While market conditions may have put a dent in your de-risking plans, there is still plenty of preparation you can do and opportunities to take advantage of, says Michael Abramson.
As the situation regarding Covid-19 continues to develop, there will inevitably be some implications for UK pension schemes who are considering transferring risk to insurance companies, writes Michael...
Longevity swap usage is expected to grow further as more reinsurers enter the market to hedge the risk of deferred members, according to Mercer.
The Countrywide Farmers Retirement Benefits has secured a £100m buy-in with Legal & General, insuring members’ benefits above Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation levels.
The LV= Employee Pension Scheme has agreed a buy-in of around £800m with Phoenix Life after converting an existing longevity swap.
The Premaberg Holdings Limited Retirement Benefits Plan has agreed a £5m buy-in transaction with Just Group.
Amy Kessler, Professor Andrew Cairns, Professor David Blake and Marsha Kessler look at how schemes can make longevity assumptions post-Covid