The case for hedging longevity in DB schemes

Howard Kearns explores the biggest remaining risks for DB pension schemes.

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Howard Kearns is longevity pricing director at Insight Investment
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Howard Kearns is longevity pricing director at Insight Investment

Defined benefit pension schemes are mostly well hedged when it comes to interest rate and inflation risks, but many have yet to address longevity risk.

The implications for a scheme could be significant - including a delay in reaching target funding or increased deficit contributions. According to Club Vita analysis, most pension schemes in the...

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