2019's 'jumbo' bulk annuities bigger than any full-year volume

James Phillips
clock
There has been a surge in the number of £1bn-plus transactions this year
Image:

There has been a surge in the number of £1bn-plus transactions this year

Small schemes are facing “obvious challenges” in grabbing insurer attention as “jumbo” deals are beginning to typify the bulk annuity market, Aon says.

This year has seen a surge in the number of £1bn-plus transactions, with eight deals insuring more liabilities between them than any full-year previously, the consultancy said, including last week'...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Pensions

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the industry
  • Receive our in-depth monthly magazine in either print or digital format
  • Access our Sustainable Investment Hub covering news and opinion from thought leaders in the ESG space
  • Receive important and breaking news stories selected by the Editors in our daily newsletter
  • Hear from industry experts and other forward-thinking leaders
  • Receive a monthly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts and a feature from the magazine in advance of its release date

Join now

 

Already a Professional Pensions member?

Login

James Phillips
Author spotlight

James Phillips

Professional Pensions journalist from 2016-2022

More on Industry

Warning of early pension access implications

Warning of early pension access implications

Research found 13% of savers have accessed pension savings earlier than planned

Holly Roach
clock 10 August 2022 • 2 min read
Turner: "If professional trustees are simply shaking their heads and advocating sole trusteeship, they are not doing their job."

AMNT: 'Serious consequence' of relying on sole trustees

AMNT said schemes relying on sole trustees are ‘weakening protection for members’

Holly Roach
clock 10 August 2022 • 2 min read
Ball: "Everybody’s understanding is that we are not going to see massive changes to the code that the regulator published in draft."

A trustee checklist for...the single code of practice

Trustees have a lot to consider ahead of implementation, Martin Richmond writes

Martin Richmond
clock 09 August 2022 • 8 min read
Trustpilot