You can choose how your retirement account is invested. There are two ways to invest under the GEBP:
1. Lifestyle Portfolios - these are pre-set investment strategies that automatically move your funds from higher growth assets into more stable assets as you approach retirement age. There are three lifestyle portfolios to choose from:
and six to choose from in the Swiss section:
- Swiss Passive
- Global Passive
- North American Passive
- Asian Passive
- Emerging Markets Passive
- European Lifestyle (default investment)
2. Self Directed - if you wish to take a more active role in selecting your investments, you can follow the self-directed approach and choose from a range of individual funds, which have been selected by the GEBP Governance Committee, based on professional investment advice.
Further information on these investment options can be found in your Fund Centre, accessed via Zurich International Online https://online.zurichinternationalsolutions.com.
If you do not wish to make a personal investment choice, your funds will be automatically invested in the Balanced Lifestyle Portfolio for ROW members and the European Lifestyle for Swiss members.