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The Netherlands

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Dutch opposition: Support for pensions accord on the line in case of cuts

Wed, 13 Nov 2019By

PvdA and GroenLinks also oppose contribution increases and accrual reduction

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PGGM calls for pension funds to be given liquidity access via ECB loans

Tue, 12 Nov 2019By Sameer van Alfen,

ECB said to have agreed to discussions about the matter

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FD: Dutch schemes not euphoric despite excellent results

Mon, 11 Nov 2019By

Rising liabilities outpace investment returns

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Unions warn against drop in pensions accrual at ABP

Fri, 8 Nov 2019By Frank van Alphen

Unions also fear significant contribution rise

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Dow Netherlands willing to compensate scheme for lower returns

Thu, 7 Nov 2019By Sameer van Alfen,

In order to avoid plugging financial gaps in times of economic headwind


Dutch union may call for strike action if pension cuts go ahead

Thu, 7 Nov 2019By ,

FNV: implementing rights discounts would put pensions agreement in jeopardy

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Large Dutch schemes not keen on investing in Saudi oil giant

Wed, 6 Nov 2019By

Metal scheme PME would not invest for climate and human rights reasons

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Dutch railways and public transport schemes to merge

Wed, 6 Nov 2019By Sameer van Alfen

SPF and SPOV cite ever stricter local and European legislation as main reason

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Netherlands roundup: ABN Amro fund expects 20% accrual drop

Tue, 5 Nov 2019By , Pensioen Pro staff,

BPL in court over trustee appointment, Rockwool delays pension provider switch

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Rise of Dutch state pension age to pause at 67 in 2024

Mon, 4 Nov 2019By Sameer van Alfen,

Life expectancy for 65-year olds slowing down

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SDI Asset Owner Platform: ESG investing gets a platform lift

November 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Two Dutch pension providers have launched a global platform to help asset owners invest in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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OECD: Dutch gender pension gap unchanged since 1990

Thu, 31 Oct 2019By ,

Difference attributed to women entering the labour market late relative to other countries

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Many Dutch schemes lack concrete climate policy, says pressure group

Tue, 29 Oct 2019By

VBDO finds only 50% of surveyed pension funds had formulated action goals

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Regulator: Dutch sector schemes’ interest hedge varies widely

Mon, 28 Oct 2019By Frank van Alphen,

On average the level of interest rate hedge is 43.2%


Trade union negotiator argues for calm after discount rate debate heats up

Fri, 25 Oct 2019By Martine Wolzak,

Pospone pension cuts and let the steering group discuss the discount rate, says FNV’s Elzinga

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Dutch food supply scheme to transfer to multi-sector fund, cuts inevitable

Fri, 25 Oct 2019By Frank van Alphen

AVH currently expects reductions of 10% due to differences in the schemes’ coverage ratios 

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​Netherlands, Denmark first class in Melbourne Mercer pensions index

Mon, 21 Oct 2019By

Employers may have to do more to close pensions gap in C+ rated UK, says consultancy

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Major Dutch funds still on course for pension cuts despite September lift

Fri, 18 Oct 2019By

Coverage ratios improved a bit in Septmeber, but not enough 


​AP7, APG chiefs join global corporates in new sustainability group

Thu, 17 Oct 2019By

New alliance modelled on Swedish investor initiative 

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€28bn Dutch corporate pension fund awards ‘integral’ ESG mandate

Tue, 15 Oct 2019By IPE Staff

Robeco mandate ‘combines the various ESG facets’

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Fiduciary responsibility: A question of legality

May 2019 (Magazine)By

Managers remain puzzled on meaning of legal amendment

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Investment: The limits of expectations

May 2019 (Magazine)By

How are Dutch funds doing against their long-term targets?

State pension age: Another hurdle for pensions reform

May 2019 (Magazine)By

Unions mistrust politicians following ‘many broken promises’

Nicole Beuken, director of ABP

Almost solved...

May 2019 (Magazine)By André de Vos

Nicole Beuken, executive director of ABP, the largest pension fund in the Netherlands

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Key Dynamics: A market overview

May 2019 (Magazine)By ,

Alternatives, ESG adoption and further fund consolidation are the key trends highlighted by INDEFI

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​KLP wins Norway’s first municipal pensions tender in seven years

Tue, 5 Nov 2019By

Rival Storebrand bullish despite missing out in Nye Øygarden bid

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​Mandate roundup: AP1 tenders for new global custodian

Tue, 5 Nov 2019By , IPE Staff

Plus: Italy’s Fon.Te picks government bonds manager

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Mandate roundup: $400m for US equities on offer via IPE Quest

Tue, 29 Oct 2019By IPE Staff

Plus: ERAFP retenders convertible bonds, federal state of Saxony-Anhalt seeks small and mid-cap manager

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Norway’s SWF braces for big fluctuations in next three years

Tue, 8 Oct 2019By

New strategy document also shows number of external mandates set to rise to 100 from 80 by 2022

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Italy roundup: Fon.Te ups equities allocations in raft of changes

Tue, 1 Oct 2019By

 Separately, €3bn Laborfonds is seeking managers for its balanced, dynamic sub-funds

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