The State Pension Fund of Finland

The State Pension Fund of Finland (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 - 30 June 2016



VER's return during 1 April - 30 June 2016



VER's five-year average nominal return per annum (30 June 2016)



VER's ten-year average nominal return per annum (30 June 2016)


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Nobelist at VER

The State Pension Fund received an honored guest lecturer as Nobel Prize winner Professor Robert C. Merton visited the office.
The return on the investments made by the State Pension Fund (VER) reached 0.9 per cent during 1 January–30 June 2016. The return for the second quarter was 1.8 per cent.


In June 2016, the Board of Directors of the State Pension Fund (VER) adopted a strategy that provides a more detailed description of VER’s objectives and outlines the policies designed to achieve them.



The market value of VER's investment portfolio was EUR 17.9 billion on 30 June 2016.