DENMARK - Danish pension fund ATP would like to invest in local infrastructure but a lack of ‘political focus' has led to a dearth of appropriate opportunities.
DENMARK - Danish pension fund ATP returned 4.2%, or DKK15.7bn ($3bn), in the first three quarters of the year, bringing total assets under management to DKK554bn.
UK/DENMARK - NOW Pensions, the new scheme to be launched by Danish group ATP early next year, has vowed to bring "highly competitive" charges to the UK market.
DENMARK - Industriens Pensionsforsikring, the Danish administrator for the labour market pension scheme, has hired State Street to provide analytics on its DKK5.5bn ($1bn) private equity portfolio.
DENMARK - Danish pension provider ATP recorded a profit of DKK8.1bn ($1.6bn) in the first six months of 2011 driven by high returns in commodities and inflation-related assets.
NORDICS - Nordic investors are continuing to show optimism in hedge funds with nearly a third planning to increase their exposure this year to strategies like global macro, event driven and long/short funds, a new report shows.
DENMARK - ATP's investments brought in DKK6.7bn ($1.3bn) , or 1.7%, in the first quarter, with much of the performance driven by rising oil prices and expected rises in inflation.
DENMARK/PORTUGAL - Denmark's second-biggest pension fund said it may snap up Portuguese bonds if they keep falling after the country became the third euro member to seek a bailout since Greece's fiscal woes triggered the sovereign debt crisis.
DENMARK - Two of Denmark's largest pension funds have acquired 50% ownership of a major offshore wind farm.
DENMARK - Danish pension provider ATP has spoken out against a change to a proposed law which limits its investments in insurance companies.