UK - Rumours are escalating in the City that fund manager Gartmore could be ripe for a takeover approach, as its share price languishes more than £1 below its December 2009 flotation price.
The Daily Mail reports the Henderson Group, which took over stricken New Star last year, could be the interested party. Gartmore shares rallied yesterday by 3.7p to 117.3p amid speculation a larger...
UK - Government plans to cut a subsidy boosting the appeal of solar panel infrastructure investments could scupper scheme plans to use these investments as part of their liability matching strategies, fund managers say.
UK - Aegon is to close its defined benefit pension scheme to future accrual in March 2013 as part of its restructure and cost saving programme.
UK - The Pension Protection Fund has published its annual report - revealing a surplus of £678m ($1.1bn) at 31 March.
UK - Schemes looking to maximise returns in a low interest rate environment must work closely with investment banks to boost member outcomes, Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond says.
UK -More than 40% of firms have closed or are in the process of closing their defined benefit pension schemes, latest research from Aon Hewitt shows.