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So far, DC plans have largely been focused on the onset of auto-enrolment and changes to the regulatory framework – be it the charge cap, pension freedoms or consultations around value for money, says Annabel Tonry, Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM).

In 2015 George Osborne, then the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, decided that those age over 55 could take much more of their pension in cash. This has since opened up a range of possibilities for DC scheme members in the world of pensions.

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GLOBAL – Pension funds believe investment management fees are too high and need to come down, a study by bfinance has found.

Pension funds believe investment management fees are too high and need to come down, a study by bfinance finds.

The financial crisis will have a significant affect on pension fund asset allocation and will trigger investment manager reviews, bfinance warns.

BNY Mellon Asset Management is set to expand its UK pooled fund division and boost its defined contribution product offering.

INSTITUTIONAL sales saw total outflows of around 1.9bn in July, latest figures from the Investment Management Association show.

As DB goes into decline, the actuarial industry is being forced to ask itself difficult questions about the role of an actuary and where the profession is heading. Andrew Sheen reports

The Currency Management Forum London 2008 took place on 4 June 2008 at the Hilton London Tower Bridge

ALTERNATIVE assets managed on behalf of pension funds grew by 40pc in 2007, Watson Wyatt research reveals.

As corporate culture and business structure at asset management firms come under increasing scrutiny, boutique seems to have become a byword for best practice. Jenny Blinch reports

As pension funds shift assets from active to passive, Emma Oakman examines the potential role opening up for ETFs

With volatile markets and the need for big returns, active management mandates are on the increase. However, pension funds should not rush in blindly, finds Andrew Sheen

Pension schemes and other investors are increasing investment in European fund of hedge funds, Fitch Ratings says.

EUROPE – European fund of hedge funds (FoHF) are increasingly being used by institutional investors, because confidence in FoHFs investments has risen, according to a report by Fitch Ratings.

With the increased complexity surrounding DB investment and growing competition from other providers, investment consultants are being forced to evolve their model or face an uncertain future. Jenny Blinch reports

Infrastructure experts say it offers diversification and safety from troubled markets. Andrew Sheen examines how pension funds can invest in the asset class

These are nervous times for equity investors. Trustees would do well to remember the much-preached ma…

Liability driven investment strategies have been around for a couple of years now. Global Pensions puts three product providers in the spotlight and asks whats next for LDI

CANADA – bfinance has opened an office in Toronto, under the leadership of Peter Wright.

THE 1.4BN Kingfisher Pension Scheme has awarded 130/30 mandates worth a total of 80m to Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Wegelin.

Chairman Brian Henderson Senior Investment Consultant Hymans Robertson Steffan Francis Directo…

CHAIRMAN Paul Herbert Hewitt Associates Herbert joined Bacon & Woodrow in 1997 and was involved wi…

Andrew Kelly Fund manager Cartesian Capital Partners Kelly began his career in Standard Life in 19…

CHAIRMAN Yusuf Samad Senior investment consultant Hewitt Associates Samad is a senior investment …

HSBC scheme completes 7bn longevity swap with PICA

Railways Pension Scheme and Aon DC master trusts receive authorisation

TPR to prosecute recruitment agency over AE duty failure suspicions

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