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CEE pension fund tenders infra, direct lending mandates via IPE Quest

Thu, 23 Nov 2017By IPE Staff

Central European pension fund eyeing allocations of up to €100m to each asset class

Bucharest, Romania

PensionsEurope warns of risks from Romanian second-pillar cuts

Thu, 16 Nov 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Trade body urges government to promote higher contributions amid demographic pressures

Bucharest, Romania

CEE roundup: Romania slashes second-pillar contributions

Fri, 10 Nov 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Plus: Bulgaria’s regulator set for financial independence, new Polish pension plans take shape

Old Town, Warsaw

Polish roundup: Second-pillar 12-month returns hit 28%

Tue, 31 Oct 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Growth spurred by Warsaw Stock Exchange bull market

Moscow, Russia

Russian state fund outperforms non-state providers in H1

Tue, 24 Oct 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Falling share prices responsible for weaker returns

Bucharest, Romania

Romania's second-pillar pensions to become voluntary

Mon, 11 Sep 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Fees and contribution rates may also be cut, says prime minister

Lithuania's Trakai Castle

Baltics roundup: Nordea and DNB to merge operations

Tue, 29 Aug 2017By

Also: Estonia’s LHV pension fund invests in Lithuanian internet service provider

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Start-up pension provider aims to cut costs in Latvia

Fri, 25 Aug 2017By

Passively managed pension plans will cost half of the industry average, INDEXO chief says

Lithuania's Trakai Castle

Swedbank exits from Lithuanian third-pillar provision

Fri, 28 Jul 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Local asset manager INVL buys fund; becomes second biggest investor in Lithuanian SME Fund

Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland

Polish pension fund overhaul postponed until July 2018

Thu, 27 Jul 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Regulatory and technical complexities cited for the delay

Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria

World Bank calls for full independence for Bulgarian regulator

Wed, 28 Jun 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Recommendations include powers to raise levies, improve staff salaries, and receive statutory indemnity

Moscow, Russia

Russian roundup: Non-state funds’ Q1 returns average 5%

Fri, 2 Jun 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Central bank encourages funds to diversify into assets backing the ‘real economy’

Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland

Polish second-pillar funds net average 12-month gain of 17.6%

Fri, 28 Apr 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Law dismantling second pillar to be published by mid-year

Lake Bled, Slovenia

EBRD exits investment in Slovenia’s Prva Group

Mon, 3 Apr 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Investment furthered Slovenian group’s expansion and market share

Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgarian review leads to writedown of asset values

Tue, 7 Feb 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

System is nevertheless deemed sustainable by Financial Supervision Commission

Zagreb, Croatia

Croatia’s mandatory pension fund returns strengthened in 2016

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Pension fund association president says increased real assets exposure will help maintain returns in the future

Facade and environment of St Peter's church in Riga Latvia

Latvian second-pillar funds boost 2016 returns

Mon, 30 Jan 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Equity-weighted funds outperformed other classes

Lithuania's Trakai Castle

All Lithuania’s pension funds generate positive returns in 2016

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Bond-weighted funds underwhelm, while equity funds exceed 9%

Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland

Bulk of Polish second-pillar assets looks set to stay in private sector

Mon, 19 Dec 2016By Krystyna Krzyzak

Alternative plan for total nationalisation resurfaces

Moscow, Russia

Russian pension funds return more than 10.5% year to date

Mon, 12 Dec 2016By Krystyna Krzyzak

Investment in corporate bonds, equities rises while deposits share declines

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Pensions in CEE: New dawns for Baltic pensions

January 2017 (Magazine)By Reeta Ilona Paakkinen

Baltic second-pillar pension funds face common challenges in a low-return environment, such as searching for yield and illiquid opportunities in a challenging regulatory environment

Baltic pension funds: The way forward

January 2017 (Magazine)

Harijs Švarcs addresses challenges for Baltic pension funds

Croatia's pension reform: An uncertain future

January 2017 (Magazine)By

The election of a new government has added an element of uncertainty to pension reform

Romania: Political uncertainty casts shadow on second-pillar growth

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Political uncertainty means Romanian pension funds will have to wait for clarity on an increase in the second-pillar pension contribution rate

Poland: Dismantling the second pillar

January 2017 (Magazine)By Krystyna Krzyzak

Krystyna Krzyzak reportson the latest reforms to Poland’s second-pillar pensions system

All Pensions in CEE

Governance at UK pension schemes 'not fit for purpose'

Accounting roundup: FRC details corporate governance code review

Fri, 24 Nov 2017By

Plus: Big Four auditors could face £10m fines; IASB plays down involvement in non-financial reporting

Accountancy

EU and UK insurers flag concerns about liability accounting rules

Wed, 22 Nov 2017By

Freedom of Information request reveals wide-ranging concerns about how new standard was finalised

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Accounting standards body rejects complaint over due diligence

Mon, 13 Nov 2017By

Anonymous complaint alleged that standard-setter had made changes without going through formal processes

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Accounting roundup: ESMA reduces pensions accounting focus

Fri, 3 Nov 2017By

Also: FRC reveals audit quality stats; IASB nears final draft of conceptual framework

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Cheer up, it might not happen

November 2017 (Magazine)By

Investment committees have been pleasantly surprised by a fairly benign asset growth period from the Trump election onwards

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