Superfund news is good, but real test is member outcomes

James Phillips says superfunds will provide a good alternative in the right circumstances

James Phillips
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Professional Pensions deputy editor James Phillips
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Professional Pensions deputy editor James Phillips

Clara’s appearance on a list of assessed superfunds is the news that many working in pensions have spent a long time waiting for – and a move that marks a significant step change for schemes and sponsors seeking a third way to fund their members’ retirements.

While not fully authorised vehicles (there is no law to do this - yet!), receiving some form of regulatory blessing potentially aids those schemes for whom buyout or self-sufficiency are not an option,...

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