampension's Olejasz Larsen refutes allegation of lack of scale advantagesPrivate bank's wealth management chief sets up own shop – bags former employer as first clientSwiss manager finds Nordic expansion partner – starts out with Article 9 fundUS hedge fund slams Robur for French tech investmentSwedish minister targets 'horrendous' wealth gap between sexesZoscales Partners attracts well-known investors to new fund New quants blast onto scene with stellar startOutgoing head of SEB Denmark becomes chairman of Copenhagen-based hedge fund managerFear of greenwashing is the biggest headache for Nordic green bond investorsNuveen slams sustainability-linked bonds over structural loopholesNykredit AM CEO quits to sail the world: "I am more scared of not doing it now that the window of opportunity is open"Private equity firm: We still have a major problem in the wind industryDNB AM poaches medical PhD profile from life science fund manager Arjun Infrastructure: Nordic infra investors now look outside of home regionFinnish renewables pundit elected at Exxon board as climate investor presses for changeLGIM sees digital payments revolution as a big investment opportunity Portfolio manager quits SEB to pursue a career in private equityNew global macro hedge fund expects 30-percent annual returnsDanske Bank strengthens Stockholm fund selection team – pinches duo from insurance giantsKLP wants to invest in green maritime financing Crypto can be ignored as a fad, Danish central banker saysStorebrand: Investors turn to our alternatives for inflation hedge and green impactMajor asset managers also hold criticized stockATP sets aside EUR 810m for direct investmentsESG now applied as weighty factor in credit ratingsKLP sets up green infrastructure debt platform with global asset managerDanish boss says goodbye to German asset manager and hello to new top jobIndustriens Pension divests BelarusDebt-fueled property boom drives record Nordic Euro-bond salesLysa sees pleasing inflow in Denmark and Finland after recent launchActive asset manager looks for the few companies that can grow over timeDanske Bank to wave goodbye to senior portfolio manager Nordnet teams up with JP Morgan on tech-savvy index productFormuepleje scraps Danish equity fundBond managers balk at Riksbank proposal to reform credit market BNP Paribas hires bankers to chase 'incredible' Nordic wealthSwedish government evaluates effect of new investment mandate on AP-fundsATP wants to take the driver's seat with new investmentsAP6 wants more mid-cap and venture investmentsBlackrock shows "dedication" to Nordics through latest Danish real estate purchaseSöderberg & Partners bring in more capital for expansionClimate activist buys into large companies to intensify CO2 plansKLP's head of sustainability leavesBitcoin unlikely to dodge regulation for long, Sweden saysNew global macro hedge fund under heavy scrutiny After years of fruitless lobbying: Carneo CEO wants government to honor promise of broad PPM fund offeringProspera: Handelsbanken keeps top position – SEB out of top fiveEUR 26bn pension fund's ESG head resignsDanish pension companies endorsed Shell's climate plan before Dutch court rejection Sweden's 50-year bond is about to test inflation anxietyNordea Liv moves billions between own fundsUS-based asset manager makes second Danish purchase in one weekOP fund hatches new plans with Ethiopian chicken farming investment and internet financing in AsiaSöderberg expects growth through new recruits, potential acquisition and focus on wealth management Swedish fund manager prepares generational shift amid institutional headwindUS loan manager picks advisor for Nordic entryThematic funds grow, but long-term returns fall through the cracksBitcoin may yet see breakthrough, Norway's finance minister saysLGT Capital Partner's new Nordic FI team emerges after Aktia resignationsSPP Fonder makes double hireBlackrock CEO Larry Fink sees potential for "big shock" from inflationDanske Bank's wealthiest retail customers beef up alternative exposure Velliv to shift portfolio around investment factorsMomentum specialist hires well-known industry face to lead business development 29 Nordic asset managers make the global top-500 cutDanish pension funds beef up equity exposureFinland's first SPAC looks for a firm with "strong ties" to countryDWS Group and Generali SpA compete for NN Group asset management armPFA CEO: The future will bring lower returns on pensions and more expenses for the elderlyVarma seeds new sustainable bond funds by top-5 global managerBankers demand clarity as Swedish watchdog balks at ESG rulesStorebrand sets climate demands for external managersThomas Tang started a fund whilst studying economics – now he has generated "excellent" returnsNational Audit Office: AP-funds' sustainability work has plenty of room for improvementGreenwashing and finding suitable projects remain challenges for green bond investors, say Varma and State StreetBNP Paribas launches ecosystem restoration fundDivestments from fossil fuels hit AP Pension's sustainable product – Sampension soars on value strategy in Q1Pension firm makes exception with first direct investment in a developing companySwedish insurer loses top manager to AP1AP Pension poaches fund selector as new investment unit takes shapeSpektrum turns to data provider to enhance manager selection processPFA divests bonds – Danica holds onAQR Principal: Nordic debut SPAC's lack of downside protection wouldn't pass muster overseasCIO of Church Pension Fund: Church ethics made us invest sustainably before many othersSwedish hedge fund signs new analystSEB to merge funds after negative AUM trend22 Norwegian mutual funds closed since 2019Europa Capital Partner: Supply of homes for elderly is far too lowWealth manager hires team lead for Sweden - plans to hire advisorsNordic pension firms and GSAM, Baillie Gifford invest in battery cometSystematic strategy aids AP1's sustainability workAlfred Berg takes double win for second year running Finnish asset manager expands responsible investments teamThe world's biggest investors get louder on ESGOil fund's tie to Amnesty offers clarity on 'S' in ESGSEB's new Danish country lead wants to grow in private wealth segmentDeutsche Bank warns of looming inflation threatPension companies scrutinize fossil bond portfoliosStars align for arbitrage specialist's three key strategies -- but analyst calls for caution ETF specialist hires Nordic directorNordea AM to cap flagship fund's institutional inflow despite soft close status Tech giants top picks for Swedish mutual fundsDanish pension funds divided on government bond exposureFunds that helped drive carbon costs to record high are now sellingInternal database is the backbone of Storebrand AM's upcoming fund rangeEurope's titans: This is why Nordic pension investors opt for our index solutions Max Matthiessen's Deputy CEO steps downFutur Pension appoints new CEO and announces board member changesPFA's green solution beats core product, meets important milestoneNorwegian banking group adjusts fee model for investment fundsPension funds' plans for TDC well underwayRichest clients at SEB to be offered new range of servicesFrankfurt-based investor starts Nordic offensive alongside Danish family officeSPACs fail to convince Finnish pension giants – Varma, Ilmarinen and Veritas explain whyAlecta and Afa invest in new social bondCo-founder leaves Nordic CrossFinancial advisor: Banks are slowing down spread of cheap ETFsATP remains tight-lipped about climate goalsStorebrand's Norwegian funds get new managers AP1 sides with the Fed on inflationStorebrand sees no need to wait for taxonomy - prefers proactive stance on sustainabilityGlobal asset manager brings SDG-focused funds to NordicsMassive inflows to Nordic investment fund markets so far in 2021 Norway's oil fund calls for more disclosure from Chinese companiesFund association criticises Swedish Pensions Agency for SFDR delayHedge fund Brummer & Partners expands top managementSenior partner leaves IIP Denmark           Evli ranked as the best institutional asset manager for the sixth timeImpact investor looks to wealthy families to fuel growth ambitions Investment firm's new partner wants to educate retail investors on multi-factor investingData problems hamper climate goal financingFund manager's new strategy copies oil fund: "Of course it helps a bit that I have worked with the strategy"Pensions boss on Danish climate goals: "We are global investors, and the climate crisis is global"EQT boss: Being an ESG leader will pay offCEO and Partner had to look hard for female colleagues – now wants others to speak upNew pension chair must build bridges between disagreeing clientsEveryone pays the same at new investment fund: "We will earn less"Blackrock in push to expand private market access to smaller clientsPaypal founder and KLP invest in new Nordic PE-fundCompetition heats up in Norwegian pensions as six biggest players lose market sharesAP7 blacklists two more companiesMax Matthiessen appoints its first CIODanish EM manager hires UK sales headNordic investor seeks global long/short equity strategySwedish hedge fund allocates USD 500m to UK managersNew Nordic ESG funds split over big tech exposureManaging director quits Nordea Asset Management to set up own advisory firmGreen hydrogen comet may be dream deal for ATP and Nordic Alpha PartnersESG fund assets hit record EUR 1.12trn in Europe last yearNordic placement agent partners up with Asian managerStorebrand boosts Swedish ESG teamAI-driven hedge fund rules out bitcoin for lack of "fundamentals"Swedish pensions lobby applies to join European umbrella organizationIkea and Rockefeller Foundations in historic green energy push Credit manager leaves Öhman for Lombard OdierChurch pension invests in Storebrand's infrastructure vehicleKGAL floats idea for co-investments in green energy with Nordic "know-how" investors Sean George joins Millenium Capital Partners-divisionSSGA launches HY index fund with ESG screens in effort to convert active investorsComplex ESG debt products prove too risky for some investorsFinnish regulator keeps Elo under supervisionDanish manager makes second international hire in a weekLego fortune manager Kirk Kapital invites two new investors on boardLyxor appoints duo to boost Nordic ETF salesETF veteran to use market insight to grow Amundi's Nordic index business Norwegian venture fund to establish offices across Nordic marketsFondita poaches portfolio manager from competitor Report: Average fund fees in Sweden drop for fourth consecutive yearNorwegians turn to fund investments at record level ATP boss on new direct investment unit: "It is in uncertain times that we have the chance to take market shares"Lannebo loses international sales chief to IntervalorSlower AUM growth than most Nordic peers doesn't stop Carneo from dreaming bigManager reels in major Nordic institutions to second fundInstitutional clients turn a blind eye to scandals and vote Danske Bank number 1Exxon activist investor shakes up USD 6.5trn ETF marketDanske Bank AM hires green data lead Growth fund raises EUR 200m for new vehicle alongside pension schemes and high-net worth individuals Nykredit Portfolio Administration hires new CEOInfranode CIO: "Unlimited interest" in sustainable infrastructurePension giants exclude company with business in MyanmarAward-winning wealth manager leaves Scandinavia after years of disappointing returnsLars Larsen Group increases stake in asset managerAM veteran to use wealth of experience in investment processes in upcoming CEO roleDanish insurer reveals green investment goalsDanica portfolio manager juggles millions every day: "If you don't thrive under pressure, this isn't the job for you"Cross-border fund regulation "severely delayed" in SwedenOE Capital prepares for post-pandemic world with new partnerships and physical meetingsAP Pension invests EUR 130m in Zealand real estate projectsBubble expert Grantham addresses 'epic' stock euphoriaNorwegian fund manager resigns after 20 years Brummer divests from credit hedge fundEU prepares for action on crypto assetsAmazon fires provoke Storebrand AM to target companiesInsurance Sweden accepted as new Pensionseurope memberRisky ESG debt finds a buyer as USD 18bn credit fund piles inDanske AM beats SEB by a whisker in Nordic Prospera survey US investor partners up with Danish firm over Copenhagen homesCitigroup appoints duo to lead EMEA investmentsNREP looks outside the Nordics, invests millions in PolandDanish and Swedish institutions back CIP's huge new green energy fundDanish wealth manager invests in solar heating companyCIP raises EUR 800m for new green technologies: "We are incredibly upbeat about it"East Capital appoints industry veteran as CEOBlackRock's Nordic ETF lead sees clients becoming more active in their asset allocationEvli's global infrastructure fund lures in domestic institutions in last closingNasdaq launches new green labels for listed companiesWells Fargo launches climate-focused credit strategyBNY Mellon embraces crypto, but one of its asset management units isn't so sureDanish asset managers scared to offer "dark green" fundsSwedish commodity manager launches ESG-based gold ETFSwedish and Norwegian fund managers leading the pack in trading trendTaaleri targets EUR 50m for new infrastructure fund Commerz Real buys Finnish wind farmScandinavia's first private social fund is ready for takeoffLGIM: Many ESG indices are destined to fail USD 367bn investment manager opens Nordic officeNordic and Dutch pension fund consortium invests in district heatingMandatum's new AM unit takes over domestic peer's fund management businessTo be brutally honest – the corona crisis has been a huge gift for the asset management businessSwiss private bank buys Danske’s international wealth unitEuropean venture funds can now be established in NorwayAMF Fonder deputy appointed CEO until fallNordic Capital raises billions and eyes up Danish acquisitionsHarvard's money manager has a plan to turn short sellers against emittersPension funds invest in Nykredit's NEP fund despite higher riskMax Matthiessen announces new management group after three hiresDanske bank adjusts index funds to Paris-aligned MSCI indicesLannebo lays the groundwork for incoming CEO Summer at AMWatchArtha manages fortunes of several Danish footballers: "They recommend us to eachother"Pension funds divest Ørestad homes for EUR 160mInvestment platform welcomes former Nordea wealth executive to advisory boardCosts an increasing headache for sustainable investors Swedish institutions pile into new credit fundSwedish Pensions Agency sues UBS subsidiary – wants USD 42mKLP excludes 16 companies based on UN reportNordea Liv wins battle to offer pensions to 380,000 private membersMore Danes invest savings in green transitionSwedish private bank puts data in the driver's seat for investment insightsFormer Sparinvest director joins European value managerAfter DBI acquisition: Swiss private bank aims to become key player in the NordicsFund manager launches active fund with no kickbackDNB ready to fight activistsNordea AM launches "dark green" strategyFormer CEO of AP4 awarded order of merit for climate effortsEU Commission wants to wipe out greenwashing with new gold standardFirst close yielded EUR 550m – Swedish credit lender now expects non-domestic investors to joinPioneer SPAC seeks to fill gap left by underfunded Finnish PEScandal at Exxon leads to exclusion by Velliv, but another chance from DanicaSampension buys half of NRGi's solar cells and wind turbinesDanish FSA demands changes at several fund brokers over risk and money launderingPension sector encourages Danish central bank to ensure green bonds are suitableStudy highlights benefits of equity factor investing – but some investors still have misgivingsAkademikerpension warned by Danish FSA: Consequences of exclusions must be consideredHow Asia and China studies led to a career at StorebrandCatella hires new portfolio managerSkandia first Swedish firm to join Danish climate initiativeEU accelerates the assessment of supporting factors for green capital requirementsAlecta sets targets for path to net-zeroStorebrand Asset Management has clear climate demands for banksFIM's inflows show positive momentum – but competition is heating upOil fund senior advisor leaves after 12 yearsNykredit closes down Sparinvest's index fund platform Industriens Pension beats Danish peers by generating best returns in first half of 2021DNB creates new wealth unit – appoints DNB Life CIO as headTrusting the process brought Didner & Gerge out of a crisisBankinvest to take over management of five investment funds BlackRock’s Fink urges World Bank, IMF overhaul for green eraEU to launch own Anti-Money Laundering Authority Record fund savings in Sweden during first half of 2021Net inflows at DNB Asset Mangement decreased in Q2 PFA invests in large entrepreneurial venture fundHandelsbanken appoints new CEO of life insurance divisionNear double-digit returns for AP4 at the six-month markHedge fund manager hopes to reach a wider audienceNorway's DNB predicts retail savings will double compared to pre-pandemic levelsNorwegian banks over-report how far portfolios are in line with EU Green Taxonomy, study findsOdin reaches AUM milestoneStorebrand's AUM grows 18 percent in a year – now exceeds NOK 1,000bnEvli to split and list asset management businessSampension to target greenfield developments after major Copenhagen real estate sale Evli increases AUM by 7 percent in Q2Capital Four makes three new hires for US expansionPFA under fire for interpretation of EU sustainability regulationsFinnish pension company appoints new CEOStorebrand AM's Q2 result exceeded expectations, CEO saysSEB IM suffers drop in operating profit – but grows AUM and has positive net salesEvli CEO after turning last year's sales around: Our products are well suited for the current environmentDNB welcomes ban on kickbacksBankinvest keeps gaining retail market shares – reaches new milestonePandemic has dampened, but not eliminated, strong desire to invest in Danish retail fundsBlackRock appoints Hyldahl as sole head of Continental EuropeSEB reaps rewards from savings focusHandelsbanken grows AUM by 5 percent – but inflows drop by more than halfSwedbank Robur gained less net inflows in Q2 than Swedish peersPension challenger hits brick wall when consolidating dormant pensionsPollution reduction top priority for Danes investing sustainablyAlecta's default portfolio generates 12 percent year-to-date returnsUnlisted assets boost returns at Industriens PensionCaution slowed down Handelsbanken's inflows but net savings remain highest among peersFinnish pension company bucks tradition by choosing non-Centre party CEOVolatility and institutional outflows behind Swedbank Robur's Q2 net inflowCromwell hires manager for its wooden building property fundDanish FSA concerned about investment spike due to negative ratesNorway's oil fund engages with Polish oil refiner on press freedom concernsEquity fund inflows hit new highs in NorwayBlackRock reports hard line on climate, but keeps oil giants on a long leashFIM boosts engagement efforts: "Nordic investors finally speak the same sustainability language"KLP head of funds explains impressive inflow: "We have products that meet the demands of retail clients"KLP defends exclusions procedure after criticism of senior analystEurope's frothiest housing market is making politicians nervousNAM's inflow impacted by divestment of its Danish pension businessStrong inflows to Nordic mutual funds continued in JuneAsset manager hunts for partners for sustainable VC fundAP1 hits double-digit returns after first half of 2021Swedish residential real estate firm makes first acquisition in Finland Nordea after strong retail inflow in Norway: Norwegians have become more confidentKLP Kapitalforvaltning: We see no reason why we should be smaller than DNB on net inflow to retail fundsBlackRock's new Head of Nordics followed in family footsteps to realize her careerErik Penser Bank recruits new head of WM Head of UN PRI returns to AustraliaNorwegian investment company acquired by Swiss asset managerVarma's EUR 4.8bn real estate portfolio gets new directorCrypto hedge fund started by Danes expands team in CyprusDanske still lagging behind peers on AUM growthEU anti-money laundering proposal comes under fireSustainable bond issuances exceed 2020 at six-month mark – SEB predicts strong trend will continueDanica gets premium income boost but loses out on insuranceDanske Bank CEO: Things are going in the right direction for asset managementNordea's ESG products attracted 90 percent of Q2 net flows EQT plans to step up hiring as assets under management soar Aegon poaches Komulainen to lead ESG in the UKAfter doubling DWS' Nordic AUM – Lindahl is ready for the next stepDanish pension companies are lagging behind the Swedes on ESG - some more than othersDanica's green product attracts EUR 220m in nine monthsNew benchmarks put an end to "anything goes" for ESG indexesSEB picks familiar face to lead equity unit and hires portfolio manager New quant manager poaches Northern Trust AM Nordic headMFS: The biggest fear of Nordic institutional investors is market asset bubbles Topdanmark wants fifteen times more green investments in four yearsBrookfield Seeks USD 12.5bn for new impact fundTwo thirds of Danish pension savings are invested abroadMorningstar: Nordea, Swedbank and Handelsbanken top SFDR-rankingKLP Kapitalforvaltning only offers sustainable funds: Our values are fundamental to our customersThe course has been mapped out - now the new CEO of wealth manager needs to set sailOP's AUM growth slows down slightly in Q2 Catella fund buys residential properties in Copenhagen for EUR 62mDanish institutional investors turn their backs on litigation fundersBlackRock's support sought in bid to end 5-month coal mine strikePhones ringing off the hook at Cromwell after wooden building fund plan announcementLGIM hires new retail distribution lead for Europe Odin CIO: Hands-on investment experience combined with ESG expertise still hard to findAMF to continue portfolio restructuring in favor of unlisted assets after H1 Working with kids taught WisdomTree's new sales director the importance of teamwork USD 230bn IMF windfall lures investors into riskiest debt marketsMutual fund investments in Denmark exploded during corona crisisMore than 50 institutional investors demand carbon reduction plans from companiesYield quagmire is playing havoc with S&P 500 valuation modelsDWS is expanding its private debt platformNordea AM's head of high yield has quit to reflect on future Evli poaches Danske Bank's chief strategist After tight eye on expenses in H1, OP determined to put new funds' commitments to workCIP makes green energy investment in IndiaSEB fund manager of top-performing ESG funds relies on C-suite testDanske Bank: Negative interest rates will cause Danes' investments to skyrocketA lot of cash chasing a limited number of green companies comes with its risks, says Odin's CIONew sustainability quant manager makes Stockholm key in global conquest: "ESG leadership coming from the Nordic region is really phenomenal"Europe's pension funds still don't know how to treat a key riskFund managers' ESG claims face credibility test as gaps foundPensam divests 83 percent of "black" equities in four yearsUS investor escalates in Denmark: "Copenhagen has been really profitable"Hedge funds will invest more and more in unlisted companiesHuman Edge's funds double AUM in just a few months, but Nordic investors are not taking the bait yetFormuepleje's head of clients leads from a distance and removes all obstaclesPenSam is over half-way to achieving 2025 goalsDidner & Gerge won't chase short-term trendsLänsförsäkringar makes changes to its fund offering Ex-Enron trader discovers greed is good — for the environmentAktia records the best result in its historyColumn: Meanwhile, we're waiting for uniform ESG reporting in the whole worldKLP sees opportunity for high growth potential for external assetsAcademics petition on Norway to have the Oil Fund join the Net Zero Asset Owner AllianceNorwegian FSA criticizes more investment companies for arbitrage trading – it's not looking goodStorebrand AM's new sustainability analyst: The rapid uptake in ESG makes role exciting and versatile Aktia starts to merge funds from Taaleri's product range Big investors criticize executive salaries: Just because there's a lot of money to scrape in, it doesn't mean you should take it allSwedish fund manager doesn't rule out acquisitions in hunt for scaleStories from this summer on AMWatchAsset managers find greenwashing "blind spots" in EU regulationsNordnet's wealthy customers gain access to Lars Tvede's hedge fund Danish Competition and Consumer Authority: Pension firm's asset management gains "lie in the high end"CapMan passes EUR 4bn in AUM, reshuffles administration UBS AM launches new light green index trackers DNB expects stiff competition from KLP henceforth Ex-Barclays quant wants to clean up index boomBeslik: Maximization of short-term gains is the biggest challenge to tackling climate changeBNY Mellon subsidiary makes Nordic business development hireAsset manager's Nordic head sees value in physical meetings for business growthAMF property subsidiary appoints new CEOESG investors question their own methods after grim climate reportAcademics' pension fund hits asset milestone after fruitful returnsNordea pension unit: Investors will be more concerned with cutting emissionsInstitutional investors up in arms following UN climate reportAsian asset manager wants bigger chunk of significant Nordic capital poolRecord year continues for Finnish asset management sectorKGAL launches planned greenfield renewables fund Nordea: Emerging market ESG risks may be misunderstoodGlobal real estate advisor appoints new head of investment properties in FinlandCliens poaches Robur CIO for CEO roleDarkening outlook boosts demand for outsourced investment teams Danish pension funds' returns from conventional and sustainable products tie in 2021 Long recruitment process yields right CEO to increase Cliens' growth focusNordic funds undaunted by Chinese regulators' recent actionFinnish cooperative gets new portfolio manager AkademikerPension insources big EMD mandate following new hireAustralian manager hires distribution head for Nordics & BeneluxSimCorp appoints new CEO Danish wealth manager appoints new deputy director Fondo opens its fund platform to other service providersFast-growing fund-data platform acquires Denmark's FundConnect Cheap energy stocks shrug off climate alarm with cash flowingPenSam wants to increase alternatives through more partnershipsOP's infrastructure fund to keep strategic targets in domestic handsMajor ATP real estate sale crumbles after failed marathon talks with South Korean investors Goldman Sachs joins SEB Pension Fund in financing Norwegian printing services firmJyske Capital's AUM picked up in Q2Taaleri's two equity managers call it a day at AktiaOdin CIO: "We're not soothsayers running around wearing tall black hats"Nordic fund market inflows maintained blistering pace in July -- but Denmark outpaced the othersLuck or not - Norway's active funds beat index funds during the pandemicNordea's head of investment at pension unit leaves firmPrivate wealth manager hires former Sparinvest chief strategistNorwegian pensions giant hires C Worldwide's Head of Client RelationsAsset manager targets Nordic investors for new impact PE fundLannebo to implement swing pricing on fixed-income fundMedia: Bonus structure behind key staff exodus at Sweden's biggest fund managerOil