SWEDEN - The first and third AP funds achieved 4.6% and 5% annual investment returns in 2007 respectively, despite recent market turbulence.
AP3's equity investments, which made up over half of the fund's portfolio, including 10.7% in domestic securities, contributed 1.5% to the overall return. Kerstin Hessius, CEO, AP3, said: "It was a year...
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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