Italy: Pensions and Investment News and Analysis

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

Rome, Italy

Fondazione Enasarco to invest €500m in Italian bonds


One of the goals of the new strategy was is to cut real estate and increase exposure to liquid asset classes such as bonds and equities

COVIP in Italy

Italian industry-wide pension funds return -8.3% in H1


Net assets totaled €63bn in industry-wide pension funds, €27bn in open pension funds and €43.7 in “new” PIPs, says COVIP

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Cometa picks AXA, Amundi as new asset managers in overhaul worth €11bn


The move follows a review of its investment policy leading to an increase of the risk profile of its three sub-funds while maintaining a prudent approach

Rome, Italy

Country Report - Pensions in Italy (July 2022)

July/August 2022 (Magazine)

Italy’s pension industry continues to develop, albeit at a slow pace. Italian pension funds are adapting their strategies to the volatile and uncertain market regime, by purchasing inflation-linked assets and by taking advantage of potentially higher yields on domestic government bonds. However, as our lead article highlights, they are generally staying true to their long-term diversification strategies, which consist of gradually allocating to alternatives including private equity, private debt and infrastructure. Some have bought shares in the Bank of Italy, a private equity-like investment.