fund beats benchmark and reels in nearly a trillion kroners in H1ESG chief fuses sustainability to investment in new role at TopdanmarkSuperstar fund manager's strategy draws more skeptics as returns dwindleManual error gives oil fund NOK 582m gain during H1Goldman Sachs to Buy NN Investment PartnersHead of Jyske Capital thrilled by accelerating sales trend AUM growth slowed in Q2 at Denmark's second-largest asset managerCarnegie launches infrastructure fund to capture paradigm shiftTaaleri announces record result after divesting its WM unitUS manager expands Nordic team with senior hireSwedish CEO sounds alarm on "excessive" stock market valuationsPrivate equity pulls in best returns at Finnish local government pension fundNorway's first rate hike since crisis flagged for SeptemberSwedish manager hires ESG specialistBrummer & Partners onboard two new hedge funds for flagship fundBullish Varma beats main competitor on investment returnsNordea storms ahead in a rapidly growing Danish retail fund market Norway's USD 1.4trn wealth fund puts oil stocks on noticeCheap oil stocks lure investors even in an ESG-conscious worldSparinvest blasts past Nordic peers on AUM growth in H1Sustainable index funds provide solid return for university fund Danske Bank, Nordea dial down oil and gas lendingCatella increases AUM in first half of 2021New partnership agreement brings PensionDanmark closer to arms industryNordea AM hires portfolio manager for top fund Manager of top-performing fund leaves Aktia - "At this age you can no longer be waiting endlessly if you want to make your dreams come true"Committee recommends zero-emission investment targets for Norwegian oil fundDanish FSA's climate concerns a headache for the pension sectorSweden's biggest pension firm cuts stocks on inflation concernVarma cuts hedge funds due to ESG credentialsNorway's largest pension company bought more equities in the second quarter Nykredit launches eight Nordic Swan funds and becomes the largest provider in the NordicsSampension's value bet pays off in first half-yearDNB manager on tougher times ahead: "It could be fun" C Worldwide aims to double its AUM in Sweden Danica to divest EUR 400m of real estate portfolioPension company hires new chief risk officerAxcel closes fund at record EUR 800mExternal AUM at KLP increased in Q2 despite halved net salesSwedish serial acquirers take aim at "mom-and-pop" firms in EuropeNorway's Government Bond Fund practically untouched: "The fund's activity has been low"Eight Nordic asset managers saw double-digit AUM growth in the first half of 2021Private equity drives AP2's best-ever half year figuresQuant manager hires quartet from now-defunct IPMMorningstar: Nordea one of top three managers for European fund flowsPFA takes domestic lead on climate goalsGlobal power demand outstrips green growth as coal picks up slackVelliv divests shares in tobacco industry worth EUR 61mDomestic equities generate sound returns at Finnish pension firmDeutsche Bank's DWS shares fall as US opens probe into ESG ClaimsAktia beefs up international sales capabilities AP3 beats reference portfolio by wide margin TIAA and Nuveen eye green real asset uptake as institutions adopt green pledgesPFA's new climate product outperforms standard offering in H1Diversification was "not worth it" during H1, says CIO of Finnish pensions firmBNP Paribas appoints head of Denmark Oil fund exec leaves for US firmInstitutional sales veteran becomes co-owner of AI firm Kirstein backs investment platform and takes chair roleATP hires director for new direct investment unitPFA CEO rejects Danish FSA's suggestion that climate goals may negatively impact returnsThink tank: Majority of green equity funds fail to live up to Paris Agreement targetsNew products fuel Nordic growth for UBP Asset ManagementUBS chairman calls on Europe to create green capital marketDeutsche Bank's DWS rejects claims it overstated ESG assetsStorebrand AM buys investment manager for its multi-boutique setup Mærsk family investment manager has more up its sleeves after initial success of Africa fundAP2 keeps faith in long-term promise of value factorAP7 beats private fund average on Fondtorget in H1Good times on the equity market lead to record ATP returnsInstitutional investors with USD 3trn eye hedge funds, Europe amid turmoilBlackRock launches fixed income ESG ETFInvestors face 'transitional shock' as climate crisis hitsIndustriens Pension pulls in sky-high returns on private equityATP surpasses significant bonus thresholdNorway USD 1.4tn fund flags more unlisted property dealsSbanken claims to have handled a quarter of all fund sales to Norwegian retail investors last yearLannebo hires duo ahead of new property fund launchAMF consolidates all asset management operations"We want to make this conference our big return to live events"Evli believes 'Nordic angle' of its new leveraged loan fund will spark foreign interest Danish FSA to crack down on greenwashing at banks and pension companies ATP continues to divest Danske Bank and invest in NordeaPIMCO founder says bonds are 'investment garbage' just like cashDelphi veterans assume CIO roles in "exciting build up" of wealth manager Flodén: Merger will make AMF's life and fund management strongerMax Matthiessen acquires fund managerUS manager patiently awaits breakthrough for ETF offensive in Europe: "We're feeling very confident"Nordea AM to open ESG hub in SingaporeNordnet: Norwegians sold equities for first time this year in AugustInvestor capital has geeks trading at heightened riskBuffer fund beefs up timberland exposure ATP CEO keeps a cool head as new investment unit takes shapeDanske Invest drops Danske Bank as custodian Advent and GIC make USD 8bn bid for Swedish biotech firmTrill Impact raises EUR 900m for first fund alongside Nordea Asset Management Manager focuses on core capabilities in new Nordic pushMoney, money, money: AMF invests in new ABBA showLegendary hedge fund risks being dumped by pension fund over weak returnsManagers struggle to meet demand for popular dark green investmentsDark green fund flooded by capital, forced to reject 2,400 potential clientsBonds make up smaller portion of pension portfoliosCommittee to review central bank management of Norwegian Oil Fund Templeton and BNP brace for higher real yields as inflation coolsCovid-19 crisis has made Danish mutual funds greenerEx-PKA boss calls for green unity ahead of Climate Investment Summit Janus Henderson in double fund launch Nordea Asset Management strengthens EMD teamMax Matthiessen continues to explore candidates after new acquisition: "We would love to do more in this field"Oil fund ejects Indian oil group for ethical reasons SPAC phenomenon grows in Sweden, but not in DenmarkNordea Asset Management's new Singapore hub to capitalize on growing APAC interest in ESGJ.P. Morgan strengthens Nordic presence Alfred Berg aims for Swedish comebackSweden's largest fund manager poaches sustainability analyst from MSCI ATP and Ørsted hire three engineering firms to help plan landmark green project bid Mandatum's new asset management arm strengthens distributionClimate Investment Summit gets off to a roaring start with reports of good progressDanish government proposes merging three state money pools into one new "superfund"Investment consultancy searches for bond managers Jyske Invest clears investment history by merging core productsPenSam CIO despite passive equity portfolio: We are a very active investorAlternative fundraising unfazed by pandemicFund consultancy makes double hireLGIM launches global equity index fund with Paris-alignment EQT hit by big insider trade worth SEK 23.3bn Manager signs credit agreement with European Investment FundEuropean manager launches climate fund with seed capital from AP1Institutional worry about portfolio resilience benefits Swedish hedge fundMorgan Stanley Raises USD 3.1bn for global real estate betsPower companies face EUR 114bn ‘debt trap’ on climate delayUS manager expands distribution to EuropeStorebrand launches thematic fund Professional footballer turned financial advisor: "Life can't end at 34"Swedish hedge fund veterans start new fundSwedish FSA director warns of over-reliance on green investmentsNordic fund sees good Danish investment opportunitiesNorway's oil fund steps up ESG focus in real estateClient demands ever-increasing, says Scottish asset managerDanica's international real estate plans face tough competition: "We must politely decline a lot"Creating Article 9 products for the pension sector "probably difficult", says PenSam ESG headHarvard’s USD 42bn fund to stop investing in fossil fuelsDanica votes for more diversity in resolutions for US-based companiesMedia: Nordic ESG expert leaves J. Safra SarasinJanus Henderson enters crowded ESG field with five active ETFsSEB changes fund in response to client demandDeutsche Bank expands ESG debt products with green repoOdin finds new ESG head after difficult searchImpact veteran recalls early days of small boutique as he aims to make a bigger splash at Golding: "We were swimming against the current"University fund prepares for potential market drawdownDimensional flips USD 8bn of mutual fund assets into ETFsAP2's former chief strategist appointed to private bank's board of directorsPFA trails behind competitors in industry return analysisPenSam sets new carbon footprint targetsPBU CEO uses "war room" to make investment decisions: "We leave our titles outside"Index-tracking ESG funds attract record inflowsUnusually good decade for Danish equity funds, industry association says Heimstaden to make significant investments to achieve climate goalsNordea private banking surpasses EUR 10bn in AUM in Norway - should be twice as muchEast Capital hires from Swedish quant managerExperienced hires join Capital Four in New York as launch preparations continueNorthern Trust's new head of sustainability sees four defining ESG themesDanish pension investments in alternatives hits milestone -- but central bank calls for caution Brookfield seeks up to USD 15bn for private equity fundPrivate equity funds riding green investment wave: "Honestly, it's a better time to sell than buy"Palm Oil giant’s industry-beating ESG score hides razed forestsDane lands senior role at brand new Canadian pension fundNorwegian banking group establishes own index funds to meet client demandFormer Sparinvest value veterans reunite with colleague to form Great Dane trioFoundation buys stake in asset managerAfter two years of preparation: Robur launches dark green prestige fund PFA hires Sasja Beslik as head of sustainabilitySpareBank 1 Forvaltning to launch new funds based in StavangerGoldman hunts for next 175,000 percent stock rally with new active ETFNet inflows blast past previous records on Nordic fund marketsNordic manager hires ESG directorPRI Chair: Questions remain about standardization of sustainability reportingEnergy crisis spurs talk of Sweden inflation shock Europe faces worst corporate credit supply shortfall since 2005Skagen Fonder's co-founder has died Cash is king, hints Mandatum AM's CIOEquity products most popular among Scandinavian investors, eVestment report suggestsAM exec took a career u-turn on her road to the top of the industryNordic Cross hires fund manager as co-founder departsIntervalor makes new hire in StockholmGreen investment frenzy runs risk of becoming a bubble, BIS saysWealth manager consolidates family office effortsMandatum names CEO for new post-acquisition real estate ventureReal estate manager initiates Nordic offensiveDanish pension fund joins new climate initiativePBU drops performance fees for external managersResearch: climate-focused funds are guilty of greenwashingSustainability regulations meet government bond stumbling blockPrivate debt manager hires Nordic business developer CIP and Avangrid make swap trade on US offshore windWealth manager rakes in clients from large banksREQ recruits portfolio manager to run new Nordic fundHandelsbanken to pay USD 1bn dividend in asset manager sharesFrom utopian to center stage at PFA: "It's a challenge worth a proper fight. And trust me, it is not a walk in the park"6 Swedish investors collaborate to combat corruption and poor governanceThis is how Sustainalytics calculates ESG scoresSchroders poaches Nordic small cap managers from Aktia C Worldwide removes minimum investment for ethical fundDanish FSA warns banks over robo-advisors EU Commission wants to free up EUR 90bn through new solvency regulationsDanske Bank recruits Nordea's sustainable investment specialistHedge fund manager believes in software service trend, but rules out "too small" Nordic companiesSterner takes over from Hyldahl as BlackRock head of NordicsHandelsbanken moves Danish equity analysts to SwedenFund companies fear explosion in new products as new rules take shapeA climate reckoning is coming for the world's government debtNordnet CEO sees "hyper-growth" in Denmark and NorwayATP reaps rewards of pandemic investmentsDutch investment firm opens office in Copenhagen Fast-growing platform eyes big business and targets "under-served" Nordic investorsSwedish FSA opens market abuse investigation into EQTCBRE fund with EUR 3bn ambitions brings in first capitalCrypto market "starting to knock on the doors" of big bond fundsDanish pension firm for academics raises green investment ambitionsNorthern Trust AM grows European ETF offering World's no. 1 stock owner gets nod to purge portfolio of CO2Goldman Sachs AM buys stake in firm following de-listing from Nasdaq Stockholm Financial house's new CIO eyes big growth in asset and wealth managementBNP Paribas AM poaches Swedish fund manager's distribution lead AMF invests in electric vehiclesIndex fund wins on Danish equity returnsFootball is the next big thing for hedge funds and private equityEast Capital targets global audience with big institutional push T. Rowe Price announces new head of Nordics CFA UK to launch climate and investing certificate with Danish participation in pilot groupPension giant, asset managers to back Finland's second SPACGlobal asset manager eyes growth opportunities in Nordic capital Three asset managers win shares of Danish retail market while Nykredit and Danske Invest lose capitalTrill Impact expands partner circle with molecular neurobiology Ph.D holderFund managers start axing ESG buzzword as greenwash rules biteDanish minister to discuss performance fees with ATP leadershipNordnet starts fund company in bid to control entire value chainFoxberry hires former Sparinvest CIO PFA's returns lead to quality concerns over alternatives portfolioNorwegian-German alliance commits EUR 270m to Catella fund Danish pension firm acquires 11 story office blockHedge manager to launch fund after receiving Swedish FSA permitStorebrand prepares for more pension tenders Oil fund blacklists four Chinese companiesSwedish robo advisor sees inflow pick up in Denmark and Finland Savers don't believe pension funds will live up to climate promises, survey showsMax Matthiessen boosts life and pensions area with "dream recruit"One of Europe's top stock pickers is buying Swedish small capsDNB goes in-house to fill CIO role at DNB LifeNew manager wants to define success with investors, not for themC WorldWide reshuffles Swedish equities teamARK ETF sees highest quarterly outflow on recordPFA risks losing EUR 430m from aviation investmentSwedish manager updates fund family and launches Article 9 fundKLP Kapitalforvaltning promotes internal candidate to lead responsible investments AP2 sustainability analyst leaves to set up own advisoryBrummer Multi-Strategy loses heir apparentDanish pension fund converts to risk factor allocation to maintain a robust portfolioInfrastructure investor opens office in CopenhagenFolksam hires AP4's head of asset allocation for newly created rolePension companies make cautious investments in social fundAMF intends to keep Volvo holdings after its IPONordnet clients in Norway sold equities for EUR 72m in September M&G launches new fund with seed capital from Sweden and UKGatekeeper of EUR 188bn fund selection unit leaves Swedish Pensions Agency Foxberry hopes to conquer Denmark with customized indices and new platform offering BankInvest tops Danish Prospera survey – againThese assets are most exposed to commodity-fueled inflationPFA's fund division changes tack after criticism and starts reporting on product sustainabilityKLP's sustainable investing lead: "It is a good platform for making a difference"New pension alliance invests EUR 4bn in climate solutions Wall Street heavyweight invests in Nordic private banking setupScottish manager expects upheaval in food production and looks for disruptive companiesFolksam hopes to boost diversification strategy by creating CIO roleDeutsche Bank's DWS orders fresh probe into greenwashing claims"Vigilante" fixed income institute appoints exec director at pivotal point in net zero racePFA claims returns comparisons overlook risk Fondsfinans Kapitalforvaltning hires ESG director from domestic competitor Parting from Nordea meant Velliv had to start from scratch on sustainabilitySwedish FSA analyzes questionable implementation of SFDRTriodos IM loses Nordic business developer after less than two years in roleWall Street veteran fears the Fed hiking sooner than expectedDanish pension funds must find common ground in ESG alliance, despite ideological differencesNew chief strategist at Danske Bank thinks market developments have been "too good to be true"Nordic insurers to appoint more external managers, survey finds Sovereign wealth fund invests EUR 125m in CIP's flagship product Nordea Asset Management restructures, creates new alternative investment unit Danica in Norway passes "magic" EUR 3bn AUM thresholdAP2 CIO to leave in FebruaryBlackRock's landmark move on proxy votes fuels big ESG debateFirst green EU bond to spur "absolute riot" of investor demand Jyske Bank criticized over lack of advisory services after fund mergerAsset manager streamlines business and reshuffles executive teamInstitutional investors underestimate risk, warns AQRRelationship manager in new role: "There are no dead ends, and you can always learn from experience"CIP, Ørsted prepare for historic showdown against oil majorsFund managers say EU anti-greenwashing deadline unlikely to be metWealth manager poaches yet another Danske Bank profilePromotion of non-ESG funds may undermine general partner credibility, says PwC DNB fixed income sales joins Swedish hedge fund Finnfund and University of Helsinki to invest in microfinancing in Africa and AsiaNordea appoints internal candidate as new CEO of Nordic fund companyHigh-risk fund adjusts organization to stay on top of its gameFolketrygdfondet to allocate more capital outside of NorwaySkandia pledges billions to climate investments the coming decadeAmundi offers wine and cheese fund as investors crave niche betsInternational heavyweights invest big in high-risk Danish climate fundNorwegian researchers to turn "gut feel" into investment using AIUSD 75bn landlord sees logistics fueling Nordic property boomAsset management arm of Denmark's third-largest bank targets clients abroad with new initiativesFondita gears up for fierce competition over Swedish retail investorsATP boots out external US HY mandate to make room for EUR 940m in green corporate bondsInflation and flagging equity markets make their mark on BlackRock returnsVelliv starts investing in electric car charging stationsAP6 gets stricter ESG requirements Iceland's second-biggest pension fund blacklists 138 companiesFund managers brace for correction as greenwash rules go globalDanish managers' Article 9 funds invest in Russian gas, mining companies and tech companiesWinds shift at pension funds as sea turbines generate low returnsAP1 looks for new EM small cap managersPFA CIO puts his hands up: We are lagging behind on returnsSchroders' flagship survey draws counterintuitive conclusionsWatchdog pulls plug on scandal-plagued firm with distribution ties to fund managersGlobal investment consultancy appoints CEO for Nordic regionAlfred Berg had biggest Norwegian net inflows in SeptemberNet inflows to the Nordic fund markets either shrank or slowed down in SeptemberSwedish pension company invests in airline aiming to be fossil free by 2030N2F raises EUR 54m for new fundIndustriens Pension puts external manager in the cockpit to steer portfolio in a greener directionOverseas exposure at Icelandic pension portfolios may go up after central bank governor backs lifting limitsAlpcot takes over customers after financial house loses permitUBS: UN biodiversity goals requiredNew ESMA chair found after long searchNordic investors don't consider ESG labeling when picking managersKLP maps out route to net zeroNet inflows continued at BankInvest in Q3 despite sluggish SeptemberEast Capital makes new hire as co-founder shifts attention to ESG agendaLockdown boredom and low interest rates also feeding into growth at emerging market brokerages, say Evli's advisorsSwedish insurer to offer new fund quartet while upping its sustainability rangeHandelsbanken's Q3 inflows beat previous quarter without reaching Q1 highsSEB saw net outflows in Q3 due to alternatives - group AUM slightly higher Elo finds replacement for responsible investment directorEurope's fund managers hit by ESG doubts as share prices sagEQT to raise EUR 4bn for impact fundIceland usurps Denmark in global pension rankingsEvli records 4.3 percent AUM growth in Q3Pimco warns uncertainty set to crimp returns on bonds and stocksGoldman Sachs investment banker joins Nordic venture fund HadeanNordea Asset Management reports increased net inflows in Q3 with sustainability as the primary driverRobur records EUR 300m net outflows in Q3AUM growth at Norway's largest banking group hampered by institutional outflow Two Finnish pension funds invest in BlueOrchard's new impact vehicleOil fund generates meager Q3 returnProperty is partially replacing bond exposure, says Evli CEONAM expects net sales to continue due to long and strong ESG historyFondsfinans Kapitalforvaltning brings in fund manager from NBIM Former Sampension fixed income chief rejoins Danske Bank after two-year career breakUS pension firm buys crypto, an asset it 'could not ignore'DNB remains optimistic despite three quarters of declining retail net sales Volatile market affected equity-heavy Robur but long-term strategy remains unchangedOil fund balancing act pays off in choppy third quarter for equitiesDanish banks move deposit rates further into negative territory - could spur investmentsAccusations of sloppy construction lead PFA to scrutinize real estate projectBoom year on the stock market contributed to Alecta's strong returns this year - but focus on illiquid assets remainsColumn: SFDR is a pivotal moment for the financial industryDanish FSA maintains stark warning about cryptocurrenciesTaaleri announces sudden change of CEO Institutional inflow contributed to Handelsbanken's Q3 figuresNobel Foundation seeds new M&G credit fundAsset manager strengthens Nordic team KLP investment manager has invested EUR 500m in real estate funds from girlfriend's apartmentFidelity plans to halve CO2 in investment portfolios by 2030New CIO at DNB Liv: "The day Lehman Brothers went bust was the day I became a fund manager"Why do Nordic funds have so few female portfolio managers? Investors managing USD 39trn support fossil fuel divestmentPension fund backed real estate debt fund breaks Nordic recordsA third of Nordic investors using advisory services intend to invest in crypto assets, despite warningsDanish manager plans to increase real estate exposure tenfoldNo organic growth for Storebrand AM in Q3 – acquisition adds to AUM 50 percent institutional growth boosts AUM at Finnish OP in Q3MAM readies external fund investments after alternative vehicles held first closeVelliv divests coal and tar sandsNew PFA executive fled war and found finance industryATP's managed assets maintained growth in Q3Riksbank governor called to parliament to explain stock policyPrivate equity funds lead returns at Finnish pensions companyStorebrand AM on track to hit 2023 AUM goal despite growth slowdownHuge mandate sent AUM growth surging at Finnish OP – retail activity keeps growing, CEO saysPension fund continues big forestry ventureWhy hedge-fund bulls and bears are crowding into the same tech stocksIlmarinen lists market uncertainty and low birth rate among key risksAnother weak quarter for AUM growth at DanskeNordea loses chief investment manager to wealth managerIntervalor strengthens Danish presence ahead of 30th anniversaryATP to categorize companies based on new climate goals: "It will be a huge amount of work"Europe's biggest bank makes solid progress in Nordic AM market with new funds and hires Varma beats competitors and says engagement with hedge funds is bearing fruitPension company invests EUR 50m in HeimstadenVeritas accelerates carbon-neutral real estate portfolio work whilst illiquid investments pull in the best returnsA "bad bank" for stranded oil assets judged a no-go in SwedenNew CIO at Eika KapitalforvaltningDespite limited AUM growth, Head of Danske AM says "sharp turnaround has happened"New requirements for social investments may put pressure on investorsNasdaq sees increased institutional appetite for risk on First North exchangeKLP skeptical about shopping centers, but invests EUR 50m anywayCIP aims to manage EUR 100bn in assets by 2030 Denmark's third-largest asset manager sees AUM increase by 0.5 percent in Q3Is there a need for a "Black Swan" Label? Evli's CEO says yes to labeling "irresponsible" fundsSwedish manager launches global small-cap fund with EUR 50m in institutional capitalNorwegian quant shop hires pensions CIO to take on Swedish market Ex-BankInvest senior portfolio manager joins Danish pension fundFinnish asset manager plans to set up new VC fund every other year Danish pension firm lowers return expectations after release of council's new forecastNordic and British pension providers to invest USD 130bn in climate effortsAP2, Finnish Church Pension Fund invest in BlackRock public-private vehiclePension firm divests Ørsted wind farm stake with "significant proceed"Danish hedge fund St. Petri Capital hires portfolio specialistInvestSuite readies for Nordic take-off with increased local presence Head of Jyske Capital convinced manager is back on track after September's setbackAQR makes case for trend following as inflation fuels comebackRed October for two Swedish hedge fund giantsBitcoin rivals gold as inflation hedge: "This notion is gaining momentum"Cash floods into ESG funds as new rules ease greenwashing angstPension fund strengthens real estate investment unit Amundi hit by EUR 16.3bn cash outflow from China joint ventureKLP divests 14 companies due to links to nuclear weaponsNykredit WM's assets under management boosted by increased net sales in Q3BlackRock's head of Nordics hopes to develop more products with Nordic investors to strengthen net-zero transition Sweden's new premium pension board delayed again - but government agrees on future locationTwo of Nordea's sustainable funds have increased AUM by 1,800 percent in one yearAIP hires Vestas duo to grow presence in Spain Formuepleje to sell majority of real estate portfolio before year-end – foreign buyers ready to pounceKLP Kapitalforvaltning saw net outflows from mutual funds at pension company in Q3Robur appoints new heads of equity and fixed incomeHead of Nykredit WM sees "no segments where things are going badly" Aktia gains first institutional investor in France, completes team-building in Q3Danish pension fund surpasses significant milestoneNorwegian industrial powerhouse to enter