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Pensions in The Netherlands

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Dutch pensions: IT is a bottleneck

March 2018 (magazine)By

Antiquated IT systems stand in the way of an overhaul of Dutch pensions

Scheme funding: Benefits gain

March 2018 (magazine)By

Improved funding leads indexation wave

Asset allocation: Steadying the ship

March 2018 (magazine)By

Better funding positions offer Dutch pension funds a chance to increase diversification

New system: A spring deadline

March 2018 (magazine)By

Despite appearances to the contrary, a compromise on a future retirement system may be close

Fiduciary management: Foreign fiduciaries struggle

March 2018 (magazine)By Frank van Alphen

Pension funds’ changing requirements are having a profound effect on the market for fiduciary management

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Dutch pensions: Aiming for full transparency on costs

September 2017 (Magazine)By Sameer van Alfen

Dutch funds are now required to provide deeper insight into their expenses in their annual reports

Asset Allocation: In the mix

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Asset allocation review for the largest Dutch pension funds

Outsourcing: Funds over Achmea debacle

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Industry-wide pension schemes have worked quickly to find new administrators to replace Syntrus Achmea

Variable Income: Lowdown on drawdown

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Dutch variable income pension products, introduced following a 2016 law change, differ markedly in their approach

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Pensions In The Netherlands: A Gordian knot of reform

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Rival parties are presenting competing visions for a reformed Dutch pension system, as Leen Preesman finds

Pensioen Federatie: From models to reality

March 2017 (Magazine)

Richard Pauw assesses the debate on pension reform in the Netherlands

Sweder van Wijnbergen: The system is not broken

March 2017 (Magazine)

The two options for the pension system are not the solution, according to Sweder van Wijnbergen. The Netherlands should look instead to the model adopted by the TIAA in the United States

All The Netherlands

De Nederlandsche Bank DNB

Number of underfunded Dutch schemes drops to 42

Mon, 13 Aug 2018By Sameer van Alfen,

But four of the country’s five biggest schemes are still short of the required coverage of 104.2%

KLM airline scheme nets 10% gain in 2016

New pensions system 'not what we need', says €8.7bn KLM pilot scheme

Fri, 10 Aug 2018By

Vice chair says board would ‘resist’ adjustments that did not fit the scheme

Traditional houses of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Exclusion policy dampens publisher scheme's equity returns

Thu, 9 Aug 2018By Frank van Alphen,

Wolters Kluwer pension fund expanded its ESG exclusions policy in 2017

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Allianz merges its two Dutch pension funds

Wed, 8 Aug 2018By

Merger aimed at cutting complexity and gaining synergies

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SNS Reaal scheme faces uncertain future as insurer client mulls exit

Thu, 2 Aug 2018By Frank van Alphen

Insurer Vivat considering switching to alternative arrangement, a move that threatens the sustainability of the €3.4bn scheme

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PepsiCo, Makro find new providers as Conduent exits Netherlands

Wed, 1 Aug 2018By ,

Pension funds PepsiCo and Makro to follow Yara away from the administrator as it plans to exit the Netherlands

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APG appoints SEB’s Peter Branner as investment chief

Tue, 31 Jul 2018By

Branner joins from SEB Investment Management in Sweden


Dutch court approves €1.3bn Fortis settlement

Tue, 31 Jul 2018By

Nearly a decade after the Belgian-Dutch bancassurer collapsed, institutional investors have a result

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