The Aliaxis UK Defined Benefit Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in transaction with Just Group totalling £85m, structured across two tranches of pensions in payment.
Heathrow Airport's defined benefit (DB) plan has completed a £325m pensioner buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) financed by an innovative corporate bond.
Baroness Ros Altmann says more DB trustees should seek independent forensic analysis on the sponsor's business and financial position
The local authority pension fund recently bought protection for its £2.6bn equity portfolio ahead of its 2019 valuation. Stephanie Baxter looks at how the strategy works
The trustees of the Littlewoods Pensions Scheme have agreed an £880m pensioner buy-in with Scottish Widows.
The Marks and Spencer (M&S) Pension Scheme has insured around 15% of its pensioner liabilities through two bulk annuity insurance policies with Aviva and Phoenix Group.
Struggling children's retailer Mothercare has announced plans to overhaul its store portfolio through a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), by closing 50 shops and negotiating reduced rents.
The National Grid Electricity Group has completed an intermediated longevity swap with Zurich for the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS).
David Weeks says pension schemes need to give attention to risks that flow from longevity trends.
Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) has agreed to reinsure around $1.2bn (£900m) of Pension Insurance Corporation's (PIC) longevity risk.
The Toshiba Pension and Assurance Scheme has completed a £170m deferred member buyout. Stephanie Baxter looks at the details of the deal.
A second bulk annuity has been agreed for the Kingfisher Pension Scheme. Victoria Ticha speaks to the trustee about this next step in its journey towards self-sufficiency
The Kingfisher Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), covering around £200m of liabilities for 400 pensioner members.
Greg Wenzerul has been appointed Zurich's first head of longevity risk transfer, as it seeks to grow its business in the market.
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
Prudential has sold £12bn in annuity assets to reinsurance business Rothesay Life as part of its M&G demerger announced today.
Post Office has agreed a £450m bulk annuity for its section of the Royal Mail Pension Plan, insuring all 5,700 members with Rothesay Life.
The Sea Containers 1983 Pension Scheme has been fully insured in a bulk annuity deal completed by Aviva, almost a decade after receiving the regulator's first financial support direction (FSD).
Hymans Robertson has appointed Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist to grow its risk reduction offerings.
MMC UK Pension Fund's Frank Oldham tells Stephanie Baxter how its £3.4bn longevity swap came about and why it chose a captive structure
Five schemes sponsored by advertising firm WPP have completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation - insuring £140m of pensioner and deferred liabilities.
Scottish Widows has reinsured the longevity risk for around £1.3bn of its bulk annuity liabilities with The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA).
Schemes looking to take advantage of attractive longevity swap pricing face a number of challenges in 2018. Victoria Ticha looks at some of the key themes.
The buy-in and buyout market is on course for a record-breaking year as demand continues to rise amid attractive pricing. Victoria Ticha looks at what to expect