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Since 1995 Complementa annually conducts a comprehensive study on the status of Swiss pension funds. Our prestigious pension fund study provides valuable insights for pension funds and its management, which is why some 440 pension funds participated in 2022 (equivalent to CHF 840 billion in total assets)!

Participating is worth the effort: Besides a copy of the study, we offer each participating pension fund an individual “risk check-up”. All we require are data from the pension funds annual statement. The information is treated confidentially and evaluated anonymously.


Pension Fund Study

Within the representative study, we focus on the current health status of the pension fund sector but also on recognizing market trends by means of analyzing the extensive data of our 29-year study history.

Our study also sheds light on a yearly changing special topic. In 2022, we will focus on the theme ‘pension funds in an environment of rising interest rates’.


Download: get your copy of the pension fund study (in German).


Risk Check-up: Individual Analysis

Each pension fund receives an individual analysis free of charge in return for the study-participation. In addition to essential peer comparisons, elementary risk information is prepared in order to help the pension fund representatives identifying potential threats to pension security at an early stage.

Our detailed evaluation is a precious tool for pension fund managers and to assessing the funds financial strategy and situation.

Download: sample of an individual analysis (risk check-up), available in German or in French.



Study participants and decision-makers from pension funds will be invited exclusively to the presentation of results in Zurich in September. An exciting program including lunch provides an excellent setting to interpret the results, discuss the study’s special topic in depth and exchange ideas & experiences with peers from other pension funds.

Impressions: Event 2023



All information is treated as confidential and analysed anonymously. This has not changed this year either.



The following is an overview of important dates for the Risk Check-up 2023:

  • Mid-March 2023: Start of data collection
  • Beginning/mid-May 2023: Preparation and delivery of the individual analyses to each pension fund
    (as soon as the data basis is sufficiently representative)
  • Mid-July 2023: End of data collection
    (Deadline for participation)
  • 6 September 2023: Presentation of the results in Zurich
    (with personal invitation)


Press & Media

Results of the study are being published in various Swiss media in May and September and periodically in the magazine ‘Schweizer Personalvorsorge’.

Press: Download the press release as of 5 September 2023 in German or in French.



Team Pensionskassen-Studie

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the study team (Andreas Rothacher, Ueli Sutter & Oliver Gmuender)



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