The use of alternative assets by pension funds grew by 16% in 2010 to $952bn (£596bn), according to research by Towers Watson.
At the same time total assets under management of institutional fund managers increased by 12% to $1,904bn, with half of those assets now coming from pension funds. The Global Alternatives Survey researched...
Standard Life has increased exposure to risk assets in three out of five funds in its Active Plus and Passive Plus workplace pension ranges.
Some 48% of employers are unaware of the services or help they offer to members of their defined contribution (DC) schemes, according to Aon.
Welplan Pensions has triggered its exit from the master trust market, with just a few days to go until The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) application deadline.