'Jumbo' deals to drive £60bn risk transfer activity in 2022

Mercer’s forecast for the risk transfer market next year

Hope William-Smith
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Mercer head of DB risk Andrew Ward
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Mercer head of DB risk Andrew Ward

Combined bulk annuities, longevity swaps and new risk transfer solutions could reach up to £60bn during 2022, according to Mercer forecasting.

The firm said strong demand and significant improvements to funding levels of defined benefit (DB) schemes would drive activity to significantly higher totals than seen in 2021. Further impetus was...

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