asset managementKLP makes major investment in Sweden Leader tipped to be next Swedish prime minister takes aim at "grinning" bankersCEO of KLP Kapitalforvaltning especially happy with September's retail net inflowSchroders poaches institutional client manager from Allianz Global Investors"Fantastic" market prompts AMF to look into selling Oslo ArealDanish managers reposition themselves as central banks change directionPFA buys more real estate in Copenhagen as asset class "replaces bonds"Private market funds specialist names new CEO for European expansionFolksam becomes anchor investor in an emerging markets climate strategy Polhem Infra CEO steps down after just over two years in the roleGlobal advisory appoints new CEO for SwedenRobur's acting CIO given the role permanentlyFinnish manager blew past Nordic peers on AUM growth in third quarterAktia expands asset management team – poaches two from OPNorwegian firm opens fund to external investorsNet zero asset managers fall short of targets set by scientistsEast Capital's new CEO sets sights on smaller Nordic institutionsPensions industry encourages rethink in charging infrastructure investmentsAmundi brings its flagship ETFs to Denmark M&G raises EUR 1.5bn for sustainable infrastructure strategyLego Group social impact director joins emerging market equities team at Federated HermesLD Pensions continues to invest in tar sand companiesGoldman's top trades for 2022 revealedLuxembourg-based private wealth bank opens new office in DenmarkDanske Bank Asset Management wants to invest more sustainablyMarket starts using EU bond rules before official implementationNo Article 9 funds at BankInvest: "To be honest, we don't want to be accused of greenwashing"AP Pension CIO has zero interest in running marathons – he prefers spending time with his childrenSwedish private equity firm raises EUR 700m for fourth fundFaang's gains are nothing special, quant study findsSEC Chief has hedge fund fee structure in his crosshairsRobur reduces fees for ten fundsS-Bank wealth management operating profit increases almost tenfold Battle for climate benchmark assets intensifies among index giants Danish FSA orders PFA to collect customer informationJyske Bank given highest possible MSCI ESG ratingPension companies miss out on oil rewards after green strategy shiftGoldman Launches Three More Thematic ETFs Betting on DisruptionOne of the world's biggest managers appoints new head of Nordic regionPKA to screen investments for "aggressive tax planning"Nasdaq launches options on the OMX Stockholm 30 ESG IndexLocalTapiola Asset Management targets 50 pct growth in five years' time Consultancy: Price squeeze hits ESG strategiesNordea notes growing competition in Norwegian private banking marketPBU sets interim carbon neutrality goalsClimate activist warns against divestment of fossil fuel assetsSwedish krone gets stronger after inflation target increaseInflation poses high risk for investment-grade bonds, Morgan Stanley saysJ.P. Morgan hires new Nordic team lead for wealth management operationsDanske plans to make all possible ESG upgrades to existing fundsGeneration shift at Maj Invest takes new direction with recruitment of former telecom executiveKLP invests over EUR 22m in global climate fundSix in ten insurance companies want to increase investment risk over the next two yearsFamily office wants to add another ten clients by year-endNordea AM promotes internal candidates to lead two Stars funds as manager leavesFunds have turned lawsuit bets into a USD 39bn sectorNordea moves two outperforming funds in-house Global investment manager buys real estate holdings from pension fund Nordic Alpha Partners: Private equity funds play a huge role in the green transition Brummer shuts down credit fund after heavy losses SEB AM expands Danish client team with new hireFund manager loads up on tech for sustainable fund AP3 accused of investing in nuclear weaponsPFA invests EUR 13.5m in private equity fundNAM's new credit impact analyst: Every 'no' was an opportunity to learn and keep pushing forwardStrong fund inflows to Sweden and Norway in October – Denmark retracts againDistressed debt is dead; Long live 'opportunistic credit'Sovereign wealth funds dramatically step up ESG focusSweden tops EU league for domestic market share of "light green" fundseQ adds Swedish sports betting technology provider to Nordic fund AP3 rejects accusations that nuclear investments conflict with AP-fund regulation and UN treatyDanske Bank includes oil companies in climate productsBank gives private clients access to alternatives – for a priceAktia's former star manager reveals he also jumped ship to LGT CapitalCredit Suisse strenghtens Nordic team with hire from NorwayGreen pension products invest in banks supporting fossil industryBlackRock's head of Nordics sees "educational opportunity" for Nordic players to bring other regions on board with ESGNykredit sells soda and video games as green investments Kirstein calls for more alternatives options for private investorsRealDania sets aside EUR 67m for impact investments, has already found targetsRobur loses tech fund manager to Brummer & PartnersGreenwashing claims are bad news for German fund giant DWSESG storm rages on – professor calls for action to stop "almost unethical" exclusionsNew DNB unit will serve as distribution arm for the entire banking groupBNY Mellon IM subsidiary hires Swede as global head of sustainable investmentT.Rowe Price launches global impact equity fundSampension refuses to allow green NGOs to dictate investment profileFrom fried food to gym fees, it's all securitized nowNordea staff in Denmark urged to carry Covid passport at officeIndustry veteran navigates retirement with poetry as his guideCIP secures financing for Taiwanese offshore wind farm Wall Street's USD 22trn carbon time bombOil fund joins nature-related disclosure taskforceSwedish FSA chief hits out against kickbacks againStorebrand: Communicating sustainability to retail investors is challengingAsset managers approach Article 8 and 9 differently as fear of greenwashing looms largeNordea starts internal investigation after controversial reportSurging inflation is forcing big investors to recalibrate their strategiesSavills IM working hard on first Nordic residential investmentAlecta goes from amber to red in sustainability reportPhysical abuse at care facility forces major investors to focus on the S in ESG AP4 becomes anchor investor in new Swedish mortgage bond fundRetail inflows to Danish fund managers pick up after September droughtNordea suspends analysts whose research doubted vaccinesInvestors want to ramp up 'blended finance' in climate fightStorebrand and AMX launch tax transparent ESG fund aimed at European pension investorsDeutsche Bank targets growing Nordic private wealth market, increases focus on Stockholm hubSwedish Pensions Agency and UBS subsidiary tussle over lawsuit translationPia Haak had to prove she wasn't just there to make coffee - now, she is CIO at Sweden's biggest fund manager Danish FSA puts its foot down over passive funds: Sustainable products must invest sustainablyDanske's top ESG banker sees 'clear risks' in loan market boomFormuepleje CIO weighs in: Long exclusion lists move focus away from the real problemFormer ATP CEO steps down from Novo Holdings boardDerivatives exchange expands FX offering to Nordic currenciesSwedish family trust's oil company may be up for saleCIP assembles dream team for North Sea energy island Nordic institution seeks new manager for long-term relationshipAltor investigates potential merger of Carnegie and CarneoAsset manager buys solar panel recycler Pension funds eye honeypot in financing renewables Nordnet lowers index fund pricesDanica invests EUR 130m in Article 9 BlackRock productFinnish Asset Manager keeps ESG screening in-house: "You learn to see what is interesting"P+ divests 42 fossil fuel companies PE investments in Finnish companies break six-month recordDanske Bank AM wants to double its number of green fundsOdin launches sustainability fundSampension appoints head of ESGSimCorp develops ESG framework for flagship productDNB hires consultants to assess Article 9 fund"We continue to see further growth in our Nordic book of business"The ESG market is controlled by a few big investorsAlecta claims lower carbon emissions than peers in new analysisExecutive reshuffle at Nordic private equity firmInstitution on hunt for manager for US high-yield with green overlayRobur fills open position at flagship fundCapital Group prepares for 2022 Nordic offensive and expects to make new hiresNordic fixed income funds behind doubling of Alfred Berg's Norwegian market shareEurope disruptor deals boom as EQT sees tech revolutionATP scoops up handful of international prizesEvli's new fund aims for EUR 300m portfolio Berkshire's Munger says now "even crazier" than dotcom bustNew report finds sustainable properties provide higher rental incomesRobur stops using Nordic Swan Ecolabel in pursuit of more international approachStorebrand hopes transparency law will contribute to better human rights protectionsAktia to categorize funds as Article 8 to "be on the safe side"Norwegian firm aims to become first Nordic cryptobankCarbon pricing the "strongest tool" in the green transition, says AP fund CEOSwedish sports legends prepare for fund company listingVelliv head of ESG to step downCredit world's top 2022 play is "stock picking" as risks rev upNew hire has sharpened UBS Asset Management's Nordic presence Former oil fund chief gets new top job BlackRock co-led consortium invests USD 15.5bn in Saudi AramcoAXA acquires Nordic logistics properties in major tradeEU aims to unveil green rules for gas, nuclear projects Dec. 22CataCap gets FAIF licence and gears up for third billion-kroner fundDenmark plans to sell its first sovereign green bond in JanuaryBlackRock hires Nordic head of real estateNuveen buys Swedish storage firm and aims to take it privateNorway has the fastest growing investment fund market in Europe Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners hires new partner ESG duds have nowhere to hide, world's top stock owner saysImpatient wealth manager wants to be indispensable in a world where everyone can be replacedDanica's CIO applauds decision on green government bondsCapital Four picks famous street for US office Tougher Nordic Swan Ecolabel demands planned for February launchParis criteria forces AP7 to expand blacklist Amundi's Nordic AUM quadrupled in five years: "We almost always have something to offer our clients"Industriens Pension tops year-to-date return comparisons in Denmark New report questions effect of pension firms allying in droves Fund platform challenger: Kickbacks have no place in the fund industryWealth-fund star's new job redefines energy betTop fund selector recalls time working on one of Sweden's biggest financial reformsDanske Bank and Finans Danmark challenge FSA's view of sustainable funds500 fund milestone reached by new Swedish fund platformDanish FSA: Disclosure ordinance compliance leaves room for improvement Velliv chief strategist quitsNN Investment Partners predicts green bond uptake among Danish investors Small cap duo reaches 3-year milestone in 99th percentile New index fund is Norway's cheapestRobur promotes duo to lead institutional sales teamFinnish asset manager loses head of sustainability Firms' shrinking cash piles set to fuel sales of high-grade debtLego investments more lucrative than gold, study findsThere is almost no difference between Articles 6 and 8, Norwegian academic saysOil fund has cut 300 firms in a decade due to ESG riskSwiss asset manager sees "significant" inflow from Nordics after Finnish team jumped shipAI-driven investment advisor hires Swede for Nordic and Benelux pushFinnish investor launches Europe's first bioindustry fundLars Tvede's global macro fund gets off to bad startNew products will let Europe traders bet on or against ARK FundsPatrizia hires Dane to lead Nordic capital raising activitiesUBP launches biodiversity restoration fundSanctify launches ESG analysis tool to help fund managers Goldman Sachs AM reaps benefits of local partnerships and increased presencePimco and Fidelity shun net-zero alliance embraced by BlackRockPFA picks BMO for investment in European logistics Schroders launches fund focusing on sustainable food and waterPension fund looks for climate transition equity strategy Founder of Denmark's largest private equity company steps down from partner roleDanske Invest excludes world's largest oil companySwedbank Robur aligns pension offering with Paris AgreementFund giants see future on Fondtorget – but despair over continued uncertainty Venture capital record makes Sweden new impact hub in EuropeTroubled hedge fund taken over by East Capital subsidiaryKLP profile changes lanes within groupAP Pension and BankInvest expand collaboration and acquire real estate groupHenrik Fahlåker embarks on role as T. Rowe Price's Nordic head as offering expandsFinnfund combs emerging markets for smaller firmsLänsförsäkringar strengthens green transition requirements and makes ten exclusionsJust under 1 in 4 retail investors consider sustainabilityESG debt buyers swallow short-term losses to gain ethical kudosEvli kicks off new fund of fundsNordea AM finds new senior portfolio manager at SEB's equity research unitSEB recruits equity analyst from Danske BankPimco ousted as Harbor Fund's manager after 34 years over feesCryptocurrencies 2021-year in charts Storebrand acquires Danica Pension NorwayIndustriens Pension picks two managers for new global equity mandatesNordea has breached fund agreement, claims Swedish Pensions Agency Pension fund divests 20 arms dealersEvli's former Head of Sustainability announces next step in careerSwedish FSA highlights conflicts of interest despite commission improvementsPFA loses out on debt investment in airline companyAP fund appoints new CIORobeco navigates fierce competition with green solutions Coeli hires Swedish ESG punditTaaleri secures financing for up to 30 wind and solar projectsSchroders plans to acquire European renewable infrastructure managerOil fund would rather practice active ownership than exclude companiesAgreement reached for step 2 of Sweden's premium pension reformNorthern Trust AM's head of EMEA highlights importance of good work environmentPassive investors need to think twice about their approachNew Cliens CEO will base future growth on existing strengthsDanica Norge and Danske Bank reflect on Storebrand acquisition Hedge fund veteran Brummer looks to hire new traders after record lossDanish pension firm invests in US solar power generation and storageSchroders' new Senior Client Director reflects on curiosity, happy failures and the importance of social skillsJupiter AM prepares for 2022 after a year of integrating acquisition and rebranding Professor concerned by blockchain skepticism at pension firmsC WorldWide launches new Norwegian ESG fund How AMWatch will keep you updated between Christmas and New YearFund association slams Fondtorget reformPension companies push for Coloplast's secret Costa Rica tax reportKLP is ready to compete with Storebrand for Norwegian pension tendersPersonal relationships at forefront for PIMCO as new Head of Nordics finds his feetOver-complex bank rules in Europe increase risk, watchdogs warnTry to see if the wheel wobbles beyond corporate woke-washing, advises eQ's Head of ESGGlobal bond winners for 2021 all came from emerging marketsDanes rank returns on pension savings highest, despite climate challengesWorld economy now set to surpass USD 100trn in 2022Fidelity adapts to bring global solutions closer to Nordic investorsKLP investment manager says proptech is overhyped – "I've been complicit"T. Rowe Price bond pundit expects carbon-intensive companies to also issue green bonds Danish pensions reach record heights in pandemic-riddled 2021ATP pressures firms with extensive new climate mitigation measureStorebrand releases first allocation report for green bonds Oil fund CEO predicts value decreaseDanish fintech company uses equity crowdfunding service: "It is a trial run"International trading platform for unlisted companies sees big potential in DenmarkPension funds feel ESG wave as clients go greenSwedish Pensions Agency sees "limited value" in robo-advisorsPFA sounds pension alarm as more than ten percent aren't saving enoughCareer moves, SFDR, strategies and growth – our most-read stories in 2021Swedish fund manager's new CEO relishes competitive marketBlackRock's tech units generate most significant 2021-growth in Nordic regionA 91 percent asset plunge hits a BlackRock fund of sustainable EM stocksDanica CEO calls for green return tax creditStorebrand AM reinforces bond team with double hireCIP partner says pension funds will help firm achieve growth targetDanish pension fund managing USD 150bn takes on more riskFamily office CIO on post-pandemic reality: "We are not in a balanced economic situation"Taaleri and Aktia have first close on housing fund European ETF industry shattered inflow records in 2021 Goldman calls out active fund managers over missed opportunitiesAnalysts behind controversial Covid-19 analysis leave NordeaSEB hires senior advisor for new wealth unitPenSam keeps oil companies on short leash: "Need a concrete plan for exiting oil"Robur updates responsible investment policy, folds gambling stocksStrong inflows to Nordic investment fund markets continued in NovemberNew oil fund analyst for external strategies celebrates "dream job"Hedge funds struggle to lure investors Sampension to implement stricter ESG requirementsDanish holding company hires former Danske fund selectorVarma reshuffles and appoints new head of private investments Evli appoints new head of sustainability Nordic pension fund in search of concentrated equity strategy with green credentials Societal focus on green transition has "big influence" on Triton's strategy, says partnerEmerging market investors hesitate as Russian troops gatherFormuepleje sells EUR 40m real estate to French investment managerStock, bond market's worst start in decade revives 60/40 doubtBlackRock's former EMEA head of Aladdin Wealth joins the London Stock ExchangePrivate markets trio with 50 years of combined experience takes on lifelong dreamLong road ahead for pension investments in nuclear power, despite possible EU support'Crazy' carbon offsets market prompts calls for regulationStorebrand group CEO on asset management and technology: "We need the best talents"Quant ETF inspired by Ray Dalio drops the most since March 2020Potential natural gas ruling fails to fuel excitement at pension firmsLottery process to find winner of huge wind power tender criticizedSwedbank Robur loses 5-star fund manager to Dutch player Pension fund reports record returns Green equities in Oslo hit their highest level relative to earnings in 2021, says NordeaAkademikerpension disappointed in Coloplast: "The outcome doesn't please the company, the investors or the employees"New US-based infrastructure manager launches European headquarters in Denmark with senior ATP duo in charge Risk bubbles are deflating everywhere, some market watchers sayNordea AM's new alternatives unit takes shape with triple hireCatella divests remaining shares in fund businessNordic pension consortium invests in biogas PensionDanmark calls 2021 an "excellent" year for returns"Low-risk" investment generates biggest ever single-investment loss in pension sector historyVeteran pension CIO joins Swedish consultant's advisory boardOil fund keeps Swiss company as ESG data provider Asset managers drop lucrative fee as new guidelines biteNordea expands ESG Stars range with two US credit fundsNykredit aims to ramp up alternatives with retail investors as a driving forceStorebrand aims to develop new services after investing in fintech firmPension fund on Coloplast secrecy: Failing to release tax reports "fuels speculation that otherwise would not exist"2021 pension returns comparison finds huge disparity between top and bottom firms in DenmarkNorwegian FSA expects firms to prepare for 2022 SFDR implementationBlackRock cautions against rushing green transitionOil fund's size may affect returns potential, academics suggestIndustriens Pension allocates historically large amount to infrastructureAlecta takes on exposure to natural disaster risksMorgan Stanley, BNP Paribas brace for return of currency swingsDanish Pension industry wants to create more transparency through new risk calculation modelNew CEO plans to increase manager's AUM tenfold in huge growth pushNAM's former head of real assets finds new position at Nordic infrastructure investorSweden loses its leading position to Finland in Robeco's sustainability rankingBlackRock unveils climate funds targeting the toughest ESG clientsSEB launches evergreen forest fund with second closing fast approaching CIP recruits former Danish ambassador to the USNordea Liv wants to make real estate portfolio available to retail clientsStorebrand Eiendom wants to become a "gateway to the Nordics"Formuepleje open to changing lucrative feeDanske Invest Asset Management in Norway picks managing director from own ranksAP3 backs new EUR 300m impact fundLGT CP wants all emerging market investments to comply with Article 8 PFA Chair calls historic loss on aviation company "a highly regrettable case"Pensam gets below-average return in lucrative stock market year Realdania picks two managers for mission-related mandatesAQR cuts 60/40 forecast again and warns of "unpalatable choices"Danish state pension fund on investment in immature energy source: Taking risks pays offHasselgren returns to buy-side action at Coeli: "Their ambitious goal motivated me"Banks find it difficult to meet demand for alternativesPFA says three big changes will bring better returnsAP7 beat private fund average last yearNinety One snatches Nordea manager for emerging markets equity teamSavills hires new head of client capital for Nordics from BlackRockAlecta prepared to increase cat bond exposure further after two new investmentsIntech believes comeback is imminent with renewed interest after challenging yearsStakeholder capitalism isn't "woke," says BlackRock CEO Norwegian FSA criticizes Odin for pricing practicesThomasLloyd hires executive director for NordicsEquity behind the lion's share of Industriens Pension's EUR 4.5bn returnIndex funds gained 75 percent of net savings in Sweden last yearDenmark to discover its 'greenium' with first green bond saleSPP's fund business rebrands to Storebrand Fonder after strong yearCatella investigated by the FSA and the Swedish Pensions AgencyP+ CIO expects higher risk in portfolio as members embark on new product offeringCommodities hedge funds post strong gains for second yearChair responds to pension firms' tax transparency pressure: "Experiences aren't especially good"Investors say IMO climate target far from enough: "There'll be a dialog on tightening up"New paper slams model portfolio boom for conflict of interest Few Danes know whether their pension firms offer climate productsWorthwhile Capital Partners hires alternatives veteran as senior adviserSumma Equity raises the largest European impact fund to dateRecord inflows and strong returns sent Nordic fund market skyrocketing in 2021Dane wins CFA institute's top prize for second time in three years Tech sector turmoil poses a threat to sustainable funds Hefty returns force pension giant to rein in private equity investmentsFamous investor doubles down on crash call, says selloff has startedNew Storebrand AM manager spent 18 months teaching: "In many ways, it’s much tougher than working as a trader"EUR 106bn asset manager loses sustainability leadNordic real estate investor launches company with Swedish insurance giantCVC lines up Goldman, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley for IPONasdaq reports record year in EuropeDanish pension firms have millions invested in Russian government bondsNIB launches environmental bond with strong backing Manager leaves hedge fund after tough year to join young Danish investment advisory firmGoldman names co-head of USD 1.7 trillion asset management unitQblue partners up with London firm for new Article 9 fundP+ CIO cleans up the portfolio, aiming to reduce costs British campaigners ask oil fund to divest cladding companiesNordic institution seeks EMD manager Finnish asset manager to make massive investment push in DenmarkDanish banks hit with new sustainable finance rules by watchdogQuintet teams up with DWS in multi-asset climate neutral index fund launch Danish pension funds include fossil fuel in green government investment dealAfter historic fund launch: Summa Equity turns into a global impact playerNorwegian asset manager launches debt fund for shipping industry Retail investors in Denmark snubbed smaller managers in 2021Allianz doubles down on alternatives after hedge fund blowupFinnish manager sets up ESG committee, brings in university professorFund manager changes fee structure after new ESMA guidelines, introduces compensation for negative returnsSwedish fund platform launches occupational pension serviceQblue aims to reach a wider audienceEvli records AUM growth exceeding 24 pct Akademikerpension divests utility companiesSustainability hub founder fears Article 8 will become "greenwashing article"Three of last year's top Swedish funds are having a tough start to 2022Financial market tailwind sends SEB's Q4 AUM growth into double digitsAlecta invests in blue bond to fund ocean conservationATP reels in big fish for new advisory boardRecord year for Finnish fund managers with large players among the winners and losersUkraine situation is a risk but inflation is a bigger one, says Evli CEOOil fund 2021 returns almost reach 15 percentDanish foundation pursues biodiversity assetsWorld's biggest stock owner sticks to ESG path despite Fed movesNorwegian industry association happy to see sustainable finance group maintainedNo investors yet for 2020 ATP fund13 organizations demand stricter ESG rules for AP fundsDanish pension funds disagree over how to calculate green partnership contributionsEvli sets ambitious long-term growth targetsFailure to meet responsible investment expectations is a deal breaker, investors saySustainable investing veteran thinks the market may have missed the point of SFDRDanish tennis star and Tiger Woods team up to launch SPACDanish manager hires North America repSweden's unicorn founders rally behind new Africa impact fundFinnish market participants view fluctuation as purchasing opportunity and a welcome return to fundamentalsSEB puts all chips on illiquids for institutional growthActivist investor Cevian is said to build stake in Vodafone Mezzanine financing firm looks to "seriously undersupplied" Nordic real estate marketGoldman Sachs snaps up Nordic asset manager's rising starMegatrends will drive Nordic investment allocation in the next 3-5 years, survey showsPension firms invest EUR 125m in sustainable housing fundPrivate equity firm launches growth fund for climate adaptationNordea reduces exposure to Russian bondsKirstein sees a EUR 1.4trn market opportunity in the Nordics for third-party asset managersFlood of new investors increases risk of market manipulationBrown Advisory launches liquid fixed income productKLP sustainability leader: SFDR is a reporting, not a classification toolAP3 brings in head of sustainability from fund managerReturn to positive inflows for Robur during Q4 - and a 9 percent AUM riseSome top performing tech funds from Nordic providers took a big hit in January's turmoilQuintet wants to raze jungle of jargon and plant new trees with