Schemes can expect another year of healthy returns from the UK commercial property sector underpinned by strong rental growth, the Investment Property Forum says.
ING Real Estate Investment Management chief executive Robert Houston told a joint meeting of the IPF and the Society of Property Researchers the returns seen in 2005 and 2006 were likely to continue. ...
A number of pension schemes have been prompted to lock in gains with a move into bonds after the estimated deficit across FTSE 100 DB pension schemes improved by £36bn, over the 12 months ending 30 June last year, JLT Employment Benefits found.
HM Treasury has agreed in principle to give NEST a £329m contingent liability guarantee in the event of the master trust's wind up or closure.
AMP Capital has set up a dedicated team to help institutional investors, including pension funds, invest in infrastructure through direct equity allocations.