This week’s top stories included more details of PensionBee’s initial public offering and Just Group’s criticism of the effects of freezing the money purchase annual allowance.
Ameriprise to buy BMO's EMEA asset management arm as part of expansion of Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Ameriprise Financial – the US parent of Columbia Threadneedle Investments – is set to acquire the EMEA asset management business of BMO Financial Group in a £615m all-cash deal.
Over an unprecedented twelve months, commercial property funds have proven their resilience as stable income generators. James Coke looks at how the market is changing and evolving to ensure it delivers for investors in the years to come.
The countdown to net zero is now well underway, Hope William-Smith take a look at how schemes are aligning with Paris Agreement goals.
Professional Pensions is holding a webinar on investing for the transition to net-zero on Thursday (11 February) at 11am.
Chris Wagstaff, Head of Pensions and Investment Education at Columbia Threadneedle Investments provides insight into how asset owners and asset managers should be responding to climate change.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments' Chris Wagstaff considers how asset owners might best approach climate change risk management by adopting a number of non-mutually exclusive mitigating actions to address transition and physical risks.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2020...
Royal London is eyeing a takeover of LV= that could value the group at around £500m, according to reports.
Both defined contribution (DC) scheme membership and assets are continuing to show steady growth despite the Coronavirus outbreak, according to the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
Simon Bond looks at how Covid-19 has caused a surge in the issuance of social bonds and whether this will continue
Here they are… The shortlists for this year's Professional Pensions Investment Awards.
Professional Pensions’ expert panel discusses how defined contribution (DC) default strategies will change following the crisis.
Here they are. The finalist lists for the UK Pensions Awards 2020.
The UK will leave the EU on 31 January, Professional Pensions’ expert advisory panel tells James Phillips what pension schemes should now be thinking about.
PPI Future Book: Consolidation, contribution hikes and investment strategy key to boosting DC pension pots
The consolidation of smaller, higher-charging schemes, increased contribution rates and a move away from investment lifestyling towards DGFs and real assets could significantly boost the size of DC pots, latest analysis by the Pensions Policy Institute...
Improvements in governance are leading to increasing investment innovation in DC. In this roundtable, panellists discuss charges, alternative investments and how schemes are approaching ESG
Uncertainty over where markets are heading is high. Margie Lindsay speaks to Columbia Threadneedle Investments’ Colin Moore and William Davies about the outlook for investors.
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
Infrastructure is an asset class of increasing interest to schemes. In this roundtable, panellists discuss the investment, looking in particular at ESG issues and how they expect the asset class to develop
The way pension funds invest in infrastructure is changing, with a partnership approach becoming increasingly popular. Stephanie Baxter reports
Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could push up UK defined benefit (DB) scheme liabilities by £140bn, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
Here they are… The winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards 2018.
As annuities continue to fall in popularity, this year's Future Book suggests savers need more help choosing retirement income products. James Phillips explores the proposals.