AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has partnered with the Asset Management Exchange (AMX) platform, adding an initial long-term credit fund with more than $1bn (£806m) of assets in the fund.
Some 76 trustees and chief investment officers from UK schemes with combined assets of £367bn have signed a pledge to push asset managers to take more action to help combat climate change.
NEST has selected two fund managers it will use to invest in private credit, enabling its members to benefit from the private markets investments.
The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi have launched a $500m (£403m) Asia climate bond portfolio.
Deficit contributions and favourable asset returns in recent years have led to improved funding positions and our analysis suggests buying out scheme liabilities with an insurer is now a realistic medium-term goal for the majority of FTSE 350 companies...
Pension Awareness Day - the awareness campaign launched by the amazing folk over at Pension Geeks - takes place this Sunday (15 September) and is the culmination of a week-long roadshow across the country aimed at making the topic of pensions more appealing....
Low member engagement, poor scheme governance, and multiple pots can be equally as detrimental to defined contribution (DC) funds as opaque charges and high costs, research finds.
The Pensions Management Institute's (PMI) Master Trust Working Group is inviting pension experts to participate in four workstreams to tackle barriers to good service delivery and positive member outcomes.
Willis Towers Watson has published a report looking at DC trends over the past year. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
Growing market volatility could adversely affect defined benefit (DB) schemes nearing buyout over the next five years, Barnett Waddingham says.
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the August 2019 estimates on the various measures…
NEST, Aegon Master Trust, Ensign Retirement Plan, Creative Pension Trust and the Baptist Pension Scheme have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Professional Pensions has compiled a list charting the progress of master trust authorisation. View our list in full here...
Schemes are still dissuaded from integrating ESG-conscious investments into their portfolios due to a lack of evidence on performance, a Sackers survey finds.
Almost all UK defined benefit (DB) schemes (92%) have set clear long-term funding targets, with most focused on buyout or self-sufficiency, according to Aon.
As monetary policy seems almost exhausted, could fiscal easing kick-start growth and take us out of the low rate, low growth environment that we have been in for 10 years?
Ten pension schemes representing over 19 million members and more than £150bn in assets under management have written a joint public letter endorsing the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI).
Melrose Industries has separated one of GKN's two defined benefit (DB) schemes into four sections allocated to the aerospace and automotive segments of the business, according to its half year results.
Cardano has been appointed as fiduciary manager to six further schemes, contributing £1.5bn to its total assets under management.
Just Group is exploring a defined benefit (DB) de-risking partnering approach as part of the development of a capital light fee business, according to its half-year results.
Punter Southall Aspire has published a report looking at the disparities in DC default fund approaches. Kim Kaveh analyses the data.
The Treasury will soon consult on moving the calculations behind RPI to match another index. James Phillips looks at the proposal and its potential impact on pension schemes.
The Labour party's proposed inclusive ownership proposals could cost UK workplace pension funds £25bn, according to an analysis by international law firm Clifford Chance.