Press releases and news

  • AP4:s Fund capital reaches a record level of SEK 276 billion

    The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund's (AP4) positive result provided a contribution of close to SEK 19 billion to the pension system. AP4’s active management outperformed the index for the eleventh consecutive six-month period. Fund capital increased to SEK 276 billion.

  • AP4 supports the proposal of the Japan's Stewardship Code

    The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4) works to promote good corporate governance in the financial markets and is of the opinion that the proposal of a Japanese corporate governance code (“The Japan’s Stewardship Code”) is an important step to promote the Japanese stock market and Japanese corporate governance.

  • AP4 hands in its Scania shares

    AP4, the Fourth National Pension Insurance Fund, has decided to hand in its shareholding in Scania (corresponding to about 0.6% of the capital in Scania) in accordance with Volkswagen’s offer.

  • The Ethical Council Annual Report 2013 - Impact through dialogues

    The Ethical Council is developing its preventive dialogues in order to get companies to act more responsibly and thereby reduce the risk that they violate international conventions. The focus areas for the Ethical Council in 2013 included human rights, business ethics and environmental issues in the telecom, pharmaceutical, tobacco and cocoa industry.

  • AP4 invests in engagement funds

    The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (“AP4”) made substantial investments during Q1 2014 into two engagement funds established by GO Investment Partners (“GO”).

  • AP4 comments upon the Volkswagen bid for Scania

    The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund's (AP4) will carefully assess and evaluate the bid that now has been placed on Scania. It is an important task. Scania is a world-class company and holds a long track record of positive development as an independent and listed company. There are good reasons to believe that this can be upheld also in the future.