While the market volatility and falling gilt yields in the aftermath of the EU referendum is bad news for DB schemes, they could actually benefit from more attractive buy-in and buyout pricing. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores which schemes could benefit most.
At a glance Bulk annuity pricing has improved by 5% since Brexit vote due to widening credit spreads Schemes that are well-hedged to a gilts-based funding target may benefit most Market...
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) trustee board has warned investment returns will be lower in the future than expected as it edges closer to concluding its 2020 valuation.
The defined benefit (DB) scheme of Evonik Holdings UK has agreed a £544m full buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) Assurance Society.
Pension risk transfer volumes this year will look similar to those in 2020 as market volatility creates opportunities for schemes able to act fast, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Pension transfer values ended 2020 at £259,000, 8% higher than the start of the year, according to XPS Pensions, after suffering periods of substantial volatility linked to the pandemic while potential scams reached record highs.
The Pension Schemes Bill has been scheduled for ping-pong, its penultimate step before becoming law.