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German bank sector pension fund claims Brexit-related client win

Fri, 13 Jul 2018By

Standard Chartered in Germany opts for BVV as occupational pension provider

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IMF questions German coalition government pension measures

Fri, 6 Jul 2018By

Germany should pursue reforms to extend working lives, International Monetary Fund says

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Germany’s Spezialfonds market doubles over seven years

Fri, 29 Jun 2018By

Growth fuelled by investors diversifying fixed-income segments, according to research agency Telos

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European pension funds back energy storage fund

Tue, 26 Jun 2018By IPE Staff

Fund reaches final closing at €252m with backing from major European institutions

uk election result compounds brexit uncertainty

Brexit: More finance firms considering transfers away from UK

Tue, 26 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Several asset managers have moved staff or assets to other EU locations ahead of Brexit


Meet Germany’s new asset owner association

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By

German Association of Institutional Investors – or bii – was established in Frankfurt in mid-May

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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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​Germans trash EU’s proposal for pooled euro-zone bonds

Fri, 25 May 2018By

Structure and risk pooling of “sovereign bond backed securities” criticised by investor association

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German pensions veteran Schwind to step down as Hoechst chief

Tue, 22 May 2018By

Schwind has been running the well-known Hoechst pension funds for some 20 years


German Pensionskassen expect regulation-driven consolidation

Thu, 17 May 2018By

Future challenges regarding administration of more concern than investments

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German managers reassert dominance over US players in KVG market

Wed, 16 May 2018By

Austrian Kepler Fonds best KVG in German market, beating Metzler and Investec

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Metzler lining up dedicated vehicle for German ‘defined ambition’ funds

Mon, 14 May 2018By

aba’s Heribert Karch urges employers and unions to grasp the ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of BRSG reforms

BaFin in Bonn, insurance and banking supervision site

German regulator scrutinising Pensionskassen ‘run-off’ deals

Tue, 8 May 2018By

More Pensionskassen are interested in such arrangements, according to BaFin

Frankfurt, Germany

German investor seeks global fixed income manager via IPE Quest

Mon, 30 Apr 2018By IPE Staff

Core sovereign and corporate mandate will start with €30m but could grow to as much as €1bn

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Joseph Mariathasan: Why a Danish inn suggests a post-Brexit trade problem

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By

The restoration of Danish links with India suggest post-Brexit trade deals for the UK will not be straightforward

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German regional ministers relaunch push for auto-enrolment

Tue, 17 Apr 2018By

Regional ministers cite UK’s NEST and Sweden’s AP7 as inspiration for proposed “Deutschland-Rente”

Frankfurt, Germany

German institutional investors have faith in emerging markets

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By

Pension funds have higher exposure to real estate and equities compared to other investor types

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German insurer buys €1.8bn Pensionskasse in ‘run-off’ deal

Wed, 4 Apr 2018By

Second transaction this year involving Frankfurt Leben

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Analysis: Pensionsfonds model to get new lease of life in Germany

Wed, 4 Apr 2018By

IPE’s Barbara Ottawa looks at the pension model tipped to benefit from BRSG reforms

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Asset management roundup: FCA to scrutinise Aviva over preference shares

Wed, 28 Mar 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh,

Also: Metzler sets up dedicated pensions arm; La Française acquires Inflection Point; Schroders opens fintech incubator

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Germany: A pensions transition

April 2018 (magazine)By

Insurance companies have to re-define their role in a world in which guarantees are too expensive. But in German pensions they have to keep promises given in the past

BRSG: Scramble for German DC

April 2018 (magazine)By

A new occupational pension framework without guarantees has stirred up an already complex industry and most of its stakeholders are still playing their cards close to their chest

Headwinds and tailwinds

April 2018 (magazine)By , ,

Germany’s latest pension reform comes at a time when Brussels and EIOPA are presenting unwelcome challenges

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ESG moves unsettle

April 2018 (magazine)By

The European Commission’s plan to increase sustainable investment is a mixed bag

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