FRANCE - Pioneer Investments has appointed Fabien Madar as general manager of its French operation.
Based in Paris, he will be in charge of the existing team of 11 professionals responsible for servicing existing clients and acquiring new business in a range of segments, including institutional, insurance, funds of funds, banks, private banks, and distribution networks.
The top stories this week were the High Court's decision to block the £12bn annuity transfer from Prudential to Rothesay Life, and a separate court ruling that 'raises the bar' for pension rectification exercises.
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation has soared to the top of pension schemes' to-do lists, with 58% stating it is a priority project, research from Equiniti has revealed.
Professional Pensions is holding its defined contribution (DC) conference on 4 September.