Will future demand for bulk annuities squeeze supply?

Kristian Brunt-Seymour
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Will future demand for bulk annuities squeeze supply?

With demand for bulk annuities predicted to reach £350bn by 2026, supply may not be able to keep up, which could push up pricing. Kristian Brunt-Seymour looks at whether it is an issue and what it means for schemes.

At a glance: Buy-ins may account for over £262.5bn of bulk annuity business by 2026 Business growth depends on the recovery of financial markets following Brexit Understanding liab...

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