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Dutch fund bolsters bonds, chills on bricks

Things are suddenly looking cheerful again in the world of Dutch pensions. The country’s famous tulip fields might not be set to bloom until April, but investors already have a harvest to delight at from a good year of investing. For instance, Hans de Ruiter, chief investment officer of the €2.5-billion ($3.36-billion) TNO pension fund […]
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Longevity is key to Dutch pension reforms

As the well-respected Dutch pension system sits in a state of reform limbo, long-time trustee and MKB-Nederland representative in the recent round of negotiations on pension reform, Benne van Popta, has particular ideas on how to improve the system. The combination of low interest rates, an ageing population and increasing life expectancy has prompted a […]
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Dutch reforms ‘flawed’, warns Ambachtsheer

The pension thought-leadership mantle held by The Netherlands has been called into question by the new Dutch pension accord, according to commentary in the latest Ambachtsheer Letter, which details perceived design flaws in the accord.