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Obligo Holding

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

Obligo is an international investment management company located in Oslo and Stockholm with direct and indirect investments in real estate, shipping, infrastructure and private equity with a combined AUM of EUR 1,0bn. The Company was established in June 2012 by acquiring the investment management platforms of Nordic investment banks ABG Sundal Collier and Swedbank First Securities. The company was until fall 2017 owned by a fund managed by the Blackstone Group and is now 100 % owned by employees.  

Obligo received the 29 September 2015 authorization from the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway to act as a manager of alternative investment funds and discretionary management of financial instruments portfolios owned by investors. Obligo has 25 employees.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.


02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

25 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

18 full time investment professionals herby 3 devotet to ESG related issues plus 7 support staff .

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.2. List your subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories and indicate if you would like to report their RI activities in your organisation’s consolidated report.

Name of PRI signatory subsidiary

(Up to six subsidiaries may be reported)

RI implementation reported here
on a consolidated basis
          Obligo Investment Management AS
          Obligo Real Estate AS

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

Obligo Investment Management AS manages infrastructure and PE fund of funds and one shipping fund. All funds being established in the period 2007-2013. It is only within the infrastructure sector that Obligo has an active mandate and will establish new funds going forward. Within PE and shipping, the existing funds are passive in nature and will approach their life-end period in 2021-2022

Obligo Real Estate AS manages on behalf of other funds real estate in the Nordics. RI reporting will include private equity, infrastructure and real estate.

PRI reporting for Obligo Holding is made up of Obligo Investment Management and Obligo Real Estate.

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

Reporting covers infrastructure, real estate and private equity investments.

Real Estate is included in the OO 04.4 as we perform asset management services to the funds owning the properties. Obligo has not discretionary agreements on these holdings. 



Real Estate                610        62 %            

Private Equity            150         16 %             
Infrastructure             150         16 %            
Shipping                      60           6 %            
                                  980       100 %         

Reduction in AUM in EUR(USD is caused by depreciating NOK and exits in investment projects.


OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 0 0
Fixed income 0 0 0 0
Private equity 0 0 10-50% 16
Property >50% 62 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 10-50% 16
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify <10% 6 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

`Other (1)` specified

          Shipping portfolio consisting of 7 ships

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Not Applicable)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

90 Developed Markets
10 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]

New funds have been selected in 2019 causing larger exposure to emerging markets which is part of our investment strategy.