European pension assets increased to €6.16trn last year, up by €660bn, according to IPE’s annual Top 1000 Pension Funds survey.
The data, compiled by S&P Capital IQ MMD, showed a 10.8% increase in European assets under management.
Over the course of 2014, assets among the Top 1000 global institutional investors increased by €4.2trn to €25.3trn, up by 19.9% year on year.
The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global remains Europe’s largest institutional investor, accounting for 13.2% of European pension assets.
Both Dutch funds, among the largest asset owners worldwide, saw their overall share of the €6.16trn in pension assets decline compared with 2014.