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Sackers advises on £880m buy-in for Rolls-Royce & Bentley Pension Fund

The Trustee of the Rolls-Royce & Bentley Pension Fund, sponsored by Bentley Motors Limited, has completed a £880m buy-in with Standard Life, securing the benefits of c6,000 members of the scheme. This is a full scheme buy-in transaction which included novation of the scheme’s existing longevity swap with Standard Life. Kate Leigh, Trustee Director at...

DB scheme funding in a shifting landscape

Associate director Alex Anslow sets out the background to the new DB scheme funding regulations in a technical supplement published by Pensions Management Institute. It has taken a long time for the...

Stuart O’Brien speaks at Future of Investment Festival 2024

Partner Stuart O’Brien was one of the speakers at Professional Pensions’ Future of Investment Festival in London on 5 June. He set out the current legal framework around fiduciary duty, and the...

Helen Ball comments on General Election announcement

“Aims to ensure greater consolidation across pension and retirement saving schemes, together with a focus on value for members, suggest that there is some common ground between the main political...

Ferdy Lovett speaks at Standard Life Connect

Partner Ferdy Lovett was delighted to join a panel of industry experts discussing the increasing influence of technology, digital, data and AI on DC pensions, as part of the Standard Life Connect 24...

Naomi Brown discusses the ‘fix’ of surplus funds

In a recent article for Professional Pensions, senior counsel Naomi Brown ponders the question “Can surplus scheme funds be returned to the employer?”. In particular, she looks at why returning...

Jacqui Reid comments on the emerging secondary master trust market

Partner Jacqui Reid was one of the participants at a recent roundtable hosted by Corporate Adviser which focused on the areas likely to cause friction in the emerging secondary master trust market....