The £50m Crystal Trust has welcomed 35,000 members from The Open Pension Trust, absorbing £33m of members' assets.
The Reuters Pension Fund has completed a £625m full pensioner buy-in with Canada Life in the insurer's largest ever deal.
The Nottinghamshire County Council Pension Fund has hired Kames Capital to run a £22m property mandate.
Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could cause a 37% increase in the aggregate buyout deficit for defined benefit (DB) schemes, says Cardano.
The bulk annuity market is set to grow to historically high levels in 2019 with £30bn worth of deals expected over the year, according to Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
Frankie Borrell from Legal & General reflects on a record breaking year for the pension buy-in and buyout market and asks if the significant increase in market activity is here to stay.
Bulk annuity sales at Just Group have nearly doubled, with total deals amounting to nearly £1.1bn, the insurer's nine-month results reveal.
Some 53 FTSE 100 sponsors made "significant" deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) to their defined benefit (DB) schemes over the year to 31 March 2018, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread has cut its defined benefit (DB) pension deficit to £162m ahead of its agreed £3.9bn sale of Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola.
In the second edition of AE Watch, Maria Nazarova-Doyle looks at the performance of the UK's largest DC default funds.
The HSBC Bank UK Pension Scheme is to invest £250m in renewable energy infrastructure, such as solar plants and wind farms, with Greencoat Capital.
The Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) has requested £18.4m from the Scottish government over the next five years in order to deliver a replacement IT project after a Capita project was cancelled.
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has named its first three asset managers to oversee a circa £1.2bn UK equity portfolio.
The beleaguered Nortel Networks UK Pension Plan has entered into a £2.4bn buyout with Legal & General (L&G), insuring members' benefits nearly a decade after its sponsor collapsed.
Rothesay Life has purchased an £860m portfolio of equity release loans as the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is due to end its consultation on insurers' use of the asset to back business.
Canada Life has signed a £351m bulk annuity contract insuring the pensioner liabilities of 2,510 members and dependents in the AA UK Pension Scheme.
A US company has completed a £285m pensioner bulk annuity for around 1,100 of UK members with Legal & General (L&G).
Marsh & McLennan to buy JLT in $5.6bn deal; Deal creates largest UK pensions consultancy by turnover
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), the parent company of Mercer, has agreed to buy JLT for a total of $5.6bn (£4.3bn).
Pub retailer and brewer Greene King has signed a £50m bulk annuity contract with Scottish Widows for the Spirit Pension Scheme.
BA deal marks 'new chapter' for risk reduction market; £20bn-plus of transactions expected this year as megadeals continue
The Airways Pension Scheme's £4.4bn buy-in with Legal & General, announced this morning, is set to mark a 'fundamental shift' in market dynamics with deal volumes of £20bn-plus for 2018 now looking possible, consultants say.
The British Airways sponsored Airways Pension Scheme (APS) has completed a £4.4bn pensioner bulk annuity buy-in with Legal & General.
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.
Expanding strategic partnership
Aviva has started running dedicated retirement preparation seminars for its clients. Having attended one, James Phillips explains how the sessions are run.