Legal & General (L&G) has reported record bulk annuity numbers which it said had "more than offset" a 61% drop in sales of traditional annuity policies since the Budget reforms were announced.
Its third quarter interim statement said overall annuity assets were up 16% to £39.9bn compared to £34.5bn in the same quarter last year. It added total annuity sales were up 5% to £3.9bn representing...
Much like when selling a house, DB plans need to tidy up before approaching the bulk annuity market, says David Ellis.
Just Group has completed a £340m buy-in with the Ibstock Pension Scheme in the insurer’s largest ever bulk annuity transaction.
Punter Southall has launched a defined benefit (DB) scheme consolidator in a bid to allow small schemes to cut their running costs, reduce risk and improve benefit security and governance.
With a recent rise in the number of smaller schemes undertaking bulk annuity transactions, Charlotte Quarmby sets out why now might be the right time for smaller pension schemes looking to de-risk.
Wilton Re has made an investment in Clara Pensions to support the consolidator’s growth and development.