Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could push up UK defined benefit (DB) scheme liabilities by £140bn, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
With just over two weeks until the planned departure date but no way out yet agreed, the asset manager said there is also a £140bn difference between the effect on scheme funding of a no-deal Brexit and...
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has partnered with the Asset Management Exchange (AMX) platform, adding an initial long-term credit fund with more than $1bn (£806m) of assets in the fund.
Some 76 trustees and chief investment officers from UK schemes with combined assets of £367bn have signed a pledge to push asset managers to take more action to help combat climate change.
NEST has selected two fund managers it will use to invest in private credit, enabling its members to benefit from the private markets investments.
The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi have launched a $500m (£403m) Asia climate bond portfolio.
Deficit contributions and favourable asset returns in recent years have led to improved funding positions and our analysis suggests buying out scheme liabilities with an insurer is now a realistic medium-term goal for the majority of FTSE 350 companies...