SWEDEN - Two of Sweden's national pension funds, AP2 and AP3, are gearing up for mandate tenders by April.
Speaking at the European Pensions Summit in Barcelona, AP3’s deputy chief executive officer, Niklas Ekvall, said that the fund was in the throws of finalising its investment strategy and technicals for a 2.5% allocation to a fund of hedge funds.
AP2’s head of fixed income Ole-Petter Langeland, head of fixed-income, said the fund was also looking to issue its new fixed income tenders by April. These will include global government and corporate bonds, including the US.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has joined a coalition of 88 investors to demand companies disclose more information on environmental impact.
The cross industry guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation working group has formed five sub-committees to each work on a key component of the guidance.
KAS Bank has launched an end-to-end cost transparency solution for defined contribution (DC) schemes to assist in the delivery of chair's statements.