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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

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Switzerland

Consultancy floats Swiss 'time-limited' pension pay-out model

Wed, 21 Jun 2017By

Falling conversion rates prompt proposal for flexible decumulation from Willis Towers Watson

Bullets, weapons, munition

ESG roundup: Publica, North Rhine-Westphalia, AP2

Mon, 19 Jun 2017By

Swiss and German funds take action to divest from companies; AP2 backs Dutch housing bond

The Matterhorn, Switzerland

Swiss pension fund tenders $150m EMD mandate via IPE Quest

Mon, 12 Jun 2017By IPE Staff

Blended strategy for investing in sovereign bonds sought

Museum of Art History, Vienna

German and Swiss investors diverge on alternatives strategies

Mon, 12 Jun 2017By

Diversification of alternatives portfolios is important, but not always possible, conference hears

The Matterhorn, Switzerland

Swiss investors add CHF50bn of sustainable investments in a year

Mon, 5 Jun 2017By

Number of participants in FNG survey more than triples to 14, assets under management reaches CHF104bn

Nestlé's corporate headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland

Nestlé shakes up global pension management operations

Wed, 24 May 2017By ,

All regional operations affected in management overhaul that has seen internal asset managers stripped of mandates

Switzerland

Swiss pension fund seeks passive equities manager via IPE Quest

Wed, 24 May 2017By IPE Staff

Mandate is for CHF150m (€137m)

Zurich

Switzerland: Record backing for international assets, alternatives

Wed, 17 May 2017By

Currency hedging on record-high as is exposure to alternatives, finds Swiss consultancy Complementa

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