SWEDEN - Första AP-fonden (AP1) returned SEK 3bn ($463bn) after expenses in the first half of 2011, representing a return of 1.4%.
The fund had net assets under management of SEK 221.6bn as of 30 June 2011, with exposure to equities at 53.6%, exposure to fixed income investments at 38.2% and exposure to alternative investments at...
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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SWEDEN/US - Swedish pension buffer fund AP2 and US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF have formed a joint venture targeting agricultural real estate.