Time to buyout falls to lowest level in 12 months

Barnett Waddingham DB End Gauge Index falls to 4.7 years to buyout

Jasmine Urquhart
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Barnett Waddingham says improved funding levels have reduced the time to buyout
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Barnett Waddingham says improved funding levels have reduced the time to buyout

The average time to buyout for FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has fallen to its lowest level in 12 months, Barnett Waddingham has found.

The firm's DB End Gauge Index for the month to 30 April saw the time to buyout fall to 4.7 years, down from 5.2 years in March. Barnett Waddingham principal Lewys Curtis said with "resilient" DB...

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