This week's top stories included the latest figures on pension withdrawals since Freedom and Choice, and the effect of President Donald Trump on DB deficits.
The trustees of the Alcatel-Lucent Pension Scheme have agreed a £100m pensioner buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The Alcatel-Lucent Pension Scheme has completed a £300m pensioner buy-in with Aviva.
FRANCE - Alcatel-Lucent reported a pension and other post employment benefit (OPEB) deficit of €1.2bn ($1.7bn) in the third quarter down from an overfunding of €49m at the end of June.
NETHERLANDS - Stichting Alcatel-Lucent Pensioenfonds has invested €25m ($36m) in an anti-benchmark world equity strategy run by French asset manager TOBAM, reducing BlackRock's global equity mandate by half.