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...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. Here are the April 2021 estimates on the various measures…
All signs point to imminent and substantial growth in consolidation, according to a range of speakers across the industry, including TPR, at the recent Professional Pensions DB Consolidation Conference.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have launched a joint consultation on the proposals to update the asset information collected from defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed several changes to its actuarial assumptions under various bases as part of a regular review, broadly improving the lifeboat fund’s view of scheme funding.
It will take too long to save into defined contribution (DC) pensions to keep retirement savings steady and offset the loss of defined benefit (DB) income, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).