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.

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Fondaereo plans to turn into a cross-border European scheme


The pension scheme has also reorganised its investment sub-funds, reducing them from four to three

COVIP in Italy

Italian pension funds see number of members increase in Q3


Industry-wide pension funds added 188,000 members so far this year, compared with the end of 2022, a 4.9% increase, for a total of almost 4 million members

Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Monte dei Paschi scheme starts manager selection for private markets investment


The pension fund will invest €135m in infrastructure, real estate and private debt AIFs

Rome, Italy

Country report – Pensions in Italy (July/August 2023)

July/August 2023 (Magazine)

Italian second-pillar occupational pension funds continue on their path to diversification. Owing to the higher yields on offer in traditional fixed income markets, allocations to private markets may slow down temporarily, but funds have made long-term strategic commitments. A variety of industry initiatives is facilitating investment in private equity, private debt and infrastructure. Meanwhile, some pension funds are consolidating their private markets portfolios.