UK - Standard & Poor's Equity Research has announced eight new appointments to its European analytical team, bringing the total number of equity analysts based in the region to more than 40.
It has now hired a total of15 new staff for its Equity Research team during the first quarter of 2007, which lifts its coverage universe to nearly 400 large-cap European stocks.
Standard & Poor’s Equity Research director of research Subhajit Gupta said: “Investors are placing ever more emphasis on how value added, cost-effective, transparent and conflict-free their research is. Standard & Poor’s will continue to strengthen its sector coverage in 2007 and provide investors with access to research and industry analysts.”
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has granted 11 master trusts extensions to apply for authorisation, as it confirms it has received 22 applications ahead of the 31 March deadline.
Aegon Master Trust, Fidelity Master Trust and Ensign have sent off their authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Self-administered pension funds spent £15bn on payments to pensioners in Q4 2018, but received just £12bn in contributions (net of refunds), Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and Gresham House are to team up to form a joint venture.