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Pensions in Switzerland

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Switzerland: In need of a reformist zeal

December 2018 (magazine)By

The Swiss pension system needs reform but consent is needed in a federal referendum. Have politicians learnt from campaigning during the rejected Altervorsorge 2020 proposals?

Werner Hug: Less complexity, more solidarity

December 2018 (magazine)By

The Swiss second pillar has become too complex and lost sight of its original principle of employer patronage towards employees

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Asset Management: Fit for purpose

December 2018 (magazine)By

The globalisation of asset management means that Swiss managers have to broaden their product range and service different regulatory regimes

ESG: Still the ugly duckling

December 2018 (magazine)By

ESG is still an unpopular investment strategy in Switzerland. How will it overcome this lack of enthusiasm?

Risk Management: Is everything still good?

December 2018 (magazine)By

Swiss pension funds have coped well with the financial crisis, but appearances can be deceptive

Illiquid Investments: Challenges ahead

December 2018 (magazine)By

Illiquid investments should appeal to pension funds because of their long-term benefits, but are opportunities equal? 

Mortality: How a year makes a difference

December 2018 (magazine)By

Swiss longevity assumptions have substantial effects on key technical figures in Pensionskassen

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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?

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Insurer seeks ‘evergreen’ private equity, infra funds via IPE Quest [updated]

Wed, 14 Aug 2019By IPE Staff

A total of $80m is up for grabs in two separate tenders being conducted by a Swiss consultant

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ABN Amro scheme expects ‘limited effects’ from Brexit

Wed, 14 Aug 2019By

The €29bn pension fund sees market volatility, declining sterling and the ability to settle transactions as big risks, and has analysed suppliers’ ability to continue through multiple Brexit scenarios

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Swiss investor hunts for private equity manager via IPE Quest

Tue, 6 Aug 2019By IPE Staff

The unnamed pension fund is seeking bottom-up managers for a $5m-$10m mandate, while two more mandate searches are closing this week

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CERN gains from real estate revaluations to post 1.3% 2018 return

Wed, 17 Jul 2019By ,

Northern Trust’s appointment as custodian helped address an ‘operational constraint’ in real asset investments for the scientific research institute’s pension fund

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GAM completes wind-up of suspended absolute return bond funds

Tue, 16 Jul 2019By

Investors due to receive equivalent to an “average” of 100.5% of portfolio value after a 10-month process to liquidate the CHF7.3bn fund range

Bern, Switzerland

Swiss government sets out state pension reform plans for autumn debate

Tue, 9 Jul 2019By

Parliament to decide in the autumn on proposed increase to women’s retirement age, new first pillar funding and other reform measures

Basel, Switzerland

Switzerland edges closer to cutting conversion rate

Thu, 4 Jul 2019By

Swiss employer representatives and unions have agreed on a reform package including changes to second-pillar pension law BVG/LPP

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Swiss pension fund looks to allocate more than €3bn to EMD, high yield

Wed, 3 Jul 2019By IPE Staff

An unnamed Swiss investor has launched six manager searches for active and passive fixed income allocations

All Switzerland News

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  • QN-2559

    Asset class: Multi Assets.
    Asset region: -.
    Size: EUR 15m (may be split into two mandates EUR 7.5m).
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  • QN-2560

    Asset class: Private Equity.
    Asset region: Global.
    Size: $40m.
    Closing date: 2019-08-30.

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    Asset region: Global.
    Size: $40m.
    Closing date: 2019-08-30.

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