ABP, PFZW, PMT, BpfBouw and PME report quarterly results of up to 2% but warn that pension cuts are still possible
German funds’ returns and top-up payments helped keep funding level as interest rates fell
German companies’ pension liabilities approach €400bn, but asset increases leave funding position unchanged
Vervoer’s gain is the best of the large schemes to have reported so far
Philips scheme and KLM’s cabin staff pension fund record double-figure returns despite difficult Q4
Rebounding equity markets over the third quarter bolstered year-to-date (YTD) returns at many European pension funds, particularly in the Nordic region.
Fund managers might do better to focus on generating excess return in credit markets than selecting outperforming stocks
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One of the objectives of the European Commission in the revision of the IORP Directive was to enhance the information provided to prospective members, members and beneficiaries of IORPs
Pensions are by their nature long-term and this can often lead to an acceptance of inertia because “this is how we have always done it”. But in today’s world this is no longer good enough
“The UK local government pension investment regulations are a step in the right direction”
“Successful managers are hard to find but those that do exist generally share some common characteristics”