Solvency II could push insurers into alternative assets as firms search for a high yield, according to a BlackRock poll.
The fund manager surveyed 223 insurers with European operations and found 70% expected to move away from government bonds and equities and increase their exposure to corporate bonds and other alternative...
Scottish Widows has secured its second bulk annuity deal with a £54m buy-in for Barloworld UK Pension Scheme after the insurer entered the market last year.
Malcolm McLean looks at how changes to the state pension may negatively affect women.
Shalin Shah looks at how smart beta is being used in credit and asks whether there is a different way.
Marks and Spencer (M&S) has announced proposals to close its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual as it sets out a turnaround plan for the business.