The impact of Solvency II on bulk annuity pricing will be limited, but schemes with generous options could see hefty increases, finds Jack Jones
After many false starts, Solvency II finally comes in on 1 January. As this date approaches much of the uncertainty around the impact of the regulation on the pricing of bulk annuities has disappeared....
FTSE 100 risk settlement transactions have reached £70bn as a third of these firms remove longevity risk, according to Aon.
The National Grid UK Pension Scheme has agreed a £2.8bn buy-in deal with Rothesay Life, covering the benefits of an unspecified number of pensioner members.
There have now been a total of around 50 buy-in and buyout deals of over £500m announced since 2007. The full list, provided courtesy of LCP, is as follows...
As the risk reduction market gets busier and busier, Jonathan Stapleton says preparations must become more comprehensive for schemes to gain a foothold.
Rothesay Life has lodged an appeal against the High Court’s decision to block the £12bn transfer of Prudential’s annuity book.