Professional Pensions | 12 Aug 2014 | 13:13 |
A sharp decrease in mortality rates in the first half of the year has highlighted the dangers of assuming that longevity improvements will plateau, says Hymans Robertson.
Rothesay Life has secured a longevity swap with US reinsurer Prudential to cover the members of 93 schemes it has insured.
Professional Pensions | 12 Aug 2014 | 12:19 |
Jack Jones looks at the options that are open to schemes looking to transfer risk to insurers.
Professional Pensions | 11 Aug 2014 | 12:58 |
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has completed the transfer of assets held by the UK Coal pension scheme after the company collapsed following a failed restructuring.
Professional Pensions | 08 Aug 2014 | 13:11 |
The trustees of the Miki Travel Limited Pension & Assurance Scheme have secured a buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Professional Pensions | 06 Aug 2014 | 13:56 |
BBA Aviation has introduced an asset-backed funding scheme to replace deficit contributions to its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme, following the firm’s sale of a subsidiary.
Professional Pensions | 05 Aug 2014 | 13:40 |
Aon Hewitt and Eversheds have launched a fixed-fee service to make completing a buy-in or buyout cheaper and quicker.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jul 2014 | 11:27 |
The Philips Pension Fund has insured a further £300m of pensioner liabilities following on from a £484m buy-in it completed last year.
Professional Pensions | 25 Jul 2014 | 11:22 |
The London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) is looking to implement sector-wide covenant checks for colleges and universities, charities and housing associations.
Professional Pensions | 23 Jul 2014 | 13:39 |
Mercer has teamed up with Zurich to launch a longevity hedging product for smaller and mid-sized defined benefit pension schemes.
Professional Pensions | 14 Jul 2014 | 12:02 |
The Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) has tied up a £1.3bn buyout of its old section that includes a one-off discretionary increase for all members.
Professional Pensions | 10 Jul 2014 | 11:54 |
Jack Jones looks at the implications of BT’s record-breaking risk transfer exercise.
Professional Pensions | 08 Jul 2014 | 13:12 |
The BT longevity swap smashed previous records. Here are the ten biggest so far:
Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2014 | 11:59 |
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