UK pension funds are set to boost their allocations to alternative income assets by more than 50%, according to research by Aviva Investors.
In a bid to secure greater downside protection, diversification and illiquidity premia, UK schemes said they are planning to increase their allocation from an average 4.3% to 6.5% of portfolios. British...
The top stories this week were the High Court's decision to block the £12bn annuity transfer from Prudential to Rothesay Life, and a separate court ruling that 'raises the bar' for pension rectification exercises.
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation has soared to the top of pension schemes' to-do lists, with 58% stating it is a priority project, research from Equiniti has revealed.
Professional Pensions is holding its defined contribution (DC) conference on 4 September.