Seminar om aktiv forvaltning av Statens pensjonsfond utland (SPU)

Oslo Plaza, 20 januar 2010

Finansdepartementet arrangerte et seminar om aktiv forvaltning av Statens pensjonsfond utland (SPU) 20. januar 2010. I seminaret ble det diskutert den fremtidige rollen til aktiv forvaltning av fondet.

The Ministry of Finance arranged a seminar on January 20, 2010 to discuss the future role of active management of the Government Pension Fund Global (Statens pensjonsfond utland).

The ministry has 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 reports are available here

Webcast from the seminar

The Ministry’s external projects on active management

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

 

Concluding remarks  was by Martin Skancke, Director General, Asset Management Department, Ministry of Finance.