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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

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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

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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

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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

All Latest Austria News

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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

screen shot 2019 03 29 at 10.02.10

Pensionsfonds flourish

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Several trends have converged to bolster the popularity of Pensionsfonds

screen shot 2019 03 29 at 10.10.09

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

All Pensions in Austria

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Study highlights imbalance between dividends and pension payments

Fri, 24 May 2019By

LCP found that FTSE 100 companies paid £90bn to shareholders and just £13bn to pension funds in 2018

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Sustainability accounting standards investor group expands

Wed, 22 May 2019By

NBIM, Brunel Pension Partnership and Canadian pension funds among 15 new members of advisory group

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Life expectancy will continue to fall in 2019: KPMG

Mon, 13 May 2019By

Longevity swap contracts could be ‘out of the money’ given major shifts in data on life expectancy, warns accountancy group

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Connecting climate dots

May 2019 (Magazine)By

The transition to a low-carbon economy should lead to significant economic opportunity

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Cultivating judgement

May 2019 (Magazine)By

One of the big challenges we face, both in the financial world and in everyday life, is how to overcome our biases

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