Professional Pensions | 08 Feb 2016 | 13:00
Rothesay Life has entered into talks to buy Aegon's £8bn ($11.57bn) annuity book according to Sky News.
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 |
Neil Copeland looks at the growing need for trustees to be aware of the risks in their investment strategies.
Professional Pensions | 19 Jan 2016 | 17:15 |
Volumes of buy-ins and buy-outs exceeded £11bn for 2015 according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Professional Pensions | 08 Jan 2016 | 13:22 |
The impact of Solvency II on bulk annuity pricing will be limited, but schemes with generous options could see hefty increases, finds Jack Jones
Professional Pensions | 09 Dec 2015 | 13:24 |
The proposed merger between Just Retirement and Partnership has been put on hold subject to meeting Solvency II requirements and is expected in January.
Professional Pensions | 23 Nov 2015 | 12:21 |
Employers could have to pay up to 10% more to buy out pension schemes after Solvency II regulations for insurers come in next year, says PwC.
Professional Pensions | 26 Aug 2015 | 13:31 |
LDI has been a helpful tool for schemes looking to de-risk. But does the emerging use of illiquid assets mean LDI could become a hindrance to achieving buyout? Stephanie Baxter investigates.
Professional Pensions | 22 Jul 2015 | 12:11 |
Insurers are pricing younger pensioners more competitively for buy-ins than older populations, according to LCP.
Professional Pensions | 25 Sep 2014 | 12:26 |
Stephanie Baxter explains why a UK financial services commissioner is great news for pensions
Professional Pensions | 18 Sep 2014 | 11:02 |
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has appointed Elliot Varnell and William Coatesworth to its risk team.
Professional Pensions | 26 Mar 2014 | 10:33 |
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