Pension schemes could be accidentally pushing themselves further from their endgame by agreeing “fashionable” buy-ins with insurers.
Speaking at a panel discussion this morning (25 September), Redington director of investment consulting Mette Hansen said the illiquid nature of buy-in assets reduces the potential returns for a scheme...
FTSE 100 risk settlement transactions have reached £70bn as a third of these firms remove longevity risk, according to Aon.
The National Grid UK Pension Scheme has agreed a £2.8bn buy-in deal with Rothesay Life, covering the benefits of an unspecified number of pensioner members.
There have now been a total of around 50 buy-in and buyout deals of over £500m announced since 2007. The full list, provided courtesy of LCP, is as follows...
As the risk reduction market gets busier and busier, Jonathan Stapleton says preparations must become more comprehensive for schemes to gain a foothold.
Rothesay Life has lodged an appeal against the High Court’s decision to block the £12bn transfer of Prudential’s annuity book.