DB funding indicates 'bumper' period of buyout activity

Broadstone analysis finds insurance market braced for ‘hectic’ second half of the year

Martin Richmond
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DB funding indicates 'bumper' period of buyout activity

The funding levels of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the first half of 2023 indicate the insurance market could be in for a “bumper” six months of buyout activity, research from Broadstone has shown.

The latest data from the consultancy's Sirius Index revealed through the first half of the year, the funding levels of 50% hedged schemes improved from 95.4% at the start of January to 97.1% by the...

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