UK Pension Fund Market Expected to Reach USD 5.22 Trillion by 2029

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The UK Pension Fund Market size in terms of assets under management value is expected to grow from USD 4.25 trillion in 2024 to USD 5.22 trillion by 2029, at a CAGR of 4.22% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

UK Pension Fund Market Trends

Ageing population rate in United Kingdom affecting United Kingdom Pension Funds Market

As a country's population grows, there is naturally an increase in the aging population and the number of people reaching senior or retirement age. The United Kingdom had observed a steady increase in population growth over the period, and it observed a population level of 67.02 million, a small decline from its level.

With this demographic of continuous increase in the aging population, the pension funds market establishes itself as an emerging opportunity for the United Kingdom. During the previous year, almost 5% of the total population existed in the age group above 60, and around 6% in the age group 55-59 were nearing retirement age. In the current year, the United Kingdom had 0.847 million people in the age group of 60, which is expected to increase further. This trend shows a positive market for pension funds in the United Kingdom.

Increase in pension investment opportunity affecting Pension Funds Market in United Kingdom

With the growing industrialisation and the IT sector employing a large number of the population companies are shifting from pay-as-you-go pension schemes towards funding pension arrangements. With this, companies invest individual saving in financial assets making pension funds key investors in both listed and non-listed firms.

The number of Workforce jobs in the United Kingdom observed a continuous increase over the years, with around 35 Mn population engaged in a job during last year. This creates an increase in pension fund accounts being created for employees and creates a positive environment for investment in the Pension funds market and creates benefits for the employees as well as the company.

UK Pension Fund Industry Overview

Wealthify, Penfold, AJBell, Bestinvest, Pension, Interactive Investors, Hargreaves Lansdown, Money Farm, Net Wealth, and Profile Pension are private pension fund providers in the United Kingdom. Pension funds, compared to other institutional investors, which typically move rapidly in and out of companies' stocks depending on earnings and other short-term factors, have a tendency to stay committed to a firm for the long term and provide the type of finance required to support innovative projects.

By concentrating ownership, pension funds represent an effective instrument to stem managers' propensity to support inefficient and short-sighted strategies. With this trend, companies are expanding their businesses and focusing on their pension fund assets, creating a market for the pension fund.

Key Topics Covered:




4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Shift to Capital Light Products from traditional products.
4.2.2 A push for technology led engagement
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Market Volatility affecting pension funds market.
4.3.2 Changing demographic structure and Organizational factor
4.4 Market Opportunities
4.4.1 Rising interest rate driving fund allocation.
4.4.2 Increased demand from Pension scheme for insurance buyout.
4.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.6 Insights of Technology Innovations in the Market
4.7 Insights on Various Regulatory Landscape
4.8 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

5.1 By Plan Type
5.1.1 Distributed Contribution
5.1.2 Distributed Benefit
5.1.3 Reserved Fund
5.1.4 Hybrid

6.1 Market Concentration Overview
6.2 Company Profiles

  • Wealthify
  • Penfold
  • AJBell
  • Bestinvest
  • Pension Bee
  • Interactive Investors
  • Hargreaves Lansdown
  • Money Farm
  • Zedra
  • Prudential


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