Solvency II shifts timing and pricing of de-risking deals

James Phillips
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Solvency II shifts timing and pricing of de-risking deals

Solvency II regulations have caused a shift in the timing of buy-in and buyout transactions, as well as asset sourcing, according to Aon Hewitt.

Bulk annuity deals have typically occurred in a "last minute frenzy" in early December, but recently these have moved into early January. For example, the consultancy points to deals with Alcatel-Lucent,...

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