Very few schemes have protection in place against longevity risk in their scheme liabilities. Howard Kearns explains why and how to rectify this
Many UK defined benefit (DB) schemes have closed to new members and are now on a journey to their endgame. Typical target endgames would include a full buyout of the scheme's liabilities with an insurer...
Scottish Widows completed five bulk annuity transactions in 2019, with liabilities insured exceeding £2bn.
The Co-operative Pension Scheme (Pace) has agreed a £1bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring benefits for around 7,000 members.
There have now been a total of over 50 buy-in and buyout deals of over £500m announced since 2007. The full list is as follows...
Allied Irish Bank (AIB) has secured an £850m buy-in for its UK pension scheme with Legal & General (L&G).
The trustees of the £3bn Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) have secured £1.6bn of members’ pension benefits through a buy-in transaction with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).