carbon-offset fundAward-winning SEB analyst stops after just shy of 40 years in sectorBerlin-based broker app plans hiring spree in Stockholm CEO steps down after 33 years at Danish public pension fundNew direct investment advisor found passion for analysis as a teenagerCarnegie Fonder hires Invesco director for institutional salesNordea’s net sales almost entirely driven by ESG products in Q4Danske’s AUM growth still lagging behind peers – outflow from institutional clients reportedRobur rakes in inflows from premium pension money and banking channelGiant fund prepares mandate overhaul CIP establishes green debt fund with Danish pension fund onboardDutch manager strengthens Nordic business development team Polaris closes its biggest fund everRobur and Folksam extend collaboration to next-gen investment solutions Snorre Storset happy with Q4 report: "Nordea has actually taken a higher share of the new net inflow than we have of AUM"Consumer authority: Marketing funds as sustainable is "deeply problematic"Pension fund launches sustainable product for more "impatient" membersNew principal at Nordic Capital Oslo office and partner in CopenhagenPension fund to expand real estate portfolio after getting billion-kroner returnsWatchdog to push private equity firms for more robust fee disclosuresNew fund puts private market investment firms into one listed basket Head of Danske AM scratches head over low AUM growthPrivate market specialist kicks off alternatives business Folksam and Robur aim for credit and unlisted equity solutionsInvestment funds in Denmark drop in price – but has it fallen enough?Danish pension fund excludes Wizz Air for union busting: "No other way"Allianz strengthens Nordic team Pension funds put pressure on mining firm after sexual assault and racism revelationsNAM has Europe's largest Article 9 fundNew hedge fund turns ESG inefficiencies into trading profits Storebrand launches socially focused fundSwedish robo-advisor launches new domestic equity fundAlmost USD 3trn wiped from negative-yielding bondsNorwegian family office makes a splash with new blue ocean fundHandelsbanken ends 2021 with second-highest quarterly inflows of the yearNykredit’s Sparinvest increased its AUM by 39 percent in 2021Storebrand AM growth rebounded in Q4 with AUM reaching all-time high ATP "taken for fools" by cruise ship giantTroubled fund manager gets new name and management Thylander aims to double real estate portfolio in four years BankInvest recruits ESG chief from Danish central bankOP records "a slightly more challenging" end for the yearDenmark's biggest pension fund reels in record-high return Retail net sales improved at DNB in Q4Head of Nykredit WM is starting to see the Sparinvest acquisition bearing fruitStorebrand AM CEO accelerates expansion as competition heats up: "We want to be positioned as a gateway to the Nordics"Danish pension fund dumps oil bonds ATP nearly tripled performance fees to external managers in 2021Investor warns old problems brewing in steady Nordic junk bondsAMF records 16.5 percent return for 2021Handelsbanken clients dived into active equity: "The biggest part of our sustainability work is done in the active funds"Allan Polack resigns as CEO of PFA DNB says it overtook Storebrand as Norway's leading provider of pension schemesIn-house managed funds beat outsourced ones at OP AMCentral bankers face activist rebuke over dark side of QEFolksam nears milestone in total AUM due to strong market and premium inflowsOverview: Biggest Nordic asset manager's 2021 results A stock investor’s playbook for the new world of rising ratesColumbia Threadneedle buys Swedish wind farm for evergreen fund New fund partnership aims to challenge EUR 400bn Swedish mortgage industryNuveen closes impact fund with strong backing by Nordic investorsATP CEO quits to become partner at CIPAP2 records highest ever annual returnWealth manager floats idea of major Nordic expansion amid name changeFinnish manager hires seasoned investment professional to oversee alternatives Departing ATP chief exec tasked with accelerating growth at CIPSwan Ecolabel raises the bar - taxonomy among three new requirementsFinnish VC investor looks for Nordic investors in its new life science & health fundEurope's biggest bank keeps growing Nordic presence with hire from US asset manager ETF launches are already on track to top last year's record paceDenmark's biggest pension funds on CEO hunt: Here are the standout candidatesNordic asset managers prepared to navigate 2022 financial markets despite turbulent start to the yearPension savers hit hard by retreating financial marketsSEB tops sustainability advice rankingsAktia reports net outflow in Q4 despite landing record year‘S’ in ESG debt proves too complex for issuers seeking easy winsHead of DNB Wealth Management expects assets from pension schemes to double in five years Do ESG funds live up to their marketing promises? One Watchdog takes another lookFormer Catella manager joins Handelsbanken Institutional investor on the lookout for a new defender Danske Bank increases active ownership effortsSeasoned investment professional returns to Sweden to manage risk at the country's biggest pension fund Mandatum AM wants bigger slice of European market with new alternative products on the waySwedish insurer invests EUR 350m in World Bank bondHyped climate ETF in danger of closingWealthy families and foundations have invested in Polaris' new fundQuiet Nordic buyout firm hunts down targets in record yearProminent pension investor criticizes pharmaceutical giant's share structure splitAlecta reports record pension product returns after cost and portfolio changesResponsible investing, understanding and tailored solutions in spotlight for T. Rowe PriceVarma grows AUM by nearly 20 percentDanish Football Association left red-faced over Qatar investmentsNordea announces "full exit" from offshore oil industryUS equities lead growth in Finnish company's portfolioSkandia reports 18-percent return for 2021Danish stocks are world’s worst performing in 2022 rotationExternal assets at KLP Kapitalforvaltning grew by 32.3 percent in 2021Nordea braces for battle to attract savings clients from online banksTurbulent January for Nordic investment funds – massive institutional outflow on the Danish fund marketFinnfund appoints head of new Africa officeAP3 surpasses SEK 500bn in AUM after best ever annual returnCIP eyes opportunity in joint European energy island goal Storebrand excludes video game company for gender discriminationGreen frontrunner defends oil investments: "If you want to change the world, you need to get your hands dirty"Jyske Capital saw the strongest Q4 AUM growth among the largest Nordic asset managersVeritas reshuffles outsourced parts of its portfolioOP expands ESG team with several new appointmentsSweden’s AP6 reports best-ever year for second year runningPension fund to swap office blocks for residential real estateFinnish investment company launches new green power fund with major confirmed pipeline Biden's Russian bond ban gives a jolt to global debt tradersMore Danish pension companies to drop Russian investmentsEconomic recovery helps AP4 as returns near 20 percentEx-stockpicker creates what he missed for the past 20 yearsAktia hires fixed income portfolio manager from pension giantNorwegian venture fund raises EUR 25m for Nordic investmentsSustainable housing fund reaches EUR 640mAP1 claims top spot for 2021 returns among buffer fund quartetNew product from Nykredit targets deposits with negative interest ratesMarkets tumble and Russian stocks plunge after Putin launches attack on Ukraine Dutch venture fund accelerates Nordic push, expects several investments in region by year-endKLP Kapitalforvaltning gained retail market shares in 2021 – CEO will stick to the recipe for successNordic equities plummet after Russian invasionDanica CEO jumps ship to PFAIndustriens Pension expands investments in solar powerFund manager says he should have reduced Russia exposure moreCarnegie becomes shareholder in Swedish robo-advisorMale investors prioritize ESG less highly than female investors, study findsHead of alternative investments swaps pension companiesNordic asset managers' funds sliced in half Danske Invest hires new senior portfolio manager for prestige fundNew DNB fund makes several investments in Nordic real estateFund managers slam doors on Russia, several ban buying equitiesNorway's oil fund starts to freeze out RussiaNykredit beats rivals in Danish Morningstar Awards Swedish Pensions Agency puts temporary buy ban for Russia fundsHead of Jyske Capital satisfied with net sales despite investor trend of bringing mandates homeInvestors selling Russian assets face few options, steep lossesSeveral Danish pension companies had divested Russian assets before invasionAktia wins two Morningstar awards for 2021Velliv: "We are specialists in choosing specialists"AP3 CEO to step down at the end of 2022One of the world’s biggest alternative investment managers hires director for Nordic region Russian equities burn holes in Danish investors' pockets as sanctions biteOil fund gets two weeks to plan Russian exitFinnish state fund cuts equity exposure, takes wait and see approach to geopoliticsSwedbank Robur names new portfolio manager for big equity fund Global asset manager hires experienced business developer to increase Nordic presenceInvestors handed stark warning with latest climate assessmentNordic private markets giant launches infrastructure fund and names new partner BankInvest won its largest institutional mandate ever – CEO hopes to continue positive retail trendManagers scramble to react to invasion as sanctions and closure of stock exchange limit optionsStorebrand poaches institutional sales head from NykreditDanske Invest forced to check fund vitals after huge lossesCoeli liquidates hedge fund after major shareholder redeems Russia’s "uninvestable" stocks cut by MSCI, FTSE Russell indexesCapital Four expands management WWF slams three pension giants for "not doing their share"Dane creates flagship concept at Europe's biggest managerIlmarinen says its indirect exposure to Russia causes greatest risk PensionDanmark sees record 2021 return as safety net for turbulent 2022Athanase sells Catella funds to Case a month after taking full ownershipDanish pension savings have grown by over DKK 1trn in three yearsNorwegian wealth fund is almost giving away Russian stocksATP takes stake in Nordic Investment Bank environmental bondSwedes take the lead in strong Q4 for Nordic asset managersSEB adapts sustainability policy to new reality and lifts ban on investing in weaponsSwedish venture company launches new fundMorningstar reveals Swedish fund award nomineesESG finds itself at crossroads after investing in Putin’s RussiaOil fund merges technology and operations areas in shift towards dataSchroders launches new funds run by former Aktia duo Nordic asset management consultancy draws growth blueprintIntervalor CEO looks back on 30 years identifying "the best international managers"19 major banks finance BlackRock consortium's stake in Aramco gas pipelineFlow-monster Vanguard tightens grip on USD 6.8trn ETF worldOslo exchange starts own ESG indexSEB's funds plan to sell all Russian holdingsDanica leads the pack on biodiversityFinnish equities considered risky after Russian invasion of Ukraine - SEB boss says Sweden is in same boatSwedish fund association petitions government and FSA to allow splits in funds with Russian securitiesDouble-digit AUM growth rates for all but one Nordic asset manager in 2021Famous investor expects "spectacular returns" after extreme setbackGlobal investment data provider hires Nordic client directorMorningstar crowns Swedish winnersPension giant reaps rewards of offshore wind partnershipDNB pledges long-term commitment to oil customers after Nordea's "full exit" Fund platform closes new financing round and takes the fight to online banks"The broad scope of my current position is one of the best things"Finnfund eyes new partnerships to tackle biodiversity risks PFA chair highlights returns as focus area for incoming CEOInvestment advisory firm poaches KLP's chief climate change advisorRussian investments thwart profiled investor's strategy for second time Newsec: "Flourishing" Scandinavian shopping trend leads to interesting investment opportunitiesCommittee approves ATP's controversial fund construction Cyber attack specialist: Russia may retaliate against retreating asset managersSustainability profile slams ESG investors over "historical failure": "Our investments have helped finance the Russian war machine"German manager puts emphasis on growing in the Nordics amid AUM recordNykredit creates venture feeder fund for wealthiest clientsSampension posts record 2021 returns but sets sights far lower this yearNordic head leaves Goldman Sachs AMFolksam speeds up illiquid transitionDimensional steers clear of external ESG rating providers when bolstering carbon reduction fund rangePFA backs Goldman Sachs' private equity fund with a green focusMedia: Nordea flagship had the biggest outflow in Europe in February DNB opens eyes to female investors, implements new communications approachHead of social responsibility at AP Pension: "Indignation is the driving force"Boom or bubble? NFT growth sparks debateOne manager has cleaned up at Morningstar Awards since 2018 -- but things are not as simple as they seemDanish family offices dive deeper into venture investmentsLannebo Fonder hires director for institutional sales in DenmarkNon-profit law firm helps sue Swedish government over Falcon Funds scandalAP7 launches climate lobbying standard alongside BNP and the Church of EnglandKKR raises USD 17bn for its biggest infrastructure fund everKLP votes against bonus scheme for Maersk execsRising inflation gets pension companies to change tacticsBlackRock teams up with Nordic player to launch infrastructure debt fundPension funds praise Carlsberg for stopping Russian operationsNykredit fund selector leaves after eight years to look for new adventuresJPMorgan sees 10 percent boost for stocks as big investors rebalanceIcelandic pension funds start adopting cost transparency initiative Founder denies competing with banks as digital IR firm rakes in profitsEuropean equity strategists slash index targets as risks mountFormer nuclear power designer settles in at infrastructure specialists: "I can really say I've achieved something when I go to bed at night"Debt specialist keen on growing without getting too bigBrazil could fill Russia-sized hole left in portfolios, OP saysUkraine raises USD 185m in war bond saleSEB teams up with Vestas to launch Denmark's first Sustainability Linked BondsEQT makes historically large acquisitionATP demands more information on Maersk acquisitionsESG funds have USD 800m stuck in Russian government bondsPension firms flock to new private equity fundAnother tough month for Nordic investment fund markets - just one country reports positive year-to-date net inflowsPFA awards big mandate to French manager Consumer organization accuses BankInvest of breaking marketing lawAlfred Berg continues Swedish push with NAM veteran and new institutional sales headOil fund stuck with Russian holdingsPensionDanmark increases co-investments with private equity fundsNordea buys Topdanmark’s life insurance operationNykredit pinches Danish business development director from ArabesqueIn volatile times, the worst thing to do would be to panic, says Scottish manager Bridgewater says spending on green energy is less inflationaryAXA keeps "door open" for developing own projects in NordicsDanish pension firms left with unsellable Russian investmentsSEB hires Swedbank's head of trading and advisory asset managementRobo-advisor launching own fund is a “very powerful step”, CEO saysP+ made billion-kroner commitment to private equity in 2021: "For us, this is big"Pensions giant purchases iconic Helsinki department store buildingNordnet’s Danish savings push gains traction, achieves 23 percent market shareESG pioneer expects shakeout of "fairy dust" fundsSöderberg & Partners WM hires Danske Invest lead in NorwayRussian growth fund manager holds his breath and waits as situation in Ukraine evolves37 funds in Sweden have exposure to Russian equity AP1 rakes through value chain to harvest higher returnsTrill Impact adds another academic to partner groupInvestors accuse profiled financer of lack of skin in gamePension sector fights for its rights to manage forestry internally Coeli-backed hedge fund manager launches new unlisted vehicleMore than 39,000 Finnish investors have fund investments stuck in RussiaNordic pension funds free to invest in thriving arms sector Danske Bank removes firms from Article 9 funds after criticismNew platform cuts index licensing fees to new lows Celebrated equity manager underperforms after biotech diveThis is now the worst drawdown on record for global fixed incomeDanish pension funds criticize domestic health care firm's new share structure prior to general meetingTriodos' new Nordic manager moved away from investment banking for ethical reasons: “I love discussing how impact investing can help”Fidelity launches business mimicking hedge-fund strategiesNordic Credit Partners makes key hire from Barclays Investors put pressure on Nokian Tyres after controversial Russia commentsAP3 outlines ideal CEO credentials in hunt for new leaderWealth manager increases profits by 80 percent, wins private banking clientsATP's climate accounting heavily influenced by Maersk and DSVPKA invests EUR 670m in Maj Invest's latest private equity venturePrudential’s CEO plans asset manager expansion and growth overseasStorebrand Asset Management opens Helsinki officeP+ awards big mandate to Danske Bank AMNorwegian investor acquires Finnish daycare property portfolioDanish FSA encourages managers to "show a little restraint" when marketing green productsChina stirs unease for ESG managers blindsided by Russia’s warDanish equity funds hit hard by war in Ukraine: "It looks terrible"Deutsche Bank loses veteran to family officeNew fund selection agency for Swedish pension system to start work in JuneIncreased food consumption offers investment opportunities, says sector player – as long as you aren't chained to your deskStorebrand after FSA critique: Representative reference indices are a general challenge for the industryGender investment gap costs industry billions of dollars a yearLife science sector high on the agenda for investors and governments, says AXANorway blacklists Russian and Belarusian bonds, denies that oil fund is foreign policy instrumentPension industry association says debate on arms and defense investments is neededBoutique fund firm reports strongest three-year growth in FinlandJyske aims for 25 percent alternatives by 2025, rolls out new offeringEricsson CEO and board in hot water ahead of AGMSEB makes organizational changes to asset management unit Norwegian pension funds have generally avoided Russian asset difficulties, says industry association M&G Investments appoints new director for Stockholm officeDanish FSA files criminal complaint against Saxo BankFair Finance Guide slams idea that arms are sustainable as "absurd"Kirstein to close down after almost 30 years in businessIndustry association wants to give Danes "more firepower" with new sustainable pension product proposalImpact Cubed launches climate tool to identify hidden risks Most Climate Action 100+ Companies are failing on emissions, investors revealAfter record results, leading private equity partner at Maj Invest has three key tasks in 2022Morningstar report discouraging for Danish and Finnish retail fund investors War, inflation force asset managers to ditch age-old strategiesSkandia outlines parts of EUR 4bn green investment planMan GLG launches circular economy fund Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts elects new chairATP and PFA go head to head over energy island expansionInvestment industry association sets new climate goals for fundsQuantfolio joins new advisory initiative and lays out international expansion plansImpact investor makes Nordic push with sales veteran - but the exciting investments are outside EuropeSydbank establishes wealth unit to be led by former head of Alm. Brand WMSt Petri Capital teams up with former Danske chief portfolio manager ahead of fund launchSydbank CEO hopes to increase earnings through new wealth management unitAXA IM's head of Nordic clients starts new chapter by launching businessFidelity and Nuveen increasingly see preferreds as cheapDanish pension sector ready to invest billions in national defense SPP launches new index-linked ESG fundJyske Capital: What we do is very similar to the pension funds – it’s just not a level playing fieldNorway doubles oil fund mandate for unlisted renewablesBlackRock loses Nordic business development head of Aladdin platformVarma CIO announces departure M&G provides EUR 100m financing to Norwegian ferry lineGlobal manager loses Nordic headBarclays eyes a move into the lucrative world of private creditStorebrand's SPP Fonder is looking to grow outside Sweden‘Misallocated’ global capital raises climate risk, UN report warnsPetition bears fruit as Swedish FSA allows for split of funds with Russian securitiesNordnet's retail investors hit new record in FinlandAlecta invests EUR 100m in climate neutral London propertyNordnet sends first donations off to environmental organizationsFTSE Russell to promote Iceland as secondary emerging marketFee transparency provider turns attention to Nordics in bid to uncover potential savings for regional asset owners Capital Four establishes Frankfurt officeHunt for new CEO at ATP ends with pick of internal candidateLeading analyst challenged companies for decades - now he wants to join their boardsGlobal government debt set to soar to record levels in 2022, manager predicts ESG "engagement" in crosshairs of The Net-Zero Asset Owner AllianceNordnet granted FSA permit for fund companyFormuepleje reports best result in history after EUR 47m growthWall Street titan expects to double headcount in five yearsNew CEO of ATP leaves industry observers bewildered: "It is hard to find someone with less pension experience than he has"Nordic pension funds and Church of England put pressure on Volkswagen over climate lobbyingCliens parts company with CEO after less than six monthsHalf of the ten most popular pension funds in Sweden are offered by Swedbank Robur Making the most when markets offer the leastJob change round up - March brings job swapping and new career pathsBlackRock's new Nordic project captures carbon technologies Splitting Norwegian funds with Russian stock investments not necessaryNeuberger Berman joins Wall Street ETF rush with thematic fundsAsset manager has increased profits by 130 percent, expects this to double in 2022CEO believes turbulent times create opportunities for CarneoSwedish Church Pension Fund chases illiquid assetsPension firms weather dramatic Q1 with "decent" returnsGeopolitics prompt investors to change their ESG approach, fresh survey findsCIP launches new fund targeting green agriculture and hydrogen PKA's CIO: Crucial difference in new Maj Invest fundESG managers skewer "ridiculous" idea of embracing arms stocksAsset manager closes inclusion vehicle with pension fund as cornerinvestorMatter to put major financial firm's portfolio through its sustainability lens One of Europe's biggest pension funds has excluded Danske Bank and Swedbank from its portfolioJyske Capital sees family offices as one of its fastest-growing segmentsSweden’s new fund selection agency is looking for consultantsWatchdog to scrutinize Article 9-funds to prevent greenwashing Catella’s funds dumped from Fondtorget for breach of contractTreasuries rally after core inflation rises less than expectedAdvantage moves to higher gear with more clubs and partnerships Case will pay less for Catella’s funds after Swedish Pensions Agency’s decisionNew climate targets pose a challenge to some of the Finnish Church fund's current investments Global investors flee China fearing that risks eclipse rewardsStorebrand multiples Danish AUM fivefold in two yearsNAM loses blockbuster fund's product specialist to global managerLego family office quadruples profit in record resultAP2 defends ”positive impact” of China investmentsSchroders reports good appetite for Nordic small cap, despite geopolitical strifeDNB Asset Management: Net zero is what matters nowLumberjack turned sales specialist finds excitement at firm with deeper purpose Barings to build up Nordic real estate momentum with new managerNordic Alpha Partners rakes in tidy profit on first fundVarma teams up with asset manager and index provider on EUR 300m tailored investmentCapital Four ready to close private debt fund ahead of time – new launch this summerCredit boutique names new chief executive What climate crisis? Fund managers stick with fossil fuelsRiksbank Governor leaves door open for string of rate hikesDanish FSA warns retail investors against alternative investment fundsFormer MSCI boss calls for systemic change to make sustainability work "meaningful"Brummer & Partners launches new mandate for flagship fund after difficult 2021Veritas speeds up journey to carbon neutralitySasja Beslik leaves PFA for Japanese impact managerSustainability veteran: Exposing greenwashing will get easierPFA lost EUR 3.6bn on investments during Q1Oil fund lost 4.9 pct in the first quarter as markets roiledIndustriens Pension to increase real estate allocationPFA to turn hunting lodge into serviced housing for seniorsMixed net flow to Nordic investment funds in March – markets affected AUM positivelyAlfred Berg equities manager praises firm's "entrepreneurial spirit"Robo-investor surpasses EUR 270m in AUMPFA investment changes are bearing fruit, says CIOEvli plans merger to become leading Nordic asset managerPKA: Economic security can be achieved without lower returns for pensionersLänsförsäkringar adds Swiss manager’s timber fund to unit-linked platformAvanza’s net inflows drop 7 percent in Q1War in Ukraine is sparking inflow to energy funds, says Swedbank Robur managerStorebrand AM hires institutional client directorSampension buys stake in A.P. Moller Holding's geothermal ventureValue stocks to trounce growth, say 74% in new surveyUniversity fund expects geopolitical tensions to boost carbon-neutral portfolioBanks to raise the bar for sustainable fundsEQT reports higher AUM after Q1 Views on excluding defense industry investments may change, Finnish investors sayNew CEO to set Nordic Credit Partners in motion on expanding its fund strategiesNordea Asset Management launches fresh climate strategyDanish foundations broke investment records in 2021Soros fund’s climate plan shows messiness of financed emissionsFund managers doing bogus ESG ‘engagement’ are put on noticeSEB's assets under management takes significant blow after turmoil and outflowHandelsbanken’s AUM drops nearly 7 percent in Q1Kirk Kapital reports record result far beyond forecastWar turns energy independence into a premium, says renewable fund managerAsset management giant reinforces Nordic sales team after recent departuresFour Nordic pension funds commit to CIP's new biofuel fund"The situation is very worrying," says pensions firm CEO on Finnish companies' exposure to RussiaNordea’s ESG range saw billion-euro outflow in Q1Robur marred by outflows despite institutional net inflowDNB Asset Management less affected by market turmoil than most Nordic peersWall Street fund giants to show their cards on climateHead of SEB IM calls Q1 decent despite AUM nosedive and outflow Formuepleje targets retail