Law Debenture has acquired the company secretarial business (CSS) of Konexo from Eversheds Sutherland for a cash payment of £20m.
The Baker Hughes (UK) Pension Plan has secured approximately £100m of liabilities through a buy-in with Just Group.
Chris Keating has been appointed as pensions executive at Pegasus, the pensions governance business of Law Debenture.
Trish Houston has been appointed as chief operating officer (COO) at Law Debenture and will also join its board as an executive director.
The Hays Pension Scheme has agreed a six-year contract extension with EQ Paymaster to deliver services including GMP equalisation, data cleansing, and address tracing.
PTL and Law Debenture’s pensions business have both reported growth in revenue and new business.
Law Debenture has reported a smaller overall growth in pensions revenue for 2019 despite an increase in net pensions revenue.
The Tate & Lyle Pension Scheme has completed a £930m full buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring benefits for around 4,800 members.
Law Debenture has reported £5.1m in pensions revenue during the first half of this year, 9.3% higher than the £4.6m recorded in the same period last year.
Law Debenture has reported a surge in revenue from its pensions business in 2018, thanks to a "considerably increased number" of defined contribution (DC) appointments.
Defined benefit (DB) consolidator Clara has named Alan Pickering as the inaugural chairman of its trustee board as it prepares for its first transaction.
Brian Kilpatrick has been appointed as a trustee director at Law Debenture, in a bid to expand its trustee team.
Edward Levy has been appointed as a trustee director at Law Debenture in a bid to expand its trustee team.
Smart Pensions has appointed Anna Eagles as an independent trustee to support its governance as it expands.
Michael Klimes asks if guidance which recommends scheme deeds and rules be consolidated into one document at least every five years, should be a regulatory requirement.
Bad administration processes can lead to contributions being calculated inaccurately and put in the wrong funds. Michael Klimes explores the pitfalls and how to avoid them
Robert Thomas has been hired as a client director to work in the trustee director team by Law Debenture as the firm continues to expand.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court decision to allow four former directors of Granada Group to receive £40m pensions without shareholder approval.
BHS has raised questions about the crisis management of stakeholders when a scheme is under threat. Michael Klimes examines solutions
Freedom and choice is producing unexpected results across DB and DC schemes
Richard Moody has been appointed to lead the trustee support and scheme secretarial services at Law Debenture.
Lay trustees must up their game
Schemes should focus on increasing contributions rather than squeezing costs if they want to improve member outcomes, according to BT's head of pensions.
While some schemes are facilitating DB-DC transfers others are more hesitant. Michael Klimes looks at why this is happening