The Sportech Pension Scheme has entered into an agreement with Just Group for a £2.5m buy-in ahead of a planned buyout.
The deal, which completed in March, was aided by a £234,000 exceptional cash contribution, with the online gambling and entertainment company also agreeing to cover all administrative, actuarial and legal...
Longevity swap transactions will hit a record-breaking level of £25bn this year, Willis Towers Watson has predicted.
Schemes are increasingly looking at longevity hedging as part of their de-risking process, according to a survey by Insight Investment.
Insurers are now able to accommodate up to £30bn of bulk annuity transactions every year with no impact on pricing, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Increasing demand for global longevity reinsurance could lead to higher bulk annuity prices but less exact matching for longevity hedging, says Mercer.
The Electricity North West Group of the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS) has invested in an £805m pensioner buy-in with Scottish Widows.