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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

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Pension funds fear ‘Trojan horse’ in EU sustainability measures

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Conference panellists wary of Commission’s sustainability agenda bringing additional regulation and costs  

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FX cap hurts Austrian pension funds’ performance

Fri, 24 Aug 2018By

Caps to be scrapped by January in line with IORP II reforms


Shareholders for Change gives voice to Europe’s small investors

Wed, 4 Jul 2018By

New association of small institutional investors wants to tackle niche ESG topics

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Austrian investors welcome EU’s sustainable investment proposals

Mon, 11 Jun 2018By

But conference panelists wary of overregulation and hidden agendas

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Austrian pension funds to set own investment caps under IORP II roll-out

Mon, 21 May 2018By

Plus: Austrian finance minister promises reform of tax incentives for second pillar

Austria: Something completely different?

April 2018 (magazine)By

A new approach to reform may boost Pensionskassen, which lack broad appeal despite good returns

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Austria’s APK best long-term performer among Pensionskassen

Fri, 30 Mar 2018By

Mercer analysis of pension fund performances over three, five and 10 years

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Credit benchmarks too sensitive to interest rates, investors warn

Thu, 8 Mar 2018By

Credit risk and duration management among the top priorities for Austrian pension funds

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Institutional investors driving sustainable fund growth in Austria

Fri, 2 Mar 2018By

Insurers also looking to expand sustainable investment allocations

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VBV, APK produce top returns in Austria's life cycle investment system

Tue, 20 Feb 2018By

Mercer Austria urges government to reform second pillar to render it more flexible

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Austrian pension funds return 6% on average in 2017

Mon, 15 Jan 2018By

High equity quota helps boost performance and long-term average returns

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Austrian pension group gets academic backing for tax proposal

Wed, 22 Nov 2017By

Study details economic benefits of people making additional contributions to pension funds

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Melbourne Mercer: Pension systems fail to make the A-grade

Mon, 23 Oct 2017By IPE Staff

Denmark once again is the world’s best but several systems have seen ratings drop in the past 12 months

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Austria: Something completely different?

April 2018 (magazine)By

A new approach to reform may boost Pensionskassen, which lack broad appeal despite good returns

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European actuarial body warns on national liability data misuse

Wed, 20 Mar 2019By

Association stands ready to help determine ‘the appropriate methodology to assess the future’

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UK companies to keep EU accounting standards post-Brexit

Tue, 12 Mar 2019By

Government proposes powers to adopt EU-led standards beyond the UK’s exit from the bloc


UK to replace audit regulator after damning review

Tue, 12 Mar 2019By

Investors voice support as Kingman review to be enacted by government

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The euro crisis is not over

March 2019 (Magazine)By

The euro’s existential crisis subsided several years ago but it would be wrong to assume it has disappeared. The forces that could undermine its integrity have not vanished.

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Shunning the UK is a mistake

March 2019 (Magazine)By

Continental investors hold nuanced views on Brexit. It is fair to say, however, that they generally see its impact as a negative factor for the UK economy, at least in the short term.

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