Lehman Brothers Asset Management is set to launch an alternative asset allocation fund in a bid to help smaller schemes access the investment class.
The fund, which was seeded by the asset management firm earlier this year, will invest in private equity, hedge funds, real estate and commodities. Around half of the fund will be allocated to Lehman...
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.