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Pensions in Austria

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Germany: BRSG beyond the new DC plans

April 2019 (Magazine)By

A year into the implementation of Germany’s BRSG law to strengthen occupational pension schemes many legal uncertainties remain

Pensionskassen facing challenges

April 2019 (Magazine)By

The number of insurance-based pension funds on the supervisor’s watchlist is falling. But some providers are in serious trouble

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Pensionsfonds flourish

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Several trends have converged to bolster the popularity of Pensionsfonds

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Pension risk management

April 2019 (Magazine)By ,

Portfolios are facing up to the challenges of the economic environment. But there is still room to improve expected returns

Günther Schiendl

VBV: Exciting possibilities

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Günther Schiendl, CIO of VBV, Austria’s largest pension fund, talks to Barbara Ottawa about the importance of illiquidity and the EU’s sustainable finance initiative

Austria: Something completely different?

April 2018 (magazine)By

A new approach to reform may boost Pensionskassen, which lack broad appeal despite good returns

Pensions In Austria: Funds take real risk

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Real assets such as infrastructure are on the radar for Austrian institutional investors, finds Barbara Ottawa

Pensions debate in camera

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Germany is preoccupied with debates on pensions, while in Austria the issue is discussed behind closed doors, according to Barbara Ottawa

All Austria

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Analysis: Austrian election brings hope for pension reform

Mon, 23 Sep 2019By

Consultant calls on Austria’s new government to talk about pensions “without ideology” as election looms on 29 September

Austria: Government’s fall is another blow to reform

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Promised tax reforms were put on hold following the toppling of the government. But this is just the latest in a line of unfulfilled pension promises

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Bonus eyes climate risks with fresh investment approach

Thu, 8 Aug 2019By

The €1.5bn Austrian multi-employer scheme is setting up a fund-of-funds structure it believes will help improve the transparency of climate-related risks

Vienna: St Peter's Church Roof

Austrian pension funds return 6.72% over H1 2019

Wed, 10 Jul 2019By

Pension fund association identifies active management, Federal Reserve decision, and equity markets as the main drivers

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Austria’s biggest pension fund ‘adds €1.5bn to economy’

Fri, 21 Jun 2019By

Academic research shows economic impact of VBV Group’s investment activities; Survey shows dwindling faith in Austrian first pillar system

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ESG ‘lacks market standards and best practice’: Austrian National Bank

Fri, 14 Jun 2019By

OeNB treasurer sees ‘major differences’ in implementation of ESG strategies by providers as their use spreads across the region

Bosch's Forschungscampus in Renningen, Germany

Bosch’s cross-border plan thwarted by regulatory hurdles

Tue, 11 Jun 2019By

Engineering company transfers Austrian pension plan to local provider after regulations prevent consolidation within German Pensionsfonds vehicle

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German, Swiss and Austrian investors report spike in ESG investments

Tue, 4 Jun 2019By

Sustainable investments volume increased by 50% across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, says FNG

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