Rothesay Life completed around £700m of bulk annuity transactions in the first half of 2019, according to its latest trading update.
Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) has predicted the total volume of buy-ins and buyouts will surpass £15bn in the first half of this year, more than double 2018 H1 volumes.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has so far racked up £5.8bn of buyouts and buy-ins with defined benefit schemes this year, while reinsuring £7bn of longevity risk, it has revealed.
Following Rolls-Royce's record buyout earlier this month, James Phillips speaks to some of the key players about the process.
UK defined benefit (DB) schemes have increasingly undertaken benefit reviews over the last four years resulting in an acceleration of scheme closures, Aon research finds.
This week's top stories included Legal & General completing a record-breaking buyout with the Rolls-Royce UK Pension Fund, and the government setting out plans for flexible NHS pensions.
The Rolls-Royce UK Pension Fund (RRPF) has insured benefits for around 33,000 pensioners in a record-breaking buyout with Legal & General (L&G).
Boris Mikhailov looks at the risks and benefits for schemes targeting self-sufficiency
The volume of insured buyouts from FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes could increase from £5bn to £300bn by 2029, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Pension Insurance Corporation's (PIC) bulk annuity business transacted £7.1bn of buy-ins and buyouts over the course of 2018, its annual results reveal.
Phoenix Group transacted £800m of bulk annuities in 2018, its first year in the market since completing a deal with its own scheme two years ago.
Legal & General (L&G) has published its 2018 results, revealing a 10% rise in operating profits driven by strong growth in both its retirement and defined contribution (DC) businesses.
Insurance companies offering buy-ins and buyouts prefer pension schemes which adopt the D2 method of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), Hymans Robertson has found.
Panellists at a PP webinar discuss October's High Court judgment on GMP equalisation, how schemes have responded, what their strategies should be, and how the industry can approach it.
Jane Kola looks at what pension funds can they do to improve their chances of concluding a successful deal on good terms
Two consultancies predict a further acceleration in the bulk annuity market in 2019. Kim Kaveh looks at what schemes should consider.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are set to shear themselves of over £300bn of liabilities between 2019 and 2021 as they continue to mature, Mercer predicts.
The Rentokil Initial 2015 Pension Scheme has secured a buy-in covering 14,200 members in a £1.5bn deal with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Insurers are set to face a "flood of requests" from pension schemes for buy-in contracts to be restructured to allow for guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation, Aon warns.
The pension insurance market could be set for another record-breaking next year as schemes are already "in the queue" for deals at the start of next year, says Hymans Robertson.
Bulk annuity sales at Just Group have nearly doubled, with total deals amounting to nearly £1.1bn, the insurer's nine-month results reveal.
Significantly improved funding levels and bulk annuity options have brought forward the need for defined benefit (DB) trustees to renew their focus on endgame planning.
John McAleer sets out four areas where a change in approach to managing mature pension funds could lead to better outcomes for members, trustees and sponsors.
Jonathan Stapleton asks how the combination of improved scheme funding and better insurer pricing could drive a resurgence in the take-up of full insurance buyouts.