Pension fund have increased allocations to alternatives over the last year and now have more than $1.3trn (£870m) invested with the biggest alternative asset managers, says Towers Watson.
The consultant's Global Alternatives Survey, published today, found schemes had increased their allocation to the 100 biggest alternatives managers by 8% in 12 months. Globally, pension schemes are...
PTL has appointed Karein Davie as a client director in its Birmingham office.
The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
UK inflation has risen for the first time since November to 2.5% in July, up from 2.4% in June, thanks to rising fuel costs and the price of computer games.
The number of DB pension scheme trustees targeting a buyout with an insurer has increased significantly in the past five years, latest research from Willis Towers Watson shows.