APG has appointed Peter Gortzak to be Head of Policy within the executive team responsible for APG’s Strategy & Policy. Peter Gortzak will take up this appointment in the middle of January 2013. Read more >

APG is going to use energy from mine water

From the start of 2013, APG’s renovated headquarters in Heerlen is to make use of mine water to cool the building. The office does not require warmth as its own datacenter produces sufficient warmth to heat the building. Read more >

From asset allocation to risk allocation

After the fall of Lehman in 2008, a scenario unfolded for many pension funds which was only taken account of in the tail scenario or not at all. During the crisis, pension funds faced various problems simultaneously, such as the lack of assumed diversification benefits and unexpectedly high risks. Read more >

APG appoints Petri Hofsté

APG (Algemene Pensioen Groep NV) intends to appoint Petri Hofsté to the Board of Directors as Chief Financial & Risk Officer (CFRO). She will succeed Peter Kok, who has held this position on an interim basis. Read more >

ESG as an investment belief

Claudia Kruse is Head of Sustainability & Governance APG. She thinks a sustainable investment approach is attractive because it helps optimize risk-adjusted returns, demonstrates social responsibility and contributes to the integrity of financial markets. Read more >

Responsible investing (RI) is an integral part of APG’s investment policy. We take account of both the financial results and the results associated with ESG factors (environment, social, governance). Read more >

Early investor, prudent progress

The Netherlands is perhaps best known for tulips and Van Gogh rather than its enthusiasm for hedge funds. Yet the country is home to one of the best-known supporters of the hedge fund industry; APG. Read more >

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has granted a license to the APG - ABN AMRO Pensioeninstelling N.V. joint venture, for the operation of a premium pension institution (PPI). The PPI will be called Pensional. Read more >

EFRP and APG welcome CFTC rules

The European Federation for Retirement Provision (“EFRP”) and APG Algemene Pensioen Groep N.V. (“APG”) welcome the adoption by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) of final rules to protect collateral posted for cleared swaps in U.S. markets by end users. Read more >

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