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Three quarters of pension funds in the Netherlands now have an ESG policy, up from just 45% in 2013, according to a study by pensions regulator DNB (De Nederlandsche Bank).
The Norwegian financial regulator recently announced that it considers the DNB Norge fund, a supposedly actively managed fund invested in Norwegian large cap equities, a so-called closet-tracker. Orgland used the DNB Norge fund in his client portfolios until last year.
He gives his view on the controversy surrounding this fund.
For many fund selectors, active share has become an important benchmark tool. However, Arild Orgland, managing partner of Industrifinans in Oslo, believes a focus on active share could easily fool fund selectors. In a video interview with EIE’s Tjibbe Hoekstra, he explains why he thinks so.