The bulk annuity market is set to grow to historically high levels in 2019 with £30bn worth of deals expected over the year, according to Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
Blackrock has launched a strategic growth fund for defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes which aims to achieve long-term growth with two-thirds the volatility of equities.
Alan Taylor looks at the importance of looking at alternative risk measures when developing investment and funding strategies for DB schemes
Liability-driven investment's (LDI) dominance as a trend in UK defined benefit (DB) pension scheme investment will come to an end by 2021, according to research.
Most men and women in this week's Pensions Buzz believe sexual harassment is not a big issue in the industry.
Member options often provide a win-win opportunity for all stakeholders involved in a pension scheme. Here, Aon analyses the different options available and why trustees and companies are making them available to pension scheme members.
Some master trusts have been criticised for exposing members to too much risk one year prior to retirement. Michael Klimes explores the difficulty of balancing risk exposure.
"The solvency deficit reported by our scheme actuary is much bigger than the company can afford. It's not worth us thinking about buyout now.. is it?"
The Employer Covenant Working Group (ECWG) has published guidance to help stakeholders of defined benefit (DB) funds manage distressed scenarios.
Saker Nusseibeh sets out five main lessons from the 2007 crash but questions whether we have learned from them
Despite high political uncertainty across the world, the VIX index is at unusually low levels. This is a potentially dangerous combination, writes Stephanie Baxter.