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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

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Austrian investors welcome EU’s sustainable investment proposals

Mon, 11 Jun 2018By

But conference panelists wary of overregulation and hidden agendas

Museum of Art History, Vienna

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

Museum of Art History, Vienna

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

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Vienna, Austria

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

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Institutional investors driving sustainable fund growth in Austria

Fri, 2 Mar 2018By

Insurers also looking to expand sustainable investment allocations

Museum of Art History, Vienna

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

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Vienna, Austria

Austrian pension funds return 6% on average in 2017

Mon, 15 Jan 2018By

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

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Vienna, Austria

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

Melbourne Mercer Global Pensions Index

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

Westhafentower EIOPA

Supervisor EIOPA overstepping mark with PEPP, conference hears

Mon, 23 Oct 2017By

Pension stakeholders agree new product proposal no old-age retirement strategy

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Funded pensions must prop up first pillar as wages stagnate: Rürup

Wed, 20 Sep 2017By

German pensions expert warns against either/or approach to pay-as-you-go and funded systems

Austria: Politics distracts from pensions

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension reforms take second place to political squabbling

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Austria eyes second-pillar pension reform after election

Wed, 23 Aug 2017By

Support builds for auto-enrolment and collective bargaining agreements similar to recent German reforms

Vienna, Austria

DACH roundup: Austrian energy company sells pension fund

Fri, 14 Jul 2017By ,

Even fewer company-operated Pensionskassen remain in Austria

Museum of Art History, Vienna

DB 'can still play a role for years to come' despite rise of DC

Fri, 9 Jun 2017By

Debate covers future of DB, DC, and hybrid plans in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands at conference in Vienna

Blue skies on a sunny day

ESG roundup: First Austrian pension fund signs Montreal Carbon Pledge

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By ,

Plus: ERAFP awards €4.6bn of European equity mandates 

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Vienna, Austria

Allianz' Austrian pension funds dominate 3 and 5-year returns

Fri, 17 Mar 2017By

Mercer data also shows strong results for VBV in higher risk category

Some investors are reducing their exposure to industries that produce carbon as a byproduct

Austria’s VBV cuts carbon footprint by 55% in core fund move

Wed, 15 Feb 2017By

Next step is to roll out environmental management system fund-wide

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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

Austria: Politics distracts from pensions

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension reforms take second place to political squabbling

All Pensions in Austria

Voting

FRC finds support for stewardship code to mirror section 172 duty

Tue, 17 Jul 2018By

Support for signatories to report on how they considered wide range of stakeholders

Frank Field MP

Accounting roundup: UK politician demands answers over BHS audit

Fri, 13 Jul 2018By

Plus: Updated good practice guide for pension accounting; SIG faces investigation; FRC names firms under review

A view of Zurich, Switzerland

Accounting, de-risking moves bolster Swiss pension plan funding

Wed, 11 Jul 2018By

Liabilities fell by CHF3.6bn while investment returns added CHF900m.

Euros

Accounting body delays work on DB surplus refund rules

Tue, 3 Jul 2018By

International Accounting Standards Board wants its work on the controversial rule aligned with research into DC schemes

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Reasons to understand blockchain

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

The rise of blockchain architecture coincides with a period of falling trust in institutions

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