Henkel International - the Sellotape and Pritt Stick manufacturer - has appointed BlackRock to manage €2bn (£1.7bn) of assets across five of its pension funds on a fiduciary basis.
The investment management firm claims the appointment marks the first time that the entire asset management of a multinational company's defined benefit assets have been outsourced to an external manager....
The PPF 7800 deficit was slashed in half last month as gilt yields rose. Victoria Ticha asks if this is the start of a longer trend
Frank Field is to warn Sir Philip Green not to sell his Arcadia business without ensuring defined benefit (DB) pensions are adequately protected, PP can confirm.
Some 79% of people would like to see stricter rules and checks to ensure pension pots are secure, according to a survey by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).
An analysis of IGC annual reports finds some lacking in information on value for money, costs and charges, and investment performance. James Phillips explores the findings