About Ilmarinen

We are Finland’s largest private earnings-related pension insurance company. As a mutual pension insurance company, we are wholly owned by our customers. Our task is to ensure that our customers receive the pension they earned from work. We offer statutory employees’ and self-employed persons’ pension insurance for employers and entrepreneurs operating in Finland.

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Press release 27.10.2023

Ilmarinen’s return on investments 3.3 per cent – employment weakening

The return on Ilmarinen’s investments in January–September was 3.3 per cent. Measures to improve cost-effectiveness continued. “Last year, we became the most cost-effective company in the industry, measured by the ratio of operating expenses to expense loading components. This year our operating expenses, which are necessary for providing pension security, have decreased further, and we are lowering the price of administrative costs for our customers by 20 per cent,” states President and CEO Jouko Pölönen.

Ilmarinen’s return on investments 3.3 per cent – employment weakening

Press release 15.8.2023

Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January to 30 June 2023: Return on investments rose to 3.7 per cent, solvency strengthened and cost-effectiveness continued to improve

The return on Ilmarinen’s investment portfolio was 3.7 (-6.2) per cent, i.e. EUR 2.1 billion. The market value of investments grew to EUR 58.2 (56.3) billion. The long-term average return on investments was 5.8 per cent as of 1997. This corresponds to an annual real return of 3.8 per cent.

Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January to 30 June 2023: Return on investments rose to 3.7 per cent, solvency strengthened and cost-effectiveness continued to improve

Press release 28.4.2023

Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January to 31 March 2023: Positive return on investments, premiums written grew and cost-effectiveness improved

The return on Ilmarinen’s investment portfolio was +2.2 (-2.2) per cent, i.e. EUR 1.3 billion, as a result of rising stock prices. The market value of investments grew to EUR 57.5 (56.3) billion. The long-term average return on investments from 1997 onwards was 5.8 per cent. This corresponds to an annual real return of 3.8 per cent.

Ilmarinen’s Interim Report 1 January to 31 March 2023: Positive return on investments, premiums written grew and cost-effectiveness improved
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