The belief that maturing DB schemes should automatically move into bonds and gilts is being increasingly challenged. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores alternatives to the traditional de-risking model.
At a glance: Schemes with stronger sponsors could tolerate more growth assets But weaker sponsors should avoid investing in more volatile assets Schemes could lower de-risking triggers and invest...
Up to £350bn of investible assets could be found within the energy sector over the next 30 years as investment in opportunities to decarbonise the economy by 2050 increases, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) finds.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the February 2021 estimates on the various measures…
As demand for investments in the private market continues to grow, there is ever-increasing interest in considering ESG factors to promote greater transparency, for better risk management, and to aim to deliver long-term value
Demands on asset managers to consider ESG issues and adopt greater transparency has prompted ShareAction to publish a leading practices report, so that investors can compare the practices of their chosen firms with leaders in the industry.
Rothesay has concluded a £120m buy-in with the West Ferry Printers Pension Scheme, covering all remaining pensioner and deferred liabilities.