Scottish Widows completed five bulk annuity transactions in 2019, with liabilities insured exceeding £2bn.
The figure is up on 2018, when a total of £1.8bn of defined benefit (DB) scheme liabilities were secured with the insurer. Last year's deals included an £805m buy-in with the Electricity North West...
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.