investors in bid to double AUM ATP's managed assets shrink by roughly EUR 12bn in Q1 NAM's two biggest Q1 mandates came from outside EuropeHandelsbanken Fonder CEO: Q1 outflows were smaller than anticipatedPositive net sales at Danske Bank AM in Q1 despite expectation of institutional outflowSEB partners with Danish bank to grow family office unitOne of Europe's largest managers radically boosts activity as a voting owner Nordic pension fund names new CIODNB AM experiences digital solutions paving the way for more retail inflowProfit slide no surprise for Nordnet: "We've never seen a Q1 like last year"Nordea: Retail investors turned sour on bond funds after negative returnsTo avoid bankruptcy, Sri Lanka might need to get tougher on climate changeSwiss investment firm enters the Norwegian leveraged products market Danske Bank AM scores mandates in Q1, sees momentum for moreRobur sees new client behavior as cause for calm despite AUM dropFidelity boosts staff again to keep BlackRock, Vanguard at bayGolden days for investors in Danish private equity fundDanish Council for Return Expectations upgrades bonds forecast but cuts equitiesCiti says trader made error behind flash crash in Europe stocksAMF invests in domestic energy firmTrained chef turned sustainability head lauds impact of financial sectorPositive net sales reduce AUM drop at Jyske CapitalFinnish pension giants keep close eye on Russia as Q1 concludesPension firm divested 53 oil companies and 19 utilities in 2021CBRE appoints Nordic head of transactions and investmentsDanske Invest CEO to chair industry associationDNB Asset Management expects to increase ESG ambitions further and add more article 9 funds BlackRock seeks up to USD 4 billion for new private credit fundFund managers are increasing active ownership efforts, association findsSkagen inflows cushion AUM drop for Storebrand AMAP Funds' infrastructure unit names CEOOP attributes AUM drop in Q1 to turbulent market conditionsESG database for illiquids catches on as data demand intensifiesKirstein exec lands role at Nordic Investment OpportunitiesGoldman Sachs investment manager calls out ‘lazy’ ESG tech bets"Highly satisfactory positive growth" from subsidiary Sparinvest reduces Nykredit's AUM dropGood returns and multi-asset solutions fueled "satisfactory" Q1, says head of Jyske CapitalInflationary backdrop supports Storebrand AM’s multi-boutique setup, CEO saysPFA collaborates with French asset manager on Parisian senior housing projectPatrizia head of Nordics wants to acquire "as much as possible" despite interest rate increasesNordic investor initiates search for global equity managerNATO entry may shield Finland from investment risks, report saysP+ wants more foreign real estate in portfolioHead of OP Asset Management talks retail and Russia after tricky Q1Nykredit's Sparinvest reports Q1 AUM growth driven by value strategiesFinland's country risk hasn't materialized so far, says Taaleri CEOOil fund exec to take on portfolio management roleMandatum inflows weighted out more than half of market lossesECB’s Rehn wants July rate hike as second-round effects seenSales veteran to put people skills to use as asset manager embarks on Nordic adventureBack to reality for Swedish pension giants after double-digit 2021 returnsPFA to use artificial intelligence to tailor client recommendationsOil fund senior portfolio manager swaps Oslo for Cape TownNykredit aims to increase AUM by 17% by the end of 2023Managers rewrite model portfolio to generate real returns in inflationary environmentChina assets blacklisted by Dutch fund manager using new ESG toolOslo stock exchange's ESG index goes live Beslik hopes to deliver ”a proper outcome” with Japanese fundNuveen strengthens team to diversify book of business in the NordicsEvli ready for capital deployment as fund-of-funds closeAnthropocene Fixed Income Institute hires head of portfolio strategyDanish pension fund criticized for taking exclusion list too farThere's a new way to measure a company’s climate riskPension fund brings EUR 1.3bn portfolio in-houseProfessor challenges key sustainable investment mantraJyske Capital leads the way on active ownership within Danish mortgage bondsHandelsbanken Fonder appoints head of sustainabilityBlackRock’s USD 100m London trader turns bearish amid record lossesDanish FSA issues warning over SFDR implementationAlternatives fundraiser poaches CEO from state VC firmJapanese investment giant picks Foxberry's ETF platformDanish group CEO of Luxembourg-based bank steps downLänsförsäkringar brings index funds home but keeps eyes on ParisDanish pension fund drops nuclear weapons investments after member pressureAMWatch closed on Friday, May 13Fund managers jump into ESG niche with potential to grow 2,000%NATO membership would affect investment decisions, say Finnish pension CIOs Oil services investments and inflows help BankInvest in Q1Former Danske Bank AM chief joins consultancyPension industry association predicts more arms investments as defense sector heats upStorebrand AM appoints new institutional head in SwedenVelliv dives into fintech ventureProposal to limit ATP investments shot down by Danish governmentCoeli pinches two more Handelsbanken Fonder managersESG manager blasts Swedish Article 8 funds: "You're basically selling hot air"Aktia outperforms on emerging markets, defying investors who jumped shipKLP Pension dips into buffer fund to counter Q1 lossesPFA department head moves to NykreditBitcoin’s plunge exposes idea of uncorrelated asset as ‘big lie’Lannebo poaches NAM specialist to lead green effortsPKA CEO eyes big investment in new North Sea offshore projects Robeco believes it has cracked a crucial challenge for passive investorsAlecta CIO starts buying bonds amid a "paradigm shift" in the market Danish manager's bond fund hit hard by increasing interest rates UBS hires Swede to lead advisory committeeCapital Group says actively run funds are winners in ESG crazeTurbulent April drags down Nordic fund markets – just one country had net inflowsPension funds exposed to crypto turmoilPension-backed green infrastructure fund invests in busy London commuter routeAllianz pays USD 6bn settlement over scandal-ridden fundsBankInvest sets interim CO2 goal on path to net zeroResearchers criticize Danish pension fund for lack of active ownershipStorebrand AM’s Cubera hires sustainability headCIP and Allianz investigate potential for German energy islandEvli Q1 more impacted by markets than outflowChanges on the way at Lærernes Pension after active ownership criticismMass outflows hit every asset class as recession fears climbTen funds make up nearly a quarter of the Swedish marketHSBC Head of Responsible Investing slams climate "nut jobs" in controversial presentationWar is disrupting Finnish and Baltic bond investments, says NIB chiefFast-growing Danish pension fund ready to invest more in green transitionNowhere to hide in Q1Storebrand and Man Group unite to make steelmaker decarbonize US investor's European CIO: "I could have invested EUR 1bn in the Nordics in one day"Velliv aims to make a difference without conceding a single krone in returnsEuropean asset managers try to predict NATO membership consequencesUS manager expands Nordic presence through Swedish investmentDanish dividends break records due to soaring freight costsTrillion-dollar manager: "Markets climb a wall of worry"Wealth manager to invest in circular agriculture economy ABBA Star and EQT founder target USD 804m for new music fundNorwegian Fund and Asset Management Association: Almost half of new hires in fund industry are womenNordnet receives heavy fine from Swedish FSAColumn: Alternative investment returns showed wide dispersion in Q1BankInvest ready to launch alternative retail fund – targets DKK 2bn at first issuanceAMWatch closed on Thursday, May 25Asset manager gets Danish green biogas project up and runningNorwegian fund distributors report income drop after regulation changeVenture capital firm opens office in Stockholm: "We saw the opportunity"Strong institutional inflow to KLP Kapitalforvaltning in Q1Mercer Investments Solutions hires client head in Sweden LD Pensions CEO: "If I had been a wallflower, I wouldn't be where I am today"PensionDanmark's head of real estate wants to invest in care homes and logisticsNorway's biggest pension fund ready for real estate acquisitions after dry spellNorwegian insurer criticized for lack of transparency in oil and gas investmentsSwedish economy contracts more than expectedNo sector tilt when Folksam looks for stocksPension CEO expects bond comeback as interest rates riseLD Pensions announces new CEO Finnish pension assets shrink as worries continue"When I choose a job, I am actually choosing the management team"Watchdog investigates leveraged hedge funds after massive losses One of Europe’s biggest managers is reassessing its weapons policy, but won't "open Pandora's box the whole way"Amundi in Swedish collaboration to boost ETF investmentsCarnegie brings back fund manager and starts asset management divisionFormer oil fund CEO poaches seven past colleagues for new asset management venture Nordic fund manager launches dark green corporate credit fund Danske Bank AM appoints new head of illiquid alternativesEvli and Elite Alfred Berg sign merger agreementDWS replaces CEO after police raid in greenwashing probeKirstein reflects on 30 years of investment trends: "Today is a totally different ball game"Swedish hedge fund manager sees chance of a half-point Riksbank rate hike in JuneCarneo expects Carnegie Fonder sale to impact strategyAP7 adds 14 companies to blacklistNAM equities boss to take the wheel at VolvoDWS sends "shock waves" through ESG fund management industryNIO makes senior hire from NykreditConsultancy firm boosts Finnish presence with new advisor hireDanish managers drop in IPE's top-500 ranking - one Swedish manager makes debutRegulator to end supervision of Finnish pension companyAktia appoints new fund management CEO Alfred Berg Head of Sales: "It is important that distributors have a healthy business model"Swedish government picks board members for new fund selection agency“Contrarian” manager wants to highlight long-term ESG credentials of listed infrastructureVelliv names climate fund leadsColumn: The invasion of Ukraine has changed the backdrop of ESGNRP announces partnership with Origo Fonder AP7 to get new investment mandate in 2023New climate venture fund partner hopes "no bullshit" model catches onNordnet starts new price war with banks over pension savingsCIP biogas fund attracts global interestAMF head of sales switches to Öhman FonderNew financial research center to identify novel patterns in big dataAllianz flexes muscles through Nordic acquisitionsFamous tech investor's asset plunge is biggest among ETF issuers in 2022Tier 3 and 4 investors enter the mix in new KGAL renewables fundPFA on real estate divestment spreeStorebrand AM eyes Danish acquisitions New KGAL renewables fund attracts capital from broadening investor base Danske Bank reported asset management whistleblower to police for attempted blackmailAP7 CEO prepares to gradually deploy billions to illiquid space ESMA clarifies sustainable labelling regulationsEven CDOs come in green - with ESG everywhere, buyers bewarePKA invests in biotech firmFive-time national volleyball champion to manage Danish holiday fundsJyske Capital explains why it no longer manages Danish equities and has reduced ETF usageDanish manager partners with Dutch fund as market conditions biteBlackRock poaches new Nordic head of sustainability from SustainalyticsFund manager fears confusion over new "know your client and products" requirements Handelsbanken Fonder wants green bond issuers to speed up: "We are not satisfied with the investment pace"Oil fund appoints co-CIOs for equitiesSwedish hedge fund giant appoints new CEO and ditches macro strategyTopdanmark’s new CIO: It’s a special opportunityAP3 finds new CEODanish pension fund invests in US manager's new fundESG fund bosses hit by "reckoning" as Goldman, DWS in crosshairsColumbia Threadneedle fund expands Nordic presence with new acquisitionsArgentum CEO leaving Norwegian asset manager to join new company Industriens Pension halves venture program despite record returnsAsset manager’s new team off to a flying start in the Nordics DNB poaches oil fund veteran to lead index strategiesDanish FSA to crack down on greenwashingInvestors area increasingly skeptical of ESG. This is whyPensions giant becomes seed investor in BlackRock’s new ETFSusi Partners taps Nordic institutions for third green credit fundNordic stability draws German fund manager in search for renewable assetsNorway investment fund net sales hit highest level since March 2020ECB speeds up work on crisis tool after Italian bond blowoutThree green proposals unanimously adopted at AP Pension AGMBlackRock lauches strategy to boost energy transition and securityAmundi keeps 50% growth target intact despite turmoilÅlandsbanken hires new head of sales for special productsLysa fills its coffers with new growth capitalPrivate equity faces ‘crisis of value’ over inflated pricesBusy PensionDanmark CEO on Denmark’s democracy festival: It’s important to provide answersNordea picks deputy CEO for life and pension business from own ranks Formuepleje makes investor exits more expensive amid heavy lossesVarma revamps investment targets for combating climate changeLysa prepares for Germany launchFinnish asset management boutique appoints new managing directorRiksbanken Governor to step down”It’s healthy for a company with a potential for change to be owned by a Danish pension fund”ESG funds resist worst of downturn but investors are spookedPenSam CEO points to Norway’s oil fund to initiate a fair taxation investors initiativeNordnet launches three funds in Sweden and a digital savings toolAlternative investment products see increasing fees, reports AMFNAM has increased presence in Southern Europe New impact fund wants "to help solve systematic challenges"Jyske Capital advances on AUM from Handelsbanken acquisition PenSam raises green ambitionsInvesco bolsters Nordic teamAll Nordic fund markets hit by new redemptions in May - except oneProfiled investor becomes partner at family officeATP Ejendomme spends over EUR 130m in new Copenhagen districtPFA recruits portfolio manager from US-based hedge fundPimco says bond market outlook improves after ‘historic’ movesSwedish manager hunts for inflation winners in a “new era”Norwegian Crypto exchange CEO believes in growth, despite turbulenceSEB picks debuty head of new wealth management unit Alfred Berg Norway points to its Nordic focus for Prospera winsKLP ramps up sustainability team with five new hires Maj Invest makes fourth investment for microfinance fund Mackenzie says green bond buyers could get carbon offset rewardAward-winning fund of funds plans investment spree BankInvest satisfied with first emission of alternative retail fundSaxo Bank switches head of NordicsBridgewater doubles short wagers in Europe to USD 10.5bnGSAM bets on millennialsSweden’s new fund selection agency is up and runningDanish investors commit more than USD 100m to LGT Capital's inaugural impact fund Nasdaq launches ESG indexes for Danish and Finnish marketsLægernes Pension comes out on top in client satisfaction survey – Danica comes lastCommodity losses strip emerging markets of their lone attractionATP to pressure portfolio companies with new tool Index fund rebalancing creates the most expensive, manic minutes of the trading yearNordic fund manager makes European top-5 May inflowNREP sets revenue record and eyes more investmentsVarma leaves room to maneuver in expanding green assetsAP4 loses investment strategist to FolksamTitanbay launches co-investment programDenmark's biggest asset manager loses flagship team to global manager Danish parliament agrees to set up EUR 7bn green fund Pension fund finds new head of alternatives”Of course we need to invest in oil companies if we want the green transition”Pensions company, real estate investor and construction giant launch joint venture in FinlandDanske Bank AM after departure of investment team: "The new hires will be just as strong"NAM, PenSam and AkademikerPension file resolution targeting tax practices at tech giant CIP's green fund issues EUR 70m loan facility to Spanish developerScale Capital ready with third venture fund, targets institutional investorsAsset manager believes new Unicef fund can pave way for bigger Nordic presence Nordic institution on the lookout for value managerRobo-advisor to use new manager license as launch pad Riksbank’s switch to hiking rates is about to turn aggressiveNorwegian FSA proposes kickback banSEB sharpens private equity fund with impact and better liquidityDanica Pension names new CEOSaxo Bank co-founder after EUR 20m loss: "2021 was a fantastic year"New ATP CEO must work hard to keep pace with inflation: "We will need bigger returns to keep up"JP Morgan Asset Management's CIO warns of recession as brutal first half draws to endWorld's second-largest asset manager loses Nordic sales executiveInflation concerns mount - but investment professionals find comfort in data and opportunities Swedish Pensions Agency submits large claim against SwedbankCapital Group makes senior hire for Nordic teamNordnet Country Manager on proposed kickback ban: "An okay suggestion"”The people who say this job is easy don’t know what they’re talking about”Wealth advisor expands to meet demandEFA opens Nordic rep office in StockholmBig manager launches fund targeting net zero and alpha returnsNordic pension giants invest more capital in Swedish battery manufacturerAMF launches new fund-of-fundsMax Matthiessen CIO favors US, says Europe is on “shaky ground”FSA warns of crackdown as major funds miss benchmarksNAM names new head of Nordic, Finnish and Swedish equitiesNew Robur fund for institutional and professional investors targets unlisted assetsLGIM reinstates Japanese company after fruitful engagement processDanish pension fund must pay compensation for client risk exposureSEB IM launches blockchain fundDanica pension savers hit hardest by economic stormThe likelihood of a significant interest rate hike in Switzerland is small, says portfolio managerDanish pension fund allots EUR 672m to sustainable equity mandateNeuberger Berman bets on new fund structures to accelerate growth Pension fund poaches ESG professional from competitorSwedish FSA and Nordnet clash over appeal deadline as FSA upholds fineEquity value and private infrastructure key themes for J.P. Morgan this yearHSBC ESG chief quits after criticism over ”climate nut jobs” commentsClarity AI onboards Nordic life insurer: “We see good traction for our SFDR and EU Taxonomy offering"Low-risk pension clients have also suffered this yearBlackrock sees 30% jump in flows to suite of climate ETFs"Uncertainty intensifies investor focus on quality assets" Swedish manager launches ocean fundQblue hires former head of Danske Bank Asset ManagementPFA CIO on private equity: We have the capacity to invest moreCarnegie Investment Bank CEO says M&A helping offset IPO droughtSwiss manager finds new replacement for head of Nordic salesHigh-risk pension savers still on top despite recent sloughAUM decline at Norway’s biggest bank worsened by institutional outflow in Q2Global manager's Nordic head sees challenges mount New head of Danske Bank private banking: We have more to gain in NorwayThe global tax revolution for tech giants is delayed to 2024Deutsche Bank sees Nordic IPOs bouncing back from lull next yearHead of DNB WM: It's a decent quarterNew head of alternatives at PenSam plans to continue partnership model for alternativesDistressed Swedish property bonds may have further to fallFormer Sparinvest CIO reunites with colleagues from ATP AlphaPensionDanmark hires manager for new cohousing community projectBankInvest aided by alternative fund launch in Q2SEB’s assets under management dropped by a whopping 13.7% in Q2Storebrand AM pleased with faith from clients after modest AUM drop in Q2SEB hampered by one client withdrawing SEK 30bn in Q2Storebrand AM CEO points to sustainability focus as reason for modest Q2 outflowHow PensionDanmark’s CEO wants to make the world a greener placeSwedish pension authority makes big cash claim against SEBFolksam makes big investment in Swedish manager's new credit fund Family office hires former pensions CIONordea's private banking sees all-time high inflow in Q2 - but outflow impacts asset managementPension firms hope to invest alongside Danish state's new green fundNordea Asset Management makes senior hire for area of growing importance Lærernes Pension keeps coal assets despite blacklisting since 2017 Sweden’s biggest fund manager sees AUM drop by SEK 150bn in Q2US mandate spearheads Q2 inflows at NordeaHandelsbanken continues to gain market shares at home but loses ground abroadFranklin Templeton targets more assets in ETF overhaulAlecta's returns drop radically from record levelEnergy crisis leads investors to take a more positive view of oil and gasIndustriens Pension wants to double and diversify real estate portfolio Client meetings count breaks Robur's records in uneasy Q2 Amundi’s multi-asset chief sees decade-long work bear fruit Eight Nordic fund managers make European top 250-cutBlackRock tilts the tables on ESG toward value stocksSEB explores First North exchange, already invested in three firms Market turmoil causes noticeable loss of appetite for mutual fundsFewer strategies at PFA: We don't need to do it all, says CIOKLP buys stake in CBRE fundNorwegian fund association: Total AUM fell by NOK 80.1bn in JuneRBC BlueBay AM's Nordic chief sees hedge fund allocations gain momentum Recession fears send private equity firms into overdriveUK alternatives house hires new head for Nordics Market turmoil has erased two years of AUM gains at Danske Bank AMOne step forward, two steps back for Finnish manager’s overseas businessBond traders hunt for the trigger of the ECB's anti-crisis toolMorningstar: Big funds have better prerequisites for neat returnsSales manager uses a combination of intuition and mathematics in new role at InvescoFund managers face ‘rapidly closing’ window to fix CO2 mathBusy Danske Bank head comforted by positive net sales despite inevitable outflows aheadESG fund trounces peers helped by bold bet on defense stocksSmall margins tend to decide close rivalry in annual survey – but wakeup-calls can be detected in the data Nordnet opens doors to new markets with new product under developmentVanguard tells investors bonds are attractive after first-half "horror show"Swedish manager targets domestic institutions to achieve growth ambitionsNordic insurer signals changes to investment strategy Nuveen doubts recession outlook One manager consistently beats rivals on institutional client satisfaction in Sweden Deutsche Bank’s DWS sees more outflows in the second quarterInstitutional clients head looks back on pleasing H1 resultsDutch Triodos Investment Management buys stake in Danish renewables developerSwedish group took first Danish top spot in ten years Swiss money manager GAM revives sale plans againDanish pension savers reaped returns totaling EUR 278bn in 2002–2022OP Asset Management saw institutional outflows continue in second quarterSchroders assets hit new high as investors pour in more cashAlfred Berg won hattrick this year – but NAM tops ten-year averageDane turns research into higher returns at quant pioneer Coal resurgence hurts company reputation among investors Quants exit USD 100 billion of inflation bets in big market shiftSaxo Bank founder retains faith in his free-falling crypto coin: "This project is the future""Democratization of private assets is here to stay and will continue to be on investors' radars"Why Denmark's largest commercial pension firm manages most investments in-houseLocal managers get highest institutional client satisfaction score in Finland EU presses pause on key chapter of ESG rulebook amid infightingNordea chief strategist to step downNew Nasdaq rules aim to increase confidence in First North exchangeESG funds face new rules aimed at protecting everyday investorsCoeli execs reveal first glimpse of new fund after poaching rival teamImpact investor prepares credit venture with top-performing fund manger at the helmSkagen CIO on navigating uncertain markets: "That's the job"Board member leaves Swedish wealth manager to set up new firms SDGs will take center stage in H2 for Robeco, predicts institutional client managerPublic/private partnerships are key to sustainability, says former consultant on new role at private equity managerTraders are big fans of the ‘G’ in ESG, survey findsMajor bond manager hires former Fed vice chairSwedish fund manager gets new owners Uncertainty and war cause green bond market setbacksFinnish Nato application has boosted investor confidence, says Mandatum AM CEONordic family office reaps rewards of new investment strategyBusiness developer makes u-turn back to BlackRock Watchdog slams property investor for misleading investorsS-Bank keeps head above water whilst peers see notable outflowsPimco clients pull USD 29bn as rate hikes hit bond fundsColumn: The second quarter was more of the same as alternatives offered varied hedging from turmoilCapMan growth rates still in double digits but CEO warns of "challenging" times aheadNorwegian crypto exchange reports successful Danish launch, but remains tight-lipped about client numbers PFA named lead plaintiff in market misinformation suit against FacebookSEB picks new external manager for fund AMWatch's summer roundup: Quarterly reports, strategy interviews summer series and career newsAktia records sound inflow for Q2 and prepares to conquer new markets Dutch private equity fund ramps up Nordic effortsTens of thousands of investors still waiting to get money back from Russia investmentsDanish FSA warns of new reality for investors and pension saversNew AP7 mandate proposal gets the final go-aheadJP Morgan veteran gets top Nordic sales role at HSBC AMNordic impact investor keeps growing, opens US officeCliens poaches new CEO from rival fund managerAbrdn sees assets drop as GBP 24.4bn of Lloyds cash goesVanguard steals BlackRock crown for world’s biggest bond ETFMileway reaches 50 Danish properties milestonePension fund appoints new head of alternative investments PensionDanmark CEO on how to develop society with pension moneyCBRE IM buys Finnish manager's stake in Norwegian ferry operator Tough markets hit active asset managers striving for turnaroundsSummer rally helped pension funds claw back some of their negative returnsStorebrand AM and KLP weigh in on controversial ESG proposalAlgorithm-driven manager wins new family office mandatesJyske Invest changes communication strategy after criticismLærernes Pension gets new head of alternative investmentsPension companies seek more information on climate impactDebt issuers wonder if ESG label is worth it as skepticism spreadsNorwegian energy private equity firm closes first green transition fundFund selector to leave Danske Bank Asset ManagementWide range of AUM declines among Nordic asset managers in Q2CEO appoints new J. Lauritzen investment team Sweden inflation expectations ease, cooling pressure on RiksbankJyske Invest finds unknown buyer for stack of Russian government bondsColumn: Why we must make nature investibleUS states boycott asset managers with sustainable credentialsCredit boutique closes sustainable transition fund below targetSweden’s new fund selection agency picks consultant ahead of first procurementHSBC AM outlines "opportunistic" approach for Nordic marketsActive investment