Hedge funds are emerging from disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic more resilient, adaptable, diverse, efficient, and productive, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA).
This week’s top stories included auditor KPMG confirming it is considering reducing pension contributions for 20% of staff amid the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Also, MPs hit out at HM Revenue & Customs over the benefits of pensions tax...
KPMG has begun a consultation on reducing pensions contributions, affecting around 20% of staff if agreed on, Professional Pensions finds.
PP has analysed the accounts of the biggest pension consulting firms and recorded the turnover (revenue) in their most recent accounts. The full leaderboard is below…
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has launched an advisory panel to support trustees of schemes whose sponsoring employer is stressed or distressed.
The Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) has named James Riley as president for a two-year term beginning 1 June.
Following the Competition and Marketing Authority's investigation, Nick Reeve looks at how trustees can prepare for the formal tender process required for the selection of fiduciary managers.
KPMG’s pensions advisory business has relaunched following a £200m leveraged buyout that will see it rebrand as Isio.
The UK will leave the EU on 31 January, Professional Pensions’ expert advisory panel tells James Phillips what pension schemes should now be thinking about.
In the fourth of a series of interviews with fiduciary evaluators, Margie Lindsay speaks to KPMG’s Greg Wright about why he sees the evaluator role as critical in selection and monitoring processes
The Electricity North West Group of the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS) has invested in an £805m pensioner buy-in with Scottish Widows.
Metrics that will allow pension funds to compare providers’ performance for the first time will provide a much-needed boost to transparency, according to Dalriada Trustees.
KPMG has signed a conditional agreement to sell its UK pensions practice to private equity-backed firm NewCo.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published guidance detailing how schemes that use fiduciary managers should run a competitive tender process when appointing a manager.
Consolidation is ongoing in the pensions advisory world, with no signs of abating. Jonathan Stapleton asks whether now will be seen as the high point for pensions consulting.
The total number of mandates in the market rose 10% in the 12 months to June 2019 despite ongoing challenges stemming from the Competition and Markets Authority investigation into fiduciary management markets, KPMG finds.
KPMG has confirmed it has entered into exclusive talks with Exponent Private Equity to sell its pensions advisory unit.
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
Cardano has been appointed as fiduciary manager to six further schemes, contributing £1.5bn to its total assets under management.
Fiduciary management is increasing in popularity among larger schemes seeking to overcome governance hurdles, KPMG says.
Pension funds that decide to invest in standalone fiduciary management funds are being reassured that they will not be subject to mandatory tendering requirements.
In this webinar, panellists discuss some of the key questions around defined benefit consolidation, including what it is trying to achieve and the suitability of various models.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2019...
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.