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Analysis: Is it time to scrap quarterly reporting for listed companies?

Fri, 31 Aug 2018By

A tweet from the US president has renewed a discussion about the pros and cons of three-month updates

Frankfurt, Germany

Collateralised loan obligations gain traction with German institutions

Wed, 22 Aug 2018By

Swiss consultancy Siglo notes changes in perception of structured credit in the wake of the financial crisis

Berlin, Germany

German pension body slams European Commission ESG plan

Mon, 20 Aug 2018By

Industry association rejects plan for delegated acts to ‘specify’ ESG rules under IORP II

Frankfurt at sunset

DAX scheme funding levels hit by European stock performance

Fri, 10 Aug 2018By

As liabilities increase with lower rates and longer life expectancy, returns at DAX companies fail to boost funding

Berlin, Germany

German longevity data adds €10bn to Direktzusage liabilities

Wed, 1 Aug 2018By

First update since 2005 expected to increase liabilities by 1% for companies paying pensions direct from balance sheets

Luxembourg

Investec targets EU institutional investors with alternatives platform

Mon, 30 Jul 2018By

Multi-asset credit strategy will be first to launch as manager targets European clients

Frankfurt at sunset

German investors step up outsourcing as fixed income demand falls

Mon, 23 Jul 2018By

Just 3% of asset owners are seeking a fixed income manager, Greenwich Associates survey finds

Frankfurt

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

Frankfurt at sunset

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

Frankfurt

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

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

The Triumphal Arch in Brussels, Belgium

​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

German flag

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

Germany

German Pensionskassen expect regulation-driven consolidation

Thu, 17 May 2018By

Future challenges regarding administration of more concern than investments

Frankfurt at sunset

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

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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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