Smaller schemes focus on buyout despite perceived price disadvantage

James Phillips
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Ward: The key for smaller schemes is to streamline the process
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Ward: The key for smaller schemes is to streamline the process

The majority of sub-£250m schemes plan to achieve a buyout as their scheme’s endgame even if pricing opportunities are not necessarily in their favour, Mercer research finds.

Just over two in five schemes are focusing on the bulk annuity route while 24% were aiming for a run-off or self-sufficiency strategy. Yet, as schemes prepare to set longer-term goals in response to...

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