Sponsoring employers are being too cautious amid low interest rates and missing out on advantageous de-risking opportunities, according to analysis by JLT Employee Benefits.
Buy-in and buyout transactions are being delayed while companies await higher yields on gilts. In the firm's latest buyout market watch report, it predicts de-risking transactions this year will be...
Defined benefit (DB) schemes should act now to insure members’ benefits before an “anomaly” in the markets is corrected, Prudential Retirement has said.
Growing market volatility could adversely affect defined benefit (DB) schemes nearing buyout over the next five years, Barnett Waddingham says.
Legal & General (L&G) has entered into an agreement with US law firm Locke Lord for a £35m buyout of UK-based Edward Wildman Palmer pension scheme.
Rothesay Life has completed £3.7bn of bulk annuity transactions so far in the second half of this year, according to its latest trading update.
While buy-ins can provide an immediate reduction to liability values, schemes run the risk of retaining key risks and storing up problems, says Jos Vermeulen