The Co-operative Pension Scheme, known as Pace, has completed a £1bn buy-in with Aviva in the first announced bulk annuity deal of 2020.
The deal, announced today (29 January), covers the liabilities of around 7,000 members and 12% of scheme assets, removing the investment and longevity risk associated with them. Aviva was selected after...
Much like when selling a house, DB plans need to tidy up before approaching the bulk annuity market, says David Ellis.
Just Group has completed a £340m buy-in with the Ibstock Pension Scheme in the insurer’s largest ever bulk annuity transaction.
Punter Southall has launched a defined benefit (DB) scheme consolidator in a bid to allow small schemes to cut their running costs, reduce risk and improve benefit security and governance.
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.