Around £1trn of pension risk could be insured by just over a decade’s time as bulk annuity volumes grow rapidly, also boosting insurers’ rankings in the FTSE 100, according to Hymans Robertson.
The consultancy's 2021 Risk Transfer Report, published today (11 February), found that a third of this transfer has already happened, with around £180bn of bulk annuities since 2007 and £110bn of longevity...
There have now been more than 30 longevity swaps over £1bn publicly announced. The full list, provided by Willis Towers Watson and through PP research, is as follows...
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) Pension & Assurance Scheme has insured benefits for 191 members in a £26m buy-in with Aviva.
The defined benefit (DB) scheme of Shepherd Foods (London) has completed a £3m buyout with Aviva, insuring the benefits of 13 pensioner and deferred members.
General Motors has agreed a £53m bulk purchase annuity transaction with Aviva for the Vauxhall Associated Companies Pension Fund (VACPF).
Rothesay has completed a £6m follow-on buyout with an unnamed aviation scheme, insuring benefits of eight pensioners and 31 deferred members.