European Pension Intelligence

The UK Workplace Defined Contribution Market

The Strategic Insight European Pension Intelligence reports series assesses opportunities for established UK Defined Contribution (DC) asset managers and other DC product or service providers to grow their post-retirement business as well as new participants to enter this market.

This research report offers a combination of proprietary data showing DC product sales by distribution channel, exclusive interview-based qualitative analysis of market participants’ business experience and analysts selections/quantitative analysis of most relevant public data, to give detailed and specific market intelligence.

Subscribing to the European Pension Intelligence reports series will keep global asset managers informed of the most important issues affecting developments in UK DC pensions.

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  • Asset managers largely ceded traditional DC distribution to platform providers and a small number of institutional investment consultants
  • Retirement liberalisation (‘Freedom and Choice’) potentially reopens the institutional DC market to new fund managers, allows existing fund manager FM participants to be more involved with direct sale of funds and creates significant new retail sales opportunities in DC

About the Author

James Redgrave is director of the European retirement practice for Strategic Insight (SI). He is responsible for providing market intelligence and commentary, data and consulting services to defined contribution and institutional investment professionals in the U.K. and Europe. He had previously been European and U.K. editor of PLANSPONSOR magazine at Asset International, and news and online editor at the Financial Times’ Pensions Week newspaper

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