Standard Life seeks talks; BlueBay beats squeeze with new money; Fund manager attacks HSBC; AbCap hedge fund faces suit
Standard Life seeks talks Financial Times (p20) Standard Life is poised to approach Resolution in an effort to snatch the specialist investor in closed life funds from under the nose of Hugh Osmond....
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.