Without specialist help, smaller DB schemes are being left behind in a bulk annuity market increasingly focused on mega-deals, says Rob Dales.
Insurance companies offering buy-ins and buyouts prefer pension schemes which adopt the D2 method of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), Hymans Robertson has found.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
Michael Klimes finds evidence of consolidation in the DC master trust market, with the pace set to quicken as capital adequacy rules loom