Columbia Threadneedle has joined Henderson, M&G, Standard Life Investments and Aviva Investors in suspending trading on its £1.4bn UK Property fund and feeder fund, amid a post-Brexit rush to exit the asset class.
The company said it has "not been immune" to the recent trend of retail outflows from the sector although these requests have been met from the cash balance retained within the Threadneedle PAIF so far....
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the fourth local authority pool to receive the green light from the regulator.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Martin Freeman has been hired as head of technology product and development at Smart Pension, to support the 'growing' technology product side of the business.
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.