Professional Pensions | 09 Dec 2013 | 13:23
The vast majority of the industry is concerned the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) switch of risk rating providers could lead to an “unjustified” levy hike for some, Barnett Waddingham research finds.
The Leaf UK Pension Scheme has secured a £35m buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation, covering approximately 700 members.
Professional Pensions | 09 Dec 2013 | 10:44
Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has completed its first major transaction in the longevity market, with the structuring and syndication of a €1.4 billion longevity swap deal for Dutch insurer Aegon.
Professional Pensions | 05 Dec 2013 | 11:05 |
Deloitte plans to launch a service to help schemes move to flexible defined benefit (DB) structures in order to obtain better buyout deals.
Professional Pensions | 05 Dec 2013 | 07:00 |
Legal & General’s (L&G) bulk annuity business has entered into a partnership with Club Vita to share longevity data and expertise.
Professional Pensions | 03 Dec 2013 | 12:36 |
Partnership has named former Aviva bulk annuity deal manager Andy Morley as national account manager for de-risking solutions.
Professional Pensions | 03 Dec 2013 | 12:29 |
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has reinsured the longevity risk relating to £1.4bn of the liabilities in its bulk annuity portfolio with a range of reinsurance houses.
Professional Pensions | 25 Nov 2013 | 13:48 |
Basel III is encouraging financial services companies to consider defined benefit (DB) scheme buyouts and buy-ins to move liabilities off their balance sheets, experts say.
Professional Pensions | 21 Nov 2013 | 07:00 |
The NCR pension plan has entered into a £670m buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) covering 5,400 members of the consumer transaction tech firm’s subsidiaries in the UK.
Professional Pensions | 20 Nov 2013 | 11:39 |
The Schindler Group scheme has agreed a £50m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) to cover the liabilities relating to its current pensioner members.
Professional Pensions | 07 Nov 2013 | 14:00 |
The Tate & Lyle Amylum UK Pension Scheme has agreed an £82m buy-in to cover all liabilities relating its pensioner and deferred members.
Professional Pensions | 07 Nov 2013 | 13:45 |
The volume of premiums in bulk annuity deals reached a record £3.9bn between July and September, research from LCP shows.
Professional Pensions | 06 Nov 2013 | 13:31 |
Just Retirement has completed its first £3.2m individually underwritten buy-in of pensions in payment with a firm in the legal sector.
Professional Pensions | 05 Nov 2013 | 11:59 |
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