There are five funds globally providing
for retirement with
assets over €100bn according to
the latest ‘Red Book’ international
pensions directory just published
by Aspire, a joint venture of IPE
and AP Information Services.
ABP of the Netherlands heads the
list with €168bn in assets , West
Coast fund CalPERS is in second
place with €143bn, Norway’s
Statens Petroleum fund came next
at €119bn, ahead of two other US
funds, the Federal Retirement
Thrift at €115bn and CalTERS at
This year’s edition of International
Pension Funds and their
Advisers gives full listings of 3,250
major pensions funds globally,
including sponsor details, asset
breakdowns and listings of senior
All in all, pension funds in 52
countries are covered and their
total assets worldwide come to
$7.8trn (€6.4trn).
Listing of the top 100 European
funds and the top 100 global funds
ranked by capital value are also
In addition over 2,850 current
suppliers to pension funds are
included, with additional listing of
major corporates, foundations and
insurance companies.
“This is the sixth edition of IPFA
provides the gateway to pension
fund managers across the glob,
and to the funds they run. It is the
essential toolkit of those active in
this expanding marketplace,” says
IPE publisher Piers Diacre.
Details of the Red Book are available
Also, available is the online version
of IPFA at www.pensionfund-