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Press Utrecht 09 July 2019 10:00 EU/Amsterdam

Stichting Pensioenfonds A.C. Nielsen selects a.s.r. asset management

Stichting Pensioenfonds A.C. Nielsen (ACN) selects a.s.r. asset management as the full-service manager of its portfolio. ACN terminated the contract with its then fiduciary at the end of 2018, and as of 1 May 2019 the management has been outsourced to a.s.r. asset management. The portfolio comprises € 62 million and has 478 participants.

With its integrated balance sheet and asset management, a.s.r. will take care of the entire set-up, implementation and monitoring of the investment policy. The policy is focused on matching and return, and seeks to realise the pension fund’s targets with due observance of the internal and external preconditions.  

Jack Julicher, CEO a.s.r. asset management: ‘We are very pleased that Stichting Pensioenfonds Nielsen selected a.s.r. asset management. In a consolidating market, many pension funds are looking for a suitable solution. a.s.r. asset management has a long history of integrated balance sheet and asset management for Dutch institutional investors and can offer such a solution.’

Bob de Vos, Chairman of the Board of Pensioenfonds A.C. Nielsen: ‘After a very thorough selection process managed by WTW, the Board of Pensioenfonds A.C. Nielsen has chosen the services of a.s.r. asset management. We were looking for a robust organisation with a long track record and services which are is independent where needed. Additionally, costs, socially responsible investing and extensive knowledge of the Dutch pensions sector were important factors in the choice we have made. With a.s.r. asset management, we provide our participants with a prudent and sustainable investment policy.’ 

 

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