Buzz respondents were split down the middle as to whether accounting and other regulations were acting as a disincentive for schemes to act as long-term investors.
A very slim majority said the regulations were encouraging short-termism. This group believed "funding now" had been elevated above "funding when the benefits are actually due". One contributor...
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.