Allocations to private equity and strategic land post gains in excess of 20% as listed equity portfolio hammered by market volatility
The average funding ratio of Swiss Pensionskassen declined by more than 5 percentage points during 2018 after the fourth-quarter equity crash
Compensating older workers for the negative effects of a switch to degressive accrual won’t be feasible for many pension funds, according to the €27bn scheme
A ‘tough few years’ for diversified growth funds has heaped pressure on providers to justify their strategies
The multi-sector scheme has made changes to its investment strategy after incurring its first annual investment loss since 2008
In a year full of records for equity markets, European pension funds posted positive results – with most improving on their 2016 investment returns
Rebounding equity markets over the third quarter bolstered year-to-date (YTD) returns at many European pension funds, particularly in the Nordic region.
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