Removing liquidity restrictions would enable DC funds to capitalise on the potentially higher and safer returns that DB schemes have benefitted from, says Patrick Marshall.
Pension funds are falling short in negotiation, reporting, and position monitoring when investing in private equities, Efront's first limited partner (LP) proficiency survey has revealed.
An innovative funding structure has been agreed for Croydon Pension Fund. However, there are some concerns about the arrangement. Stephanie Baxter reports
The shift in shopping habits has generated fear as retail property values continued to fall throughout November, CBRE has found, causing concern for pension funds invested in the sector.
Pension Buzz respondents have disputed Lord Myners' arguments that asset owners, including pension funds, are substantially to blame for short-termism in business.
Jonathan Stapleton reports on why Lord Myners believes there needs to be a new review of the investment principles.
The £46bn Northern Pool set up by three local government pension funds has selected Northern Trust to provide a broad range of custodial and administration services.
The LPP pool was one of the first to emerge from the Local Government Pension Scheme. Michael O'Higgins speaks to Stephanie Baxter about the journey towards pooling
Over 170 asset managers have rejected an initiative which requires better disclosure of fees UK public pension funds are charged, despite increased regulatory pressure on costs throughout the industry.
MMC UK Pension Fund's Frank Oldham tells Stephanie Baxter how its £3.4bn longevity swap came about and why it chose a captive structure
Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) are being urged to divest £16bn from carbon within five years in a nationwide campaign launched by Unison today.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will clarify guidance on investments with long-term horizons as part of the government's plans to encourage pension funds to invest more in infrastructure, according to Autumn Budget documents.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed it will ban early exit charges for savers eligible to access the pension freedoms.
Schemes think salaries for top executives and asset managers are too high, according to a report from the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)