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Pensions in The Netherlands

The end of the road

Pensions In The Netherlands: The end of the road

September 2016 (Magazine)By

The sector has run out of options to avoid looming rights cuts, says Leen Preesman

Asset Allocation: Diversification rules

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Infrastructure, real estate and alternative credit are finding favour among Dutch pensions funds, finds Gail Moss

Cabinet steadies reforms

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Leen Preesman looks at the measures the government is taking to stabilise the pension system

One-Tier Boards: One job, two hats

September 2016 (Magazine)By André de Vos

André de Voss speaks to Geraldine Leegwater and Paulien Siegman about how the one-tier board structures are working in practice 

A Dutch view on IORP II

September 2016 (Magazine)By Hans Van Meerten

IORP II sometimes fails to reflect European case law, according to Hans Van Meerten

Amsterdam netherlands

Achmea pension fund hikes equity allocation by 10 percentage points

Thu, 21 Jul 2016By

Pension fund for Dutch insurer creates liability-matching portfolio


Dutch roundup: PGGM, Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis

Wed, 20 Jul 2016By Frank van Alphen, Nelleke Trappenburg,

Asset manager follows variable-pay cap set by government

Pensions In The Netherlands: Sailing into rough waters

March 2016 (Magazine)By

Few things are as expressive of a country’s culture and history as its popular sayings and expressions. Take the Dutch: when we believe somebody is crazy, we say ‘he has been hit by a windmill’. When something is obvious, we can ‘sense it on our wooden shoes’.

General Pension Fund: The march of the insurers

March 2016 (Magazine)By

The new general pension fund vehicle provides an opportunity for insurers to enter the occupational pensions market and could bring the two sectors closer together. Leen Preesman reports

Age-Related Premiums: Solidarity 2.0

March 2016 (Magazine)By

PNO Media, a provider for 450 media sector companies in the Netherlands, is striking a new path to retain pension market share in a competitive environment, according to Gail Moss

Variable progress

March 2016 (Magazine)

There is room for improvement in the government’s plans to introduce variable annuities for DC pension funds, according to Wichert Hoeckert 

The Future: Near the end

March 2016 (Magazine)By

Continuing stress on funding ratios is leading to renewed calls for a comprehensive overhaul of the Dutch occupational pension system

All The Netherlands

Mercer to set PACE on Co-op’s alternatives

Dutch Co-op scheme benefits boosted by merger

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

Participants to be compensated for funding difference between pension funds

Traditional houses of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dutch furniture scheme replaces Syntrus Achmea with Centric

Fri, 24 Feb 2017By

Meubel is first Dutch scheme to join new IT provider

Dutch Parliament buildings in the Hague, the Netherlands

Dutch sector fears 'unworkable political compromises' for new system

Thu, 23 Feb 2017By

Pensions Federation urges sector to produce proposals ahead of negotiations for new coalition government

Netherlands View

Metalworkers' scheme rejects carbon reduction target

Thu, 23 Feb 2017By Frank van Alphen

Dutch PMT prefers to achieve reduction through engagement which takes effects on firms’ staff into account

Amsterdam at night

Aon Hewitt Netherlands to refocus on fiduciary management

Wed, 22 Feb 2017By

Consultancy is also weighing up options for its administration business

Dutch pharmacy pensions abandon merger

Single sector scheme for Dutch pharmacies off the table

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Pharmacists’ pension fund SPOA to continue independently after merger talks fall through

Hoogovens plant in IJmuiden, Netherlands

PME targets carbon reduction of 25%

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By Frank van Alphen

Goal to be achieved through engagement with 10 largest emitters

Maersk ship

Nedlloyd scheme seeks collaborations with other pension funds

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By

Collaborations sought in order to drive down costs and improve services

All Netherlands News


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