DISCUSSIONS between Qatari investment fund Delta Two and the Sainsbury pension fund trustees are continuing, despite reports of a deal being agreed.
Speculation that the Sainsbury board would recommend the fund’s £10.6bn bid this week was prompted by reports of a £1.5bn offer being agreed for the pension fund. However, Delta Two could not confirm...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.