Thought Leadership

Pensions Newsletter - Spring 2016

Schroders' quarterly Pensions Newsletter looks at themes and issues affecting UK pensions schemes


In this issue:

Property: a firm foundation for pension scheme derisking plans

We argue that real estate offers good cashflow matching and inflation beating characteristics, attractive yields and when diversified with other assets, can add stability to returns as schemes de-risk

Three key questions to ask in an effective investment review

  • What does “fully funded”really mean?
  • How sensitive is the funding level to actuarial assumptions?
  • What are the biggest investment risks for the scheme?

Also in this issue:

Funding levels recover following shocks in January

DC: Steering a smarter path to retirement

Three ways to head off threats to your funding ratio

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