APG Groep N.V.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

400,000€

Financial year: Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.25 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

10

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    APG Groep N.V.   (APG)

    EU Transparency Register

    18614026826-73 First registered on 29 Sep 2011

    Goals / Remit

    The objectives of the company are to participate in, to manage and to finance enterprises wich offer and perform services or cause the same to be performed in the fields of pensions, insurances, asset management, reintegration advice, the keeping of the accounting records related to the foregoing and the keeping of accounting records in general, the provision of financial services in the widest sense of the word and carry on the insurance business, or participate in enterprises carrying on the insurance business, all this in the widest sense of the word, as well as to provide security and encumberassets as security for the payment of debts of the company or group companies.

    Main EU files targeted

    IORP Directive (Institutions for Occupational Retirement Plans)
    Personal Pension Plans
    Transferability of Pension Rights
    Sustainable Finance
    FinTech
    Social dimension of EMU
    Impact of Financial Markets Regulation on Pension rights and/or on investments: EMIR (European Market Infrastructure Regulation), MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive), FTT (Financial Transaction Tax), CMU (Capital Markets Union), Juncker Long Term Investment Plan

    Address

    Head Office
    Oude Lindestraat, 70
    Heerlen 6401 JS
    NETHERLANDS
    EU Office
    9 Rond Point Schuman
    Brussel 1040
    BELGIUM
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    50%1
    25%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 31 Jan 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Johan Barnard 22 Aug 2016 02 Aug 2017
    Mr THEODORUS BRAM TIMMERMANS 13 Sep 2014 11 Sep 2015
    Mr THEODORUS BRAM TIMMERMANS 18 Sep 2013 13 Sep 2014
    Mr Theo Timmermans 10 Oct 2012 12 Sep 2013

    Complementary Information

    At times experts in APG are consulted to provide content to our public affairs people.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Johan Barnard (Head International Public Affairs)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Gerard van Olphen (CEO)

  • Categories

    Category

    II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

    Subcategory

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Vereniging VNO-NCW, Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers

    Pensions Europe

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    400,000€

    Other financial info

    APG was part of the Consortium for Commission Project VS/2013/0143: The European Tracking Service for pensions.
    Principal Beneficiary is PGGM, who is leading the Consortium. Total amount of the project is € 851,443 of which the Commission has made a Grant available of € 681,154.40 (80% of the estimated eligible costs).

    APG also participates in the follow-up ETS program that is led by VBL in Karlsruhe

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance#E03485 #KRUSE Claudia#http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=3485 #Member #B#Finance, Other

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Longterm investment intergroup

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    10 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 27 Nov 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Next CMU Report
      Commission
      • Joost Korte (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Jul 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Capital Markets Union Working Group
      Commission
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Dec 2017 Location BERL
      Subject Pensioenen, de sociale zekerheid en het beleid met betrekking mensen met een afstand tot de arbeidsmarkt
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Vasiliki Kokkori (Cabinet member)
      • Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner)
    • Date 19 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Cooperation on future technical support on pension funds
      Commission
      • Maarten Verwey (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Pension Funds
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Raquel Lucas (Cabinet member)
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
    • Date 05 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject UK Referendum
      Commission
      • Jonathan Faull (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject IOPS, CMU, Personal Pensions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mette Toftdal Grolleman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Dec 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject NL pension funds and their role as investors
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Aug 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject CCP recovery and resolution
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jack Schickler (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Asset management issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jonathan Hill (Commissioner)
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