IPE Conference: PensionDanmark is Europe’s best pension fund

first_imgPhilippe Desfossés speaks at an IPE eventDesfossés has stepped down from the €30bn French civil servants’ pension after nearly 10 years in charge. Laurent Galzy was named as his successor last week.ERAFP was also recognised as France’s top pension fund, and took home the award for best Emerging Markets strategy.Fellow French investor FRR collected the awards for Sovereign Reserve Fund, Passive Management and Climate Related Risk Management.Further readingThe European asset owners aiming to make an impact France: Sprucing up supplementary savings Sweden: AP funds work together Direct Lending: Becoming bankersHere are the winners in full: BelgiumPensioenfonds UZ Gent – UGent OFP Active ManagementAP4 Austria (Vorsorgekasse)APK Vorsorgekasse Emerging MarketsERAFP Passive ManagementFRRBronze Awards AlternativesPFA Pension Gold Awards  Multi-Employer/Professional Pension FundIndustriens Pension Risk ManagementAmonis Pensions Governance & AdministrationPensionskasse SBB IrelandConstruction Workers’ Pension Scheme Real EstateMN Spain (multi-employer scheme)Geroa Pentsioak EPSV Germany (bAV)Bosch Pensionsfonds EquitiesAP4, Nordea Investments United KingdomNEST (National Employment Savings Trust)Themed Awards Climate Related Risk ManagementFRR InnovationPensionDanmark Small Pension FundPensioenfonds UZ Gent – UGent OFP Central & Eastern EuropeINVL Mezzo II 53+ pension fund Sweden’s AP4 was also a multiple winner, taking home awards for Long-Term Investment Strategy, Active Management, Portfolio Construction & Diversification, and Equities – the latter jointly with Nordea Investments. It was also named Sweden’s top pension fund.ERAFP’s outgoing CEO Philippe Desfossés was presented with the Pension Fund Achievement of the Year award in recognition of growth of the French scheme’s responsible investment and climate risk management strategies. Fixed IncomeÄrzteversorgung Westfalen-LippeCountry Awards Austria (Pensionskasse)VBV-Pensionskasse Public Pension FundChurch Commissioners for England Germany (Versorgungswerk)Bayerische Versorgungskammer European Pension Fund of the YearPensionDanmark PensionDanmark was named best European Pension Fund for the second year in a row at last night’s IPE Awards dinner in Dublin.The top prize was one of five awards scooped by the DKK239.7bn (€32.1bn) pension provider – including the Outstanding Industry Contribution Award for CEO Torben Möger Pedersen.PensionDanmark was also recognised for its work in Credit & Alternatives and for Innovation – it won the latter prize in Prague last year as well – and was named Denmark’s top pension provider.Accepting the awards, Pedersen highlighted the COP-24 climate conference taking place in Poland this week and urged attendees to address the “opportunities and challenges” posed by climate change. Outstanding Industry ContributionTorben Möger Pedersen PortugalFundo de Pensões Horizonte Ações Small CountriesFrjálsi Pension Fund NetherlandsStichting Pensioenfonds PGB DenmarkPensionDanmark SwedenAP4 FranceERAFP Spain (corporate scheme)DuPont Pension Plan DC & Hybrid StrategiesAmundi Pension Fund SwitzerlandCaisse de prévoyance de l’Etat de Genève (CPEG) ItalyFP Nazionale BCC/CRA, FP Personale Gruppo BNL/BNP Paribas Italia Sovereign Reserve FundFRR Factor InvestingHVB Pension Fund Pension Fund Achievement of the YearPhilippe Desfossés Long-Term Investment StrategyAP4Silver Awards Corporate Pension FundStichting Calpam-Pensioenfonds In-house Investment TeamTesco Pension Scheme Portfolio Construction & DiversificationAP4 Real Assets & InfrastructureÄrzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe ESGAPG Credit AlternativesPensionDanmarklast_img

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