Private markets are becoming more accessible to DC schemes. Alastair O'Dell asks if platform-based funds can really capture the illiquidity premium.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have long enjoyed the illiquidity premium paid for the long-term commitment of capital. But despite an often even longer time horizon, defined contribution (DC) schemes...
The £9bn Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF) has pledged £30m of scheme assets to a private direct lending fund designed to support small businesses and the UK economy.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has so far racked up £5.8bn of buyouts and buy-ins with defined benefit schemes this year, while reinsuring £7bn of longevity risk, it has revealed.
Just over a third of women claim they do not have a pension plan compared to 17% of men, a Willis Owen survey has found.
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