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Switzerland: Preparing for the next set of reforms

June 2018 (magazine)By

Talks on the reform of the Swiss first and second pillar have been prolonged by the 2017 rejection of the Altersvorsorge 2020 pac

Compenswiss: Futureproof

June 2018 (magazine)By

The reserve fund for Swiss social security is well-equipped to deal with growing deficits

1e Pension Plans: Staying popular?

June 2018 (magazine)By Iain Richardson, Willi Thunherr

1e pension plans are facing reform. Will this hinder their continued popularity?

ESG: The Swiss shade of green

June 2018 (magazine)By

Pensionskassen were slow to embrace ESG but many are now committed to integrating sustainable thinking into their strategies

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Switzerland: Goodbye AV2020

November 2017 (Magazine)By

The Swiss public has rejected a complex reform package for the first and second pillar. What comes next?

Post-referendum analysis: Initial reactions

November 2017 (Magazine)

Industry experts and groups offer analysis of the referendum and its consequences for the future of Swiss pension reform

Case Study: CPEG

November 2017 (Magazine)By

Switzerland’s most vulnerable pension fund has been offered a CHF4.7bn bailout from its sponsor, the canton of Geneva

Reporting: On pause

November 2017 (Magazine)By

The Swiss government has decided against further reporting standardisation for Pensionskassen

Risk: Funding obligations force yield hunting

November 2017 (Magazine)

Coverage ratios have improved but riskier investments mean some pension funds are vulnerable to market shocks

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Asset Allocation: Funds seek alternatives

November 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension funds seek the right risk-return balance in a low-interest-rate environment. Opportunities seem few and far between

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Pensions In Switzerland: Make or break

May 2017 (Magazine)By

The referendum in September will decide the fate of the Swiss pension reform package. Barbara Ottawa analyses the first stages of the political campaigns leading up to the vote

Lombard Odier Pension Fund: A blueprint for multi-asset

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Lombard Odier Pension Fund has developed an innovative multi-asset approach based on absolute return and diversification

All Switzerland

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PGGM, UBS collaborate on food security project

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By

Investors partner with US and Dutch universities to construct assessment model for UN’s second SDG

Night view of Bern and Aare River, Switzerland

Not considering ESG could mean failing fiduciary duty: Compenswiss

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By

MSCI tells investors to check portfolio risk before adding green investments

Night view of Bern and Aare River, Switzerland

Werner Hertzog to leave Berne pension fund in October

Wed, 20 Jun 2018By

Former Aon CEO and ex-head of Publica moves on after good investment year

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Austrian investors welcome EU’s sustainable investment proposals

Mon, 11 Jun 2018By

But conference panelists wary of overregulation and hidden agendas

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Swaps, swapped: Switzerland’s AHV moves into physical gold

Tue, 5 Jun 2018By

First pillar buffer fund tenders storage and custody for physical gold allocation

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Benelux fund tenders €100m money market mandate via IPE Quest

Mon, 4 Jun 2018By IPE Staff

Also: A Swiss pension fund is on the lookout for an active domestic equity manager

Switzerland

Swiss investors allocate record CHF391bn to ESG assets

Fri, 1 Jun 2018By

Swiss Sustainable Finance reports significant increase in sustainable investment activity year-on-year

ESG: The Swiss shade of green

June 2018 (magazine)By

Pensionskassen were slow to embrace ESG but many are now committed to integrating sustainable thinking into their strategies

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