funds still failing despite potential to shineRobur veteran jumps ship to main rival AP1 loses key duo to new fund selection agencyNordea Asset Management adds EMD corporate bonds to stars offeringJyske Capital saw an increased AUM drop in Q2Aktia CEO puts commodities above other asset classes Nordic pension plan seeds German manager's new fund Challenging markets take bite out of Finnish pension giant's investment portfolioAlecta loses international real assets chief Manager reduces risk to lowest level in 10 years despite equity reboundNorway’s wealth fund lost USD 174bn in first halfNykredit WM came through H1 with the smallest AUM declineJuly brought relief to Nordic fund markets - especially for one countryDecades after coining ‘ETF,’ Morgan Stanley is finally launching its ownDanish Goldman Sachs AM star reaches new heightsFormuepleje adds new external manager in bid to improve performanceWorld’s biggest sovereign wealth fund still upbeat on big techInstitutional inflow to Sparinvest value strategies boosts NykreditNordic investors start search for multiple equity managers Hedge fund goes bust after two years in actionFormer FSA chief economist calculates ESG risk in oil economiesColumn: Nordic asset owners need to pressure global asset managers on labour rights AP1 won’t hire replacements for departing fund selector duoHead of Jyske Capital satisfied with AUM development and positive net sales in Q2Norwegian oil fund CEO: "We could buy all of Sweden" Swiss manager opens Stockholm branch and hires managing directorNordea AM launches externally managed article 9 fund Pimco spends billions buying assets depressed by recession fearsDanish pension sector wants to help finance new warshipsCo-CIO to leave Nordic real estate investor Asset manager loses access to Fondtorget despite court actionVarma has seen money market exposure double in one yearEU watchdog reacts to "misleading" interpretation of ESG rulesFinancial house hires head of distribution and salesNew asset management course launched at Norwegian uni: "Participants will get a black belt in making money"Taaleri continues wind and solar expansion but keeps a close eye on increasing costsSampension limits new private equity commitments further as listed market turmoil bitesCFA President looks forward to welcoming Nordic peers to Oslo: "We all get a lot out of doing this"Jera Capital has first closing on its evergreen fundNorwegian state pension fund's bond portfolio had worst ever half-year Pension fund real estate valuations criticizedPensions sector denies warship investment pledgeJulian Robertson, hedge-fund guru to ‘Tiger Cubs,’ diesNordic dividends rose in Q2, driven by banksSEB changes investment focus and names new managers for Nordic flagship fundNykredit expects 50% growth in infrastructure and private equity investmentsAlecta's CIO is leavingAsset managers buy ticket to "golden era" of public transportBritish family office enjoys Danish investment climateThree managers first to be approved under Nordic Swan Ecolabel’s new criteriaBoutique manager eyes new targets in Baltics, may expand into private equitySwedish insurer hires fund offering specialist from Danske BankVenture fund founder: Investors are becoming more aware of equality issuesPension fund issued with injunctions over private equity investmentsStorebrand set to divest Amazon from selected fundsESG engagement provider used by pension funds lands in hot waterKLP reports smallest H1 decline in Nordics – institutional inflows helped again in Q2Veritas sees bluer skies across the Atlantic and is prepared to expand exposureInflation will keep driving markets lower, Amundi’s Blanque saysRobo-advisor reacts to market turmoil, shifts focusPension profiles feature heavily on green superfund boardInsurer invests large sum in Swedish mortgage bond fundsCIO: Changes in regulation are needed if asset management is to be Norwegian point of prideNordnet reports soaring ETFs sales across Nordic marketsSwedish manager set for September launch of Article 9 fundAsset managers renaming ESG funds told to brace for backlashPrivate equity firm after opening Nordic office: "There is an ambitious plan behind all of this"From advisory to business development: Ex-Kirstein consultant settles into new roleEquity chief questions labeling impact: “It’s very static and backwards looking”Nordic investors unite in funding round for green steel venturePolitical parties move against ATP's parallel private equity fundEQT raises EUR 15bn for new fund, defying market headwinds Storebrand AM CEO says establishing firm outside of Norway was "necessary"Danish FSA issues five injunctions over PFA’s fast-growing alternatives portfolioNordnet launches passive fund platform in NorwayFund manager beats 100% of peers using toughest ESG strategy"The hippie from Lyngby" was on the brink of retirement – then came an offer he couldn't refuseStorebrand AM recruits manager from Söderberg & PartnersInterest rate increases wipe EUR 25.5bn off ATP's managed assetsFund manager's first Article 9 fund to avoid "priced to perfection" large capsAP3's real estate firm plans expansion in FinlandCIP investor base goes global as energy transition fund reaches hard capPension fund seeds Aktia's new green corporate bond fundATP CEO keeps cool head after EUR 25.5bn H1 lossGlobal bonds tumble into their first bear market in a generationATP head of equities calls domestic exposure reduction a "necessity"Early responses to new MiFID II assessment suggest clients are less enthusiastic about sustainability than expected Nordea joins Europe's most exclusive equity indexSwedish FSA to analyze how fund managers value illiquid assetsFinance professor criticizes ATP's huge investment loss Danish lead found for former EQT partner's impact fundStorebrand acquires fund platformMoving on from Moscow: East Capital waits for thaw of frozen assets and plans fund strategy changesFund sees climate crisis as "one of the biggest opportunities to generate yield in the coming decades"AP7 CEO to step down next yearAsset manager beefs up institutional client team with double hire to keep up Nordic momentum Mandatum AM launches new dark green loan fundOil fund encourages Japan's plans for human rights guidelinesFees have decreased for Finnish retail investorsCEO will lay the groundwork for new mandate before spring departureAcademics call for more freedom for ATP after huge H1 loss Manager launches short-duration credit fundHigher electricity prices boost pension revenuesRent cap dulls shine of pension funds' real estate investmentsCanadian asset manager tries to attract Nordic investors with a dark green fund ATP says Lundbeck share split was "a step in the wrong direction" following divestmentBlackRock expands Copenhagen teamAviva partners up with Swedish consultantThis AP fund fared best in a volatile H1Formuepleje CEO acknowledges client exodus after year of record lossesPFA reaps billion-kroner return on logistics, makes further investments in Juttish hubNordic Capital, CVC Funds sweeten offer for Sweden’s Cary GroupWorld's largest asset manager expands into FinlandNIO accelerates European expansion to deliver on AUM growth targetAviva to shut Helsinki officeNine companies kicked out of oil fundLombard Odier uses ESG to tackle ‘shocking’ corporate cyber riskInvestment association chair fears proposed VAT law could harm asset management sectorInfrastructure pays off for Industriens PensionAnalyst predicts more consolidation among Finnish asset management playersSEB sees big opportunity for impact fund ATP claps back after criticism: "We have proved our worth"Danica product's risk rebalancing failed to meet conditionsBNP Fund Unit, Amundi eye vertical farms as droughts worsenSignificant number of Article 9 funds may need reclassification, study findsJupiter hires new head of NordicsDanske Bank AM's new flagship hedge fund has been years in the making CIP gags pension funds over returns and costsSampension brings administration of alternative investments in-houseAlecta CIO joins House of ReachDeal with Maj Invest Equity paid jackpot for TryghedsGruppenEQT raises billions for growth investmentsTaaleri’s dark green fund exceeds original fundraising targetSchroders CIO credits her management style to Nordic heritageCIP Managing Partner: "The huge demand for climate friendly energy has put the wind in our sails"Former PFA CEO says strict rules keep pension funds out of younger companiesPosition Green Group buys ESG advisory firm Nordic fund management lags behind on equality despite progress made in three countriesDanish state investment fund reports large lossFinnish pension funds are keeping heads above water despite deteriorating environment, says FSA Max Matthiessen CEO sees revenue and client base grow with new strategyFormer Nordea profile starts Danish department at analyst bureauApex Group envisions expanding Nordic business - hatches hiring plansCFA Society Denmark launches network for family offices and endowments Nordea liquidates fund with immediate effectAsset managers are facing hundreds of ESG fund downgradesManaging dark green fund assets in China requires East Capital to be "super on the ground," says CIODanish equity funds battle with worst returns in a decadeHedge funds swoop on Swedish match, piling pressure on PMICapital Four partner resignsPension fund expects to calculate portfolio's total carbon footprint at year-endNordic hedge fund shuts down Despite huge success – BankInvest is contemplating scrapping the Nordic SwanRetail trading boom cools as cost-of-living crisis hits EuropeFinnfund appoints ESG punditLD Pensions reports big loss in H1Dubai court tells trader and wife to repay USD 1bn to DenmarkInvestment platform reduces Nordic equity trading feesFinnish pensions investor thinks nationalization of embattled Fortum subsidiary could workFund investors in two Nordic countries defied negative AugustQblue partnership with Navigera yields second fundPension funds tighten up alternative investment processes after inspectionsEx-fund selector's new venture takes shapeFinnish investors wait to see if Fortum will get back billions lent to German subsidiaryOil fund CEO: Large investors can't neglect environmental concerns amid market turmoil"Payback time" for borrowed returns has begun, warns Antti IlmanenRiksbanken increases interest rates more than expectedReal estate markets drop significantly in Norway and Sweden – Denmark bucks trendEuroclear invests in Impact Cubed British hedge fund trader to be sent to Denmark to face tax caseDanske Bank launches five balanced funds ATP CIO warns of "pyramid potential" in private equity investmentsClient demand drives Qblue and Navigera’s foray into small capsNorwegian banking group launches first index fundMoney managers starting to eye treasury bonds again as yields spikeNorwegian debt advisor: Changed market provides opportunity for international capital Oil fund claims over half of total compensation in case against former Danske CEOSEB to liquidate pension assets fundNordea AM poaches UK distribution director from RBC Global Asset Management NorQuant pins growth hopes on three-year milestone after 98th percentile performanceEU watchdog demonstrates lack of clarity in green regulationPension fund and NGO praise the Oil Fund's climate plan for short-term goalPenSam keeps oil firms at distanceNordic manager reaches European top-3 for August inflowsHSBC Asset Management to phase out thermal coal in active fundsNew NIO team sets first infrastructure vehicle in motionNew AP Pension CCO: "You couldn't plan a career like mine"Asgard Asset Management hires new CEO amid historic drawdown PFA eyes riskier energy projects as offshore wind secures billion-kroner profitsSöderberg & Partners de-registers funds from FondtorgetTrill Impact looks for investment targets in Danish healthcare industryNREP to take over Danish real estate fundAl Gore calls out ‘greenwashing’ as funds quit net-zero clubNordic investors dismiss Article 6 funds and expect more from engagement than just phone calls, research findsPFA eyes riskier energy projects as offshore wind secures billion-kroner profitsATP gets clip round the ear from Danish FSAHandelsbanken Fonder reunites with fund manager after brief stint away Argentum AM picks new CEO from own ranks KLP divests US firms for breaching human rightsAP Pension CEO outdoes rivals with new climate pledgeCapital Four announces final close of third private debt fund ahead of scheduleMarket turmoil forces insurers to consider portfolio makeovers BankInvest’s head of ESG resigns after five monthsDanske's sustainable flagship fund loses its co-leadATP makes second investment through new unitAP7: Investors need to roll up their sleeves and stick with high emittersHandelsbanken loses top-rated portfolio managerSerial investor starts new fund after market thrashingNordea veteran is leaving: Difficult case became an eye-openerWall Street bank strengthens Nordic presence with new officeSwedish ESG fintech teams up with Bloomberg Pension fund plans real estate comebackLD Pensions extends collaboration with Nykredit and JP MorganAsset manager launches new fund with ex-NAM star at the helm Think tank points to potential sustainability 'blind spot' for pension fundsWorking at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority laid the foundation for Swedish managers’ new strategySweden's central bank warns of tighter monetary policyUK in crisis – Danica CIO highlights recession fears on spooked marketEvli completes one merger and announces plans for a secondPension fund puts data spotlight on unlisted investmentsFormer oil fund CEO says expectations for renewables are too highFinnish private market funds landscape sees major shuffle in senior rolesTitanbay fuels growth with new partnerships as competition heats up Nordic foundation seeks managers for stock and bond allocationsEast Capital hires head of third-party distributionOnly one Danish pension film holding UK gilts amidst financial turmoilGenerali explores deal with US asset manager GuggenheimNordic pension fund completes firing round, prepares for crisisFormer AP1 counsel appointed CEO of hedge fundMax Matthiessen’s M&A plans stretch beyond SwedenDenmark's largest pension funds fear new financial crisisImpax AM targets growth in the Nordics with new hireLasse Heje Pedersen gets asked for selfies: Has achieved star status for his researchVelux's venture fund continues to invest despite global crisisCardano Actiam turns attention to Nordics with new organizationHead of Wealth Management quits NykreditNordic SPAC craze is over, says Deutsche Bank's Nordic CEOConsultant house reaches beyond the Nordics with UK hireFund managers’ net-zero path ‘irrevocably flawed,’ study findsFormer fund selector’s advisory business brings in top senior advisorPensions sector responds to "unnuanced" carbon reportBrunswick and Pictet launch new real estate player on Danish soilDWS buys prime property from Danish pensions duoPrivate markets to double to USD 18.3trn by 2027, Preqin saysStockholm School of Economics launches own venture fundVelux Foundations get new head of alternative investments Fund markets left bleeding after September outflow matches pandemic purgeInvestment manager wants to expand into Sweden and Denmark with new fund Pension-backed wind farm firm announces further expansion to support energy sovereigntyCorporate advisor: Unlisted companies have to be more realistic about their valuationsFormuepleje poaches Nykredit’s head of wealth managementBankInvest wins out again in Prospera survey – by a hairAker hires yet another oil fund veteranMaj Invest CEO: "We will probably get away with a financial semi-crisis"Swedish hedge fund on track for record gains amid chaotic marketsAustralian investor expands Nordic logistics portfolio and eyes more assetsTabula’s Paris-aligned corporate bond ETFs score Swedbank Robur as early investorDanish fund loses both CIO and CEO in one dayNew ATP CEO started amidst heavy turbulence: "I am like a penguin - my big feet mean I'm not easy to knock down"BlackRock fund bets rich world is likely to face a water crisisNordea to offer private banking clients access to even more of Nordea Liv's real estate portfolio Aker rebrands asset management arm and launches two investment firms New owners of smaller asset manager convinced Kjærgaard to leave NykreditIlmarinen launches biodiversity roadmap: "Should be tackled like climate change"Europe's biggest manager expands Nordic team with senior hireATP is lagging behind peers on alternatives returns, research findsImpact funds hit USD 1trn, defying anti-ESG falloutHistorically bad year for market-rate pensionsDNB Asset Management strengthens distribution team All Nordic pension systems make Mercer's global top 10US giant increases institutional focus and welcomes Swedish pension reformCatella attracts pension funds and Europe's biggest bank in residential fund closing DNB Liv divests NOK 4bn portfolio to Swedish pension fund Pension sector prepared to invest in militaryBrunswick and Pictet's new Danish subsidiary expands portfolioESG strategy is attracting fund bosses in EuropeLGT Capital Partners reinforces Nordic teamBankInvest CEO fears complexity could lead retail investors to give up on sustainabilityFinancial crisis debut was baptism of fire for Danske Bank AM's new illiquids bossPension fund mortgage bond exodus is blow to property ownersRefugee grandmother inspired Senior ESG Manager's careerPrivate equity manager names new managing partnerFund manager forced to abandon equity fund listing Geopolitics is now a consideration in the Nordics, says Deutsche Bank Nordics CEOHead of asset management at Denmark's third-largest bank to step downAIP establishes New York office and plans to more than double US investments within two yearsBlackRock reports Q3 AUM declineHandelsbanken releases sustainability analysis tool in response to client demandNew legislation could send pension firms on cash huntSwedish pension fund among large institutions backing PE platformNykredit says ethical approach to value is behind international breakthroughAkademikerpension expands top management to take fight to commercial firmsKKR’s European buyout chiefs plan for life without leverageAP4 backs emerging hedge fund managersFamily offices back EUR 3bn energy transition fundGoldman overhauls asset management divisionCopenhagen Infrastructure Partners aims to break own record through new green megafundUS manager envisions doubling number of clients in Nordic region againIndustriens Pension joins Net-Zero Asset Owner AllianceECB warns global financial stability is at increasing riskSkagen Fondene CIO predicts equity slump is almost overUK pension scheme seeds Storebrand's second CCF vehicle EQT nears Baring deal finish line in PE’s biggest buyout​September took a toll on Nordic fund marketsActivist fund shifts leadership amid turmoil Alecta invests in battery companyPenSam wants to invest in new green technologies alongside stateSwedish boutique plans new funds - potentially with external partnersHandelsbanken stems AUM outflow in Q3Climate alliance to help Industriens Pension signpost route to carbon neutralitySwedish institutions back NIB's new environmental bond New head of PensionDanmark’s Private Markets team highlights three focus areasNordic bank names SEB veteran head of fund unit New digital initiative gives more investors access to huge fund US asset manager sees potential for Goldilocks return in 2024 - but big turmoil aheadNordea hits lowest AUM figure in two years Portfolio restructuring in August accounted for most of BankInvest's outflow in Q3Handelsbanken plans new products to combat savings dropInstitutional sales curbed DNB’s AUM decline in Q3Swedish pension firms launch Volkswagen revolt alongside Danish peer Why Sweden’s USD 41bn of property debt is alarming EuropeFinnish and Norwegian development financiers announce participation in African forest investmentDNB's new Nordic small cap fund attracted German mandate in Q3Evli CEO hopes alternatives will bring balance to "poisonous" market environmentNordea lost big mandate in Q3 - but executive finds bright spotsOutflows dominated Danish retail fund market in Q3, but two managers bucked the trendHour of reckoning for PFA's green flagship productVanguard is preparing its debt funds for a recession in 2023Nordea fund has dropped 40% this yearCarnegie Fonder partners up with alternatives giant for new fundTobam eyes quant relief with diversification back in voguePhilanthropic fund spots growth for proptech with backing from international playersNew ESG fund numbers plunge as regulators probe for greenwashingPension fund expands alternative investments teamBlackRock raises billions for infrastructure investmentsEuropean funds hit five months of consecutive outflows - but Article 9 products continued to ride a positive waveSwedish managers launch small-cap Article 9 fundManaged assets drop for third consecutive quarter – ”the perfect storm” or just ”volatility”?UK manager wins high yield mandate from Nordic pension fund MSCI launches suite of climate action indices Banks approach sustainability assessments differently - and that matters to asset managersCIP and Ørsted join forces on Danish offshore windStorebrand reports Q3 outflows but curbs AUM declineATP after losing 45.2% on its investment portfolio: ”We are in an extreme situation”SEB's Q3 also hampered by big outflows Evli expands fund range to include new asset classes Deutsche Bank’s DWS halts outflows after leadership changeFinance professor calls for rethinking the ATP model after ”terrible figures”Ikea foundation invests in Qblue fundRobur bucks downward trend and grows AUM despite market turmoilSEB's assets under management down by 25% this year: "We haven’t seen the inflows we think we should see"Nordic institutional investor prepares hedge fund allocation Nordea recruits chief strategist from hedge fundNordea wants to rip up international energy charterOP escaped large Q3 drops despite outflowsQblue’s progressive ESG approach is attractive to IMAS foundation, CIO saysESG fund rules in Europe come under fire from regulatorsDanske Bank records big AUM drop in Q3Nuveen buys European private debt manager Varma cuts listed equity exposure to protect portfolio Inflows from outside of Norway offset domestic outflows for Storebrand AM Nordic Capital investors defy bleak predictions, help raise biggest fund in firm's historyNorway wealth fund loses 4.4% as inflation, rate hikes biteAlternatives cushion negative Q3 returns at VeritasOslo-based hedge fund firm hires global client managerDanske blames debt team's departure for Q3 outflowsAlternative valuations raise questions as pension funds upgrade book values despite listed market bleeding Robur attributes strong Q3 inflows to multi-channel approachOutgoing CIO to establish new family office with 3Shape co-founderNegative returns have drained collective reserves at several Danish pension fundsIlmarinen records weakest return among peers and loses largest pension firm titleNordea merges two externally managed fundsNorwegian fund manager hires new senior portfolio manager"Nowhere to hide": Bond managers lag benchmark in rare misfireNew Nordic head to unleash Pemberton’s potential: "Our ambition is to build a team"Asset manager climate alliances nervously await EU decisionManager's flagship fund gets backing from string of Nordic pension funds Billions chasing contested ESG funds leave insiders "mystified"Nordnet to invest in itself despite financial turbulence: "We focus on the things we can impact"After institutional outflow in Q3: Head of Jyske Capital hopes to see mandates returnOrganizational change at Danske doubles the number of Asset Management employeesInflation isn’t the biggest worry keeping Nordic investors up at nightReal estate pundit returns to his roots at CapMan Eisler to shut its oldest hedge fund to focus on multi-strategySlightly positive net sales curbed Nykredit’s AUM decline in Q3Mandatum AM sees net inflows limit Q3 drop - boosts energy efficiency investmentsPareto launches billion-kroner solar power fundNordic investor tenders equity mandate Velliv brings in chief economist from major US bankHead of Polaris' new flexible credit fund: "The gap in the market was big when we started, but it is even bigger now"Asset managers hit by more bad news on top-ranked ESG fundsTaaleri records AUM growth, kicks off new dark green fund Nykredit subsidiary continued to drive net sales in Q3Institutional investors challenge Amazon on worker rightsPFA makes first forestry investment and spots more on horizonOne of Denmark's largest banks names new asset management headHalf of Swedish households see bleak home prices sliding furtherAktia reports second-biggest AUM drop for Q3 despite positive inflowsPension CEO urges global CO2 tax at COP27Amundi ready to build on Nordic business after boosting teamHenrik Gade Jepsen is Alecta's new CIOKLP increases climate-friendly investments in Q3 in otherwise negative quarterMedia: BlackRock and UBS AM to downgrade EUR 21bn worth of Article 9 ETFsJyske Capital eyes inflow to core fixed income strategies after rate jumpKLP Kapitalforvaltning reports lowest AUM decline year-to-date among Nordic asset managersNordic private equity firm's new managing partner sees all client segments contribute to future growth Carney sees "wall of opportunity" for energy investorsDoor to important credit market slams shut Patrizia hires new country manager for Denmark Swedish insurer brings in small-cap managerCommerz Real enters Danish solar market in joint venture with Norwegian firm EQT hires commercial chief as part of management overhaulAsset managers foresee easing fee pressureNordic pension funds seek to boost green investments in emerging marketsIndustriens Pension hires fund selector Fitting emerging markets into the climate puzzleOP merges three funds, plans to launch more dark green products Wealth manager launches real estate fund on stormy seas Huge performance differences among Nordic asset managers in Q3Inflation jump in Norway, Denmark adds woes for Nordic economies”Battle-tested” Gade Jepsen ready for pension comebackVeritas hires new head of real estate for first time in over two decadesFormer head of ESG at Elo joins ex-colleagues in new ventureVarma makes seed investment in Article 9 emerging markets fundPension industry acknowledges criticism, will change climate calculationsDanske’s new emerging market debt team almost in placePKA CEO rubs shoulders with climate royalty at COP27Skagen finds new portfolio manager for equity fundAlecta increases monthly pensions by SEK 500Column: Alternative investments are showing dispersion in a challenging environmentATP and Sampension stick to factor investing despite turbulent timesBig investors are giving up on crypto markets going mainstreamPortfolio manager slams high-growth stocks: "Most of the businesses wouldn't exist without zero-interest rates"Storebrand after criticism for Qatar investments: "Getting good documentation requires a lot of effort"Analyst expects "limited" Q3 client inflow at asset management software providerGrowth fund loses third exec as superfund transition loomsWall Street managers are pushing back on easing inflation hopesDanske, Handelsbanken keep Article 9 classification of EU climate benchmark products despite global wave of downgrades S-Bank records AUM growth in Q3 - maintains growth targetsHeimstaden and Allianz expand partnership: "An obvious match"KLP on Qatar criticisms: "We have been putting the spotlight on migrant workers' rights for years"Nordic investor starts search for active equity managerNew wealth manager reels