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AUM of world’s largest pension funds increases to $18.1 trillion, finds Willis Towers Watson

Assets under management (AUM) at the world’s largest pension funds increased in value by 15.1% in 2017 to reach a total of $18.1 trillion, according to the latest Global 300

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MMGPI reveals the Netherlands and Denmark as top performers

The Netherlands and Denmark are both leading the way in offering “A”-grade, world-class retirement income systems with good benefits, according to the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI). Measuring 34

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The Bank of New York Pension Plan appoints Hymans Robertson to advisory role

The trustees of The Bank of New York Pension Plan have chosen Hymans Robertson, to provide defined contribution investment advice to the £450 million plan. According to Hymans Robertson, the

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US climbs Western Europe-dominated Natixis Global Retirement Index

The US moved up one spot in the Natixis Global Retirement Index to 16th, but fell well short of Western European countries such as Switzerland and the Netherlands, which continue

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PIC installs Dominic Veney as chief actuary

Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has appointed Dominic Veney as chief actuary and member of its senior management team. Veney, who takes over

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Boal & Co offers new pension product

Pensions provider Boal & Co has launched a new product aimed at taking advantage of the Isle of Man’s pension freedom reforms. The Isle of Man government relaxed its rules

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US state plans facing massive funding gap, says The Pew Charitable Trusts

US states are facing a rising pension funding gap, with the deficit standing at an eye-watering $1.4 trillion (£998.62 billion) as of 2016, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. The

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AustralianSuper eyes European investments with new hire

AustralianSuper has signalled its intent to expand its investment opportunities in European markets with the appointment of Damian Moloney. As the superannuation scheme’s head of investments in Europe, Moloney will

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Hymans Robertson appoints Alistair Russell-Smith as head of corporate defined benefit practice

Pensions and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson has named Alistair Russell-Smith as head of its corporate defined benefit practice. Russell-Smith, who joined Hymans Robertson in 2000, has been a partner for

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JLT Employee Benefits rolls out buyout comparison service

JLT Employee Benefits has launched a new buyout comparison service and monitoring tool that allows companies and trustees to receive regular bulk annuity quotations from insurers in the marketplace. The