SWEDEN - Andra AP-fonden, the e16bn second Swedish national pension fund (AP2), has hired eight external investment managers for three global fixed income mandates.
The mandates, worth approximately US$1.5bn each, are based on customised benchmarks from Lehman Brothers. Bridgewater Associates, Capital International Ltd and Rogge Global Partners Plc have been appointed...
SWEDEN - Första AP-fonden (AP1) returned SEK 3bn ($463bn) after expenses in the first half of 2011, representing a return of 1.4%.
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.
SWEDEN - Swedish pension buffer fund AP4 is looking for up to three passive global equity managers.
SWEDEN - Sweden's €100bn ($143bn) state pensions funds are facing a wide-ranging government review which could result in mergers.
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