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Pensions In France: Change of tack on pensions

May 2016 (Magazine)By

French supplementary pension funds are to be freed from the capital requirements of Solvency II and brought under the IORP regime, writes Susanna Rust

PERCO brews a success

May 2016 (Magazine)By

A new law aims to make collective retirement savings plans more attractive, writes Susanna Rust

Energy Transition: TEEed up for change

May 2016 (Magazine)By

A new law has forced climate change onto institutional investors’ agenda, says Susanna Rust

SME Lending: Finance funds for business

May 2016 (Magazine)By Gilles Pouzin

Gilles Pouzin writes about the creation of a new fund designed to see institutional assets converted into loans for small French enterprises

France's first-pillar pensions: Embracing the last resort

May 2016 (Magazine)By Gilles Pouzin

Agirc, the second-pillar pension scheme for private sector executives is planning to merge with the employees’ scheme, Arrco

Asset Allocation: Start of a new era

May 2016 (Magazine)

INDEFI Market Research’s latest annual research on the French institutional market confirms the emergence of key trends for European asset management

Pension In France

France's Agirc-Arrco: Reform of last resort

May 2015 (Magazine)By Gilles Pouzin

French public finance magistrates have stressed the urgency of reforms to France’s main private sector supplementary regime, Agirc-Arrco

Agirc-Arrco: Opening closed shops

May 2015 (Magazine)By Gilles Pouzin

Restructuring France’s supplementary pension schemes will see greater centralised management and the increased use of passive strategies

Asset Allocation: Autres temps, autres mœurs

May 2015 (Magazine)By

France’s institutional investors, like most across Europe, are struggling to adapt to the low-interest environment

Asset Allocation: A growth story revisited

May 2015 (Magazine)

Richard Bruyère presents the results of Indefi’s fourteenth annual research report analysing institutional investment trends in France

France's Novi fund targets liquidity

May 2015 (Magazine)By Gilles Pouzin

Gilles Pouzin outlines the concept behind the Novi fund, the latest institutional investment vehicle offering equity and loans to smaller French enterprises

Amundi & EDF: Adopting a dual approach

May 2015 (Magazine)

Amundi and EDF have combined forces with the announcement of a new asset management company

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Arc de Triomphe, Paris

French AM association calls for cross-border IORP, PEPP-consistent product

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

Measures set out in white paper on boosting retirement saving in France

Paris at sunset

French pension reserve fund appoints private debt managers

Fri, 13 Jan 2017By

FRR awards €300m mandate for investment in SMEs’ acquisition-financing  

Clamecy wind farm in France

ERAFP awards unlisted infrastructure, private equity mandates

Tue, 10 Jan 2017By

Pension fund targeting vital, public EU infrastructure and unlisted ‘mid-market’ companies

Oil platform

ESG roundup: FRR, Progress, STOXX, Sustainalytics

Mon, 9 Jan 2017By

France’s FRR looking for providers to carry out environmental footprint of portfolios 

Stock price on monitor

High-deficit pension sponsors ‘could outperform’ in 2017

Fri, 6 Jan 2017By

Strategist backs basket of stocks with significantly underfunded pension schemes to outperform

Paris, France

France promulgates law paving way for pension fund vehicles

Fri, 16 Dec 2016By

Ministerial order creating ‘fonds de retraite professionelle supplémentaire’ still to come 

Cigarette smoking

French pension reserve fund turns its back on tobacco, coal

Fri, 16 Dec 2016By

Engaging with tobacco companies won’t work, says FRR

OECD conference centre Paris

Unify civil servant, private sector pension scheme rules, says OECD

Wed, 7 Dec 2016By

In many OECD countries, civil servant replacement rates 20 percentage points higher than in private sector

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