ATP: High costs may shrink pension savings by a third

Higher returns cannot offset high costs. This is the result of an analysis conducted by Denmark's biggest pension fund ATP based on data from 26 Danish pension funds.

Michael Jørgensen, chief analyst at ATP. | Photo: PR/ATP

Falling prospects of returns from pensions savings have prompted Denmark's largest pension fund, ATP, to take a closer look at how costs affect pension savings.

Based on data provided by the Danish FSA, Finanstilsynet, ATP has analyzed the effect on total pension savings from different cost levels. ATP presents the results in its monthly newsletter Faktum, which often analyzes topics regarding the Danish pension system. 

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