BlackRock has been appointed as the fiduciary manager for the UK Power Networks Group of the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS).
This week’s top stories included the selection of BlackRock as fiduciary manager for the £4bn legacy Electricity Supply Pension Scheme.
The £45bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched its largest fund to date, with £5bn of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) assets being allocated to global equity alpha.
NEST has allocated 5% of assets to private credit and announced its two fund managers for this area. Holly Roach looks at how the provider is leading the way for other schemes
Aegon has incorporated ESG into its £19bn TargetPlan defined contribution (DC) default fund for its master trust and group personal pension plan.
NEST, Aegon Master Trust, Ensign Retirement Plan, Creative Pension Trust and the Baptist Pension Scheme have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Aegon's master trust now manages over £1bn in savers' assets as its overall European life business continues to grow.
Here they are… The shortlists for this year's Professional Pensions Investment Awards.
Lloyds Banking Group will compensate Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) £140m for the attempted early termination of an investment management arrangement for Scottish Widows worth over £100bn.
This week's top stories included the GMP Equalisation Working Group publishing a call to action to help schemes begin the process.
Blackrock has launched two ESG index funds for defined benefit and defined contribution (DC) schemes in response to growing demand for sustainable investment options.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2019...
Standard Life Aberdeen has won a tribunal in which it claimed Lloyds Banking Group was not entitled to give notice to terminate investment management arrangements for a £109bn mandate.
The combined funding level of the UK's 5,450 defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by 90 basis points (bps) over February, latest Pension Protection Fund (PPF) data shows.
Aegon's acquisition of Blackrock's defined contribution (DC) business has "significantly improved" its market position leading to a "strong pipeline for potential contract wins", the provider has said.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes fell back into deficit on aggregate over December as gilt yields and asset returns fell, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) says.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes ended November in an aggregate surplus position for the first time since 2011, according to Pension Protection Fund (PPF) figures.
Here they are… The winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards 2018.
The combined funding level decreased by just over four percentage points by the end of last month to 93.6%, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
Blackrock has launched a strategic growth fund for defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes which aims to achieve long-term growth with two-thirds the volatility of equities.
Kate Smith has been named head of master trust at Aegon following the acquisition of BlackRock's defined contribution (DC) businesses.
BlackRock has won over a quarter of a £109bn Scottish Widows mandate following a competitive tender process, as the battle for the remaining £79bn in assets continues.
The combined defined benefit (DB) funding level increased to 97.7% at the end of September, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
Companies should revaluate their approach to defined contribution (DC) default design as more than 80% of savers trust employers to choose the right investments, according to research by BlackRock.