Interest around DB consolidators is high but there remains regulatory uncertainty around their future. Lesley Carline looks at what the future might hold for this section of the market.
It is almost a year since the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) launched its consultation on the consolidation of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. We all waited with great excitement for the pension...
The value of UK bulk annuity deals is set to quadruple in the 2020s when compared to this decade, Mercer has predicted.
Greater regulatory focus on covenant, holistic risk management, and long-term targets has helped proactive schemes approach their endgames earlier, says Adolfo Aponte.
The National Grid UK Pension Scheme has agreed its second buy-in this year, transferring £1.6bn of pension risk to Legal & General (L&G).
Without specialist help, smaller DB schemes are being left behind in a bulk annuity market increasingly focused on mega-deals, says Rob Dales.
The Carter & Parker Limited Staff Retirement Benefits Plan (1975) has agreed a £9.3m bulk annuity deal with Canada Life.