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Dutch pension fund AVH selects Robeco / Corestone to provide fiduciary management services

AVH, the €1.3bn Dutch pension fund for the agricultural and food supply trade (Stichting Bedrijfspensioenfonds voor de Agrarische en Voedselvoorzieningshandel) in the Netherlands has selected Robeco / Corestone to provide fiduciary management services for its pension assets.

Corestone's manager-selection platform plays an important role to providing manager selection, portfolio construction and monitoring & reporting services to AVH as part of the Robeco / Corestone fiduciary service. Robeco will provide portfolio management, strategic aset allocation services and risk and compliance management. In addition, Robeco will also manage AVH's liability-driven investments portfolio, worth EUR 350 million.

AVH's decision concludes a comprehensive selection process, aiming to strengthen the professionalization of the management of the fund, board support as well as governance.

According to Martin Mlynár, Managing Director at Corestone, AVH’s decision was based on the quality of servicing, the willingness to share research and expertise with pension funds and the depth and insightfulness of the integrated portfolio reporting. “We are proud and very pleased to be able to service Bpf AVH. This cooperation emphasizes our ongoing commitment to providing fiduciary services to Dutch pension funds.”

 

About Corestone

Corestone Investment Managers AG is a multi-asset / multi-manager with assets under management totalling over EUR 29 billion (c. CHF 31 billion) as of December 2017.

The company’s core focus is to fulfil clients’ investment goals using innovative solutions. Clients range from pension funds to foundations, endowments and family offices. Corestone’s approach seeks not only to identify best-in-class asset managers, but to structure diversified portfolios to implement the desired asset allocation, capturing alpha while minimizing risk.

Corestone was founded in 2007, is located in Zug, Switzerland and is a member of the Robeco group.  

 

For further information, please contact Jens Pongratz on +41 41 726 8585