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Seminar on acive management of the Government Pension Fund Global

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Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Finance

The Norwegian Ministry of Finance is arranging a seminar on 20 January 2010 regarding the future role of active management of the Government Pension Fund Global. Follow the seminar live on web-TV.

The Norwegian Ministry of Finance is arranging a seminar on 20 January 2010 regarding the future role of active management of the Government Pension Fund Global. Follow the seminar live on web-TV.

In 2009 the Ministry of Finance announced a broad evaluation of active management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global. It was announced that the Ministry had asked the consulting firm Mercer Ltd. and an international group consisting of Professors Andrew Ang (Columbia Business School), Stephen Schaefer (London Business School) and William N. Goetzmann (Yale School of Management) to prepare reports on the use of active management of the Government Pension Fund Global.
 
The Ministry has invited independent experts to comment on the reports. The seminar will be held at Oslo Plaza from 11.00-17.00. Detailed program is available here.

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More information:
The reports on active management
The Ministry’s external projects on active management


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Speeches:

Welcome speech by the minister of finance, Mr. Sigbjørn Johnsen

 

Session 1: Evaluation of active management of the Government Pension Fund Global

Presentation of the Ang/Schaefer/Goetzmann report, Evaluation of active management in the Government Pension Fund Global

Presented by the authors:
Andrew Ang, Columbia Business School
Stephen Schaefer, London Business School
William Goetzmann, Yale School of Management

Discussion with invited commentators, Sung Cheng Chih, Espen EckboTrond Døskeland and Bruno Gerard.


Session 2: Active management in large, long term funds

A presentation of Mercer’s reports to the Ministry of Finance on active management
Divyesh Hindocha, Partner, Mercer
Emma Hunt, Principal, Mercer

A presentation of Norges Bank’s views on active management of the Government Pension Fund Global by Mr. Yngve Slyngstad, CEO, Norges Bank Investment Management.

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