UK - Bulk annuity buy-ins and buyouts are now a more popular solution than longevity risk hedging for trustees looking to de-risk, research by MetLife Assurance shows.
The firm said bulk annuity buy-ins and buyouts are now the second most popular de-risking option ahead of longevity-risk hedging solutions, a change since MetLife Assurance's study last year, which showed...
The bulk annuity market had a record final quarter in 2015 as buy-in and buyout deals totalled £5.4bn, according to LCP.
The Pensions Institute has predicted there will be rapid growth in medically underwritten bulk annuities as schemes turn to ‘top-sliced' deals and traditional insurers get into the market.
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Aviva's exit from the large-scale UK bulk purchase annuity market due to disappointing returns will not affect competition, Aon Hewitt says.
Almost 100 bulk annuity and longevity swap deals worth more than £50m have taken place in the UK since 2007 as part of an international trend, Mercer research says.