Sponsors whose pension schemes complete buy-ins or buyouts tend to outperform their peers by between 0.25% and 3% on average, Mercer research finds.
The revenue of the three biggest pension consultancy firms in the UK fell slightly in 2019, dropping from £1.16bn in 2018 to £1.14bn in 2019.
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…
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Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the May 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Barnett Waddingham non-executive chairwoman Elizabeth Renshaw-Ames has been named as trustee chairwoman of Aviva Master Trust.
Ahead of stepping down as senior partner next week, Nick Salter tells James Phillips about building Barnett Waddingham up to £100m in turnover, his client-first mantra, and his desire for greater consumer trust.
The 3i Group Pension Plan has agreed a £650m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring the remaining benefits within the scheme.
Charlotte Moore looks at industry efforts to why improving members' financial wellbeing and retirement planning is crucial in a crisis situation.
Jim Doran looks at how trustees of DC pension schemes can help members who are looking to retire.
Hymans Robertson scheme actuary and partner Patrick Bloomfield has been elected chair of the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA).
Industry veteran Bruce Rigby has been appointed as the chair of Prudential’s Independent Governance Committee (IGC).
The Co-operative Pension Scheme (Pace) has entered into its fourth bulk annuity transaction of 2020, agreeing a £350m buy-in with Aviva.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the April 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Chris Martin speaks to James Phillips about Independent Trustee Services’ plans since its management buyout and his experience working with stressed and distressed schemes.
After a bumper year, insurers are now facing a slower and smaller pipeline as schemes grapple with Covid-19, writes James Phillips.
Asset managers have made considerable improvements in their gender pay gaps, with an average narrowing of 2.6 percentage points, Professional Pensions analysis finds.
With UK pension schemes holding significant allocations to alternatives, Dan Melley looks at how they have weathered the latest crisis.
Technology is at the heart of BA Pensions’ drive to help members and it wants to share that with others. James Phillips speaks to BA Pensions chief executive Fraser Smart.
The People’s Pension (TPP) has appointed Baroness Jeannie Drake and Mark Condron to its board of trustees.
The Co-operative Pension Scheme (Pace) has agreed its third buy-in this year, insuring £400m of liabilities in the Co-operative Bank section of the scheme with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the March 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Castings has agreed a £72m buy-in contract for its two defined benefit pension schemes with Aviva.
Multinational communication services giant WPP has completed a £250m buy-in for two of its pension schemes with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) as the insurer celebrated a “healthy pipeline” of deals amid the Covid-19 outbreak.