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PensionDanmark (formerly Pensionsselskaberne), is a Danish pension company, which was founded in 1989 and is jointly owned by trade unions and employer organizations. PensionDanmark is an occupational pension company that aims to ensure members a good supplement to the public welfare benefits when they retire or if they lose their ability to work. PensionDanmark is one of the 50 largest pension funds in Europe.





Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Torben Möger Pedersen

Chief Investment Officer

Claus Stampe


Henning Overgaard

Asset allocation
Investments are managed in a lifecycle product - Members under the age of 46 have the majority of their savings invested in equities, non-investment grade fixed income and alternative investments. When members turn 46 years of age, their savings are gradually switched into more conservative and less volatile holdings, as they approach their retirement age. These holdings are European government and mortgage bonds and investment grade corporate bonds.

56.8% Global Equities

3.2% High Yield Bonds

3.9% Senior Bank Debt

3.8% Emerging Market Debt

7.5% Private Equity

2.5% Mezzanine & Distressed Debt

9.6% Real Estate

6.2% Infrastructure & Renewables

3.2% European Government & Mortgage Bonds

2.6% Index-linked Bonds

0.7% Investment Grade Corporate Bonds related articles
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