UK - The row over pension fund investment in private equity took another turn today as the GMB union national secretary condemed the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association's (BVCA) new working group as "too little, too late".
Today the BVCA announced the formation of a working group, supported by various private equity firms, to address the transparency of the industry and levels of disclosure. The decision followed accusations...
Michael Bow talks to Matti Leppälä
EUROPE - The majority of European multinational companies would like to develop cross-border pensions but differing regulations among member states and uncertainty over changing European rules are giving plan sponsors pause, AEGON finds.
EUROPE - Mercer has launched a service to help trustees and other institutional investors meet their stewardship requirements.
That the third quarter was turbulent was no surprise. But recently released funding figures for pension funds and asset under management figures for asset managers have helped us crystallise the cost of the uncertainty surrounding the future of the EU...
Pension funds could soon have to bear the cost of a Europe-wide tax on equity, bonds, currency and derivative transactions, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds