Direct approaches from asset managers are often considered a distraction for scheme managers. Yet, among these time thieves there could be some relevant investment opportunities. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.
In the world of institutional asset management, pension funds represent a highly attractive client base. With about £2trn in assets under management in the UK alone, it is no surprise that scheme managers...
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Nearly 60% of UK employers consider defined contribution (DC) master trusts to be the "most suitable" pension fund for their employees, according to research by Buck.
Companies which have tried to dodge their pension duties by changing their identities are being "hunted" by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a crackdown on non-compliance with auto-enrolment (AE).
Removing liquidity restrictions would enable DC funds to capitalise on the potentially higher and safer returns that DB schemes have benefitted from, says Patrick Marshall.