Mayer Brown has appointed Duncan Watson as a senior associate in its pensions investment team as part of plans to grow the business.
Watson, who joined on 9 January, will advise pension funds and asset managers on investment management across a broad range of funds, liability-driven investment mandates, custody and stock lending. ...
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.