About the Swedish Fund Selection Agency
The Swedish Fund Selection Agency is an authority with a mandate to procure, monitor and quality-ensure funds for the premium pension fund platform
The aim of the Swedish Fund Selection Agency is to procure funds of high quality and various risk profiles for the fund platform for the premium pension. It will also enter into fund agreements with those fund managers which offer funds at the platform.
The agency's responsibilities are regulated by law, for further details please refer to lag (2022:759) om Fondtorgsnämnden, External link.lag (2022:760) om upphandling av fonder till premiepensionens fondtorg External link.and 64 ch. the social insurande code External link.. External link, opens in new window.
The Swedish Fund Selection Agency is a board authority (sw. nämndmyndighet) that is governed by a board of seven members. Mats Sjöstrand is the Chairman of the board. The Swedish Pensions Agency serves as host agency for the Swedish Fund Selection Agency, which entails providing administrative services.
The Swedish Fund Selection Agency further consists of an administrative office which is responsible for all the operational tasks. When this office is fully staffed, it will consist of approximately 30-35 employees. The office manages the day-to-day administrative activities as well as all practical matters regarding the procurement of the funds. Erik Fransson is Executive Director of the office. The administrative office is located in Tumba Bruk, Botkyrka Municipality.
The procurements for which the Board is responsible are to be conducted professionally and on an independent basis. Further, these procurements will ensure that the pension savers gain a substantial range of options while ensuring that fund managers and funds can be reviewed in a reliable and cost-efficient manner.
The Board will also be responsible for the funds currently on the platform.