Treasury minister Paul Myners has called for the establishment of an independent Council for Institutional Investors to speak on behalf of schemes and other institutional investors.
In an article in today's Financial Times, Myners - a former fund manager and author of an eponymous report into institutional investment in 2001 - said ownership and control of companies has passed largely...
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.