TPR: We will not prevent M&A transactions

Regulator says it will monitor transactions to protect the interests of savers

Martin Richmond
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Delfas: This improved funding position of pensions may make businesses more attractive to M&A activity
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Delfas: This improved funding position of pensions may make businesses more attractive to M&A activity

Defined benefit (DB) schemes will not prevent companies from conducting merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.

Speaking at a UK Finance Corporate Finance Committee dinner yesterday evening (6 December), TPR chief executive Nausicaa Delfas said the regulator's stance was not to prevent M&A transactions but t...

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