Ilmarinen increases allocation to private equity

The Finnish insurer has boosted its exposure to the asset class.

Institution: Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Headquarters: Helsinki, Finland
AUM: €47.76bn
Allocation to alternatives: 24.10%

Ilmarinen increased its private equity allocation to 8.30 percent as of the end of Q2 2019, according to a report on the insurer’s website. This is up from 7.20 percent as of the end of Q2 2018.

As illustrated in the charts below, the €47.76 billion Finnish insurance firm tends to focus its private equity commitments on buyouts and venture capital / growth equity funds investing in Western Europe.

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