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Comment on the report of the Swiss Federal Audit Office of 25 January and the media coverage: Costs are an important aspect for all pension funds nowadays, both in administration and in investment. The supreme body of pension funds must

Deteriorating economic conditions saw Swiss pension funds return on average -10.7% for the year to end-September. Download the article (IPE November 2022, Country Report Switzerland) The year 2021 was an impressive one for Swiss occupational pension funds, the country’s fully

Swiss Pensionskassen have been steadily increasing their investment allocations to infrastructure, both domestically and abroad, partially as a result of a separate category within alternative investments introduced in 2020. The trend relating to increasing infrastructure investments has cemented over the

Navigate to… > Overview > Study > Individual Analysis for Pension Funds > Confidentiality > Presentation of results > Important dates > Media > Contact   Overview Since 1995 Complementa annually conducts a comprehensive study on the status of domestic

Swiss pension funds have experienced heavy losses since the start of the year and the coverage ratio has fallen by around 11 percentage points. Thomas Breitenmoser, Head of Investment Consulting/Controlling, puts the situation in context: «We are currently experiencing the

Swiss Pensionskassen have been preparing for a challenging environment of rising interest rates, high inflation and capital market volatility, while taking a hit on returns in the first months of the year as a result of the war in Ukraine.

The investment mix of pension funds has changed noticeably in recent years and has become riskier. Real estate and alternative investments in particular have risen in importance, as the Complementa risk check-up study shows. However, newly permitted asset classes will

On May 17th, 2022, the 4th Annual Germany Institutional Forum is being held at Jumeirah Frankfurt Hotel. Meet Complementa’s Eberhard Schwarz on Site and follow the Panel Discussion at 15.20: Real Assets – Investments in Real Estate, Energy and Infrastructure

New investment category At its meeting on 17 November 2021, the Federal Council decided to create a new investment category for unlisted investments. From 1 January 2022, non-listed Swiss investments can be treated as a separate category in the catalogue