Some 41% of pension scheme managers would consider de-risking through a buy-in or buyout in the next 12 months if market conditions are favourable, research reveals.
The survey of 42 of Europe's largest pension schemes - conducted by Clear Path Analysis - found 84% of those said they would start with a partial buy-in, as the first step towards a full buyout. Research...
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.