UK - UK pension funds are showing early signs of re-risking, according to panel members at a JP Morgan Transition Management (TM) press briefing in London yesterday.
Executive Director, EMEA technical sales specialist for transition management Robert Calder (pictured) said: "Now with the market levels, we believe a lot of pension funds are reconsidering their approach...
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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.