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.

 

 

6.6%

VER’s five-year average annual return (1 October 2016 – 30 September 2021)

7.2%

VER’s ten-year average annual return (1 October 2011 – 30 September 2021)

5.8%

VER’s average annual return 1 January 2001 – 30 September 2021

Read more
On 30 September 2021, VER’s investment assets totalled EUR 22.9 billion. During the first three quarters, the return on investments at fair values was 10.6 per cent. The average nominal rate of return over the past five years (1 October 2016–30 September 2021) was 6.6 per cent and the annual ten-year return 7.2 per cent.
2020-10-30 14:48
VER had EUR 254 million invested in commercial papers on 31 August 2020 and EUR 204 million on 30 September 2020.
2020-08-13 15:27
VER had EUR 343 million invested in commercial papers on 30 June 2020 and EUR 319 million on 31 July 2020. Investments have been made in the commercial papers of more than 20 companies. The number of commercial papers on offer decreased significantly during the summer.
2020-06-10 12:26
On 31 May 2020, VER had EUR 402 million invested in commercial papers. Investments have been made in the commercial papers of 27 companies.

VER's blog

2021-12-01 16:32
2021-10-08 9:37

22.9

The market value of VER's investment portfolio was EUR 22.9 billion on 30 September 2021.