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Pensions in The Netherlands

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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

Fiduciary Management: Modular solutions rise

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Fiduciary management continues to be popular. Clients are exercising tighter control than ever and the emphasis lies on the strengthening of expertise, risk management and liability-driven investing, writes Mariska van der Westen

Fiduciary Management: A good form of complexity

March 2017 (Magazine)By André de Vos, Anton van Nunen

Anton van Nunen, godfather of fiduciary management, responds to questions on his philosophy from André de Vos

Fiduciary Management: APFs keep it in-house

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Maarten van Wijk assesses the scope for fiduciary management within an APF, the new Dutch pension fund vehicle

Lift off for APF

March 2017 (Magazine)By

The APF pension vehicle is proving popular, but it is too early to know whether it will come to dominate the pensions landscape. Leen Preesman reports 

Interview: Mark Burbach - Blue Sky Group

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Mark Burbach, the chief investment officer of Blue Sky Group, tells Brendan Maton how it is coping with increased investment regulations

All The Netherlands

IMF recommends more supervisory powers for DNB

DNB to assess pension funds' readiness for new pension system

Wed, 22 Nov 2017By

‘Preparation essential for a smooth process’, says Dutch regulator

your income portfolio better with balance

Less frequent rebalancing 'would benefit pension funds', say managers

Tue, 21 Nov 2017By Frank van Alphen

Researchers suggest less rebalancing can produce better long-term results

The Hague

Aegon to merge asset management subsidiaries under a single board [updated]

Mon, 20 Nov 2017By Sameer van Alfen

Kames’s Martin Davis to head new European board; Aegon hints at job losses

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MN CEO: Climate change offers investment opportunities

Mon, 20 Nov 2017By Sameer van Alfen, IPE Staff

René van de Kieft suggests that private equity could also play an important role in environmental investing

Dutch Parliament buildings in the Hague, the Netherlands

Minister: Social partners must agree on pension system by early 2018

Thu, 16 Nov 2017By Ria Cats, ,

“Time of sellotape and plasters has passed,” says Netherlands’ social affairs minister Wouter Koolmees


BAT scheme cuts trustee numbers to relieve sponsor

Wed, 15 Nov 2017By

Several other pension funds have also decreased the number of board members

A map of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Ambachtsheer sets out path to new Dutch pension system

Tue, 14 Nov 2017By IPE Staff

Influential consultant pens open letter to Dutch minister outlining a new model for the country’s pension system

A Dutch tulip field

Freedom of choice is ‘no guarantee of a better pension’

Mon, 13 Nov 2017By Frank van Alphen

Pension costs could rise as a result of additional marketing if customers are given options at retirement, researchers argue

All Netherlands News


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