Falling coverage ratios will hamper Dutch pension funds' buy-out efforts, warns ABN Amro


NETHERLANDS - ABN Amro predicts half of Dutch company pension funds will shift assets to insured schemes.

Poor economic conditions and the regulatory environment will put pressure on Dutch pension funds to seek buy-outs, according to Dutch state-owned bank ABN Amro. But falling solvency levels of both ...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Pensions

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the industry
  • Receive our in-depth monthly magazine in either print or digital format
  • Access our Sustainable Investment Hub covering news and opinion from thought leaders in the ESG space
  • Receive important and breaking news stories selected by the Editors in our daily newsletter
  • Hear from industry experts and other forward-thinking leaders
  • Receive a monthly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts and a feature from the magazine in advance of its release date

Join now


Already a Professional Pensions


More on Netherlands

Falling interest rates pummel funding ratios at PFZW, ABP

NETHERLANDS - Dropping interest rates knocked the coverage ratio for Pensioenfonds Zorg & Welzijn (PFZW) down to 91% and Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP's down to 90%.

clock 20 October 2011 •

State Street wins Dutch pension custody mandate

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.

clock 19 October 2011 •

APG and TIAA-CREF invest $1.5bn in US malls

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.

clock 17 October 2011 •