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.
Canada Life has signed a £351m bulk annuity contract insuring the pensioner liabilities of 2,510 members and dependents in the AA UK Pension Scheme.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if you believe there is ever a case for combining retirement savings products with other savings products, and if the PPF levy for sponsorless schemes is appropriate for DB consolidators.
The Insolvency Service has disqualified four directors of trustee firms from running companies for a total of 34 years following an investigation.