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    1. August 21, 2014

      JLT’s Wood raises heat on insurers

      Pressure is mounting on insurers to declare whether they will levy controversial exit charges on millions of pension savers...

    2. August 8, 2014

      Mark Wood of JLT warns insurers over exit fees on pension cash

      Britain’s biggest insurers are facing calls to step back from levying “unacceptable” exit charges on millions of savers...

    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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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,...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. November 8, 2009

      Movers and shakers: Nov 9

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

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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