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...
The Brandsby Agricultural Trading Association (BATA) has agreed a £13m buyout with Legal & General (L&G), securing benefits for all 120 members of the BATA Superannuation Pension Scheme.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the June 2020 estimates on the various measures…
The IPC Media Pension Scheme has agreed a £290m buy-in with Rothesay Life, insuring benefits for around 500 pensioner members.
Marian Elliott looks at the three questions trustees should ask to understand the route to endgame.
The Willis Pension Scheme has entered into a longevity swap transaction with Munich Re to manage longevity risk in relation to around £1bn of pensioner liabilities.