LDI has been a helpful tool for schemes looking to de-risk. But does the emerging use of illiquid assets mean LDI could become a hindrance to achieving buyout? Stephanie Baxter investigates.
Since its beginnings in the early 2000s, liability driven investment (LDI) has grown into one of the most popular de-risking strategies for UK defined benefit (DB) schemes and, concerned about the divergence...
The Unomedical Pension Plan has agreed to a £10m buyout of its 65 members’ liabilities with Aviva.
Chris DeMarco explains why the Covid-19 has increased opportunities for schemes to de-risk via bulk annuities.
Keen insurer pricing and streamlined services will lead to a surge in demand from smaller schemes to undertake bulk annuity transactions, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) predicts.
With bulk annuity markets becoming increasingly busy before Covid-19, James Geer looks at what steps trustees can take to improve their chances of transacting.
The British Bankers’ Association Pension Scheme (BBA) has completed a £95m bulk purchase annuity transaction with Aviva.