Challenges in managing a large equity portfolio

All interested are welcome to attend a guest lecture from Ann Kristin Brautaset, Deputy Director Equities, Folketrygdfondet on "Challenges in managing a large equity portfolio".

When: Thursday November 1st, 2018 at 12:15 - 13:00
Where: UiS Business School, Elise Ottesen-Jensens hus, auditorium EOJ-101

Folketrygdfondet is the largest investor in Norway’s financial markets. It manages the “The Government Pension Fund Norway”, the domestic equivalent of the larger “Government Pension Fund Global (the petroleum fund)”.

It currently has NOK 251 billion under management, of which 60% is invested in Norwegian and Nordic equities. Folketrygdfondet is the largest equity owner in most of Norway’s large companies.

In this lecture Ann Kristin Brautaset will talk about the challenges of managing this equity portfolio.

  • Being a large owner - problem or opportunity?
  • Being a long term owner - how does it affect investment decisions?
  • What is the tradeoff between quantitative and qualitative aspects of investment decisions?
  • How does Folketrygdfondet solve their unique problems?

The guest lecture is open for all who are interested in the topic.

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