UK - Trustees of Uniq's pension scheme - which owns 90% of its sponsor - have agreed to sell the sandwich maker for £113m ($178m) to Greencore.
Irish food producer Greencore announced on the stock market today that Angel Street - the company set up by the pension scheme to hold its interest in Uniq - had given "irrevocable undertakings" to vote...
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.