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Behind the strategy of the French pension reserve fund

The French pension reforms in 2010 had a profound impact on the asset allocation of the Fonds de reserve pour les Retraites, the €35.8 billion French pension reserves fund. Instead of making payouts between 2020 and 2040, after the reform, the FRR has to pay €2.1 billon to Caisse d’Amortissement de la Dette Sociale (CADES) […]
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Vive la (pension) revolution

France’s penchant for social demonstration targeted pension reform this week, with more than one million people striking over proposals to increase the retirement age from 60 to 62. The scenes could act as a warning to other countries with similar pension shortfalls.
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FRR joins oil payments transparency initiative

France’s 28.8 billion ($41.7 billion) Fonds de Reserve Pour Les Retraites (FRR) has joined more than 80 institutional investors globally in becoming a signatory to an initiative aimed at strengthening transparency in the extractive industries sector through disclosure around company payments and government revenues from mining, oil and gas.