Pensions de-risking deals set to hit record £65bn this year

Despite subdued market 2021 also expected to be third busiest year after H2 stampede

James Phillips
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Pensions de-risking deals set to hit record £65bn this year

Record-breaking levels of pension de-risking transactions could be agreed this year amid a burgeoning market, says WTW.

The consultancy's annual De-risking report estimated that around £40bn of the total will come from bulk annuity transactions, while another £25bn will complete via longevity swaps. It comes as o...

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