UK - The £495m Oxfordshire County Council Pension Fund has appointed three managers for mandates worth a total of £205m.
It has appointed LGIM to manage an active bond mandate worth £75m, UBS to manage a £25m UK property mandate and Baillie Gifford to manage a £105m UK equity mandate.
Schroder Investment Management and Deutsche Asset Management were dropped from the fund at the beginning of the year.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers