The Pensions Institute has predicted there will be rapid growth in medically underwritten bulk annuities as schemes turn to ‘top-sliced' deals and traditional insurers get into the market.
The organisation's report The Good, the Bad and the Healthy: The medical underwriting revolution in the defined benefit de-risking market found 15% of all sub-£100m deals in 2015 used medical underwriting...
Only one third of defined benefit (DB) schemes lengthened their recovery plan end dates in 2019, according to research by Hymans Robertson.
Hargreaves Lansdown has been named as the slowest provider to switch pensions through the Origo transfer service.
Regulatory guidance “could set too high a hurdle” for superfunds, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) warns.
Around one in 25 pension schemes have made use of regulatory easements to deficit recovery contribution (DRC) payment schedules, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the September 2020 estimates on the various measures…