Defined benefit (DB) 'superfund' consolidators will not take off, according to 52% of this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Schemes could have the biggest impact when it comes to tackling climate change and company boards should embrace low carbon transition, says Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) is modernising through its aim to provide members access to 'core insight' by forming industry partnerships with organisations, writes Victoria Ticha
Liability-driven investment's (LDI) dominance as a trend in UK defined benefit (DB) pension scheme investment will come to an end by 2021, according to research.
Caroline Escott says there should be alignment between the various policy and regulatory initiatives on value for money to avoid overburdening trustees.
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says the $5.1trn US investment grade corporate bond market offers greater opportunities to diversify.
Stephanie Baxter speaks to five pools about the progress they have made and their plans for the future beyond the April 1 deadline
The LPP pool was one of the first to emerge from the Local Government Pension Scheme. Michael O'Higgins speaks to Stephanie Baxter about the journey towards pooling
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
Despite improvements in investment manager attitudes towards responsible investment, research reveals there is a way to go before the majority deliver meaningful action. Victoria Ticha explores why
An industry taskforce aimed at boosting innovation in the finance industry to enhance the profitability of social impact investment has been commissioned by the prime minister.
The £60bn Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has made a follow-on investment in Yorkshire Water inflation-linked notes, backed by inflation swap cash flows, to secure long-term returns.
The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) has launched its first fixed income fund to provide its two full-service clients a pooled vehicle with lower costs and simpler investment management.
Scottish Widows has launched a range four multi-asset funds targeted at those in income drawdown.
Hilary Salt says DC is merely a savings vehicle, and argues collective DC would provide a wage in retirement more efficiently
Most respondents believe watchdog's powers should not apply to events before they came into force.
The Border to Coast Pension Partnership has selected Northern Trust as to provide third-party administration and depositary services ahead of the looming April deadline for pooling.
Held rates at 0.5%
Investor confidence in Europe rose by 16.0 points in January with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to research by State Street Global Exchange.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £40m with Halton Housing to finance affordable property developments across the UK.
The government says it plans to clarify legislation around consideration of broader long-term financial risks, and schemes' ability to consider members' non-financial or ethical concerns.
Five local government pension schemes have committed £100m collectively as cornerstone investors to a ten-year closed-end vehicle called Hearthstone Residential Fund 1 (HRF1).
PP research finds little support for amending pensions law to force consideration of climate risks.
After a year of stellar growth and stubbornly high valuations, asset bubbles may forming that could lead to market corrections. Stephanie Baxter looks at what 2018 has in store