The Co-operative Group's Somerfield Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring the benefits of its pensioner members.
The deal - completed earlier this week - accounts for just over a third (35%) of the scheme's liabilities, which were £1.2bn as at 31 March 2017, according to its most recent data. The scheme had £1.13bn...
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.
Two in five UK defined benefit (DB) schemes expect to complete a bulk annuity or longevity swap transaction within the next three years, Willis Towers Watson research finds.
Sponsor covenants are facing a “triple whammy” moving into 2021 as the effects of Covid-19, Brexit and macro-economic conditions combine, Lincoln Pensions warns.
Darryl Brundle and Ashley Kanter look at the contrasting pressures and easements on longevity associated with the pandemic