Companies are increasingly looking to consolidators, superfunds and other sophisticated financial structures to help remove their defined benefit (DB) liabilities, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
Transfers to defined contribution (DC) master trusts will continue well into 2021, latest research from Sackers reveals.
Stephen Richards says government regulation will herald an ‘avalanche’ of DC scheme transfers to master trusts. He sets out his predictions and a word of caution.
In the last of a five-part series of articles for PP, pensions minister Guy Opperman explains how pension dashboards will help consolidate pensions.
Punter Southall has launched a defined benefit (DB) scheme consolidator in a bid to allow small schemes to cut their running costs, reduce risk and improve benefit security and governance.
Pension Insurance Corporation has reiterated its call for the establishment of a new consolidation vehicle, run by a not-for-profit agency, to target smaller underfunded schemes with weak sponsors.
With the launch of an interim regime, the consolidation market is set to take off. But before superfunds begin taking on schemes, the regulator must have 'rigour and understanding' of the market, David Fairs tells James Phillips.