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VER’s investments in the commercial paper market

On 31 March 2020, VER had EUR 280 million invested in commercial papers and on 8 April 2020 EUR 311 million. Investments have been made in the commercial papers of 25 companies.

2020-04-14
The State Pension Fund of Finland Increases Investments in the Commercial Paper Markets

The State Pension Fund of Finland (VER) has started additional investments on commercial paper markets. VER’s investments to commercial papers will be increased at most to one billion euros depending ...

2020-03-19
State Pension Fund of Finland’s return on investments 13.8% in 2019; ten-year average return 6.2%

The return at market values on the investments made by the State Pension Fund of Finland reached 13.8 per cent in 2019 (-3.4 per cent in 2018). The real rate of return was 12.8 per cent (-4.5 per cent...

2020-02-28
VER’s CEO changes

Timo Löyttyniemi will assume the position of VER’s CEO as of the beginning of March. He returns to VER after serving as the Vice Chair of the EU’s Single Resolution Board for a fixed term of five year...

2020-02-28
State Pension Fund’s annual return -3.4% in 2018; 10-year average return 6.4%

The market value weighted return on the investments by the State Pension Fund of Finland (VER) reached -3.4 per cent in 2018 (6.6 per cent in 2017). The real rate of return was -4.5 per cent (6.0 per ...

2019-02-27
VER's phone numbers to change on 4 December 2018

VER’s phone numbers will change as of 4 December 2018. The first part of the landline numbers will change to +358 295 201 2(XX). The personal extensions (the last two digits) will remain unchanged. Th...

2018-11-27
Good year for the State Pension Fund of Finland

The return on the investments by the State Pension Fund of Finland (VER) reached 6.7 per cent in 2016 (4.9 per cent in 2015). The real rate of return was 5.6 percent (5.1 percent).

2017-02-28
State Pension Fund earns 4.4 per cent return on investments

The return on the investments made by the State Pension Fund (VER) reached 4.4 per cent during 1 January–30 September 2016. The return during the third quarter was 3.5 per cent.

2016-10-27
State Pension Fund earns 0.9 per cent return on investments

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.

2016-08-25
State Pension Fund earns -0,8 per cent return on investments

The return on the assets invested by the State Pension Fund (VER) was -0.8 per cent during the first quarter. VER’s average rate of return is 5.5 per cent for the past five years and 4.1 per cent for...

2016-08-25
State Pension Fund earns 4.9 per cent return on investments

The return on the investments made by the State Pension Fund (VER) reached 4.9 per cent in 2015.

2016-01-27
State Pension Fund earns 1.1 per cent return on investments

The return on investments made by the State Pension Fund (VER) reached 1.1 per cent during 1 January – 30 September 2015.

2015-10-20
State Pension Fund earns 5.5 per cent return on investments

The return on the investments made by the State Pension Fund (VER) reached 5.5 per cent during 1 January – 30 June 2015. At the end of June, the market value of the Fund’s assets amounted to EUR 18.2 ...

2015-08-24
Mikko Räsänen has been appointed as Head of Fixed Income

The State Pension Fund’s (VER) Board of Directors has appointed M.Sc. Econ, Vice President Mikko Räsänen as Head of Fixed Income for VER. Räsänen has previously worked at OP Group and will ...

2015-06-16
Nominations

LL.M. Loviisä Härö has been appointed as a legal counsel for VER and MSc Tech, Msc Econ Juho Tiri as a quantitative portfolio manager for VER. They will start June 1 st , 2015.

2015-06-01
New CEO for VER

New CEO for VER VER’s Board of Directors has appointed LL.D. Timo Viherkenttä as the CEO for VER. Viherkenttä will start on June 1st, 2015. Inquiries: Chairman of VER’s ...

2015-04-30
State Pension Fund earns 7.4 per cent return on investments

The return on the investments made by the State Pension Fund (VER) reached 7.4 per cent during 1 January – 31 March 2015. VER’s average rate of return over the past ten years is 5.9 per cent.

2015-04-30
State Pension Fund’s role in balancing central government finances growing

At the end of 2014, the market value of the State Pension Fund’s (VER) assets amounted to EUR 17.6 billion (EUR 16.3 billion in 2013). The transfers to the state budget exceeded the pension premiums r...

2015-02-26
State Pension Fund earns 7.8% return on investments

Press release 28th January 2015 Preliminary figures on return on investments in 2014 State Pension Fund earns 7.8% return on investments The return on investments made by the Stat...

2015-01-27
Timo Löyttyniemi nominated to vice chair of the EU’s Single Resolution Board

Timo Löyttyniemi, Managing Director at the State Pension Fund has been nominated as Vice Chair of the Single Resolution Board of the European Union.

2014-12-19
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