Cardano was founded in the Netherlands in 2000 and specialises in understanding the causes and impact of risk in order to improve the financial performance and resilience of companies.
Cardano now has 160 staff with backgrounds in the areas of risk management, investment management, research, actuarial, investment advisory and fiduciary management.
This week's top stories include the Competition and Markets Authority issuing its final report for the investigation into investment consultants, and The Pensions Regulator launching its first fraud prosecution.
The Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) final report on the investment consultant market has been celebrated as having "real teeth" to produce better outcomes for members.
Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could cause a 37% increase in the aggregate buyout deficit for defined benefit (DB) schemes, says Cardano.
Analysis by Cardano finds the increased cost of lifetime inflation-linked retirement income has significantly outstripped investment performance. Stephanie Baxter looks at the findings
Theo Kocken says a collective approach to pensions is, at best, only half right for the UK
The aggregate risk across defined benefit (DB) schemes in the FTSE 100 has fallen by almost a quarter since 2017 but 12.5% are still at risk of failure, research suggests.
The CMA investigation into the investment consultants and fiduciary managers market is drawing to a close. James Phillips looks at reaction to the provisional decision
Markets were spooked last week by the prospect of an Italian snap election, raising concerns over its future position in the EU. While a government has been formed, it is too soon to sound the all-clear, writes Stephanie Baxter
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2018...
The industry has welcomed the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA's) working paper on the information available to trustees on the fees and quality of investment consultants and fiduciary managers.
The Pensions Institute says the aviation sector's constant evaluation of mistakes to improve safety should be applied to pensions. Stephanie Baxter considers the report's findings
The aviation sector's constant evaluation of mistakes to improve safety should be applied to defined benefit schemes, as too many are making the same mistakes again and again, latest research shows.
As the CMA gathers evidence for its investigation into investment consultants and fiduciary managers, Stephanie Baxter asks if there is a systemic problem in the industry
This week we want to know if the Chancellor will reform tax relief in the Budget and if the government should amend rules around salary exchange arrangements to help lower-paid workers.
This week's top stories included the Trades Union Congress calling for collective defined contribution schemes after finding a bad year of investment performance a year before retirement can leave savers £5,000 a year worse off.
The school of thought that says there is no sustainability problem with defined benefit (DB) schemes is based on assumptions very far off from what actually happened over the past three decades, according to Cardano's chief executive officer.
Some 20% of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes would be at risk of failure if the UK entered another economic downturn, research suggests.
Cardano has appointed Cédric Bucher as co-head of defined contribution (DC) in a new role where he is responsible for commercial expansion.
Cardano's defined contribution (DC) business has been selected by NEST to provide general investment advice and support fund manager selection exercises.
Last week's agreement on a regulated apportionment arrangement (RAA) to split Tata Steel UK (TSUK) from its defined benefit (SB) pension fund fails to answer fundamental questions.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has urged the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to refer the investment consulting market for a competition investigation.
Almost 40% of defined contribution (DC) providers are failing to provide members with necessary information to make informed decisions about retirement, according to a survey by Cardano.
Cashflow matching has become a much talked about topic as many closed DB schemes are about to turn cashflow negative. This requires a new approach for managing risks in what effectively has become the end game.
An argument has been made for DB schemes to copy corporate governance structures to boost trustees' accountability. James Phillips explores the idea