Pension funds increase investments in alternative areas

Infrastructure, forests, and unlisted shares are among the assets which Danish pension funds have set their sights on, in a market where bonds have become too dull to invest in.

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Denmark's three largest pension funds are investing heavily in alternative areas ahead of traditional fields in an attempt to increase returns and spread risk, reports Berlingske Business.

As this is a period with low interest rates, PFA, ATP, and Danica Pension have chosen to pull away from investments in bonds and search for alternative possibilities for returns.

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