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.
Highlights from this year's event
Professional Pensions’ expert panel discusses key considerations for trustees tendering for a fiduciary manager.
As the first reports under the cost transparency templates become due, Charlotte Moore looks at how schemes and their consultants can use the data
Institutional investors are continuing to flounder after the FTSE 100 opened the week down 8.72%, crashing into technical bear market territory.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has wrapped up its three-month procurement process for partners to assist in the development of a framework agreement to provide administration, actuarial, and consultancy services to its board.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the January 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Mercer has closed its Private Investment Partners (PIP) V strategy, having successfully raised it with $2.7bn (£2.08bn) in total commitments.
Emma Douglas is head of defined contribution at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM). After 20 years at the top of the pension and investing sector, she tells Laura Miller how diversity initiatives fail, the blunt answer to the female boss problem,...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the February 2020 estimates on the various measures…
This week’s top stories included Lloyds agreeing a £10bn longevity swap with Pacific Life Re for three of its pension schemes, and the Co-operative Pension Scheme completing a £1bn buy-in with Aviva.
The Co-operative Pension Scheme, known as Pace, has completed a £1bn buy-in with Aviva in the first announced bulk annuity deal of 2020.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will be able to predict the outcome of member options exercises using artificial intelligence (AI), says Mercer.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the December 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Jenny Condron is chief actuarial officer at Mercer and became the first female chair of the Association of Consulting Actuaries in 2018. Here she tells Laura Miller what it takes to make it in a man’s world, the one thing that scares her most, and why...
The ESAB Group (UK) Limited Pension & Life Assurance Scheme has purchased a £255m full buy-in with Rothesay Life, covering benefits for all 900 members of the scheme.
This week’s top stories include an article about women remaining at risk of running out of money in retirement, and one about Buck winning 36 additional client contracts since launching as an independent business last year.