M&G Real Estate fund manager Dermot Kiernan talks to Professional Pensions about the outlook for UK property market in 2015 and the best investment opportunities.
M&G Real Estate asks what would a world of rising rates mean for pension schemes investing in real estate
Natasha Browne examines how a rise in yields would impact property portfolios
Prudential has become the latest life company to report severely hit annuity sales in the wake of radical reforms to how people can access their pension.
Natasha Browne looks at why consultants are advising schemes to get out of high yield
Two of M&G's funds have jointly purchased 18 car auction sites across the UK for a total of £240m.
Investment opportunities in the corporate debt space went unnoticed as markets were too focused on the Federal Reserve's tapering decision, M&G Investments says.
Jonathan Stapleton asks if the profitability of providers will lead to lower fees for schemes
M&G Investments' institutional funds have been hit by a £914m net outflow in the first half of 2013, parent company Prudential's interim results show.
Housing organisation Curo is to boost its affordable housing building with a £75m funding deal with M&G Investments, as fund manager activity increases in the asset class.
M&G's property arm will ditch the name Prudential Property Investment Managers (Prupim) in favour of M&G Real Estate at the end of June, as it continues to build its third-party business.
M&G's net inflows have reached record levels for the firm due to a single multi-billion mandate and a boost in fixed income performance, its full year results show.
High risk is not the only response to low-yield says Jamie Hamilton of M&G Investments.
The panel discusses the contrasting fortunes of commercial and residential property, and considers how both can help scheme liabilities.
Some asset managers display "inconsistent" voting strategies on remuneration and are reluctant to disclose voting behaviour, FairPensions research says.
Charlotte Richards asks bond managers about the possible impact of the UK losing its prized AAA rating.
Fear of missing out on yield is driving pension funds to invest in riskier assets such as high yield and asset-backed securities.
Finding investment solutions for the pensions crisis
Bernard Abrahamsen offers alternative sources of index-linked income.
The Pension Protection Fund has added 10 firms to its panel of active bond managers in a bid to broaden its fixed income portfolio.
M&G has seen net outflows of £631m from its institutional business in the first quarter of the year but large inflows on the retail side helped it grow total funds under management to more than £200bn.
Insurance giant Prudential saw profits climb marginally to £723m last year.
Jonathan Stapleton asks how safe is UK soverign debt?