UK - Schemes looking to maximise returns in a low interest rate environment must work closely with investment banks to boost member outcomes, Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond says.
Speaking on BBC Radio Four's Today programme, Diamond (pictured) said pension funds need to return about 7% to get the right result for members - but poor gilt returns and interest rates were making it...
With pressures on health unlikely to abate in the near future, Aon's Guide to Risk Settlement analyses the cost of longevity reinsurance.
"The solvency deficit reported by our scheme actuary is much bigger than the company can afford. It's not worth us thinking about buyout now.. is it?"
Navigating the settlement market to find a solution that best meets an investor’s needs is a challenge that continues to plague the market
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