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Austria: Government’s fall is another blow to reform

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Promised tax reforms were put on hold following the toppling of the government. But this is just the latest in a line of unfulfilled pension promises

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Bonus eyes climate risks with fresh investment approach

Thu, 8 Aug 2019By

The €1.5bn Austrian multi-employer scheme is setting up a fund-of-funds structure it believes will help improve the transparency of climate-related risks

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Austrian pension funds return 6.72% over H1 2019

Wed, 10 Jul 2019By

Pension fund association identifies active management, Federal Reserve decision, and equity markets as the main drivers

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Austria’s biggest pension fund ‘adds €1.5bn to economy’

Fri, 21 Jun 2019By

Academic research shows economic impact of VBV Group’s investment activities; Survey shows dwindling faith in Austrian first pillar system

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ESG ‘lacks market standards and best practice’: Austrian National Bank

Fri, 14 Jun 2019By

OeNB treasurer sees ‘major differences’ in implementation of ESG strategies by providers as their use spreads across the region

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Bosch’s cross-border plan thwarted by regulatory hurdles

Tue, 11 Jun 2019By

Engineering company transfers Austrian pension plan to local provider after regulations prevent consolidation within German Pensionsfonds vehicle

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German, Swiss and Austrian investors report spike in ESG investments

Tue, 4 Jun 2019By

Sustainable investments volume increased by 50% across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, says FNG

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Germany: BRSG beyond the new DC plans

April 2019 (Magazine)By

A year into the implementation of Germany’s BRSG law to strengthen occupational pension schemes many legal uncertainties remain

Pensionskassen facing challenges

April 2019 (Magazine)By

The number of insurance-based pension funds on the supervisor’s watchlist is falling. But some providers are in serious trouble

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Pensionsfonds flourish

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Several trends have converged to bolster the popularity of Pensionsfonds

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Pension risk management

April 2019 (Magazine)By ,

Portfolios are facing up to the challenges of the economic environment. But there is still room to improve expected returns

Günther Schiendl

VBV: Exciting possibilities

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Günther Schiendl, CIO of VBV, Austria’s largest pension fund, talks to Barbara Ottawa about the importance of illiquidity and the EU’s sustainable finance initiative

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How we run our money: APK Pensionskasse

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Christian Böhm, CEO of Austria’s APK Pensionskasse, talks about the organisation’s blend of dynamic and long-term investment strategy 

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Mandate roundup: Brunel activates search for ‘flagship’ equities fund

Thu, 14 Mar 2019By IPE Staff

Plus: Austrian banking institute and Asian institutional investor searches live on IPE Quest 

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Porsche drives VBV’s growth with transfer of Austrian pension fund

Wed, 13 Mar 2019By

Only two independent company Pensionskassen are left after a wave of consolidation

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IORP II: How the EU directive has reshaped the pensions industry

Wed, 30 Jan 2019By IPE Staff

IPE explores how the IORP II directive has been implemented across EU member states

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Austrian pension funds post 5.3% average loss for 2018

Tue, 22 Jan 2019By

Funds hit by equity volatility but long-term average remains over 5%

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Austrian pension hunts emerging markets manager for €30m mandate

Mon, 21 Jan 2019By IPE Staff

Investor stipulates compliance with local laws and ESG exclusion list

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Corporate governance group adds members, targets Vodafone

Tue, 11 Dec 2018By

Swiss investor group and UK foundation join as telecoms company criticised for tax policy

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German churches back development bank’s $200m SME lending fund

Wed, 24 Oct 2018By

Evangelische Bank co-invests alongside DEG in emerging market banks offering SME funding

All Latest Austria News

Austria: Government’s fall is another blow to reform

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Promised tax reforms were put on hold following the toppling of the government. But this is just the latest in a line of unfulfilled pension promises

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Germany: BRSG beyond the new DC plans

April 2019 (Magazine)By

A year into the implementation of Germany’s BRSG law to strengthen occupational pension schemes many legal uncertainties remain

Pensionskassen facing challenges

April 2019 (Magazine)By

The number of insurance-based pension funds on the supervisor’s watchlist is falling. But some providers are in serious trouble

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Pensionsfonds flourish

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Several trends have converged to bolster the popularity of Pensionsfonds

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Pension risk management

April 2019 (Magazine)By ,

Portfolios are facing up to the challenges of the economic environment. But there is still room to improve expected returns

All Pensions in Austria

liam kennedy

A Franco-German challenge

September 2019 (Magazine)By

France and Germany are the two countries that stand out the most for their comprehensive state pension systems and for underdeveloped second-pillar framework

daniel ben ami

Market paradoxes demand new ideas

September 2019 (Magazine)By

It is the most fundamental premise of investing yet it is increasingly redundant: invest your money rather than hiding it under the mattress

carlo svaluto moreolo

China’s human rights abuses pose challenges

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Investors who are serious about ESG should ask themselves about their China strategies 

nick reeve

An ageing Europe needs radical policy ideas

September 2019 (Magazine)By

The Centre for Social Justice – a UK centre-right think tank – has proposed retirement policy reforms including raising the country’s state pension age to 75 by 2035

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Passive investment: Dawn of a new banner theme

September 2019 (Magazine)By , Simon Klein

This follow-up article on the rise of index investing highlights how pension plans are seeking to promote stewardship among their index managers

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