NETHERLANDS - Jaap van Dam (pictured) has been appointed head of strategy and research, and chief strategist investments at the e69.3bn PGGM pension fund.
Van Dam joined the Zeist-based pension fund for healthcare and social workers on 1 February 2005. His new role was effective from 1 December 2005. His initial role at PGGM was as head of inhouse equities,...
US/NETHERLANDS - CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) has completed the acquisition of ING Real Estate Investment Management (ING REIM) Europe, marking the final stage of CBRE's absorption of ING's real estate business.
NETHERLANDS - ABN Amro predicts half of Dutch company pension funds will shift assets to insured schemes.
NETHERLANDS - Dropping interest rates knocked the coverage ratio for Pensioenfonds Zorg & Welzijn (PFZW) down to 91% and Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP's down to 90%.
NETHERLANDS - Dutch pension fund Stichting Pensioenfonds SABIC Innovative Plastics has appointed State Street Corporation to provide custody and other services for its €700m ($970m) in assets.
NETHERLANDS/US - Dutch pension fund APG and the US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF have joined forces to invest in five US shopping malls valued at $1.5bn.