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Pensions in The Netherlands

Fiduciary responsibility: A question of legality

May 2019 (Magazine)By

Managers remain puzzled on meaning of legal amendment

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Investment: The limits of expectations

May 2019 (Magazine)By

How are Dutch funds doing against their long-term targets?

State pension age: Another hurdle for pensions reform

May 2019 (Magazine)By

Unions mistrust politicians following ‘many broken promises’

Nicole Beuken, director of ABP

Almost solved...

May 2019 (Magazine)By André de Vos

Nicole Beuken, executive director of ABP, the largest pension fund in the Netherlands

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Key Dynamics: A market overview

May 2019 (Magazine)By ,

Alternatives, ESG adoption and further fund consolidation are the key trends highlighted by INDEFI

General pension funds: A market stirred but not shaken

May 2019 (Magazine)By Sameer van Alfen

General pension funds nearly doubled their AUM last year, to €10bn. However, one of the six commercial players has already closed and another will probably leave the market

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The Netherlands: Pensions reform poses IT puzzle

September 2018 (magazine)By

Dutch pension managers will need to significantly adjust their IT systems if a pensions contract with individual accrual becomes the key element in a new Dutch pensions system

Asset Allocation: State of play

September 2018 (magazine)By

A look at the top five Dutch pension funds

Multi-sector magnet

September 2018 (magazine)

Since 2011, PGB has almost doubled its number of participants to 235,700 from pension funds from a diverse range of sectors

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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

All The Netherlands


Disabled workers’ scheme switches to ‘cheaper’ passive strategy

Thu, 22 Aug 2019By

The €8.5bn PWRI is also aiming to expand its responsible investing strategy and has added to allocations to green bonds and its ‘inclusion portfolio’


Intergenerational fairness under pressure in Dutch system, survey finds

Wed, 21 Aug 2019By Frank van Alphen,

The principle of solidarity between pension fund participants – one of the key elements of the Dutch pensions system – is under pressure, according to Netspar

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€19bn agriculture sector scheme eyes property investments

Tue, 20 Aug 2019By

BPL’s real estate holdings generated 17.8% last year, according to its annual report – and it wants to put more money into the asset class

Canal houses in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands roundup: Longevity gap increases

Tue, 20 Aug 2019By , Sameer van Alfen

Plus: Achmea Pensioenservices posts €14m loss in the first half of 2019 as it continues to phase out old IT systems


Dutch pensions reform ‘threatens healthy schemes’: SPH chair

Mon, 19 Aug 2019By Frank van Alphen,

Chairman of GPs’ pension scheme warns that sharing out funding surpluses among participants would be “unworkable and undesirable” 

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Dutch shipping sector scheme to lose mandatory status

Fri, 16 Aug 2019By ,

The €970m Pensioenfonds Rijn- en Binnenvaart lacks support for compulsory participation and could be restructured to allow more employers to join

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€2.2bn scheme tightens manager constraints after regulatory intervention

Thu, 15 Aug 2019By

De Nederlandsche Bank stepped in to demand changes to Pensioenfonds Atos’ investment strategy and governance processes

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Dutch union demands state pension increase as second-pillar cuts loom

Thu, 15 Aug 2019By

FNV’s Tuur Elzinga says the Netherlands’ government should raise state pension benefits to compensate for imminent cuts to second-pillar pension payments

All Netherlands News


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