The pensions industry still has a number of questions following the publication of HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) guidance on tax issues covering GMP equalisation.
Scottish Widows completed five bulk annuity transactions in 2019, with liabilities insured exceeding £2bn.
This week’s top stories included the launch of Scottish Widows’ new responsible investment team, and reports of Treasury plans to cut pension tax relief for high earners.
In the fourth of a series of interviews with fiduciary evaluators, Margie Lindsay speaks to KPMG’s Greg Wright about why he sees the evaluator role as critical in selection and monitoring processes
The Competition and Markets Authority's recent review into the procurement of fiduciary management services identified a number of areas of concern, from a lack of clarity on costs and comparability, to the incumbency advantage enjoyed by investment consultants who market their fiduciary services to existing clients.
In this research report by Professional Pensions and sponsored by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, we look at what trustees think of the concerns raised by the CMA's review and whether they agree with the remedies proposed in the CMA's final report - measures which the Department for Work and Pensions have just accepted.
ETFs are an integral part of the investment process for many institutional investors, traders and risk managers. They are changing the way institutions construct portfolios, fine-tune risk and manage operational tasks like cash management and portfolio transitions.
One of the drivers of ETF growth is the ease and speed with which ETFs enable investors to express their investment views; this makes trade execution one of a number of important factors driving ETF investors' returns.
The 2018 Guide to ETFs highlights how institutions are using ETFs across asset classes to improve portfolio outcomes.