A suite of liability driven investment (LDI) indices has been launched by STOXX and RiskFirst to aid trustees and consultants select, monitor and challenge managers.
Defined benefit (DB) 'superfund' consolidators will not take off, according to 52% of this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Just over half (52%) of Unison members voted to accept a pledge to keep defined benefit provision in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) until at least April 2019 in an "above-average" turn-out.
Jo Holden has been promoted from her role as Mercer's defined benefit (DB) leader to replace Steven Blackie as chief investment officer (CIO), the consultancy announced today.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed it had nine meetings with the pension fund trustees of GKN from April 2016 to March 2018.
Caroline Escott says there should be alignment between the various policy and regulatory initiatives on value for money to avoid overburdening trustees.
Outgoing president Hugh Nolan and incoming president Paul McGlone speak to Jonathan Stapleton about key industry challenges and the future of the SPP
A Blackrock survey reveals corporate and public sector defined benefit schemes are on increasingly diverging paths. Kim Kaveh explores the data.
More members are transferring out of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes when informed of the option, which suggests trustees must think carefully about member communication, according to research.
The combined deficit of FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes fell to £72bn in the first quarter of 2018, according to Mercer's pensions risk survey.
The defined benefit (DB) Costain Pension Scheme has appointed Trafalgar House as administrator following its decision to outsource for the first time.
Melrose Industries' £8.4bn offer has been accepted in today's shareholder vote, which will include injecting up to £1bn cash contributions for its two defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Pensions and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson has appointed Alistair Russell-Smith as head of its corporate defined benefit (DB) practice, effective from 1 April.
Three years after Freedom and Choice, many default funds still have not moved away from targeting annuity purchase. This could have unintended investment risks for members, writes Victoria Ticha
Sackers has appointed Paige Willis as an associate to boost the expansion of its London-based alternative funding and contingent asset practice.
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.
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).
GKN's proposed merger deal with Dana means over two thirds of the group's gross pension liabilities will remain with the engineering giant, according to Melrose.
GKN has reached an agreement with its scheme trustees as part of a $6bn (£4.3bn) proposal to merge its Driveline businesses with Dana Incorporated.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed it has had a total of 24 meetings with Carillion, and 45 meetings with the trustees since 2008.
Total UK pension liabilities rose to approximately £7.6trn from 2010 to 2015, according to the latest data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values remained stable throughout February, according to Xafinity's transfer value index.
Industry believes the CMA investigation into the investment consultant market has had no noticeable impact on their business activity.
Industry should be aware to not jump to conclusions when assuming the defined benefit (DB) system is "broken," according to the pensions and financial inclusion minister.