Robeco PPI and i-PensionSolutions complete merger

Rotterdam/Utrecht, 5 January 2017 – Stichting Premiepensioeninstelling Robeco ("Robeco PPI") and Stichting International Pension Solutions ("i-PensionSolutions") announced today the completion of their merger.

As a result of the merger, the existing contracts with clients of Robeco PPI (“Smart Pension”) have been legally transferred to i-PensionSolutions. This merger brings together the activities of both premium pension institutions (“PPIs”), with both parties contributing the distinctive expertise associated with their own core business to form a top-quality and unrivaled all-in-one solution for companies. Robeco will continue to provide its investment solutions to both existing and new clients of the Smart Pension solution. i-PensionSolutions offers best-in-class operational pension services.

Tom Steenkamp, Chair of former Robeco PPI: "We are pleased with the successful completion of this merger. It is a milestone for us. This merger is in the best interests of our clients who will benefit from greater scalability and synergy which will enable us to continue offering our clients top-quality, future-proof pension solutions.”

Kor Bosscher, Chair i-PensionSolutions: "Since January 1st 2016, we have been collaborating with Robeco as one of the fiduciary managers of our platform. We are happy to strengthen our partnership now that the merger with Robeco PPI has been finalized. We look forward to servicing the clients of Robeco PPI. We believe the merger with Robeco PPI is an important next step and also attests to the value of the open platform, where partners focus on their core capabilities, thus providing the best value added services to its customers. This merger also sends an important signal to the market ─ that we are successfully growing our business, which is beneficial for our customers "

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