in partner Watchdog fines fund manager for misconduct Senior State Street strategist sees opportunities in European credit: "The fall in energy prices has not been priced in"Nordea responds to Qatar criticisms: ”Nordea has clear guidelines for addressing human rights breaches"Deputy CEO leaves LD Pensions with immediate effectClimbing threat level leads Sampension to establish new independent IT unit FAANG bets that wiped out ESG returns may bite again in 2023Odin brings dark green bond fund to home marketTime to brave emerging markets again, says RBC Asset Management Pension organization re-elects chair and deputy chairs, approves board expansionTwo partners to leave family office after less than six monthsJPMorgan Asset Management bets on left-for-dead 60/40 strategyDanish pension fund cuts China stock exposure Swedish hedge fund liquidates fund, changes focus Top strategist leaves Söderberg & PartnersVarma to monitor how much its brokers support coal and oil firms Swedish watchdog issues another sanctionRetail investors are shorting the market like never beforeDanish pension firms are giving crypto a wide berthAkademikerpension joins class action suit against mining firmBaillie Gifford’s troubles mount with billions of outflowsState fund selection agency to launch first procurement early 2023Trill Impact appoints Executive Director for its new Luxembourg company Aktia teams up with Spanish placement agent to pull in Mediterranean investors European Investment Fund appoints Finn as next Chief Executive Norselab sets flagship fund in motion with NOK 500m - ambition to quadruple by 2023 Danish pension funds to screen football world cup during work hoursAmundi downgrades ESG funds as industry faces USD 85bn hitAP funds want to boost Ethical CouncilNiam acquires Brunswick Real Estate CapitalSurvey finds one in three Danes expect positive pension returns this year, despite market turmoilDanske Invest aligns emerging and frontier market fund with development goals Old team in new setting: "We have gotten off to a great start at Janus Henderson"CEO wants people to peek under hood of giant fundESMA launches hearing process on proposed change to ESG naming guidelines Velliv chief economist returns to Denmark after seven years in LondonNordic investors start new mandate tendersIs it a good time to invest in fixed income? These AM giants think soSparebank 1 leader: "Fund saving is like sushi"Swedish central bank makes another large rate hikeJust one Nordic country reports net inflow despite buoyant stock markets in October Fund managers find alpha in "artificially low" ESG scoresNREP enters German real estate market with EUR 500m at its disposalPrivate equity firms keen to return cash dump discounted stocksNordea Liv takes over NOK 3bn pension portfolioSome investors exaggerate how hard implementing ESG is, say Finnish punditsATP to re-implement SimCorp softwareFund platform makes two new hiresEuropean supervisory authorities kick off greenwashing survey Macquarie bets on network infrastructure, raises USD 13bnLEGO family office retains positive tech appetite Managers pinpoint banking sector as attractive investment targetBlackRock's new ear to the ground finds her feet in the role Three more managers receive new Nordic Swan Ecolabel criteria licenseDanish pension fund wants more tax info from oil giantÅlandsbanken's wind power fund picks fifth investment targetPrivate market demand boom is overblown, survey findsDirect lender Pemberton eyes USD 50bn to plug Europe lending holeImpact, impact, impact - UBP portfolio manager talks emerging market sustainabilityNew investment platform to challenge Swedish duopolyDanica acquires office property in CopenhagenKLP makes three promotions to group leadership teamVelliv's new private equity fund makes first investment, becomes 33% owner of metal waste firmAP2 expects to reach unlisted credit allocation target in 2023NREP funds generate over 20% returns DNB removes kickbacks from funds in anticipation of banAlmost half of European Article 9 have exposure to fossil fuels and aviation, study findsAlfred Berg ready to launch Swedish equity fundSampension raked in "significant profit" from sale of biogas firmDanske Bank hires private wealth chiefCommodities manager preps new fundChurch fund sees opportunities in illiquids — but wants to see progress in measuring and reporting firstJyske Capital increases AUM after taking over Handelsbanken’s Danish activitiesFinnish pension insurer poaches sustainability manager from Danske BankDWS hires alternatives chiefATP nears end point of historic restructuring Investors pessimistic about ESG next year PFA pauses three construction projects as Head of Nordic Real Estate expects recessionFarmland cushions 2022 blow — but investing in agriculture comes with unpredictable risks AMWatch finds new editor in own ranksCIO of Danish Pension fund accused of pressuring sources over ESG commentsStorebrand implements stricter nature strategyChief analyst expects office real estate value dropMandatum strives to become local player in Sweden through less predominant asset classEmerging markets face risk of policy error amid conflicting prioritiesFormer Nordnet Danish lead looks forward to new role and digital push at Danske BankWatch leveraged loans as canary in credit coal mine, traders saySPACs collapse as USD 11bn of deals are called off within an hourPKA breakaways sell investment platform to German real estate managerNorwegian survey puts Danske Bank and DNB bottom for saver satisfactionAustralian multi-boutique has ”clear plan” for Nordic and Euro growthSwedbank to close Danish divisionFixed income favored at Nordnet Norway in NovemberLærernes Pension divests highly criticized mining firm – others stay investedColumbia Threadneedle predicts sustainability will only get more importantHalf of global GDP vulnerable to biodiversity loss – but Danish pension fund engagement is still in its infancyThe results are in: Here is how much Handelsbanken is adding to Jyske Capital's AUMBig ESG funds are doing worse than the S&P 500Oil fund is biggest investor in illegal West Bank settlementsHandelsbanken reveals secret behind good client satisfaction scoresBlackRock to focus on costs and hold back on new hiresOil fund announces it will take a more aggressive approach to ESGATP's new investment arm far from reaching targetAction required to stop EU tech sector lagging further behind, growth investor warnsManagers clinging to tech can expect pain, strategist saysMore investment funds will start circling biogas assets, real assets head predicts Norway's USD 1.3trn wealth fund encourages traders to bet against the marketPension fund divests company with ties to Qatar human rights violationsCapital Group highlights fundamental research as dividends could become more importantSampo considers selling Mandatum in simplification driveSwedish insurance broker targets savings and wealth management for next growth phaseFund manager launches high-yield vehicle with daily liquidityATP makes substantial investment in Danish solar firmDanish natural resources specialist sells majority stake to major French bankTop Money Managers See Global Stocks Gaining in 2023Manager leaves CIO role after less than year to manage Didner & Gerge’s flagshipScottish growth tech investor says outflows were "inevitable" in current investment landscapeRegulator approves new Swedish mortgage bond fundDanish pension savings decrease by EUR 91bnCapman Infra to launch a joint solar energy ventureInstitutional investors set to take over swathes of Danish agricultureOil fund reacts to West Bank criticism after investment reportSchroders plans to launch more private asset products for the Swedish retail marketOil fund drops case against Thomas Borgen Morgan Stanley, Goldman say earnings are biggest risk for stocksVelliv hires new deputy CIO for investment departmentSweden's Fund Selection Agency brings in former AP1 veteranInvesco’s head of Nordics expects strong demand for uncorrelated assets in 2023Nordnet expects investors to react positively to Danske Bank settlementAfter years of success, 2022 tests ATP: "It is time to discuss whether the model works"AP1 Head of Active Ownership leaves for research careerNew Danish government will let ATP invest more in startupsEuropean Banking Authority publishes expanded sustainable finance roadmapHSBC-backed natural capital funds raise USD 650mCapMan's Hotels fund gets new managerRegulator outlines strategy to combat greenwashingJyske Capital seems to have found the ”sweet spot” for its equity factor strategyInvestors suing Danske Bank think they have stronger case after settlementSustainable investment chief swaps Swedish Church manager for NordeaThink tank slams “arbitrary” ESG ratings and the investors that follow themATP puts pressure on new Maersk CEO – logistics strategy must get results soonPension company buys AP1 stake in Swedish electricity providerOil fund excludes three firms over risks of human rights breachesESG has gone from being left out in the cold to a hot topic, pundits sayÖhman poaches Nordea Fonder’s head of governanceOil fund releases NBIM-approved dance moves for Christmas party seasonSwedish equity fund sells Storebrand sharesAP7 has found its new CEOFinnish Venture Capital Association finds new leaderNew farmer group will raise billions for green projectsMomentum and fundamentals key in building Alfred Berg’s new fund, manager saysNordea sets four new sector targets to reduce emissionsHampered by guarantees: ATP's AUM increased 60% in ten years while the Oil fund quadrupledPension investor focuses on real estate development – expects to expandPension fund reaches carbon emissions goal three years early by picking low-hanging fruitsKempen expects to further address biodiversity in 2023Varma joins Ilmarinen in turning focus to biodiversity risksA Brazil bond to protect Amazon rainforest gains traction among ESG investorsATP CEO responds to criticism after losing billions: "ATP is in good shape"Private equity’s tough year shows no signs of letting upCIP partner moves on to new challengesIlmarinen adds two new asset classes to its climate roadmapAfter OP's newest move, only two Latin America equity funds remain in FinlandWorld's largest investment banks lose billions in fee income in 2022S&P 500 facing a historical warning sign after this year's slumpReal estate veteran lands CEO position at PKABond traders push EU rebels into deals they long rejectedRobeco eyes possibilities in Sweden’s premium pension system's new set-upNovember brought relief to all asset classes – one Nordic fund market still saw outflowsJPMorgan, Goldman say stocks recovery won’t be easy in 2023Norwegian real estate manager establishes office in CopenhagenAviation, steel and coal threaten Danica's climate promises to 800,000 customers‘There’s less noise’: How investors are dealing with the fintech slowdownThe idea behind ATP has passed its 60th - professors encourage innovationNew high yield fund born out of institutional demand for liquid credit products, Swedish manager saysHow AMWatch will keep you updated between Christmas and New YearAlecta and Robur leave Swedish company’s nomination committee in protestProfessor predicts significant losses on pension funds' alternative investmentsKLP on "historic" nature deal: Pleased that the finance sector is considered part of the solutionPictet says USD 14bn of funds to lose top ESG designationHead of Nordics at T. Rowe Price expects credit impact primed for more attentionFixed income chief believes high trading activity leads to a better functioning marketATP boss dismisses any need for scrutiny after losing billionsBlue-chip firms ready new year bond blitz before rates rise moreFor PFA, 2022 was supposed to be about returning after Covid – instead, risk management was put to the testA quick ban on kickbacks in Norway seems improbableOverhauls, an unexpected closure and a follow-up – these are AMWatch’s most read stories of 2022Scrutiny of targeted emissions is a dead end, says Carnegie CEODanish FSA says differences in returns on listed and unlisted assets are "notable" Private equity firm names carbon footprint as prime focus in portfolio managementNordic head of J.P. Morgan AM sees shift in investing landscape creating fresh opportunities for active managersGoldman CEO Solomon says job cuts are coming next monthNew buy-and-hold hedge fund to capture sell-off in mortgage bondsJyske Capital reaches thousands of clients through webinarsBig Oil and tanks top Europe’s stock markets as real estate lagsCredit cracks widen with distressed debt ballooningTough investment year and new strategy mark Industiens Pension's 2022These were your favorite people moves stories in 2022When doomsday hit DanicaPFA closes deal on electric vehicle chargers Happy New Year from AMWatchFund managers are using different definitions for ’sustainable investment’Dutch manager appoints director for new role as head of Nordic salesPensionDanmark CEO: Alternative investments are in for a rough rideColumn: How to deal with a very changed investment landscapeNordic head of BNY Mellon finds that client collaborations accelerate sustainable investing China stock investors eye better 2023 after USD 3.9trn routSix Danish pension funds enter 2023 armed for crisisCompany climate footprints leave tracks on private equity returnsInsurance broker chases scale and sets its sights outside of SwedenGlobal M&A party died out in second half of 2022Bonds to stage comeback as hedge for stock losses, investors sayStorebrand investment platform saw positive net fund trading in every month of 2022Five things to watch in Asia stocks after USD 5trn wipeoutBOJ boosts bond buying for fourth day to cap rise in yieldsPension firms show reluctance in underwriting private equity PKA CEO urges tighter climate rules for banks and pension firmsNordea's new chief strategist functions solely at full steam: "I'm kind of either 0 or 1"This contrarian stock market signal is losing predictive powerFour key questions to ask about climate Investment in 2023Fate of Oil Fund's Russian investment unknown after European bank branch gives up license BlackRock names lessons learned from "the perfect storm" in 2022FSA boss urges important decisions to secure the future of Danish pension systemFactor mindset and sustainability behind new mortgage bond mandate to Jyske Capital Danish pension giants: The worst is yet to come – but 2023 will end on positive note Tough year hit Danica's customers the hardest Nordic head of Dimensional is optimistic about the qualitative evolution of ESGChina set to reclaim third of global emerging market stock gaugeNorway's oil fund sets new record Former AP3 CEO to her successor: "It’s important to protect the fund reform"Danish pension firms sell Zealand properties Eurozone inflation’s sharp drop masks underlying pressuresValue stocks to lure investors during grim earnings seasonFund manager strengthens healthcare teamDanish pension firm invests in US climate fundNorges Bank creates climate committeeGoldman to cut about 3,200 jobs this week after cost reviewPE firms take heavy fines as Danish Tax Agency wins decisive case ending ten-year dividend disputeMorgan Stanley joins Goldman in bullish call on Chinese assetsStorebrand AM: We need to put the loss of nature high on the agendaUS investor maintaining cautious approach to Nordic real estateDanica sells historical property in large dealSkandia invests in new government agency bondCIP partner moves on to new challengesFormer top profiles from CIP and Vestas launch energy fund Two new funds to create returns through carbon creditsHard year blights pension sector but damage level varies widely Max Matthiessen targets banking clients' private savings with fund platform buyoutDownturn makes Danish pension savers flee from high-risk productsThe jump in energy prices drove more money to climate tech last yearPFA CIO predicts difficult start to 2023 but aims for clarity later this yearBanks’ revenue bonanza seen under threat from looming US recessionDNB excludes Chinese manufacturer of surveillance camerasDanish manager teams up with Swiss LGT to launch alternatives fundATP suspends aim to track record-high inflation in the short runUS inflation cools again, putting Fed on track to downshiftMorgan Stanley says wealth clients 'Bullish' on China reopenPFA writes down valuations on alternatives Satisfactory dividends embellish bleak investment yearAlmost 70% of savers prefer responsible pension investment after poor 2022 returnsKentucky blacklists Nordic banks for ESG policiesAmundi’s USD 48bn ESG fund reveals numerous holdoutsDid you miss some of our New Year articles with international managers?Welcome to the new AMWatchSustainability manager expands Nordic team with two new hiresVarma appoints new Head of Real Assets Finance guru dismisses active asset management as waste of moneyDanish mutual funds failed in all categories in 2022Column: COP15 has sent an unambiguous signal about the urgent need to value natureNorwegian conglomerate hires two new portfolio managers Fidelity sees pockets of opportunities in China - Nordic investors tend to be first moversAquila Capital appoints client advisory manager to strengthen Nordic presenceOil fund makes first direct investment in Spanish renewablesTwo Nordic countries share first place in fresh sustainability rankingOil fund CEO issues stark warning to boards with adverse behavior Nordea appoints lead for its new Climate and Environment teamFinnish state pension fund looks at boosting private assets exposureAlternatives firm poaches client relation manager from East CapitalAsset managers are moving away from US equitiesNordic Capital weighs the sale of Sunrise MedicalNew appointments at Swedish buffer fundVarma's fixed income pundit moves to hedge funds teamNew club launched to address diversity shortage in Nordic fund management NBIM CEO sees private equity as "potentially interesting"Swedish fund assets declined by SEK 884bn in 2022Danish pension firm buys Irish offshore wind stake alongside CIP Pensions giant and state-backed investor anchor new Finnish growth fundNorwegian wealth advisor to open Danish office From Uzbek child labor to dialog misread as conflictual – ESG pundit reflects on years of impact investingThree Nordic AM companies on Global 100 sustainability listDanske Bank launches new climate plan to meet Paris Agreement goalsMats Langensjö of Arkwright Consulting becomes partnerVice-President leaves EIB to take the helm of Danish central bankCapital fund acquisition approved as new investor name shows upPositive December fund flows bring two Nordic countries into plus for 2022Lobby sounds alarm on capital flight risk in transatlantic green subsidy rivalryNIB issues first ‘green’ bond of 2023Investors fear Norwegian commercial real estate slumpAP Pension sustainable product beats core offering in 2022The core of Max Matthiessen's business "will always be insurance brokerage"Morgan Stanley says US stocks aren’t pricing weak dataDutch-founded Waterland targets foothold in Norway's private equity marketStrategists say Europe stock rally has further to runHumanitarian NGO both praises and critiques Danske Bank's new climate plan AP Pension CIO craves more nuance in debate on alternatives New York City pension funds urge major banks to raise climate goalsDanes change pension companies more frequently than Swedes BankInvest seeks close dialog with investors about poor market returnsPrivate equity’s loved assets turn problem children in downturnAsset manager acquires new portfolio manager from SEBStorebrand Fonder provides more than three-quarters of Swedish fund inflowBNY Mellon launches EMD impact fund as issuances take offPension firms invest in US solar energy projectDeutsche Bank fund unit doubles down on ETF target amid outflows Slight recovery in SEB’s AUM in fourth quarter – but outflow continuesMorgan Stanley fines its bankers over messaging breachesHere is how Norwegian fund managers performed in 2022Global clean-energy investments match fossil fuel for the first timeFolketrygdfondet finds new head of equities in own ranksAlternative sales grow and net flows start to stabilize at Finland's EvliSEB aims for speedy product launches to make up for huge AUM drop in 2022Danes' equity holdings shrank by 9% in 2022Investors are missing earnings data after 2022 IPO collapseTwo additional pension firms join the green club in Swedish sustainability rankingsSpeciality manager in Norway grew its AUM by 13% in difficult yearGoldman’s Solomon joins CEOs taking pay cuts after laying off thousandsBacktracking on ESG classification erodes impact investing's credibility, veteran warnsATP and Danica sell shopping mall with hefty discount The bond-market comeback of 2023 is heading to first big testDNB lists reasons why European green bond standard left in limboSwedish fund manager snaps CEO from Storebrand FonderPension funds aspire to cut carbon emissions by 23 times that of Denmark's population Top bond bund bets markets are wrong on rates, againGraven Larsen's Qblue fund triples AUM in first yearSwedbank’s AUM increases in Q4 – but drops for the whole yearOil fund has nowhere to hide from the turbulence of 2022PKA to invest additional DKK 15bn in capital fundsAP7 sticks with Indian defense company banned by Norway's oil fundWall Street’s feel-good start to 2023 sets up perilous Fed dayPension giant turns back on real estate and infrastructure, favoring bonds insteadColumn: Alternative Investments in 2022: Loved, hated, and maybe misunderstood - but necessaryFondita wants to upgrade two of its funds to Article 9 Nykredit profile to tidy up Formuepleje: "Ownership circle wanted changes"Global dealmakers suffer worst January for M&A in two decadesNordic startup scene hit by 36% pullback in venture fundingNordea increased AUM in Q4 aided by acquisition and improving marketsDanske is still lagging behind large Nordic peers in Q4Swedbank Robur saw retail clients "de-risk" in turbulent 2022 CapMan promotes new leading duo from its own ranks to oversee ambitious growth planNorway's oil fund will vote out board members from firms lacking climate goalsInvestors are skeptical of companies' sustainability storytelling: "It takes more than just a good story"Norway set to tap its oil wealth to finance war aid for UkraineWholesale and institutional sales dampened Nordea’s AUM recovery in Q4  Ilmarinen changes benchmarks to become carbon neutral in 2035Danske's outflow continued in Q4 due to loss of flagship teamAUM in Swedish Article 9 funds halved in Q4 – EU regulation partly to blameATP rejects new criticism of its investment modelDenmark's Sampension invests in temporary refugee housingInvestors can fight the Fed all they want. Don’t fight the tapeDanish FSA issues first injunctions to Article 9 fundsThe year's emerging-market rally is already in danger of slowingOil fund remains optimistic about tech stocksWeapons firm nominated to supply Danish military blacklisted by nation's investors Pension fund gets green light to build 198 sustainability-labelled residencies Former Taaleri and Aktia managers kick off new ventureBlackRock US ESG flows fall on tech rout, anti-green backlashDanish pension sector opens to nuclear power investmentsSydbank bids head of Wealth Management adieu after less than a yearSecondary private equity trio “very bullish” in a market lacking capitalNordnet appoints acting country managerNorway's wealth fund reports earning a full state budget in two months Goldman Sachs raises USD 5.2bn for private equity growth fundNykredit increased its AUM despite negative net sales in Q4ATP sticks to investment strategy despite government call for domestic favoritismStorebrand reports strong Q4 inflow from various segmentsSwedish housing market activity slows as prices tick ownKLP and peers lay nearly EUR 100m in energy-positive real estate fundNykredit subsidiary Sparinvest increased AUM by 4.2% in 2022Strong net sales in Q4 recover parts of DNB's 2022 AUM dropCEO knows why inflows kept coming to Storebrand AM in Q4Oil fund CEO rebukes framing ESG as politicalSwedish fund manager labels market conditions in 2023 a “new normal”ATP reports negative return of EUR 8.65bn made last yearCorporate bonds are looking priceyNykredit operating in fourth month with no Head of Wealth ManagementOP records positive net sales for Q4 – despite institutional outflow Pensionsmyndigheten loses its boss to Swedish FSASäkra continues expansion by hiring experienced head of wealth management Swedish pensions giant reports first negative returns in more than a decadePFA reports positive returns on alternatives despite record loss Investors join NGO call to halt fossil energy lending at five major banksMandatum saw positive net flows continue in Q4Handelsbanken downgrades seven sustainable fundsDNB saw monthly savings rate drop by 10% in 2022ETFs used for nearly USD 3bn of insider trading, study showsCIP to invest billions of euro in floating wind in PortugalCrypto’s work with hedge funds faces scrutiny under US regulator proposalBankInvest’s Q4 challenged by loss of big fixed-income mandateNew head of Formuepleje postpones plans of international expansion Finland's last LatAm fund trusts Brazilian middle class to spearhead growthGeorge Soros loaded up on corporate bonds ahead of 2023 rallyDanica wants its customers to know they can invest sustainablyDespite setbacks in 2022, Alecta remains confident about future pensionsLarry Fink says private companies create structural ESG problemDane appointed CIO of global investment companySwedish asset managers had strong Q4 but their Norwegian peers fared better through 2022Insurance firms in Sweden have doubled equity exposure since financial crisis80% of capital funds expect to report on carbon emissions in 2025Swedish firm plans to "shake up" the UK's wealth management industrySharp drop in premium payments to Swedish pension systemDecentralized finance champions pivot from crypto intangibles toward treasuries, hard assetsPensionDanmark's investment policy changes courseNykredit closes fundraising for its third infrastructure fund  Finnish energy investor increased AUM by 13% in 2022Q4 brought more balance to pension giant Ilmarinen's difficult yearTurkish stocks recoup post-quake losses thanks to measuresGoldman strategists see more US spinoffs with companies squeezedDemographic realities prompt State Pension Fund to rethink its asset allocationAnalysis: New head of Wealth Management at Nykredit can demand organizational changesVarma’s 2022 results helped by unlisted assets and recovery of European equitiesAP2 reverse moderated by positive returns for non-listed assetsHedge funds make way as long-only investors snap up China techBond billions coming home to Europe ease long-term currency dragBanks offer green products but forget crucial customer communication Customer assets decline, but international business pulls new inflows to AktiaInfrastructure and currency exposure benefit Skandia in turbulent yearFear of greenwashing label silences banks' sustainability communicationJ. P. Morgan awarded asset servicing mandate from Swedish buffer fundDubai in talks to draw 50 hedge funds to Mideast finance hubCIO and co-founder exits position at alternatives managerNorway's largest pension provider escapes 2022 with minor negative returnKLP continued gaining retail market shares during difficult 2022Strategists say European rally will fizzle out soonBeslik fund wins Japanese ESG awardHeimstaden CIO spots black clouds above Sweden's real estate marketOslo’s own pension company almost avoids negative returnNordnet appoints new country manager for DenmarkNorway led the way