Without specialist help, smaller DB schemes are being left behind in a bulk annuity market increasingly focused on mega-deals, says Rob Dales.
2019 is already a record-breaking year for bulk annuity transactions, but the market has been dominated by large pension schemes at the expense of small schemes. There are many benefits of a bulk annuity...
Over a third of defined benefit (DB) trustees have helped their members source financial advice in the lead up to their retirement, research shows.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Pensions schemes are better funded now than this time last year, according to PwC’s annual Pension Scheme Funding Survey.
The value of UK bulk annuity deals is set to quadruple in the 2020s when compared to this decade, Mercer has predicted.
Aggregate spending on defined benefit (DB) pensions has dropped from £19bn to £15bn in 12 months, according to Hymans Robertson.