Why have you received this letter?
You hold a vested benefits account with the Substitute Occupational Benefit Institution. Following your departure from a pension fund, your contributions have been transferred to our institution. You may have arranged for this transfer to take place or it could have been carried out by your previous pension fund. Unless indicated otherwise, pension funds are legally obliged to transfer the contributions of insureds that are no longer members of the fund
In this letter, we keep you up to date with the current status of your account on an annual Basis.
What do you need to do?
If you are working and insured through a pension fund, you should arrange for your assets to be transferred to your current pension fund. To make the transfer process easier for you, you are welcome to use our online form.
Alternatively, you can also print the form out and fill in before returning it to us by mail. If you have any questions about the details of your pension fund, your employer will be happy to help you.
Please note that your vested benefits in accordance with Art. 16 of our rules will be transferred to the LOB Guarantee Fund next year if we do not receive an order from you in advance
For legal reasons, you are obliged to have your vested benefits transferred to your new employer’s pension fund.
As of 1 January 2020, the current interest rate for the vested benefits accounts is 0.01% (subject to any interest rate adjustments made during the year)
You can find further information about the figures listed on your account statement here: Account Statement.
The regulation on the management of vested benefits accounts as well as the data sheet on the promotion of home ownership using funds from the occupational benefit scheme have been revised.
You are an employee and are insured with a benefits scheme. You therefore need to transfer your vested benefits to this benefits scheme.