Pension Funds

Denmark’s PKA names managing partners for 2 new alternatives divisions

PKA, Hellerup, Denmark, named managing partners for its into private equity and infrastructure businesses that are splitting from its alternatives division, the 250 billion kroner ($41.4 billion) pension fund said in a news release Wednesday.

The two departments of the 40 billion Danish kroner PKA AIP — AIP Private Funds and AIP Infrastructure — now have separate management teams.

Anette Eberhard was named managing partner for AIP Private Funds. Ms. Eberhard was previously CEO of EKF, Denmark's export credit agency.

Kasper Hansen was named managing partner for AIP Infrastructure. Mr. Hansen was formerly a partner responsible for direct infrastructure investments within AIP.

PKA said in the release it plans to increase its investments in private equity by 18 billion to 20 billion Danish kroner and infrastructure investment by a minimum of 10 billion Danish kroner.

"With the establishment of the new structure, the recruitment of Ms. Eberhard and Mr. Hansen as responsible for private funds and direct infrastructure, the foundation has been created for PKA AIP to achieve great results in the future for the benefit of PKA (participants)," Peter Damgaard Jensen, CEO of PKA, said in the release.

A spokesman could not be reached to provide additional details by press time.