Nordic Institutional Investors' Confernece
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
This conference, conducted in English, aims to examine a range of investment strategies of interest to Institutional Investors, particularly pension funds, foundations, family offices and private-banks from the Nordic region as well as those from further afield. We will seek to consider the latest trends and the outlook for investments whilst taking into account practical issues and requirements specific to Swedish and other Nordic investors
Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference
Registration and coffee
Welcome and opening remarks
Artemis Investment Mangement
Active Fixed Income as Monetary Policy Reaches its Limit
Fixed income markets in the current socio economic environment
Limitations and challenges for traditional monetary policy and its long term implications for bond markets
Identifying relative value and selective directional opportunities across the investable universe in order to maximise risk adjusted returns.
Fixed Income Investment Director
Why it Might be Time to Reconsider an Active Allocation in Emerging Markets
What are the growth dynamics and strengthening economic fundamentals of EM countries
Growth, income and diversification benefits
How an active allocation
- can allow you to capture different drivers of return and manage risk
- could mitigate unintended consequences of index construction
Investing in Bank Loans
The longest credit cycle in history marches on, with accommodative monetary policy and a host of geopolitical risk
Senior loans have enjoyed incredible growth but more recently have suffered meaningful outflows
Where are the opportunities now, and what are the dangers?
ESG in Fixed Income and Climate Change Benchmarking
Fixed Income Investment Specialist
Achieving Social and Environmental Impcts in Fixed Income Portfolios
Key considerations for allocating towards positive impact themes in a fixed income portfolio
What strategies are available?
How credit mandates can align with UN Sustainable Development without compromising on financial performance
Head of Sustainable Investing, Europe
Integrating Climate Change Considerations into Passive Investment Strategies
Climate change clearly presents significant risk and opportunities for investors
What climate change considerations are relevant to investors?
How can investors capture climate change risk and opportunities in their portfolio?
Drinks and lunch
Risk Premia, Crowding, Diversification
Global Head of Research, Multi-Asset Solutions
Wells Fargo Asset Management
Risk Premia - Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded
Crowding reflects a collective belief in a risk premiums existence, yet its garnered a bad reputation in the financial media.
We’ve all heard the warning bell: as more portfolio owners chase the benefits of a particular investment strategy, the subsequent surge in flows will lead to negative outcomes.
However without crowding, risks are only idiosyncratic and not systematic
Therefore you should embrace crowding and this presentation explains why
Managing Director, Head of Risk and Diversifying Strategies
Hedge Funds Plus Risk Premia
Diversification is back in the spotlight to reduce equity risk factor exposure and/or improve robustness
Long menu of “diversifying strategies” features many that are relatively opaque, complex and expensive
Innovations in “liquid alternatives” such as Alternative Risk Premia (ARP)
How are ARP strategies actually performing live, in terms of absolute return and diversification?
What are the key implementation decisions for investors to consider?
Academic Insight & Investors' Current Approaches to ESG
Professor of Finance
Stockholm School of Economics
Active Management at the Government pension Fund Global in Norway: A Review
This recent review looked at the role and contribution of active management in the Government Pension Plan
What did it show and what suggestions can be made for the wider role of active management in pension investment management?
A panel of pension scheme executives and trustees will talk about their pension fund’s investment strategies and experiences.
Panellists to include:
Head of Sustainability
Drinks reception and close of conference
The conference is by invitation only for pension funds and other institutional investors. If you are not already receiving an invitation please contact us. A limited number of Complimentary invitations are usually available to genuine pension fund representatives (executives and trustees) and other approved institutional investors. However, to ensure we have room for as many funds as possible, we have to limit free places to 2 attendees per approved organisation thereafter a reduced rate fee is payable per delegate. Furthermore, SPS always reserves the right of admission (free or paid) and our decision is final.