Prestigious industry publication Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) voted Swiss Life Network Partner Vital Forsikring Norway’s best pension provider in 2009. Vital’s combination of risk management and market evaluation received particular recognition.
At the IPE European Pension Fund Awards held in Dublin in November 2009, Vital won the prize as Norway’s best pension provider, together with Oslo Pensjonsforsikring.

“This is solid recognition of the good work we have done in Vital and DnB NOR Asset Management during very demanding times,” commented Vital’s CEO Tom Rathke.

The IPE jury mentioned in particular Vital’s dynamic risk management and diversified portfolio as success factors. “It is also good to see that the jury refers to our selling down in equities during 2008. This has contributed to reducing losses for our customers and led to Vital delivering a positive result in 2008 and good results so far in 2009,” added Tom Rathke.

“It is also an important reminder that it is long-term work that counts. Vital is still the best in its class for reported returns measured over three and five years,” concluded Rathke.

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