Supermarket property assets outperformed commercial property averages last year with £1.15bn of investment transactions recorded for the 2011, according to IPD.
Commercial property units – leased to supermarket chains such as Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons – delivered a total return of 1.7% quarter on quarter for investors and a return of 7.9% over the...
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.