The Littlewoods Pensions Scheme has completed a buy-in covering just under £930m of around 6,500 members’ benefits with Rothesay Life, the majority of which relate to deferred members.
Professional Pensions spoke to Redington chief executive Mitesh Sheth as part of an exclusive series of interviews with the leaders of some of the UK’s leading pension consulting firms. This is what he had to say…
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values continued to increase to yet another record high during July but the number of people opting to exit final salary schemes remains steady, according to XPS Transfer Watch.
Two years on from the launch of the LGPS pools, seven senior figures tell James Phillips all about the process and their plans.
Compulsory fiduciary management and retendering: how smaller schemes are disproportionately impacted
But could reforms like mandatory tendering actually hamper the small-size schemes who tend to use fiduciary management the most?
Professional Pensions, working in association with BMO Global Asset Management, asked over 100 pension scheme trustees for their views on this matter.
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.