Professional Pensions | 15 Dec 2014 | 12:02
Aviva answers key questions facing the bulk annuity market
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has reinsured the longevity risk relating to £2bn of liabilities with Hannover Re and Reinsurance Group of America this year.
Professional Pensions | 15 Dec 2014 | 11:26 |
Towers Watson has launched an off-shore longevity hedging service to give medium-sized schemes direct access to the reinsurance market.
Professional Pensions | 11 Dec 2014 | 11:34 |
The MacDermid Canning Pension Scheme has bought out its 670-member scheme using Aon Hewitt’s implemented annuities service.
Professional Pensions | 10 Dec 2014 | 14:12 |
A methodology for assessing longevity basis risk developed by Hymans Robertson and Cass Business School will help bring index-based longevity swaps into the mainstream, say actuaries.
Professional Pensions | 09 Dec 2014 | 12:33 |
Partnership has completed a £206m buy-in covering high value members of a “multi-billion pound scheme” in the biggest medically underwritten bulk annuity deal to date.
Professional Pensions | 08 Dec 2014 | 12:41 |
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has shunned the idea of creating an industry-specific levy framework over concerns that it was “too easy to manipulate”.
Professional Pensions | 08 Dec 2014 | 10:17 |
PP looks at the complex set of deals that allowed TRW Automotive to shed more than £2.6bn in liabilities.
Professional Pensions | 02 Dec 2014 | 13:41 |
Aviva explains the five crucial ingredients needed to conduct a successful bulk annuity transaction.
Professional Pensions | 02 Dec 2014 | 13:15
Deficits of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have worsened year on year as a result of critically low bond yields, according to JLT Employee Benefits’ monthly index.
Professional Pensions | 01 Dec 2014 | 13:58 |
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are underestimating liabilities by 1% by failing to take into account the varying rate of longevity improvements in the population, according to a ground breaking study.
Professional Pensions | 28 Nov 2014 | 13:32 |
Top stories on PP this week have included a potential £2bn windfall for sponsors, a complex £2.5bn buyout, a government U-turn on freedom and choice and calls for a drawdown fee cap. Here's what you might have missed.
Professional Pensions | 28 Nov 2014 | 10:40 |
The TRW Pension Scheme has secured a £2.5bn pensioner buyout with Legal & General (L&G) after a year-long liability management project involving pension increase exchange (PIE) and enhanced transfer value (ETV) exercises.
Professional Pensions | 27 Nov 2014 | 12:54 |
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