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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

Asset Allocation: Ticino maintains aim

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Pierre Spocci, director of the Istituto di Previdenza del Cantone Ticino, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the pension fund’s stable strategy 

Good governance boosts returns

May 2017 (Magazine)

Best practice in governance has been shown to produce above-average investment returns, say Manuel Ammann and Christian Ehmann

Asset Allocation: When diversification fails

May 2017 (Magazine)By

What do Swiss pension funds do when risk budgets are stretched and diversification has failed? Barbara Ottawa reports

Fees: Clear on management costs

May 2017 (Magazine)

Ueli Mettler and Benita von Lindeiner examine the difficult question of costs in Switzerland’s second-pillar pension system

Instead of sound and light displays, the Swiss Parliament should be resolving the delays to Altersvorsorge 2020

Pensions In Switzerland: Parliamentary ping pong

November 2016 (Magazine)By

A political stalemate is holding up Switzerland’s Altersvorsorge 2020 pensions reform package. And now time is running out, as Barbara Ottawa finds 

Asset Allocation: Curves, currency and costs

November 2016 (Magazine)By

More than anywhere else, the low and negative interest rate environment is shaping Swiss portfolios. But investment challenges are quite particular, finds Barbara Ottawa

Financial Sustainability: Are there enough assets?

November 2016 (Magazine)

Lukas Riesen and Stephan Skaanes ask whether Swiss pension funds can financially afford their promises

Sector slams government proposals for regulation on Switzerland's 1e plans

November 2016 (Magazine)By

An initial government proposal for a regulation on self-guided top-up pension plans for high earners has been slammed

Swiss market liquidity: Anything left to drink?

November 2016 (Magazine)

Robert Cranston assesses liquidity trends in Swiss markets

Interview: Jacqueline Oh, Swiss Association for Responsible Investments

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Jacqueline Oh, managing director of SVVK/ASIR, believes Swiss pension funds are lagging behind some of their European peers when it comes to sustainable investments. But they are catching up

All Switzerland

Sunset in Zurich, Switzerland

Swiss economist warns pension funds of overdiversification

Fri, 20 Oct 2017By

Peter Meier says smaller pension funds need to focus on one strategy

Zurich

Higher cost strategies outperform for Swiss Pensionskassen

Wed, 27 Sep 2017By

Complementa study indicates simple, cheap approaches are not always successful

Sunset in Zurich, Switzerland

CMI longevity model could cut Swiss liabilities by up to 3.5%

Tue, 26 Sep 2017By

Swiss consultancy Libera doubts 1.25% long-term rate used in UK

Bern, Switzerland

Swiss reform package rejected by people and cantons

Mon, 25 Sep 2017By

Social minister Berset wants to start new talks following Sunday’s public poll

Luxembourg

Asset management roundup: MJ Hudson makes Brexit move

Fri, 22 Sep 2017By IPE Staff

Plus: New LGPS transparency code commitments, HSBC MiFID II research decision

Bern, Switzerland

Swiss government rejects ideas for more pension fund comparability

Fri, 8 Sep 2017By

Government seen ‘deciding against transparency’

Bern, Switzerland

Swiss legislator removes barriers to individualised high earner pensions

Wed, 6 Sep 2017By

Amendments to 1e-plans introduce more investment options but also more risk

Nestlé's corporate headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland

Head of alternatives exits Nestlé in-house manager

Tue, 5 Sep 2017By

Move coincides with disbanding of Nestlé Capital Management

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