Almost 100 bulk annuity and longevity swap deals worth more than £50m have taken place in the UK since 2007 as part of an international trend, Mercer research says.
The consultancy's research also said the transfer of risk from scheme sponsors to third parties is accelerating, with more FTSE companies joining the trend. In 2011 alone, around 150 deals worth approximately...
Almost all listed asset managers have now signed up to the transparency code that launched 12 months ago to help local government funds get better cost data, writes Stephanie Baxter
This week's top stories include MPs questioning the regulator's leadership in a letter to the watchdog's chairman, and FTSE 100 schemes post accounting surplus for first time in decade.
While the majority of UK's largest pension funds have taken action on climate change, parliament says there are still some that are failing to manage their schemes responsibly.
Master trusts will have just one chance to demonstrate to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) that they should be authorised under the upcoming regime, the watchdog has said.