Deficits could fall by hundreds of billions of pounds if the six-year stall in life expectancy improvements becomes a long-term trend. However, there is a risk of taking too much notice of short-term changes, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Over the first decade of this century there was a clear trend of increasing life expectancy, which underpinned most pension fund forecasts. But over the past six years, the previous improvement rate has...
The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has found a lower cohort life expectancy for both men and women in its 2020 table, even after zero-weighting data related to Covid.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has reported a technical provisions deficit of between £14.9bn and £17.9bn as of 31 March 2020, and delayed its valuation as it considers how to proceed.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the February 2021 estimates on the various measures…
Rothesay has concluded a £120m buy-in with the West Ferry Printers Pension Scheme, covering all remaining pensioner and deferred liabilities.
The Metropolitan Tower Life Insurance Company (MetLife) has reinsured approximately $5bn (£3.6bn) of Rothesay pension liabilities.