The Superannuation Arrangements of the University of London defined benefit scheme has awarded an £80m risk parity mandate to First Quadrant.
The mandate will be invested in First Quadrant's Global Risk-Balanced Fund, which aims to provide risk-adjusted return through diversification in global developed and emerging equities, global sovereign...
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.