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Pensions In France: Why make it simple?

May 2017 (Magazine)By

French pension schemes are up in arms over plans for a decree they say imposes harmful constraints on how they manage their assets. Susanna Rust reports

Asset Allocation: A diversification call

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss writes that French pension providers are looking to diversify their asset allocation to counter political and economic uncertainty

Ircantec raises risk profile

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Appointing an overlay manager is the corollary of a new strategic asset allocation at the €9.8bn French public sector scheme. Susanna Rust reports

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

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ERAFP plans €50m low carbon equity fund investments

Fri, 19 May 2017By

Fund selection was inspired by performance on a virtual asset management platform 

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ESG integration helps returns, volatility: State Street survey

Thu, 4 May 2017By Frank van Alphen

80% of institutional investors were satisfied or very satisfied with returns from ESG-tilted allocations

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Wider proxy voting scope behind Candriam 2016 activity 'surge'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017By

Candriam doubled its company meetings last year, while French asset managers expanded their international activity

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Mandate roundup: Ircantec on the hunt for dedicated transition manager

Tue, 25 Apr 2017By IPE Staff

Plus: NEST renews proxy voting contract, SP Forbo extends MN fiduciary contract

Emmanuel Macron, presidential candidate for En Marche!

Opinion: No going back for France

Mon, 24 Apr 2017By

IPE deputy editor Daniel Ben-Ami on the new-look politics of Europe’s second-most populous country

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French investor association sets out pre-election wish-list

Tue, 18 Apr 2017By

Open letter to presidential candidates sets out proposals on Brexit, regulation, real economy financing and more

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France publishes FRPS rules for insurer pension funds

Mon, 10 Apr 2017By

New law sets out rules governing ‘fonds de retraite professionelle supplémentaire’ to free up insurers’ assets

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ESG roundup: First Austrian pension fund signs Montreal Carbon Pledge

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By ,

Plus: ERAFP awards €4.6bn of European equity mandates 

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