With UK pension schemes holding significant allocations to alternatives, Dan Melley looks at how they have weathered the latest crisis.
DB pension schemes need to increase certainty about potential outcomes to help them reach their chosen goal, says Jos Vermeulen of Insight Investment
Around three-fifths of respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz backed the view that trustees should take a proactive approach to engage with members when they are seeking to transfer out of their defined benefit (DB) scheme.
UK pension schemes' average allocation to bonds has risen to over 50% for the first time according to The Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) Purple Book.
Infrastructure is set to be the most popular alternative investment among pension funds over the next three years, according to research.
Up to 4.8 million UK scheme members invested in hedge funds pay 36 times more in fees than they would for low cost alternatives according to SCM Direct.
Pension fund boards and executive committees across Europe have shown the strongest female representation in the capital markets sector, according to a report by New Financial.