DB schemes remain on course for buyout

Funding levels dipped by 5% in November but continued to show a strong surplus

Martin Richmond
clock • 2 min read
DB schemes remain on course for buyout

The funding levels for the over 5,000 corporate defined benefit (DB) schemes have remained in a healthy position, with many schemes on course to reach buyout, according to PwC.

The firm's latest buyout index revealed the estimated cost of buyout increased in November, driven by long-term bond yields continuing to decrease. The index also revealed an increase in asset v...

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