Run on or buyout? – Bruna Bauer

Should defined benefit pension schemes run on for longer and put their surplus to work?

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With approximately 5,300 schemes managing £1.4tn in assets, the private sector defined benefit market holds immense significance. In addition to this substantial capital market investment, important changes, including the Mansion House reforms, were announced and consulted on in 2023. This process has continued into 2024.

At a recent Community all-member event David Brown, Senior Director & Training Lead at Pensions for Purpose, invited David Fairs, Partner at LCP, Douglas Clark, Head of Research and Solutions at Brightwell, and William McGrath, Founder of C-Suite Pension Strategies, to shed light on these developments, this blog is a write-up of those conversations.

Read the blog   Watch the video & read the event synopsis