in a profitable month for Nordic fund marketsPensionDanmark aims to increase investments in weapons, tanks and fighter jetsAkademikerPension urges boards to resist top executive salary demandsGoldman says hedge funds primed to gain from stock-picking boostDanica acquires new top executive from PFAAmundi's Head of ESG on mission to seek Nordic clients' consentAP3 halved external mandates in 2022Weapons investments divide Danish pension sector Swedish investment bank appoints new CEOP+ brings in new head of alternatives from Industriens Pension Yellen says ending war most important thing for global economyNordic Investment Bank keen on green investments in DenmarkNorwegian manager sets up PB-office in SwedenDeparting CEO: Leverage replaced as AP7's most important toolSEB expands investor circle for new kind of Nordic renewable energy fundOil fund places Polish company under observation for human rights violationsOne year of war in Europe has raised new challenges for CIOsWith no end in sight, war threatens Europe’s 2023 stock rallyPension funds envision many years without Russian investmentsStrong equity exposure behind double-digit negative return for AP4CEO of Finnish asset manager leaves post with “immediate” effectHistoric lawsuit: "A bank cannot claim to be committed to net zero while supporting new oil and gas projects"More than half of Sweden’s major fund managers open to investing in armsAustralia to double tax rate for wealthiest pension saversDanica CIO foresees positive returns in 2023Positive return from AP6 despite strong negative effect from currency hedgingAfter a turbulent year, AP3 takes the lead as best performing Swedish buffer fund New wealth manager hires former chief analyst from DanskeBrexit deal puts disliked UK assets on long road to recoveryInfrastructure and private equity bring small relief to Finnish buffer fundEuropean investors riding buyback boom face risk of pullbackDanish insurance sector urges government to plan green investment courseFormer Kirstein partner joins House of ReachJyske Capital's AUM increase tops other Nordic asset managersAkademikerPension to be more assertive at AGMsFrightful February ends buy everything calls in emerging AsiaIndustriens Pension finds new sustainability chief with international experienceEU strikes landmark deal to fight greenwashing in bond marketIPD keeps TikTok profile – but bans use on company phonesPublic pensions body poaches Elo portfolio managerNew fund boutique hatches plans to "punch back" at megatrendsThree Nordic asset managers ranked in global top-10 of responsible investorsHeadwinds in 2022 behind AkademikerPension's multimillion-euro deficitHedge funds balk at major ESG intervention planned in EuropeCompany bond boom set to shrug off ECB’s long-awaited pullbackPensionDanmark sticks to investment strategy in new realityReport: Swedish pensions can increase without changing systemFormer Danske Bank stock picker joins St Petri to launch healthcare fundAnti-ESG bill passes Senate as Biden threatens first vetoDanes' pension savings knocked back three yearsESG funds hit by ‘staggering’ inflows head for issuance freezeStorebrand gets new institutional clients director in FinlandSkandia outperforms Swedish pension competitors in difficult 2022Men continue dominating Swedish fund management European banking stocks in "Goldilocks" scenarioIlliquid assets may increase losses at ATPSPAC sponsors with USD 18bn face deadline on what to do nextSäkra continues expansion through acquisition of smaller Swedish player Value of real estate deals increased in all but one Nordic countryJyske Capital sees alternatives offering as essential for its family office segmentUK pension fund invests SEK billions in leading Swedish real estate firmBankInvest launches its first Article 9 fundsNuveen holds 80% of rare blue bond linked to debt-swap dealCanadian fund combs market for Danish acquisitionsPension CEOs and asset managers among Sweden’s most powerful businesswomenNBIM CEO admits early concern about possible ‘record losses’ when he took over oil fundProspect of US rates hitting 6% prompts investors to rethink strategiesMore young women get managerial jobs in Danish finance sectorFormer Ørsted deputy CEO new CIP partnerQ4 upturn failed to prevent massive 2022 drop in Swedish pension assetsDanske AM's Head of Sales Denmark to join competitorMarket and geopolitics drive Finnish manager to make portfolio changesNew CEO at Swedish insurance companyInvestment platform for professionals aims to mirror international fundsStaff cuts at largest Nordic asset managerNordic currencies risk deeper losses as ECB rates play catch-upDanish pension fund poaches Danske Bank headTo upgrade or downgrade – Nordic managers disagree on SFDRCredit boutique "thrilled" by investment opportunities in Nordic lower middle market Inderes will reach 1.8 million investors through Sweden’s largest brokerSweden bans non-ESG funds from touching USD 90bn pension potBankInvest introduces new terms for Article 9 fundsAP Funds’ ethics body reports significant progress on child laborVarma: Investing in defense industry is possible "under certain conditions" Alecta CEO after big SVB losses: "We need to think about what we have done wrong"Here's how SVB's collapse is reverberating around the worldDanske Bank green funds reported to OmbudsmanAlecta CIO on long-term sick leaveMoody's puts First Republic, five US banks on downgrade watchHigher risk caused bigger investment loss for P+ in 2022BlackRock launches two new private equity fundsOil fund calls Indian regulator to harmonize ESG rules with international standardsOil fund invested in equity and bonds from collapsed SVBApollo, Blackstone and KKR said to circle SVB's loan assetsTreasuries liquidity dwindles as SVB crisis muddies Fed outlookSwedish buffer funds appoint new head of their Council on EthicsDanske Bank opposes complaint to ombudsman regarding black investmentsNordic fund markets attracted inflows despite mixed returns in FebruaryReal estate could spark crisis in Swedish high-yield marketSwedish fund managers gloomy about short-term outlookBlackRock’s Fink says SVB failure shows cracks in finance systemBig ECB hike called into doubt by Credit Suisse crisisPension funds to vote in favor of critical proposal about Danske's new climate planFinnish pensions CIO envisions active management to make a comeback Former AP1 CIO joins two other AP veterans at placement agentECB delivers half-point hike but offers little on next moveAlecta starts internal probe after USD 2bn banks betOil fund expands CIO position with new hireRobur takes lead on measuring Swedish covered bond emissionsPension customers want to overthrow chairmen of big carbon emitters Swedish AP Funds reported to police for harmful investmentsBlackRock buys African wind farm shares from Nordic investorsActing Director General appointed at Swedish Pensions AgencyPFA says goodbye to its Head of EquitiesUBS to buy Credit Suisse in USD 3.3bn deal to end crisisNordnet reports strong growth in green investments - lists competitors as riskNykredit risks losing DKK billions when secret SparInvest agreement expires Norwegian oil fund tightens demands for companiesStorebrand Fonder named best fund manager in SwedenDanica CIO on financial unrest: "It's a manageable situation" Nordea AM snaps up Asian financial stocks during global routATP PEP's funds delivered mixed results in 2022 AP Pension ditches 73 additional companiesNordic club makes second joint investment and plans are brewing for a thirdTaaleri's renewable energy business exceeded overall growth Yellen says US will intervene if needed to protect smaller banksGlobal AM network expands into NordicsAlecta’s losses hit USD 2bn after First Republic saleFirst Republic rescue may rely on US backing to reach a dealOil fund CEO fears "nowhere to hide" is far from overDanske's new EMD manager hopes more active strategy can win back lost assetsMany Danish pension funds have invested in Credit SuisseABG aims for top spot in Swedish private banking with former Carnegie people Danish pension funds ready to invest in new defense barracksAssets dropped by EUR 16bn in tough year for Finnish pension systemFed opts for hike-and-see in gamble that crisis will stay containedMajor Swedish state pension fund will fill key role with Alecta recruitNorges Bank ends observation of Japanese beer company but keeps Korean firm on watch listRenaissance for bonds in multi-asset portfolios - not yet say three investorsAkademikerPension to vote against re-election of Nordea chairNordic investors buy share of Germany's largest offshore wind project Swedish AP Funds outperform Norway’s oil fund and Denmark’s ATPYellen says US prepared for additional deposit actions if neededFixed income think tank hires impact advisor from LSEEMD manager sees attractive deals on the back of market sell-offSwedish-led pension majors to engage seven tech giants on human rightsHundreds of funds set to lose ESG ratingDanish FSA wants to raise cap on pension funds' guaranteesInvestors brace for another week of volatility as mad March endsMandatum saw buying opportunity in Credit Suisse's downward spiral Investors demand Prime Minister to act on Equinor's insufficient climate plansForced currency hedging weakened results of Swedish AP Funds, report saysLarge pension fund wants to clean up Maersk's boardInvestors apply climate pressure on Europe's largest chemical companiesCredit Suisse’s catastrophe bonds could outlive the bankPension companies await decision on SEK 60bn ITP schemeNordic investors join new climate initiative to engage companiesNordic pension fund picks US manager for concentrated global equity mandateCIP seeks to double net profit in 2023KLP protects young customers with pension savings from mortgage rate increaseOil fund expands leader group with two promotionsAfter slamming ESG plan, fund managers are told to sit tightFundraising boutique hires Elo's former private equity punditATP votes against increased bonus for Maersk's new CEODanish pension fund argues for capping stock bonuses for CEOsFinnish fund market is growing at a slower pace than Sweden and NorwayNew business focus makes Nykredit ditch some of its customersSampo board proposes to demerge and list asset manager Mandatum Three people arrested at climate protest against Danske BankWhat broke Sweden? Real estate bust exposes big divideATP partners score millions of euros in year with negative returnsAlecta is warned but survives prolonged Swedish pension selection processLess attractive growth potential keeps Swiss equities underweight at AktiaVelliv is invested in 30 companies from own exclusion listPhilanthropic fund bets on energy optimizationDebt anxiety is inflaming Finland’s close-run election battleStorebrand and Handelsbanken lose SEK 22bn pension mandatesSenior employee sues oil fund for gender discrimination and illegal dismissalFinnish pensions giant can now invest in defense Danish pension funds' climate impact going the right wayAP4 report: Investing in biodiversity can boost business and stimulate growthEmerging market era more grind than go-go after rough startDanish asset manager sees big AUM drop after tough yearNordic high-yield manager aims to beat the market with leveraged strategyFinnish portfolio manager: Sweden's real estate market could be facing heightened problems Nordic real estate manager buys five funds to boost Finnish positionAkademikerPension mulling over exit from international climate allianceSynthetic ETFs expose the Latest ESG ratings headacheNorway's Folketrygdfondet to set up a private asset investment unitColumn: You cannot solve systemic problems with spreadsheetsFinland's NATO entry gives psychological boost to investorsAlecta changes investment team in the wake of failed US investmentsATP wants vaccine maker to cool use of warrants in reward schemesVelliv edits communication after inadvertently breaking exclusion criteriaNordea veteran to become an analyst at AMWatchESG asset recount in Europe to ax ‘vague’ fund strategiesTwo fintech companies team up to give investors sustainability insights New but experienced faces to take temporary charge of Alecta’s assetsHappy Easter Break from AMWatchPension funds use AI sparingly – a tool rather than a replacementOil fund co-CIO: "When uncertainty is high, it's easy to do nothing"Fossil fuel boom affects 2022 carbon footprint of Swedish AP fundsESG risks should translate to credit rating action, UN PRI saysBilling is history at Alecta as US investment failure leads to dismissalFinnish pension giant behind all-time largest ETF launch in the USLoss of confidence rather than cash behind Alecta upheaval Analysis: Do Nordic banks really want their AM businesses?Pension fund's agriculture investments increased significantly Pensam to be first investor using new SimCorp toolA bond veteran is buying debt of polluters as rivals back awayDanica takes home mandates: "If we can find the right people, we can manage it much better ourselves"Novo Nordisk's investment firm sees worst result in 11 yearsMajor changes await at top level of Swedish pensions giantProsecutor claims female colleague at Oil fund received higher salary following trial disclosure Private equity’s latest money-making trade: buying its own debtSoviet Union upbringing formed views on sustainability for new manager at Industriens PensionDanish manager lost one-third of its AUM last yearOil fund welcomes global standards on sustainability reportingDespite setbacks, ATP considers factor investing the right long-term approach Oil fund resurfaces decade-old altercation in trial defense Last bank standing: what the new UBS means for Switzerland and EuropeDenmark joins Nordic peers in housing price reboundPension funds risk having to write down massive loan on private investmentDefault option benefited Swedish premium pension savers again in 2022Costs are pushing even sceptics to work on sustainability, says real estate veteranFormuepleje hires Nykredit profile to form new equity teamStorebrand director leaves Danish office after brief staySwedish state pension giant will continue to invest in fossil energyEurope's biggest reactor caps 14-year delay to begin commercial outputTorben Möger Pedersen to step down as CEO of PensionDanmarkDanica CIO challenged by surging insurance pricesPrivate debt manager increases Nordic presenceMass ESG fund downgrades that rocked market may be reversedNorway unions begin first large-scale strike in two decadesFinnish fund manager finds new ESG specialist at NordeaAlfred Berg is expanding its Nordic short-term bond fund offeringCo-founder of "iconic" fund manager leaves board for health reasonsMajority of Danish pension savers believe in the power of active ownershipCEO resigns from PensionDanmark with tailwind on several frontsInvestors are the most bearish on stocks versus bonds since 2009Happenstance summer musings led to billions in renewable energy projectsTangen fears more bank collapses will follow after SVB and Credit SuisseCrunch time for Swedish pension giant as directors gather for crucial meetingLiterary society poaches ESG specialist from Church fund Mats Langensjö wins review of Sweden's AP Funds from McKinseyFirst SPAC in the Nordics finds acquisition targetUS ESG bond market chokes on republican backlash, investor angstCEO exit at PensionDanmark bestirs idea of merger between pension giantsAnalysis: Is investing in military stocks responsible?Swedish equity funds fail to live up to sustainability claims Formuepleje dismisses three people and closes officesThese anti-ESG Republicans are longtime supporters of green powerProperty transaction volume sees radical drop in FinlandFinnish pension fund ponders more active role in defense investmentsOil fund announces healthy return for Q1Alecta chair survives crucial meeting in an atmosphere of self-criticismSwedish realtors grow more pessimistic on apartment pricesReport: Danish pension funds invest more sustainably than global market Europe’s high-yield currencies dethroned by ECB inflation fightDNB expects increase of international buyers in Norwegian real estate market High inflation prompts Danish pension fund to lower return targetHuge real estate investment may cause Alecta bigger losses than US failureAlternative UK-based manager opens office in CopenhagenPlaintiff accuses Norway's oil fund of paying women much less than menNorth Sea nations to work on infrastructure security pactAt least half of Finland's pension assets are invested responsibly, analysis findsCIO to leave Formuepleje - board reduced to three members Mixed flows to Nordic fund managers in MarchDanish pension fund takes control of its own real estate portfolioUK’s biggest asset manager says ESG backlash misses the pointEvli sees recovery in international inflows Defense investing must be increased, says Norway's NATO representativeDanica CEO urges energy companies to invest profits in the green transitionInstitutional outflow continued for SEB in Q1Handelsbanken takes almost half of new savings in Swedish fund marketNordic investors join in on Mandatum's private debt strategyPension managers anticipate difficult times for equity markets later this year New wealth advisor acquires financial specialist from NordeaSwedish pension company poaches new CEO from SPPMoney-market managers rebrand almost USD 1trn of funds as ESGDNB continues strong momentum from Q4Nordea's AUM struggles to grow, also ESG investments see declining flowsSwedbank continues recovery with AUM levels higher than a year agoAnalysis: Will Americans destroy ESG?Consumer organizations warn about extreme and coordinated lobbying against commission prohibitionATP yielded 5% investment return in Q1Amundi posts surprise outflows even as profit beats estimatesGermans to purchase SimCorp in multibillion dealDanske sees small inflows but lags behind Nordic peers on AUM growthSEB expects to lose more institutional clients as they insource their asset management Nordea sees sound inflows in Sweden and Finland, but loses Dutch mandate Norges Bank excludes two Asian companies AP Pension has corrected issues of gender imbalanceVarma pulls in positive return and fixed income comes back on trackFirst Republic talks extend into night after banks place bidsDanske AM finds new head of quant at Goldman Sachs Handelsbanken Fonder to reclassify seven index funds as Article 9 Velliv fires CEO for private savings disposition Finnish pension giant concerned about long-term outlook despite positive Q1Norway's oil fund requests state regulation of artificial intelligence Alecta’s huge investment in real estate giant loses SEK 3bn of its valueJPMorgan First Republic deal ends second-biggest US bank failureMorgan Stanley plans 3,000 more job cuts as dealmaking slumpsSluggish first quarter followed a strong Q4 for Jyske Capital Veritas pulls in positive return and grows AUM in Q1Danske AM wins broad range of mandates to end streak of outflowsSampension joins ESG initiative spearheaded by ATPIndustriens Pension strikes oil company from exclusion list despite climate plan disapproval Oil fund CEO denies gender discriminationUBS inherits legacy of legal headaches in Credit Suisse takeoverNorway's Folketrygdfondet generates 3.1% return in first quarter New DNB retail clients break Norwegian trend by doubling Q1 savings rate Nykredit clears new SparInvest deal with distribution banksOP sees net outflow on institutional side - new retail accounts near earlier recordsEU pledges EUR 500m to boost ammunition output in EuropePushback against Powell’s prognosis comes almost immediatelyMulti-channel approach and new equity managers boost Robur’s performanceAnalysis: How to stop the outflow and turn the tide?AMWatch closed on Friday, May 5Worst year for pension investment returns since 2008 financial crisisGlobal manager expands credit platform to select Nordic countries Swedish FSA to investigate Alecta for US investment failureEmerging markets enter into high-anxiety phase with Turkey voteFormer Nordea analyst behind highly controversial Covid-19 analysis shares his story AP7 toughens voting on companies with high emissions and low climate progressFinnish investors' risk appetite still recovering from last year's turbulence, OP says Nykredit signs new SparInvest deal with partnering banksSweden’s property crunch worsens after SBB gets junk ratingHigher inflow to fewer Swedish Article 8 funds in first quarterVanguard’s trillion-dollar man leads a fixed-income revolutionDNB criticizes customer survey, says poor performance is due to "name confusion" Handelsbanken Fonder tops new savings with index funds leading the inflowGoldman to pay USD 215m to end case on underpaying womenAP Pension invests in solar farm project through direct loan financingSweden’s real estate woes deepen as top landlord conserves cashAP Pension ready for acquisitions following downwards spiral on Swedish real estate marketStorebrand AM wins several mandates to book all-time high AUMIntegration of Handelsbanken dampens Jyske Capital AUM growth in Q1The number of climate funds out there has explodedMandatum beats Finnish peers in AUM growthGoldman sees family offices beefing up on stocks, private equityAktia's flows improve in Q1 as search for new CEO continuesStorebrand AM bets on credit to maintain strong momentumAP7 to increase climate focus on high-emitting companies S-Bank suffers weaker net flow than Finnish peer averageNorway raises oil wealth spending to shield welfare servicesDanish pension fund increases voting at international AGMsIndustriens Pension recruits more specialists for unlisted investmentsInflow boosted assets under management at Nykredit in Q1Analysis: Does AGM activism pay off?Specialized real estate manager strengthens Nordic presence Danske Bank profile to become CIO at Oslo PensjonsforsikringFunds marketed as "sustainable" hit by crossborder reality checkRoles reversed – Nykredit beat Sparinvest in first quarterAlecta outperforms major Swedish pension competitors in Q1Danske Bank finds new private banking chief at NykreditPensionDanmark reveals new chief executiveChurch fund loses yet another member of its investment teamSwedish move to block foreign investments worries businessesOil fund CEO: We are experiencing "greedflation"New PensionDanmark CEO has big shoes to fill: "It makes the job attractive to me" German fund manager looks for new projects and partners in the NordicsChicago-headquartered investment firm expands presence in NordicsPension giants join forces to develop downtown StockholmCredit Suisse managing director says bank actively seeking ESG debt dealsNordea hires Amundi's Kasper Elmgreen as new CIOReal estate industry leaders consider ESG a top priorityOP plans to upgrade funds and launch new dark green fundInvestor alliance calls on governments to act on biodiversity issueAMWatch closed on Thursday, May 18BlackRock's fresh research indicates significant ETF growth potential in the Nordics Nykredit wants to bind distributing banks to ten-year Sparinvest dealOil fund to file shareholder proposals on ESG Aktia plans product launches as customer AUM recovers in Q1BankInvest sees demand for alternative funds despite write-downs and outflowsPension funds approaching saturation point for alternativesSweden’s stock losses leave IPO market trailing in the dustEast Capital expands real estate portfolio in the BalticsMore Swedish savers than ever invest in sustainable fundsESG debt investors face confusion over trigger event for paymentEQT targets individual investorsSweden's leading asset managers have different approaches to defense investmentsCapMan Growth invests in eye health chain alongside pension companiesInvestment manager: A single fund provides better financing opportunities Storebrand excludes company accused of threatening wildlifeDanish housing is stable after 'quite a fall', governor saysNykredit surpasses Danske Invest on Danish retail fund marketGraven Larsen’s Qblue funds keep their AAA ratings despite massive MSCI downgradesDefense investments are hardly a black and white issue, says Evli CEO Danish pension fund invests DKK 400m in new real estate fundStorebrand Fonder finds new CEO within own ranksPFA met with criticism for increasing investment in oil companyThe face of Sweden’s property bust fights for USD 13bn empire KLP books all-time high AUM boosted by external customersApril saw strong inflows to the two smallest Nordic fund markets CIP makes first investment in Nordic onshore wind farmsRecord dividends no match for recession woes gripping marketUrban Partners raises record EUR 3.6bn to buy Nordic propertyHandelsbanken maintains outlook on marked price drops in Norway's commercial real estate marketFood giant agrees to USD 450m settlement with AP7-led plaintiffsAnalysis: How urgent are cost cuts in the AM industry?Allianz pursues using ESG to find excess return in emerging market debtAI intrigues ETF managers as both investment and toolSwedish housing starts slump 55% in latest sign of crisisOil fund puts Indonesian company on observation list, fearing damage to cultural heritageEU to combat "biased and unfair" investment counselingAkademikerPension invests in French climate fundKLP: Nordic investor's share of active funds is irrationalFinnish pension giant revamps the role of responsible investment EU to crack down on "finfluencers"AMWatch closed on Monday, May 29World’s biggest green finance club rebukes political attacksPension investor to take hard line on corporate taxes Leaving AP7: “I did not imagine that we would reach a trillion”Oil fund employee receives notice of termination prior to trial verdict Hedge fund of Danish entrepreneur has lost 42% since inceptionAP7 and LGIM launch joint effort to invest in “climate laggards”The fight for the wealthiest bank customers is all about relationsSampension criticized for lack of transparencyS-Bank to buy Handelsbanken’s AM operations in FinlandBankInvest CEO sees tailwinds on institutional salesDanish pension fund names current CIO as next CEONordea AM excludes chemicals giant on biodiversity groundsTurmoil on financial markets makes ATP decrease its risk exposureFormer longstanding SEB country head becomes chairman of asset manager Head of Nordnet in Norway quitsStorebrand AM experiences tough competition but tops net sales in NorwayNew CEO aims to “restore confidence” in troubled Swedish pensions giantRadio host quits job at national broadcaster to dodge mandatory pensions schemeAlecta’s next CEO: Stock picking closer to home is less riskySwedish company comes in from cold as investors return to defenseChange of plans - former Danske Bank stock picker to launch health care fund of his ownSwedish state pension fund adds seven coal polluters to blacklistAnalysis: Will the confusion about EU regulation harm sustainable investments? Challenged Danish manager poaches pension fund CIOOil fund seeks to take lead in lawsuit against SVBAlternative fund manager reported to the policeEU reports identify numerous ways of misleading ESG investors Swedish fund manager beats 99% of peers with giant bet on AIClimate activist group lauds Danish pension fund's new CEO pickAktia finds itself a new CEO from competitor's ranksFirst quarter of 2023 offered ups and downs for Nordic asset managersCentral bank still sees risk among pension funds with few counterpart banksATP must invest in entrepreneurship, Danish government insistsATP urges Danske to improve retail business outside DenmarkPeers may launch defense funds sooner or later, but Nordea is unlikely to join in, says head of AM Column: Alternative Investments during Q1 2023 − dispersion is the name of the gameFinnish SPAC requests extra time to find acquisition target<