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The combined pension deficit of FTSE 350 companies grew by £3bn to £32bn over July, according to Mercer's monthly funding tracker.
BNP Paribas Asset Management has hired Jane Ambachtsheer as global head of sustainability to broaden the firm's long-term investing capability.
Buy-in and buyout pricing could increase due to future capital requirements for insurers holding equity release mortgage assets to back deals. Victoria Ticha looks at what it means for trustees
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its provisional decision on its investment consultant market investigation this morning. Here is the reaction from consultants and fiduciaries…
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will publish its provisional decision as to whether there are adverse effects on competition in the investment consultants market on the morning of 18 July.
Marc Pautz has left Mercer after being appointed a client director by Insight Investment.
Brexit is likely to have a significant impact on UK schemes' funding and investment strategies. Wayne Fitzgibbon and John Gething look at what trustees can do to prepare
Heathrow Airport's defined benefit (DB) plan has completed a £325m pensioner buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) financed by an innovative corporate bond.
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…
Frank Oldham has been appointed as a client director at Independent Trustee Services (ITS) to lead trustee appointments in the South of England.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2018...
Derrick Dunne - the founder and former head of Sanlam Four - has been hired as chief executive of Beaufort Investment subject to FCA approval.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published three working papers as part of its probe into investment consultants and fiduciary managers - saying it has no concerns over concentration in these markets.
Jo Holden has been promoted from her role as Mercer's defined benefit (DB) leader to replace Steven Blackie as chief investment officer (CIO), the consultancy announced today.
Low income earners in the majority of master trusts are missing out on tax relief on their retirement savings due to a legislative technicality, according to research.
The combined deficit of FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes fell to £72bn in the first quarter of 2018, according to Mercer's pensions risk survey.
The CMA's latest working paper finds trustees are very likely to choose their existing investment consultant for a fiduciary management mandate without third-party advice, James Phillips reports
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has agreed to a £60m, 50-year debt investment in The Mercers' Company, six years after buying out its staff pension fund.
The Sea Containers 1983 Pension Scheme has been fully insured in a bulk annuity deal completed by Aviva, almost a decade after receiving the regulator's first financial support direction (FSD).
Hymans Robertson has appointed Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist to grow its risk reduction offerings.
Scottish Widows has reinsured the longevity risk for around £1.3bn of its bulk annuity liabilities with The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA).
Hymans Robertson has appointed Baljit Khatra as a risk transfer consultant as the firm prepares for the busiest year ever for the bulk annuity market.
All past and current members of three Pirelli defined benefit (DB) schemes have had their benefits insured through buy-ins worth £100m with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The combined deficit of the FTSE 350's defined benefit (DB) schemes fell by £3bn over the course of November, according to Mercer's Pensions Risk Survey.