Four bulk annuity transactions worth over £1bn were transacted by Scottish Widows in the first half of the year, according to its half yearly report.
In its report, published on 01 August, Scottish Widows - part of Lloyds Banking Group - said it completed four deals generating £1.1bn of new business premiums in the first half. The report shows Lloyds...
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.
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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.
Wilton Re has made an investment in Clara Pensions to support the consolidator’s growth and development.