Jack Jones looks at the options that are open to schemes looking to transfer risk to insurers.
The market for buyouts, buy-ins and longevity swaps seems to be in constant flux. In recent years Lucida, Paternoster and Metlife have withdrawn from the market, while medical underwriting specialists...
This week's top stories included Legal & General acquiring MyFutureNow to provide a dashboard service to customers, while also agreeing a hybrid buy-in with a Hitachi scheme.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.