The Établissement de Retraite additionnelle de la Fonction publique (ERAFP), the first French public pension fund, will be divesting from companies whose turnover from thermal coal-related activities exceeds 10% of the turnover.
In their quest for better yields, pension funds are looking beyond their borders and investing in alternatives.
As of end 2018, 825 Italian institutional investors were tallied with total assets under management of €861.6bn.
Seven Danish pension companies signed the joint Tax Code of Conduct floated in August 2019, avoiding aggressive tax planning.
At the occasion of a meeting in Madrid, members of the international advisory board for fund selection (IAB) concluded that daily liquidity cannot fit all asset classes.
Over €7.6bn assets were managed through Spanish individual pension plans at the end of 2019 according to data from Inverco.
The Swedish Investment Fund Association (Fondbolagens Förening) warned that index funds do not necessarily translate into higher returns in the premium pension format.
One of the largest pension funds in the Netherlands assesses that transparency of firms involved in the clothing industry around their suppliers is key to improve workers' conditions.
Danish pension funds registered positive returns for 2019, especially as their green investment strategies paid off.
Norway’s $30bn Government Pension Fund – a domestic wealth fund – has proposed changes to its investment mandate as it approaches its ownership limits.
German law firm TILP Litigation has filed a lawsuit against German carmaker Daimler on behalf of 219 institutional investors on 30 December 2019.