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ATP has just released a report on the EU sustainable investment taxonomy the Danish state pension fund says will ease active ownership management. | Foto: Thomas Borberg

ATP to pressure portfolio companies with new tool

Starting next year, companies will be required to divulge the proportion of investments and revenue which can be classed as sustainable. This is meant to provide institutional investors with far better means to push carbon-intensive businesses in a greener direction, says ATP about vastly improving its active ownership.

Laura Destribats, portfolio manager, Goldman Sachs Asset Management | Foto: PR / Max Matthiessen & Goldman Sachs

GSAM bets on millennials

Through a partnership with Max Matthiessen and its fund firm Navigera, Swedish customers can get access to one of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s active equity strategies. It’s one that is based on the rise of a powerful consumer force, portfolio manager Laura Destribats says during a Stockholm press meet.

Award-winning fund of funds plans investment spree

A Nordic fund of hedge funds plans to make several changes to its portfolio in bid to maintain momentum. Head of Hedge Funds Jeppe Blirup knows what he wants to add – and what the red flags are for managers within the space.

From left to right: Heidi Finskas, Kiran Aziz, Torunn Brånå, Arild Skedsmo, Karolina Malisauskaite, Gjermund Grimsby and Rina Narasimhan | Foto: Roar Grønstad/KLP

KLP ramps up sustainability team with five new hires

Norway’s biggest pension fund now has 14 people dedicated to sustainability across its different departments. According to the firm’s director of social responsibility, integrating sustainability in corporate governance is key.

Kristoffer Sønnervik, director of institutional clients at Alfred Berg Kapitalforvaltning. | Foto: PR/Alfred Berg

Alfred Berg Norway points to its Nordic focus for Prospera wins

For the third year in a row, Alfred Berg receives the highest Prospera ranking from institutional investors and fund distributors in Norway. Director of institutional clients, Kristoffer Sønnervik, points to its Nordic-focused funds as reason for the top rankings.

Foto: Mike Blake/REUTERS / Ritzau Scanpix

Pimco says bond market outlook improves after ‘historic’ moves

“Bonds tend to perform well during recessionary periods, and if the Fed succeeds in bringing inflation lower, it could create an even stronger backdrop for fixed-income investments,” says Marc Seidner, chief investment officer of non-traditional strategies at Pimco.

Profiled investor becomes partner at family office

Christian Klarskov, who has previously been a portfolio manager at Nordea Invest and CIO at IR Invest, has now gained a new job as partner of Integritet Invest, which offers investment advice to wealthy families.

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