Professional Pensions | 23 Jul 2014 | 13:39
The London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) is looking to implement sector-wide covenant checks for colleges and universities, charities and housing associations.
Mercer has teamed up with Zurich to launch a longevity hedging product for smaller and mid-sized defined benefit pension schemes.
Professional Pensions | 14 Jul 2014 | 12:02 |
The Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) has tied up a £1.3bn buyout of its old section that includes a one-off discretionary increase for all members.
Professional Pensions | 10 Jul 2014 | 11:54 |
Jack Jones looks at the implications of BT’s record-breaking risk transfer exercise.
Professional Pensions | 08 Jul 2014 | 13:12 |
The BT longevity swap smashed previous records. Here are the ten biggest so far:
Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2014 | 11:59 |
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has secured £300m of new capital to grow its business by targeting multi-billion pound buy-ins and buyouts.
Professional Pensions | 02 Jul 2014 | 12:54 |
Employers believe the Code of Good Practice attached to Pension Incentive Exercises (PIEs) has improved the reputation of such moves but reduced take-up rates, government research finds.
Professional Pensions | 16 Jun 2014 | 12:15 |
The UK liability-driven investment (LDI) market reached £517bn of liabilities hedged by the end of 2013 and has continued to expand this year, research finds.
Professional Pensions | 16 Jun 2014 | 12:10 |
A FTSE100 firm has become the first company to use a surety bond as part of its scheme funding strategy after securing a £400m transaction, says Aon Hewitt.
Professional Pensions | 09 Jun 2014 | 13:35 |
The Total UK Pension Plan has insured £1.6bn of pensioner liabilities with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) in the second largest UK bulk annuity transaction to date.
Professional Pensions | 09 Jun 2014 | 08:40 |
Kcom has transferred a £16m secured loan to an asset-backed contribution arrangement (ABC) set up to fund its scheme.
Professional Pensions | 06 Jun 2014 | 13:08 |
Sainsbury’s has added two further properties with a value of £103m to a partnership set up to fund the J Sainsbury Pension Scheme.
Professional Pensions | 05 Jun 2014 | 13:29 |
Jack Jones looks at the latest alterations to the way levies are calculated
Professional Pensions | 03 Jun 2014 | 13:08 |
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