Hymans Robertson has appointed Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist to grow its risk reduction offerings.
Five schemes sponsored by advertising firm WPP have completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation - insuring £140m of pensioner and deferred liabilities.
The ICI Pension Fund has revealed it completed another two buy-ins worth almost £1bn in September with two major insurers.
While LDI has been a helpful risk management tool it must adapt to a world where yields have yet again fallen to record lows and prospects for growth assets have deteriorated. Stephanie Baxter reports
The total funding level of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 index fell to 81.5% by the end of May.
Total deficits of defined benefit (DB) schemes exceeded £300bn for the first time in May reaching record levels, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
A majority of 170 respondents to this week's Pensions Buzz believe The Pensions Regulator (TPR) should make Sir Philip Green pay money into the BHS Pension Scheme.
Michael Walker has been appointed principal consultant in Aon Hewitt's risk settlement group.
The government is right to stop the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) from making politically motivated investment decisions according to PP research.
Paying actuaries more money does not lead to better services for schemes according to PP research.
Low & Bonar has completed a medically underwritten buy-in of £34m of liabilities within its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Hackney Council's pension fund committee has agreed to endorse a series of recommendations on dealing with fossil fuel and climate change issues after facing mounting pressure from a campaign group.
Short-term bulk annuity pricing has become less predictable due to volatile market conditions and insurers adjusting to Solvency II, according to Aon Hewitt.
IORP II legislation is finally near completion. PP breaks down what it means for UK trustees
As medically underwritten deals reach record levels, PP looks at why this market is booming.
Aegon has overhauled its workplace pension default funds in response to the extra retirement flexibilities introduced in April.
Legal and General (L&G) has reinsured longevity risk relating to $2.9bn (£1.9bn) of pension liabilities in its bulk annuity business through Prudential Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company.
The planned sale of Aga has been dubbed a win for the trustees of its deficit-ridden DB scheme but Stephanie Baxter finds this is just the start of the journey.
The EC De Witt pension scheme has entered a buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) after its parent company was bought by a private equity firm.
Pension deficits of UK companies have risen by £107bn since March 2014, according to research.
The cost of insuring a UK defined benefit (DB) scheme has risen in the past year as prices fell in other markets, according to Mercer.
The Lothian Pension Fund has announced its deficit almost tripled to £417m over the last three years as the scheme continues to bring more asset management in house.
Balfour Beatty has set up an £85m asset-backed contributions structure to plug the estimated £284m deficit of its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Coalfield Resources has reached an agreement with the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) to acquire the lifeboat fund's 75.1% share in Harworth Estates Property.