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The government has pressed Melrose to make a series of binding commitments, including for pensions, over its hostile £8.4bn final takeover bid for GKN.
Sackers has appointed Paige Willis as an associate to boost the expansion of its London-based alternative funding and contingent asset practice.
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether regulation is forcing a reduction in the number of lay trustees.
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.
The closure of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) to future accrual means 20,000 active members will move to an 'enhanced' defined contribution (DC) scheme, after the company reached a deal with the union.
Melrose has pledged to contribute up to £1bn to GKN's pension schemes as part of a final offer to acquire the engineering business.
The Co-operative Bank is set to continue de-risking pension schemes after it mitigated further losses by switching from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI).
Prudential has sold £12bn in annuity assets to reinsurance business Rothesay Life as part of its M&G demerger announced today.
An industry taskforce aimed at boosting innovation in the finance industry to enhance the profitability of social impact investment has been commissioned by the prime minister.
The £60bn Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has made a follow-on investment in Yorkshire Water inflation-linked notes, backed by inflation swap cash flows, to secure long-term returns.
Sarah Smart, who is chairwoman of The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) audit committee, has been appointed senior adviser at Avida International.
GKN has announced plans to make a cash contribution of £160m into its defined benefit (DB) pension schemes as part of demerger plans designed to fend off a hostile takeover by Melrose Industries.
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Franklin Templeton Investments has hired Aviva Investors' Christoph Butz as director of its UK consultant relations team.
One of the curiosities of Carillion's failure was how shareholders in the firm seemingly failed to notice the firm's demise.
The Border to Coast Pension Partnership has selected Northern Trust as to provide third-party administration and depositary services ahead of the looming April deadline for pooling.
Hymans Robertson has appointed Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist to grow its risk reduction offerings.
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit decreased by £52.8bn over January to £51.0bn on a section 179 basis, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) latest update.
The newspaper publisher is offering a one-off upfront £41.2m cash payment and £29.2m deficit recovery plan for the Northern & Shell defined benefit (DB) schemes as part of its planned acquisition.
Five schemes sponsored by advertising firm WPP have completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation - insuring £140m of pensioner and deferred liabilities.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has agreed to insure all its pensioner liabilities with PartnerRe in a deal set to cover its full buy-in of the Dockworkers Pension Fund.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has announced it has appointed Miles O'Connor as its new head of institutional for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).