Professional Pensions | 19 Apr 2016 | 11:29 |
EIOPA's decision to not impose a solvency-based funding regime on pension funds has been welcomed but has it really gone for good, asks Stephanie Baxter?
The UK has welcomed EIOPA’s decision to not impose solvency-based funding requirements on DB schemes. But the alternative option will still be costly and complex, finds Stephanie Baxter
Professional Pensions | 18 Apr 2016 | 16:27 |
Volatility of bulk annuity pricing is likely to continue in the coming months amid difficult market conditions according to Aon Hewitt.
Professional Pensions | 04 Apr 2016 | 13:09 |
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has written £900m of bulk annuity premiums in the first quarter of 2016 according to its end of year results.
Professional Pensions | 24 Mar 2016 | 13:09 |
The bulk annuity market had a record final quarter in 2015 as buy-in and buyout deals totalled £5.4bn, according to LCP.
Professional Pensions | 17 Mar 2016 | 12:51 |
Prudential has seen a 46% fall in individual annuity sales during 2015 following the introduction of the April pension freedoms.
Professional Pensions | 10 Mar 2016 | 13:03 |
Bulk annuity business in 2016 will outstrip last year's levels despite a slow start due to the introduction of Solvency II, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Professional Pensions | 07 Mar 2016 | 12:55 |
As the EU referendum looms closer it is entirely possible the UK could end up leaving Europe. Kristian Brunt-Seymour finds a Brexit could be both good and bad for pensions.
Professional Pensions | 26 Feb 2016 | 17:00 |
As the number of small bulk annuity deals have fallen year on year despite overall growth in the market, Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how small schemes can avoid being squeezed out.
Professional Pensions | 16 Feb 2016 | 08:00 |
Rothesay Life has entered into talks to buy Aegon's £8bn ($11.57bn) annuity book according to Sky News.
Professional Pensions | 08 Feb 2016 | 13:00 |
As insurers implement new capital buffers that make bulk annuities less profitable, Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how it will impact the market.
Professional Pensions | 01 Feb 2016 | 15:53 |
Short-term bulk annuity pricing has become less predictable due to volatile market conditions and insurers adjusting to Solvency II, according to Aon Hewitt.
Professional Pensions | 01 Feb 2016 | 13:20 |
Prudential has signalled its bulk annuity volumes will reduce as new regulatory capital buffers will make it harder to make the business profitable.
Professional Pensions | 21 Jan 2016 | 13:06 |
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