The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
Sales in Pension Insurance Corporation's (PIC) bulk annuity business rose by 73% compared to the same period last year, its half-year results have revealed.
Turnaround company Melrose Industries is seeking to insure the benefits of one of the GKN pension schemes it took on when acquiring the aerospace business earlier this year, according to reports.
Over two years since the collapse of the high street giant, BHS pension scheme members will be able to put their anxieties to rest thanks to a bulk annuity deal. James Phillips explores the detail.
The Menzies Pension Fund has entered into a £75m buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) through a bespoke deal involving payments in instalments.
Approximately 9,000 members who transferred to the BHS2 Pension Scheme last year have had their benefits fully insured through a buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Around £8bn of buy-ins and buyouts were completed in the first half of this year, writing the highest volume of deals of any first half to date.
Sales in Aviva's bulk purchase annuity business totalled £1.5bn in the first half of 2018, its half-year results have revealed.
Bulk annuity deals transacted by Just Group totalled £718m in the first half of this year compared to £296m in H1 2017, according to its latest results.
Trustees of the 600 Group's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme have agreed to a £201m buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
PA Consulting has completed a full buyout of its £850m scheme with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Respondents say it is a bad idea to state the extent member views are taken into account when setting investment strategies.
A second bulk annuity has been agreed for the Kingfisher Pension Scheme. Victoria Ticha speaks to the trustee about this next step in its journey towards self-sufficiency
The Sea Containers 1983 Pension Scheme has been fully insured in a bulk annuity deal completed by Aviva, almost a decade after receiving the regulator's first financial support direction (FSD).
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The number of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes at least 80% funded on a buyout basis almost doubled over 2016, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
The six-year trend in falling life expectancy improvement rates has become "the new norm", according to 60% of scheme respondents to a Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) survey.
David Poulton, head of client services, at Legal & General Retirement, explains the company's collaborative approach both before and after the purchase of an insurance policy
Expat pensioners may not receive their entitlements if no deal is reached in the Brexit negotiations, the Treasury select committee has warned the Chancellor.
As schemes move towards cashflow negative status, many are looking to insure their members' liabilities. James Phillips explores creative ways to approach buy-ins
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are not taking advantage of "exceptional" pricing for bulk annuities, with most schemes insured in H1 being repeat buyers, Aon Hewitt has said.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes will offload around £700bn of liabilities to insurers over the next 15 years, latest analysis by Hymans Robertson has suggested.
Mizuho Capital Markets has offloaded its hybrid pension fund through a transfer exercise and ultimately a buyout with Legal & General (L&G), following a corporate reorganisation.
Legal & General (L&G) has recorded a bumper first half of the year for de-risking deals as its business in this area more than doubled from the same period in 2016.