Around £12.6bn of buy-ins and buyouts were completed in the first half of 2020 despite the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) analysis.
Around £25bn of buy-ins and buyouts are set to be transacted this year despite the Covid-19 challenges, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Around £17.5bn of buy-ins and buyouts were transacted in the first half of the year as market records continue to tumble.
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.
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).
Two consultancies predict a further acceleration in the bulk annuity market in 2019. Kim Kaveh looks at what schemes should consider.
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.
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.
Mortality continues to show a steady decline in improvement, well below previous estimates. Victoria Ticha explores industry's reaction to the new CMI model
Post Office has agreed a £450m bulk annuity for its section of the Royal Mail Pension Plan, insuring all 5,700 members with Rothesay Life.
Schemes looking to take advantage of attractive longevity swap pricing face a number of challenges in 2018. Victoria Ticha looks at some of the key themes.
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).
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 will offload around £700bn of liabilities to insurers over the next 15 years, latest analysis by Hymans Robertson has suggested.
Mortality improvements have declined for yet another year, ducking previous estimates. James Phillips explores what this means for pension schemes
De-risking deals hit £10.2bn last year thanks to a busy second half as concerns over Solvency II waned, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
As part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at the UK Pensions Awards 2016, PP speaks to LCP partners Charlie Finch, Michelle Wright and Clive Wellsteed about how the firm won the Risk Reduction Adviser of the Year category.
Just Retirement has undertaken a pensioner buy-in for the Galliford Try defined benefit (DB) scheme.
The bulk annuity market had a record final quarter in 2015 as buy-in and buyout deals totalled £5.4bn, according to LCP.
As insurers implement new capital buffers that make bulk annuities less profitable, Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how it will impact the market.
Volumes of buy-ins and buy-outs exceeded £11bn for 2015 according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
The impact of Solvency II on bulk annuity pricing will be limited, but schemes with generous options could see hefty increases, finds Jack Jones
Bulk annuity market to hit £15bn next year - but will back book business squeeze out pension schemes?
Increased insurer competition, greater regulatory certainty and easier access to capital could boost the bulk annuity market 50% next year, according to a report from LCP.
Insurers completed just £800m of buyouts and buy-ins in the first quarter of the year, according research from LCP, far below the £4.4bn written in the first quarter of 2014.