The European Commission is exploring ways in which pension schemes can be encouraged to finance long-term investment in the European economy.
It is part of a consultation on a green paper - which is looking at improving and diversifying the financial intermediation system for long-term investment in Europe. The paper acknowledges Europe's...
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.