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Asset management on a global scale
APG invests the pension assets of over 4.5 million Dutch citizens and, at over € 436 billion worldwide, is one of the largest managers of pension assets. As you might expect of a global player on the assets market, we are at home in all key asset markets. We have our own people and networks in the American and Asian markets as well. This way we do not let any opportunities escape us. Investing globally naturally entails that you know what is happening on the stock markets 24 hours per day. This is why our investment experts are based in Heerlen, Amsterdam, New York and Hong Kong.
Sustainable results on all fronts
The assets we manage represent the present-day and future income of 4.5 million Dutch citizens. Our clients, the pension funds, are counting on us so that they can meet their commitments and to keep the collective pensions for the employees in their sector affordable and attractive. The members, retired employees as well as employees currently making contributions, expect optimal returns from us at a responsible risk. And we want to realize all of this with ethical investments.
Financial and social returns
At APG ethical investing means more than investing in sustainable funds. As a major player on the assets market we assume our responsibility and we leverage our influence, where necessary and possible, to initiate improvements. We let our vote count at shareholder meetings and enter into a dialog with companies designed to stimulate improved company management. These efforts always pay off, including in terms of better returns. Of course we do all of this in close consultation with the pension funds for whom we work and in line with their specific investment strategies.