The insurance industry faces a "severe" concentration of systematic longevity risk through the market for buy-ins, buyouts and longevity swaps, according to professor David Blake.
He warned the industry could run into serious trouble if it got pricing wrong and called for the development of a capital market to create a more robust solution for longevity risk transfers. This would...
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) Pension & Assurance Scheme has insured benefits for 191 members in a £26m buy-in with Aviva.
The defined benefit (DB) scheme of Shepherd Foods (London) has completed a £3m buyout with Aviva, insuring the benefits of 13 pensioner and deferred members.
General Motors has agreed a £53m bulk purchase annuity transaction with Aviva for the Vauxhall Associated Companies Pension Fund (VACPF).
Rothesay has completed a £6m follow-on buyout with an unnamed aviation scheme, insuring benefits of eight pensioners and 31 deferred members.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) concluded £5.6bn on bulk annuities in 2020 after recording just over £2.1bn in the second half of the year.