Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes could have access to much-needed cash flow through a short-term equivalent of a buy-in service, according to PwC.
Pensions director Jerome Melcer (pictured) told PP insurers could develop a service providing access to their efficiencies such as illiquid investment opportunities and expertise, without the spiralling...
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.
Regulatory guidance “could set too high a hurdle” for superfunds, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) warns.
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.