Phoenix Group has laid down a proposal to acquire rival life insurer ReAssure Group in a £3.2bn cash and shares deal.
FTSE 100 chief executives are more likely to be called Steve than they are to be women, who account for 50% of the population, unlike men called Steve.
DB pension schemes need to increase certainty about potential outcomes to help them reach their chosen goal, says Jos Vermeulen of Insight Investment
Deficit contributions and favourable asset returns in recent years have led to improved funding positions and our analysis suggests buying out scheme liabilities with an insurer is now a realistic medium-term goal for the majority of FTSE 350 companies...
ReAssure Group has revealed its intention to publish a registration document and its potential intention to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
The UK inflation rate remained flat at 3% in January, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), beating analysts' expectations of a drop to 2.9%.
Letter to FTSE All-Share members
Private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes saw a small improvement in their funding ratios in November after a year of market turmoil.
FTSE 350 companies may need to reconsider whether to pay dividends after the total deficit has climbed to £207bn by the end of August.
Total deficits of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes have reached an all-time high for the sixth month in a row, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Companies could increase their defined benefit (DB) contributions rates to meet a £770bn funding gap over the next 60 years.
Total deficits of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes reached an all-time high of £341bn by the end of June amid uncertainty over Brexit, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
As the UK goes to the polls to decide the country's future EU membership, PP looks at what pension funds should expect under either scenario.
Ali Toutounchi has been appointed a trustee of Legal & General's (L&G) master trust as well as a member of its independent governance committee (IGC).
Defined benefit schemes in the FTSE 100 increased their total bond allocation to a record £330bn by the end of 2015.
Investors flock to cash and bonds
FTSE100 companies overall scheme deficits have reduced by over £15bn according to Barnett Waddingham's annual Accounting for Pension Costs by FTSE100 Companies report.
Total deficits of defined benefit (DB) schemes exceeded £300bn for the first time in May reaching record levels, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Redington has hired Jinesh Patel as vice president of its defined contribution (DC) and financial wellbeing consulting practice.
Bond allocations for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the FTSE 100 have soared from 49% to 59% of total assets in just six years.
The Kingfisher Pension Scheme has undergone a £230m medically underwritten buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) in a landmark deal for the bulk annuity market.
Total funding levels of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 have continued to fall against a backdrop of market volatility and falling gilt yields.
Total funding levels of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have improved since January despite volatile markets and low interest rates, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Total deficits of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 increased by more than a third over last month against a backdrop of falling gilt yields.