The British Airways sponsored Airways Pension Scheme (APS) has completed a £4.4bn pensioner bulk annuity buy-in with Legal & General.
The deal - the largest pensioner buy-in ever completed in the UK market - will cover around 60% of the scheme's pensioner liabilities. The transaction accounts for existing longevity reinsurance contracts...
Aggregate spending on defined benefit (DB) pensions has dropped from £19bn to £15bn in 12 months, according to Hymans Robertson.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Pension scheme trustees should actively engage financial advisers if members are looking to transfer out of their defined benefit arrangements and washing their hands of the process does not eliminate risk, a study has found.
Greater regulatory focus on covenant, holistic risk management, and long-term targets has helped proactive schemes approach their endgames earlier, says Adolfo Aponte.
Unilever has set out plans to overhaul its defined benefit (DB) pension arrangements in a bid to manage costs.