Category: International news and events

PensionsEurope Report 2022 – Trends and developments in funded pensions

PensionsEurope report 2022 – Trends and developments in funded pensions
Key findings:
*Assets of euro area pension funds continued growing more than their liabilities until the end of 2021, increasing their aggregate funding ratio.
*Through recent increase in interestrates, liabilities of pension funds have decreased more than their assets.

World Bank Group member IFC acquires stake in VIG’s Bulgarian pension fund Doverie

Focus on joint strengthening of private pension provision
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, takes a stake of around 10% in Doverie, the pension fund in Bulgaria in which the Vienna Insurance Group
(VIG) holds a majority stake. The cooperation aims to strengthen and jointly further expand the Bulgarian pension insurance market. […]


On September 13, 2022, with an elegant cocktail in Grand Hotel Sofia, the members of the Bulgarian Association of Supplementary Pension Insurance Companies celebrated the 25th anniversary since the establishment of the Association.

Over the past quarter century BASPSC and pension insurance companies have established themselves as one of the main drivers for the development of supplementary pension insurance and the validation of the three-pillar model of Bulgaria’s pension system. […]

Summary of the World Pension Alliance Sustainable Finance Paper 2022

Summary of the World Pension Alliance Sustainable Finance Paper 2022
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For your information.
In the 2022 Sustainable Finance Paper of the World Pension Alliance (WPA):
• The World Penson Alliance (WPA) Paper on Sustainable Finance provides an analysis on the involvement and initiatives from pension administrations and pension funds in sustainable finance. […]

PensionsEurope’s CEEC FORUM 2022 – 14.06.2022 Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Zagreb

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On 14 June 2022 Mrs Evelina Miltenova (Chair of BASPSC), Mr. Miroslav Marinov (Executive Director PIC Doverie) and Mr. Nickolay Slavchev (Senior Methodology Expert PIC Alianz) participated on behalf of the Bulgarian Association of supplementary pension insurance companies in the hybrid event of the PensionsEurope’s CEEC Forum in association with IPE, […]

PensionsEurope – WG IORP and WG PPP – EIOPA publish 2021 Consumer Trends Report

Consumer Trends Report 2021 – EN
We would like to inform you that today EIOPA published the 2021 Consumer Trends Report. You can find the report attached or download it here.
The report covers both the insurance and the pension sectors, identifying market developments, trends, and (new) risks for consumers and members/beneficiaries. […]