Interest rate and inflation hedging levels rose during the last quarter of 2015 according to BMO Global Asset Management's Liability Driven Investment (LDI) survey.
Total interest rate hedging activity during Q4 was the second highest level in the survey's history, and was up by 13% from £25.4bn in Q3 to around £28.8bn in Q4. The quarterly survey, which polled...
Keen insurer pricing and streamlined services will lead to a surge in demand from smaller schemes to undertake bulk annuity transactions, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) predicts.
With bulk annuity markets becoming increasingly busy before Covid-19, James Geer looks at what steps trustees can take to improve their chances of transacting.
The British Bankers’ Association Pension Scheme (BBA) has completed a £95m bulk purchase annuity transaction with Aviva.
The 3i Group Pension Plan has agreed a £650m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring the remaining benefits within the scheme.
Pension schemes and life insurers should be prepared for a modest change to their assumptions for mortality rates in the post-Covid-19 world, an academic study suggests.