News in brief: 6 August

- Mercer has teamed up with Titanbay, the private markets investment platform, to provide a private markets solution for wealth managers and private banks.

Mercer’s private markets solutions are designed to offer investors access to a wide spectrum of asset classes including private equity, private debt, infrastructure, real estate and sustainable themed opportunities. In an effort to democratise access to private market investments, Titanbay's platform facilitates seamless investing for wealth managers and their clients who are interested in having exposure to Mercer’s solutions.

- Swedish pension companies Folksam and KPA Pension are creating a lighting installation for the landmark Folksamkrapan building in Stockholm to celebrate Pride Week.

The installation will light up parts of the 29-storey building in the colours of the rainbow. Folksamgruppen CEO, Ylva Wessén, said it was important to show all employees and customers its support for diversity and everyone’s equal value.

- Pensioenfonds SNS Reaal has updated the member area of its website with a fresh, new design.

As part of this it has moved and simplified the menu items. Members can now search directly from any page and the login button is always visible. In addition, there is a dashboard in My Pension with direct access to, among other things, My documents, My data and My planner. Those living in Europe will also be able to log into this section with eIDAS in addition to DigiD. This is useful for those that live and/or work in Europe and cannot apply for a DigiD in the Netherlands.

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