Germany: Pensions and Investment News and Analysis

Latest news and analysis of pensions, asset management, regulation and trends in Germany from our award-winning journalists.

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Corporate pension fund tenders large-cap mandates worth close to €400m


The pension scheme is looking to invest in Europe, US, UK and emerging markets large-cap equity


Zurich offloads German legacy life insurance back book to Viridium


$20bn of net reserves mainly relate to annuity and endowment products underwritten more than five years ago

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BaFin to tackle greenwashing but guidelines on hold


Guidelines are on hold as the current environment is not sufficiently stable for long-lasting regulations, BaFin says

Pensions in Germany and Austria 2022

Country Report - Pensions in Germany & Austria

April 2022 (Magazine)

It took just over 100 days in office before Germany’s new coalition government announced a €500bn budget to first pillar pension financing, setting in motion an agreed reform process that would create a partially funded state pension system.