Size is important to make a bulk annuity deal stand out, but it is not the only factor, writes Gill Wadsworth.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a formal investigation into Mazars over the advice it gave to the First Quench Pension Fund.
Orthopaedic firm Smith & Nephew has entered into a buy-in with Rothesay Life for its two defined benefit (DB) schemes covering £190m of liabilities.
Pension Corporation co-head of business origination David Collinson explains what trustees can learn from approaches to liability-driven investment taken by insurers.
Professional Pensions assembled a panel of four industry experts to talk about the importance of being gilt-edged; the the use of government bonds as an asset class; and discount rate smoothing.
Jonathan Stapleton, Professional Pensions Editor discusses the current economic environment, the PPF levy and liability reduction exercises with David Collinson, Co-Head of Business Origination, Pension Corporation; Peter Askins, Director, Independent...
Hannah Brenton takes a look at the bitter argument over QE.
Matt Gore from Pension Corporation, Nigel Ferrier from Ferrier Pearce and Barry Morse from Babcock International Group Pension Scheme discuss the current trends and strategies in member communications in defined benefit and defined contribution pension...
Pension Corporation has received £400m of new capital from Luxembourg investor Reinet Fund - taking the value of the insurance business close to £1bn.
The Gartmore Pension Scheme has entered into a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation to cover the liabilities related to all of the scheme's 600 members.
Pension Corporation has completed the buyout of an ancient merchant trade association's defined benefit pension scheme.
Jenna Towler looks at the DB/DC divide
How will the latest funding reviews affect schemes and sponsors
This could be a dire year for schemes as last year's losses are compounded in the first quarter and crystallised for the 40% of schemes with triennial valuations in March, warns Pension Corporation.
Pension Corporation's David Collinson takes John Redwood to task
Guaranteeing indexation has increased the cost of providing defined benefit pensions by 12% over the past 20 years, according to Pension Corporation research.
The overwhelming majority of pension schemes are highly vulnerable to future inflation rises, according to a joint survey by Redington and Pension Corporation.
Telent and its trustees, Stanhope Pension Trust, have renewed the scheme's administration contact with Xafinity Paymaster for another five years.
Listen to our latest Pensions Conjecture debate on Inflation.
Andrew Short looks at how trustees can get the best outcome
Jonathan Stapleton on the fall out from QE2
Professional Pensions assembled a panel of three industry experts to talk about the key issues facing the global economy over the coming 12 months.