The State Pension Fund

The State Pension Fund (VER) was established in 1990 to balance state pension expenditure. VER invests pension assets and helps the state to prepare for financing future pensions. VER is a long-term investor characterised by a high standard of professionalism and an ethical code of conduct. VER operates as part of the prefunded Finnish pension system.




VER's return during 1 January - 31 March 2016



VER's return per annum 2015



VER's five-year average nominal return per annum (31 March 2016)



VER's ten-year average nominal return per annum (31 March 2016)


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The return on the assets invested by the State Pension Fund (VER) was -0.8 per cent during 1 January–31 March 2016. VER’s average rate of return is 5.5 per cent for the past five years and 4.1 per cent for the past 10 years.
VER celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma on November 2nd 2015.


The market value of VER's investment portfolio was EUR 17.6 billion on 31 March 2016.