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APG will reward female employees equally

APG will reward female employees equally

22 May

Equal work will be rewarded equally at APG. More than 125 female employees of the pension delivery organization have received a letter today stating that their salary will be increased from 1 June. Their remuneration is brought to the same level of male colleagues with similar positions, experience and years of service. At the same time, APG is taking measures to solve this theme in a sustainable way.

APG encourages sustainable green bond growth

APG encourages sustainable green bond growth

21 May

APG views the issue of the first Dutch sovereign green bond as indication of the market’s increasing maturity. As a leading long-term responsible investor, we actively contribute to initiatives aimed at expanding the size and scope of this market. At the same time, we continue to emphasize high-quality standards and transparency in support of responsible, sustainable growth.

Wendela van Uchelen appointed as General Counsel APG Group

Wendela van Uchelen appointed as General Counsel APG Group

17 May

Wendela van Uchelen has been appointed General Counsel APG Group as of May 1st, 2019. In her job, which is new to the organization, she will lead the APG Legal department. The Group ‘Legal and Corporate Affairs’ departments will be integrated into this. A strong and cohesive APG Legal department, including management secretary job, will be created. Wendela will lead this department and focus on the APG's governance and communication with strategic (external) stakeholders. Moreover, she will be responsible for the sustainability policy of APG’ business operations. She will directly report to Chief Executive Officer Gerard van Olphen.

a.s.r. completes acquisition Loyalis

a.s.r. completes acquisition Loyalis

01 May

ASR Nederland N.V. (a.s.r.) has completed the acquisition of Loyalis. All the conditions set to the acquisition have been met, such as the declaration of no objection from the Dutch Central Bank and the approval of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets. The works councils of a.s.r. and APG have issued a positive advice. With the completion of the acquisition, Loyalis is focusing on further growth as a disability insurer and expanding its services in the field of sustainable employability.

Annual report APG 2018: APG on track, despite a challenging year

Annual report APG 2018: APG on track, despite a challenging year

25 April

Today we as APG publish our annual report for the year 2018. It sets out how we worked in 2018 for eight pension funds, 21,000 employers and via them for 4.6 million people in the Netherlands.

“Pension shouldn’t become a second Brexit ”

“Pension shouldn’t become a second Brexit ”

25 April

APG has had a challenging year in 2018. Decreasing stock prices in the fourth quarter led to a negative return for pension funds. And despite all the efforts of those involved, there is still no new pension agreement. That means uncertainty for many pension fund clients and their participants. CEO Gerard van Olphen and fellow Executive board member Ronald Wuijster, responsible for asset management, look back and ahead and explain how APG deals with pension dilemmas, like return versus sustainability and bonuses for investors”.

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