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AustralianSuper sells to Dutch pension fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 10 DEC 2021
... sold 16.8% of its interest in the electricity distributor to APG Asset Management, the investment manager of pension fund ABP. Going forward, AustralianSuper will own 8.4% of Ausgrid as well as an indirect investment via an IFM Investors fund. The transaction ...

Pension funds acquire forestry asset

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
... purchase a 62% share in a timber producer in New Zealand. APG Asset Management on behalf of its Dutch pension fund client ABP, and the UK's Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have entered an agreement to purchase Sinotrans New Zealand's shareholding in Wenita ...

ABPs alone won't meet retirement income covenant: Knox

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
Mercer's David Knox says super funds won't be able to meet the Retirement Income Covenant's requirements via account-based pensions alone and will have to look at other solutions. The government's latest guidance on the Retirement Income ...

Retirement Income Covenant paper released

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021
... products were required to provide retiring members access to capital while managing the risk that they might outlive their ABP balances. This combination of flexibility, guaranteed income and longevity meant many funds have stayed away from developing ...

Pension funds told to practice what they preach

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2020
... that keeps the bar high. As was the case this year, which is directly reflected in the average scores," she said. Overall, ABP received the highest score at 4.3 out of 5. It was closely followed by BPF Bouw (4.0) and PME (3.9).

Industry fund lowers fees

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020
... ratios will also reduce across both account-based pension offering and pre-retirement pension offering. For example, aggressive ABP option will go from 0.41% to the new 0.23%. The fund has held its monthly admin fee steady at $15 month.

Industry funds team up in longevity search

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUL 2020
... day-to-day budget. And economics tells us self-insurance is an inefficient way for [longevity risk]," he says, likening it to ABP withdrawals where retirees draw less in their early years. "Current system is that a 90-year-old will have higher income ...

QIC acquires European airport stake

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2019
... continuously looking for attractive infrastructure investments worldwide that help us realize stable and long-term returns for ABP and other pension fund clients we work for." "This investment in Brussels Airport, on behalf of ABP, fits the core of our ...

Government needs to rethink CIPRs

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
... account-based pensions. CIPRs need to provide retiring members access to capital while managing the risk that they might outlive their ABP balances. Designing such a product has been a challenge. Now the Productivity Commission's final report released ...

Pension funds feel the heat on climate change

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 SEP 2018
... was dominated by European funds, with Sweden's Fjarde AP-Fonden ranking first with a AAA-rating. The Netherlands' ABP; Finland's Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; Norway's Government Pension Fund Global; and the Fonds de Reserve ...
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