Together with Follow the Money, SOMO investigated how pension funds are disposing of their investments in Russian bonds and shares.

A month ago, PFZW (one of the biggest Dutch pension funds) and other pension funds announced that they would sell their investments in Russian bonds and shares, representing a value of five billion euros.

Chairman of the Board Joanne Kellerman (PFZW): “We don’t want to do business with a country that so brutally overruns a neighbouring country.”

But how does that work? Is it possible to find a buyer? Who will benefit? And is this really the best way to harm Russia? SOMO researcher Myriam Vander Stichele dug into this issue together with Follow the Money journalist Casper Rouffaer.

Read the full article in Dutch on Follow the Money