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Mercer to set PACE on Co-op’s alternatives

Dutch Co-op scheme benefits boosted by merger

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

Participants to be compensated for funding difference between pension funds

Calculator

PPF sets out proposal for levy for schemes without sponsors

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Consultation could have important impact on schemes such as British Steel

Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, London

UK government sets out scope for DB reform

Mon, 20 Feb 2017By

Government consultation suggests changes to indexation among range of options for UK system

Top 1000 Switzerland

Switzerland: SBA calls for investment guidelines rejig to boost alternatives

Thu, 16 Feb 2017

Asset class categorisation must be changed to help facilitate bigger allocations to alternatives

Stockholm, Sweden

AMF CIO warns to prepare for lower-return environment

Thu, 16 Feb 2017By

Swedish occupational scheme sees 2016 return rise to 7.3% from 5.3%

Pounds sterling

UK roundup: British Steel, state pension age, Pensions Regulator [updated]

Thu, 16 Feb 2017By

Unions accept closure of British Steel scheme, while post-Brexit fall in immigration could require higher state pension age

City Hall of Stockholm, Sweden

Alecta's return, solvency level fall year-on-year

Tue, 14 Feb 2017By

Swedish occupational pension giant “proud of long-term return”

Sterling

Joseph Mariathasan: The implications of DB transfers

Mon, 13 Feb 2017By

Some UK funds are quoting generous transfer values. But is leaving a DB scheme the best option?

Pounds sterling

European firms pay more into UK DB schemes

Wed, 8 Feb 2017By

Listed companies on the continent paid more per employee into UK-based schemes than British firms

A Dutch tulip field

Federation calls for legal changes to improve net pension plan

Wed, 8 Feb 2017By Frank van Alphen

‘Currently, participants could lose out up to 30% of their paid-in premiums’

Council House Nottingham

UK roundup: Land Securities, Nottinghamshire, regulatory 'excess', discount rate 'quandary'

Wed, 8 Feb 2017By

Nottinghamshire Pension Fund awards fixed income mandate with view to faciliating infrastructure investment plan

The Netherlands: On the way to a new system index

Dutch transport scheme posts 12.7% profit [updated]

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By

Vervoer’s gain is the best of the large schemes to have reported so far

Sterling

Analysis: UK targets radical aid for ‘just about managing’ schemes

Thu, 2 Feb 2017By Raji Menon

Funds struggling to close deficits will require unprecedented actions from industry and government

UK economy: Calm before the storm index

UK roundup: Smiths Group, PIC, USS, National Audit Office

Thu, 2 Feb 2017By

Tech giant continues tranche-based de-risking; £711m paid to police and firemen after pension errors

KLM airline scheme nets 10% gain in 2016

Philips and KLM schemes achieve 10% gains in 2016

Thu, 2 Feb 2017By

Philips scheme and KLM’s cabin staff pension fund record double-figure returns despite difficult Q4

A view of Zurich, Switzerland

Swiss pension fund association refuses to back benefit ‘adjustments’

Wed, 1 Feb 2017By

Association director says the question of benefit cuts has to be decided at the political level

Exec pay

UK: Deficits mean trustees ‘losing focus on paying pensions’

Wed, 1 Feb 2017By

Hymans Robertson says changes in cash-flow position have passed many trustees by

Berlin, Germany

German discount rate disparity seen as ‘unconstitutional’

Tue, 31 Jan 2017By

Mercer says unchanged discount rate for tax purposes is a barrier to expansion of occupational pension provision 

Stockholm, Sweden

Nordic roundup: Sustainable Value Creation, Folksam, KLP, Oslo

Wed, 22 Feb 2017By

Major investors shown to have boosted governance and sustainability practices at Swedish firms

ING's headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

EMD allocations lead returns at ING, SCA, Unisys

Fri, 10 Feb 2017By

Dutch schemes report annual profits of up to 10.5%

Geneva, Switzerland

Switzerland’s Compenswiss returns 5.26% in 2016

Thu, 9 Feb 2017By

The performance with hedging taken into account was 3.92%

The Netherlands: On the way to a new system index

Dutch transport scheme posts 12.7% profit [updated]

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By

Vervoer’s gain is the best of the large schemes to have reported so far

Zagreb, Croatia

Croatia’s mandatory pension fund returns strengthened in 2016

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

Pension fund association president says increased real assets exposure will help maintain returns in the future

Danish lighthouse

Danica grows client base by 9% in 2016

Thu, 2 Feb 2017By

Denmark’s second largest commercial pension provider said it achieved a “satisfactory and attractive return”

KLM airline scheme nets 10% gain in 2016

Philips and KLM schemes achieve 10% gains in 2016

Thu, 2 Feb 2017By

Philips scheme and KLM’s cabin staff pension fund record double-figure returns despite difficult Q4

Exec pay

UK: Deficits mean trustees ‘losing focus on paying pensions’

Wed, 1 Feb 2017By

Hymans Robertson says changes in cash-flow position have passed many trustees by

Stock market returns

Average returns 'are not enough to judge outcomes'

Wed, 1 Feb 2017By

300 Club chairman warns different return paths can give the same average but very different outcomes

watering can

Cashflow negative shift fuels new Henderson strategy launch

Wed, 1 Feb 2017By

Investment consultant says pension scheme trustees need to know their ‘end game’ 

Switzerland Skiing View

Switzerland: BVK posts 5.7% return for 2016, railways pension fund 3.4%

Fri, 27 Jan 2017By

BVK says equities plus EM bonds and commodities drove ‘good performance’

Amsterdam netherlands

Largest Dutch schemes return up to 12% over 2016

Fri, 27 Jan 2017By

Funding improves significantly thanks to rising interest rates

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