PPF weathers the storm but challenges lie ahead

Stephanie Baxter
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The lifeboat fund is in a good position despite reserves taking a £0.6bn hit. But the ramifications of the EU judgment on member compensation is an area of concern for CEO Oliver Morley, writes Stephanie Baxter

The past financial year has been full of ups and downs for the Pension Protection Fund (PPF). On one hand, it delivered buoyant investment returns and increased assets to £32bn despite market volat...

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