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  1. November 23, 2012

    Future sees digital revenues surge

    Future, the magazine publisher, returned to profitability and saw its digital revenues surge 30 per cent over the past year...

  2. October 27, 2011

    Future chief and finance head to step down

    Future, the magazine publisher, has announced that its chief executive and finance director are stepping down ‘with...

  1. FT Alphaville

    January 12, 2011

    Goldman seals Paternoster deal

    Goldman Sachs has sealed a £260m deal to buy out shareholders in Paternoster, the specialist UK pensions insurer, adding...

  2. January 11, 2011

    Buy-out deal for Paternoster shareholders

    Goldman Sachs has sealed a £260m deal to buy out all shareholders in Paternoster, the specialist pensions insurer, which...

  3. January 11, 2011

    Deal promises second wind for Paternoster

    Paternoster, the pension buy-out specialist, looked for a long time like a burnt-out business that would never find a new...

  4. December 10, 2010

    Goldman unit wins Paternoster auction

    A Goldman Sachs pensions insurance unit has won the auction for Paternoster, the specialist pensions business, for an...

  5. October 1, 2010

    Davies tipped as non-executive at Pru

    Sir Howard Davies, former chairman of the City’s financial watchdog, has emerged as a second likely appointment to the board...

  6. September 2, 2010

    Wood carving

    Insurance industry figure Mark Wood is carving out a boardroom career, just as the Paternoster pension buy-out group he...

  7. August 24, 2010

    Media futures

    Future chief executive Stevie ‘God Bless Rupert Murdoch’ Spring has recruited former ITN boss and Reuters man Mark Wood to...

  8. August 15, 2010

    Pension group Paternoster put up for sale

    Paternoster, the specialist pensions business set up by former Prudential executive Mark Wood, has been put up for sale,...

  9. February 1, 2010

    BMW eyes UK pension offload

    BMW is in talks to offload more than £2.5bn of longevity risks from its UK pension scheme, in what would be the largest deal...

  10. February 1, 2010

    BMW eyes UK pension offload

    BMW is in talks to offload more than £2.5bn of longevity risks from its UK pension scheme, in what would be the largest deal...

  11. December 5, 2009

    Bespoke battle

    Lady Alison Kelly and Joanne Yates battled it out quietly over the auction of a bespoke suit, defying recession-damped...

  12. November 10, 2009

    Digital thinking

    After stepping back from the day-to-day running of the Paternoster specialist pensions business, Mark Wood has turned to...

  13. November 8, 2009

    Movers and shakers: Nov 9

    ● JPMorgan Asset Management has hired three senior portfolio managers from Fortis Investments. Didier Lambert, Alain Defise...

  14. FT Alphaville

    September 30, 2009

    Paternoster founder steps back

    Mark Wood has stepped back as chief executive of Paternoster, the UK specialist pensions business, and investors have put an...

  15. September 30, 2009

    Blue-chip pension blues

    In 2006, Mark Wood hired the bluest of blue-chip blokes for the Paternoster board: Lord Turner, Ron Sandler, Sir Howard...

  16. September 30, 2009

    Paternoster founder steps back to cut costs

    Mark Wood has stepped back from day-to-day running of his specialist pensions business, Paternoster, and investors have put...

  17. September 29, 2009

    Paternoster founder steps back to cut costs

    Mark Wood has stepped back from the day-to-day running of his Paternoster specialist pensions business and investors have...

  18. September 29, 2009

    Orange shows 02’s Apple iPhone is not the only fruit

    Exclusive goes mass-market. Apple’s iPhone, once only selectively available, is about to roll out in such far-flung and...

  19. September 3, 2009

    Pension Corp to raise more funds

    Edmund Truell’s Pension Corporation hopes to bring in up to £400m from new and existing investors in a third round of...

  20. July 7, 2009

    Pensions pain

    The UK pensions and annuities industry hardly needs greater demands on capital, but that is apparently what it faces. The...

  21. June 22, 2009

    Workers face 20% cut in pensions

    British workers could see pensions cut up to 20 per cent under European rules that govern insurance company capital...

  22. June 22, 2009

    British workers face 20% cut in pensions

    British workers could see pensions cut up to 20 per cent under European rules that govern insurance company capital...

  23. FT Alphaville

    May 25, 2009

    Pension Corp, Paternoster talks fail

    Edmund Truell’s Pension Corp has failed in its attempt to take over Paternoster, a rival pension buy-out vehicle run by Mark...

  24. May 24, 2009

    Pension Corp’s talks with Paternoster collapse

    Edmund Truell’s Pension Corporation has failed in its attempt to take over Paternoster, a rival pension buy-out vehicle that...

  25. March 7, 2009

    Slumming it

    Just back from Mumbai, where he enjoyed a screening of Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire sipping cocktails at a five-screen...

  26. March 1, 2009

    UK need for pension buy-out still strong

    As the gap between pension fund assets and liabilities increases, a growing number of sponsors are looking to reduce their...

  27. January 27, 2009

    Advice that may put payment of pensions at risk

    From Mr Mark Wood. Sir, John Cridland, the CBI deputy director-general, has suggested that the Pensions Regulator can safely...

  28. December 20, 2008

    Mumbai money

    Despite the gloom and doom, Mark Wood, chief of pension buy-out group Paternoster, has been doing well in his effort to aid...

  29. December 6, 2008

    Into the spirit

    Could it have been a sign of just how lean times are for bankers that Goldman Sachs' Basil Geoghegan battled it out - and...

  30. FT Alphaville

    October 16, 2008

    Turmoil claims $90bn of M&A deals

    Mergers and acquisitions worth nearly $90bn have collapsed since Sept 1 as turmoil has spread through financial markets,...

  31. July 21, 2008

    New European rules could hit annuity providers

    Insurance companies that promise to pay pensioners an income until they die face potential capital shortfalls under...

  32. July 16, 2008

    Paternoster sees further strong growth

    Paternoster, the specialist investor in pension liabilities run by Mark Wood, the former Prudential executive, said assets...

  33. July 15, 2008

    Paternoster sees more strong growth

    Paternoster, the specialist investor in pension liabilities run by Mark Wood, the former Prudential executive, said assets...

  34. June 1, 2008

    Paying for a longer life

    Pension funds have paid little heed to the risk of people living longer than expected in their funding approach, but UK...

  35. May 14, 2008

    Lonmin offloads pensions

    Lonmin yesterday became the first FTSE 100 company to offload its pension liabilities to an insurance group, striking a...

  36. May 13, 2008

    Lonmin to offload pension liabilities

    Lonmin became the first FTSE 100 company to offload its pension liabilities to an insurance group, striking a deal with...

  37. May 8, 2008

    Paternoster's pension concept comes of age

    When Mark Wood announced the creation of pension buy-out specialist in December 2005, he unveiled a business for which...

  38. May 7, 2008

    Paternoster’s pension concept comes of age

    When Mark Wood announced the creation of a pension buy-out specialist in December 2005, he unveiled a business for which...

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