'Mega-transactions' set to dominate DB de-risking market

Larger transactions likely to become ‘bread and butter’ of risk reduction market

Martin Richmond
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Sood: It seems inevitable that the £43.8bn record set in 2019 will be beaten this year
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Sood: It seems inevitable that the £43.8bn record set in 2019 will be beaten this year

A surge in “mega-transactions” is poised to be one of the key trends to dominate the defined benefit (DB) de-risking market in the second half of the year, research from Standard Life has shown.

Analysis of the market conducted by the insurer revealed larger schemes have benefitted from the high levels of inflation and interest rates and are increasingly focused on de-risking. As a result,...

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