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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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Asset management roundup: DWS partners with Tikehau for alts ‘alliance’

Wed, 17 Oct 2018By

Plus: eVestment secures undisclosed consultant and fee data for new service; UBP enters impact investing space

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Switzerland to hold new referendum on financing for first-pillar system

Wed, 10 Oct 2018By

AHV/AVS fund could run out of assets by 2030 if the Swiss government cannot pass reforms

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Some Swiss Pensionskassen reject ESG citing costs, lack of detail

Tue, 25 Sep 2018By

Complementa risk survey reflects increase in sustainable investments, but concerns abound

Stock market returns

Asset management roundup: Tech ETFs launched, TOBAM cuts carbon

Tue, 18 Sep 2018By

Lyxor and Invesco launch tech-based exchange-traded funds, TOBAM cuts its carbon footprint, and IM Global Partners adds liquid alts

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Swiss collective pensions vehicles get green light for equities boost

Mon, 17 Sep 2018By

Pension funds will have more say in Anlagestiftungen decisions under new law

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CERN pension fund appoints new custodian after 'extensive review'

Thu, 13 Sep 2018By

Plus: academic Jacob Bjorheim named as external expert on investment committee

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Switzerland overtakes Norway as the best place to retire

Fri, 7 Sep 2018By

Sharp decline in finances forces Norway into 3rd place, according to Natixis analysis

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Switzerland tops alternatives allocation in six key pension markets

Fri, 24 Aug 2018By

UBS Asset Management publishes 46th edition of Pension Fund Indicators report

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