Around £17.5bn of buy-ins and buyouts were transacted in the first half of the year as market records continue to tumble.
With all insurers having published their results to June, the first six months saw the highest volume of deals in any first half since records began in 2007. The £17.5bn figure compares to just £7.7bn...
Prudential Retirement reinsured $1.7bn (£1.4bn) of UK pension scheme longevity risk in the first half of the year, it has revealed.
The money used to insure pension liabilities can help met the government’s agenda to ‘build, build, build’, says Johnny Chow
The UBS (UK) Pension and Life Assurance Scheme has hedged the longevity risk of around half its defined benefit (DB) liabilities through a £1.4bn longevity swap completed with Zurich and Canada Life Reinsurance.
The Brandsby Agricultural Trading Association (BATA) has agreed a £13m buyout with Legal & General (L&G), securing benefits for all 120 members of the BATA Superannuation Pension Scheme.
The IPC Media Pension Scheme has agreed a £290m buy-in with Rothesay Life, insuring benefits for around 500 pensioner members.