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

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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

Deutsche Bank rebrands AM divisions under 'super-brand'

Dutch roundup: Deutsche Bank, Sanoma, Aegon, Stap

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By

Deutsche Bank DB scheme to shift to collective defined contribution

farming agriculture

Pension fund for Dutch agriculture changes name, targets mergers

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By

Scheme announces intention to absorb pension funds from related industries

Toll road infrastructure

Pension fund for SecurCash joins road transportion scheme Vervoer

Thu, 12 Jan 2017By

Pension fund cites lack of active participants, increasing costs

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 


Bakers scheme replaces Lombard Odier with NN IP as fiduciary manager

Mon, 9 Jan 2017By Frank van Alphen,

Asset management, fiduciary management ‘too concentrated’, pension fund says

Knights' Hall at Binnenhof in The Hague

Dutch regulator to reveal pension funds' liabilities, interest hedges

Fri, 6 Jan 2017By

Information ‘essential’ for clarity on pension funds’ balance sheets

Dutch Parliament building

Dutch roundup: Getronics, KPN, Stap, Hunter Douglas, PME

Thu, 5 Jan 2017By , Frank van Alphen

Pension fund for Getronics to be liquidated after struggling to ensure ‘continuity’


Amundi already wins business for Luxembourg-based pan-European IORP

Thu, 5 Jan 2017By , Frank van Alphen

Vehicle to offer DC plans in France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Netherlands

All Netherlands News


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