Professional Pensions | 31 Jul 2015 | 13:18 |
KPMG’s Wayne Segers says in some cases compromising benefits is the least bad option
Newham Council has proposed creating an asset-backed special purpose vehicle (SPV) to reduce cash contributions to finance its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Professional Pensions | 29 Jul 2015 | 14:02
4imprint is working to cut the liabilities in its defined benefit scheme by turning a £25m pensioner buy-in into a partial buyout and launching a liability transfer exercise for deferred members.
Professional Pensions | 29 Jul 2015 | 13:22
MIRA Retirement Benefits Scheme (MIRARBS) has secured a £70m buyout after agreeing to compromise its sponsor’s statutory debt as part of a corporate restructuring.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jul 2015 | 13:52 |
LDI has been a helpful tool for schemes looking to de-risk. But does the emerging use of illiquid assets mean LDI could become a hindrance to achieving buyout? Stephanie Baxter investigates.
Professional Pensions | 22 Jul 2015 | 12:11 |
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Pension Scheme has completed a £1.6bn buy-in with Rothesay Life to insure the benefits of approximately two thirds of its members.
Professional Pensions | 22 Jul 2015 | 08:00 |
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) reached a surplus of £3.6bn at the end of March, according to its 2014/15 annual report and accounts.
Professional Pensions | 20 Jul 2015 | 13:46 |
The planned sale of Aga has been dubbed a win for the trustees of its deficit-ridden DB scheme but Stephanie Baxter finds this is just the start of the journey.
Professional Pensions | 20 Jul 2015 | 13:40 |
The planned £129m sale of Aga announced today will put the firm’s defined benefit pension scheme on firmer financial footing, according to the trustees’ adviser.
Professional Pensions | 15 Jul 2015 | 13:45 |
The trustees of the AXA UK Group Pension Scheme have agreed a £2.8bn longevity swap with Reinsurance Group of America (RGA).
Professional Pensions | 13 Jul 2015 | 12:59 |
The government has introduced an income tax exemption for financial advice provided as part of employer-led transfer exercises from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pension schemes.
Professional Pensions | 09 Jul 2015 | 11:01 |
The 2015-16 tax year will be split into two mini tax years for the purposes of the annual allowance as part of transitional rules aligning pension input periods with the tax year, the government has announced.
Professional Pensions | 08 Jul 2015 | 16:44 |
In the fourth part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at this year’s UK Pensions Awards, PP speaks to Pension Insurance Corporation head of origination Jay Shah about how the firm won the Risk Reduction Provider of the Year category.
Professional Pensions | 08 Jul 2015 | 11:42
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