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  1. Insurance subsidiaries spreading their wings

    trueMore money managers that started life as insurance-company investment units are making a concerted effort to grow their in-house capabilities to increase the ratio of third-party assets.

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  1. Philips does pension buy-in with Prudential for U.K. plan

    truePhilips Pension Fund, Guildford, England, entered into a £300 million ($509.4 million) pension buy-in with Prudential U.K., its second buy-in in the past year.

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  2. DeAWM selects head of U.K., global head of insurance and pension solutions

    trueRandy Brown was named managing director and head of the U.K. and global head of insurance and pension solutions at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management.

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  3. HSBC Life sells pension business to Swiss Re subsidiary

    trueHSBC Life (U.K.) agreed to sell its U.K. pension business to Admin Re, a subsidiary of Swiss Re.

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  4. Sun Life Investment Management picks Qatar Foundation CIO as president

    trueCarl Bang was named president of Sun Life Investment Management, a new third-party money management business targeting Canadian defined benefit pension funds and other institutional investors.

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  5. Prudential Fixed Income appoints structured products managing director

    trueJohn Vibert was named managing director, structured products, at Prudential Fixed Income.

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  6. Executives split over possible pension risk transfer crunch

    trueA growing number of large pension risk transfer deals in the U.K. and U.S., coupled with an anticipated influx of deals across both markets, have left industry executives split over the potential for a capacity crunch.

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  7. Pensions rule changes to increase market capacity

    trueWhile executives working in the risk transfer market argue over whether a capacity crunch is approaching, they agree on one thing: Recent changes to the U.K. pensions market could encourage new players to the bulk annuity market.

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  8. LGIM assets climb 3% in quarter, 5% for year

    trueLegal & General Investment Management's assets under management increased 3% to £463 billion ($776.5 billion) for the three months ended March 31, and 5% from a year ago, boosted in particular by growth in international assets.

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  9. Towers Watson appoints senior insurance investment consultant

    trueKeith Goodby was appointed senior investment consultant within Towers Watson's insurance investment advisory group.

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  10. GSAM: Insurance CIOs investment optimism unchanged from 2013

    trueInsurance companies are tentative about investment opportunities and recognize the need to enhance portfolio returns in order to combat the low-yield environment, according to the annual Goldman Sachs Asset Management Insurance Survey.

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  11. Legal & General Investment Management's head of Europe and Middle East leaves

    trueHugh Cutler has left his role as head of Europe and Middle East at Legal & General Investment Management, said a spokesman for the money manager.

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  12. J.P. Morgan Asset Management gets $12 billion assignment from Resolution Life

    trueResolution Life Holdings hired J.P. Morgan Asset Management to run its $12 billion fixed-income portfolio.

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  13. Saskatchewan Government Insurance looking for investment consultant

    trueSaskatchewan Government Insurance issued an RFP for a consultant for the investment portfolios of its four insurance companies, with a combined C$2.5 billion (US$2.27 billion) in assets, and the group's C$34 million defined benefit plan.

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