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  • Aegon UK extends partnership with Atos for administration services

    AEGON publishes on its website: “Aegon today announces that its subsidiary in the United Kingdom has strengthened its existing partnership with Atos, signing a 15-year contract to service and administer its Existing Business (non-platform customers). This will further improve customer service for around 1.4 million customers with a multitude of different policy types.”  Continue reading…

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  • Roundup week 4

    Exelerating UK Roundup week 44: what happened this week?

    Exelerating keeps track of financial institutions by monitoring over 1350 web pages of pension funds and asset managers every day for relevant changes. Within our weekly “Roundup” section we show the most important news that was posted last week on the pages we follow. The most important news of the past week is as follows:…

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  • M&G appoints new head of European Distribution

    M&G publishes on its website: “Micaela Forelli has been appointed Head of European Distribution based in Luxembourg. Reporting to Jonathan Willcocks, Global Head of Distribution for M&G, she will build on M&G’s Luxembourg capabilities and recently established range of SICAV funds to grow M&G’s wholesale and institutional client-focussed presence in Europe. Forelli will also continue in…

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  • Mercer: £39bn hit to FTSE350 Pension Schemes’ finances in October

    Mercer publishes on its website: “Mercer’s Pension Risk Survey data shows that the accounting position of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies deteriorated by £39bn in October resulting in the largest deficit since October 2017. The figures show a deterioration in funded status from those calculated at the end…

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  • Benoit Hudon Appointed UK Head of Wealth at Mercer

    Mercer publishes on its website: “Benoit Hudon has been appointed as Mercer’s new Head of Wealth in the UK. Mr Hudon will join Mercer’s UK leadership team and will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of the UK Wealth business’ strategy across defined benefit (DB) pensions, defined contribution (DC), investment consulting and other specialist…

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  • Roundup week 4

    Exelerating UK Roundup week 43: what happened this week?

    Exelerating keeps track of financial institutions by monitoring over 1350 web pages of pension funds and asset managers every day for relevant changes. Within our weekly “Roundup” section we show the most important news that was posted last week on the pages we follow. The most important news of the past week is as follows:…

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  • Fidelity International appoints Steve Ellis as Global CIO, Fixed Income

    Fidelity publishes on its website: “London, 1 November 2018: Fidelity International can today announce the promotion of Steve Ellis to Global Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income. Steve will begin his new role on 1 January 2019, taking over from Charles McKenzie who will be retiring, as previously announced, at the end of 2018. Steve has 25…

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  • SEI Appoints Ian Love as Head of Institutional Group EMEA and Asia

    SEI publishes on its website: “SEI today announced that Ian Love has been named as the head of SEI’s Institutional Group EMEA and Asia. Love, a managing director and long-term employee, takes over the position now from Patrick Disney, who will retire from SEI in March 2019 after almost 20 years with the company. Disney…

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