UK - Total assets under management at F&C Asset Management rose to £131bn (e190.7bn) by end December 2005, from £129.4bn (e190.1bn) at 30 September 2005.
Institutional AUM climbed to £34.6bn (e50.5bn) by end December, from £34.2bn (e50.1bn) in Q3 2005.
Institutional inflows of £1897m were met with outflows of £1769m, leaving a net institutional gain of £128m.
Most assets were held in fixed interest, at £72.8bn end December 2005 from £72.5bn at Q3 2005.
UK equities rose to £19.4bn end Q4 2005, from £19bn in Q3, while overseas equities increased to £25.8bn from a Q3 result of £25.7bn.
Property climbed from 6.4bn in Q3 2005 to £6.5bn in Q4 2005 and liquidity rose to £5.3bn in Q4 from 4.6bn Q3 2005.
Other alternative investments remained static between the two quarters, resting at £1.2bn.
An unnamed London-based employer has been hit with a £350,000 fine from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to fully comply with its pension duties.
XPS Pensions has enhanced its fiduciary management selection service in order to help trustees through initial selection and mandatory re-tendering.
One in five defined benefit (DB) schemes are in The Pension Regulator's (TPR) weakest two categories, analysis by Hymans Robertson has revealed.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has been selected as the first index manager for the Asset Management Exchange's (AMX) passive funds.