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This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
Mercer Marsh Benefits has launched an employee benefits platform in a bid to allow small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) to purchase and manage employee benefits programmes.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the May 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Independent Trustee Services (ITS) has become a fully independent firm after undertaking a management buyout from Mercer.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the April 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the March 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Mercer has hired Sylvia Pozezanac from Prudential Financial to take over from Fiona Dunsire as its UK chief executive.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), the parent company of Mercer, has completed the acquisition of JLT today for $5.6bn (£4.3bn).
The Howden Group Pension Plan has completed a full pensioner buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring benefits for around 2,000 members.
This week's top stories include news that Aon had launched and then abandoned talks with Willis Towers Watson over a potential merger.
Mercer Master Trust has sent off its authorisation application to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) taking the total number of submissions received and awaiting response to 12.
Ben Gunnee reflects on 2018 and talks about the Fiduciary Management trends to keep an eye on in 2019
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) is bringing together its UK health and benefits teams under the Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB) brand following its acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group and has made a series of key leadership appointments to the business....
Just Group has completed a £158m pensioner buy-in with the Wyeth Group Pension and Life Assurance Scheme, bringing its total bulk annuity sales for 2018 to £1.3bn.
Mercer has announced a series of leadership appointments related to its acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group.
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 Co-operative Group's Somerfield Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring the benefits of its pensioner members.
Defined benefit schemes are taking fresh approaches to liability-matching and repositioning their return-seeking investments, says Alastair O'Dell.
The combined pension deficit of FTSE 350 companies grew by £9bn in December 2017 to £41bn one year later on an accounting basis, according to Mercer's funding tracker.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are set to shear themselves of over £300bn of liabilities between 2019 and 2021 as they continue to mature, Mercer predicts.
The Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) final report on the investment consultant market has been celebrated as having "real teeth" to produce better outcomes for members.
Some 87% of master trusts support future collaborative efforts to overcome barriers to good service delivery, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) says.
KPMG has announced three senior hires in its investment advisory team as the firm sets up an investment advisory practice in Bristol.
Aon, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson have renewed criticism of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over its analysis of the benefits of tendering for fiduciary management contracts.