We advise on the planning, implementation and monitoring of their investments
Scientifically sound and independent advice is at the core of our activities

Our clients include public and private pension funds,
charitable foundations, private investors and other
institutional investors

Investment & Actuarial Consulting, Controlling and Research

Pension Ticker per 18.07.2024
Year-to-date performance
6.3%
Actuarial funding ratio
116.6%
➤ Details and further Information

In 1996, Dr Hansruedi Scherer co-founded Metrics AG, which merged with PPC AG in 1998 to become PPCmetrics AG. After more than 28 years, Hansruedi Scherer is now going into well-deserved retirement. We thank him for his tireless commitment and wish him all the best for the future!

Has the redistribution from active members to pensioners been stopped? And how will it develop in the future? Oliver Dichter, Partner and Co-Head of ALM, shares his assessment on SRF Tagesschau. (in German)

ILS products have achieved above-average returns in 2023. This presentation shows a selection of the characteristics of insurance-linked securities currently on the market. It is based on our market screens in the years 2021 to 2024 and includes 48 products with a total volume of around CHF 24 billion for 2024. (in German)

Risks on the financial markets usually come unexpectedly and by the time they occur it is often too late to react to them. It is all the more important that investors anticipate a wide range of scenarios and take the right precautions in their investment activities and, if possible, also on the performance side. We will address these topics at our annual meeting on 13 December 2024. Register now! (in German)

The proportion of real estate held by Swiss pension funds has increased steadily in recent years. Real estate investments have been significantly expanded, particularly due to the low (and for a long time negative) interest rates in Switzerland. The proportion of real estate in the strategic asset allocation is currently around 24%. (in German)

Around half of all Swiss pension funds (44% in 2022) report on sustainability endeavours and it can be assumed that this proportion will increase further with the introduction of the ASIP ESG reporting standard. (in German)

Interest rates can fluctuate and their development is difficult to predict. A growing number of pension funds are therefore opting for a more systematic, rule-based approach to setting their technical interest rate, which makes indicators such as the funding ratio more meaningful. (in German)

Concentration in the global equity market has increased significantly in recent years. Nevertheless, other indices (such as the Swiss equity market) continue to exhibit significantly higher concentration risks than the MSCI World. Despite the increasing weighting of individual stocks, the MSCI World remains broadly diversified. (in German)