Rumours are escalating in the City that fund manager Gartmore could be ripe for a takeover approach, as its share price languishes more than £1 below its December 2009 flotation price.
The Daily Mail reports the Henderson Group, which took over stricken New Star last year, could be the interested party. Gartmore shares rallied yesterday by 3.7p to 117.3p amid speculation a larger...
A number of pension schemes have been prompted to lock in gains with a move into bonds after the estimated deficit across FTSE 100 DB pension schemes improved by £36bn, over the 12 months ending 30 June last year, JLT Employment Benefits found.
HM Treasury has agreed in principle to give NEST a £329m contingent liability guarantee in the event of the master trust's wind up or closure.
AMP Capital has set up a dedicated team to help institutional investors, including pension funds, invest in infrastructure through direct equity allocations.