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2017 was the second busiest year ever for buy-ins and buy-outs
2017 was the second busiest year ever for buy-ins and buy-outs
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
16 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Buy-out Companies
According to research by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP), in 2017 UK pension plans undertook 12.3bn of pension buy-ins and buy-outs, making it the second busiest year on record after 2014.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2018 likely to be most active year ever for buy-ins and buy-outs
2018 likely to be most active year ever for buy-ins and buy-outs
Hymans Robertson
15 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Buy-out Companies
According to research by Hymans Robertson, DB pension schemes in the UK completed 12.4bn of bulk annuities in 2017. The volume of transactions less than 500m reached 8.6bn, over 50% higher than any previous year.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
14 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Pension Reform, Surpluses and Deficits
Professional Pensions has published the latest edition of Pensions Buzz, a weekly survey which monitors the attitudes and opinions of the industry. This edition's questions include:
  • The Institute of Economic Affairs has said divestment campaigns are unethical if savers miss out on superior returns. Do you agree?;
  • If the USS remains open to accrual and contributions are required to increase, who should bear the cost?;
  • Was the lack of pensions announcements in the Spring Statement good news or bad news for the industry?; and
  • Do you think there has been significant underinvestment in systems and new technology across the pensions industry?

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Individual Account Retirement Plans: An Analysis of the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances
EBRI Issue Brief No 445
Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)
13 Mar 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
The Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) has published research on individual account (IA) retirement plan assets, using data from the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances. In 2016, IA assets constituted 67.9% of financial assets at the median among American families owning IA assets. This is 3.7 percentage points higher than the median in 2007 and 23.6 percentage points higher than in 1992.

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New Data Reveal How Employers Customize Their 401(k) Plans to Encourage Saving
The BrightScope/ICI Defined Contribution Plan Profile: A Close Look at 401(k) Plans, 2015
ICI/BrightScope
12 Mar 2018 United States Automatic Enrolment, Countries - US, Scheme Issues & Trends, Worldwide News
The Investment Company Institute (ICI) and BrightScope have published the latest edition of 'The BrightScope/ICI Defined Contribution Plan Profile: A Close Look at 401(k) Plans, 2015', a comprehensive study of the US Department of Labor's Form 5500 data published by 550,000 401(k) plans and data from the BrightScope Defined Contribution Plan Database. In this edition of the study it was found that plans are increasingly using automatic enrolment as a way of boosting participation, but that this is a trend that is more common among larger plans, with more than half of larger 401(k) plans having automatically enrolled their participants, compared with fewer than 20% of smaller plans.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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A Frosty February for Irish Pension Managed Funds
A Frosty February for Irish Pension Managed Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
10 Mar 2018 Ireland European Union members, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest report has revealed that Irish pension funds lost 1.8% on average during February. Over the past 12 months, the average fund return was 3.3%.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Focus on retirement income matters
Focus on retirement income matters
Wealth at Work
8 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Advisers, Annuities and Income Drawdown, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pensioners & Retirement
Wealth at Work has conducted a survey to find out what support is available in the workplace to help employees understand how to manage their finances during their career in order to maximise their income at retirement. The survey revealed that 80% of employers think their employees are failing to save enough for retirement and 71% of employers do not provide a full retirement income service for employees when they retire.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Women struggling to save for comfortable retirement
Women struggling to save for comfortable retirement
JLT Employee Benefits
8 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Equality, State Pensions
According to research published by JLT Employee Benefits, there are worrying levels of uncertainty among women aged 40-65 about what their pension savings will be when they retire compared with men within the same age group. 78% of women said that they had not received sufficient information about planning their retirement during their working lives, compared with 67% of men, while over a third of women did not know what proportion of their retirement income would come from the state pension, but only 24% of men had the same doubts.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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International Pension Plan Survey 2017
International Pension Plan Survey
Willis Towers Watson
8 Mar 2018 WORLDWIDE Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Worldwide News
Willis Towers Watson has published its annual survey of international pension plans (IPPs) and international savings plans (ISPs) which covered 870 plans sponsored by 818 companies. The results show that the IPP/ISP market continues to grow, with 43 new plans established during 2017, and that such plans are particularly prevalent in specific sectors such as banking and finance, oil and gas and industrials.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
7 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Equality, Investment - General, Occupations/Industry Sectors, Pension Reform, NEST/Personal Accounts, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Trustees
Professional Pensions has published the latest edition of Pensions Buzz, a weekly survey which monitors the attitudes and opinions of the industry. This edition's questions include:
  • Has the pensions industry made enough headway to ensure women are represented in more senior positions?;
  • How can employers best support continual accrual of pension provision for women?;
  • What needs to be done to help DB trustees assess and manage climate change related financial risks?;
  • Should NEST be at the forefront of developing collective defined contribution pension schemes (if the Government legislates to introduce them)?; and
  • Should the Regulator take as much interest in the nomination of trustees by companies as it does in those nominated by scheme members?

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions in the national accounts, a fuller picture of the UKs funded and unfunded pension obligations: 2010 to 2015
Pensions in the national accounts
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
7 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Longevity
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published research presenting official statistics on the total obligations, or gross liabilities, of UK pension providers including the UK Government. It includes estimates for state pensions and breakdowns by whether pensions are funded or unfunded. By the end of 2015, total accrued-to-date gross pension liabilities of UK pension providers in respect of employment-related pensions and state pensions were estimated to have increased to 7.6trn from 6.6trn at the end of 2010.

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Pension Finance Watch - February 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Mar 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
 The latest Pension Finance Watch has reported that the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index increased by 0.1% to 78.8 in February 2018, as significant changes in the capital markets offset to produce a small net impact.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Wilshire Consulting estimates nearly 1% decrease in aggregate funded ratio for US corporate plans in February
Decrease in aggregate funded ratio for US corporate plans in February
Wilshire Consulting
6 Mar 2018 United States Countries - US, Investment - Performance
According to research by Wilshire Consulting, the aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans decreased by 0.7% to 88.2% at the end of February, but increased by 6.1% over the trailing twelve months.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Increased by 1% in February
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
6 Mar 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of pension plans sponsored by S&P 1500 companies increased by 1% in February 2018 to 88%. At the end of February, the estimated aggregate deficit was $262bn, which represents a $29bn decrease compared to the deficit measured at the end of January 2018.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Transfer values remain stable over February
Xafinity Transfer Value Index
Xafinity Punter Southall
6 Mar 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the Xafinity Transfer Value Index, transfer values rose from 231,000 at the end of January 2018 to 232,000 at the end of February 2018.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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