Jonathan Stapleton looks at research from Llewellyn Consulting, which analyses the impact of DB liabilities on the share price of FTSE100 firms.
At a Glance There is broadly a 1:1 effect of deficits on the market value of firms when measured on a ‘risk free’ basis This is equivalent to an additional risk premium of 20% of disclosed pension...
The Old British Steel Pension Scheme (OBSPS) has agreed a £2bn full buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), one step closer to exiting Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment.
Much like when selling a house, DB plans need to tidy up before approaching the bulk annuity market, says David Ellis.
Just Group has completed a £340m buy-in with the Ibstock Pension Scheme in the insurer’s largest ever bulk annuity transaction.
Punter Southall has launched a defined benefit (DB) scheme consolidator in a bid to allow small schemes to cut their running costs, reduce risk and improve benefit security and governance.
Regulatory guidance “could set too high a hurdle” for superfunds, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) warns.