The LV= Employee Pension Scheme has agreed a buy-in of around £800m with Phoenix Life after converting an existing longevity swap.
Tasmin Patel and Keith Webster look at the implications of the new stewardship requirements for pension schemes.
RPMI Railpen has agreed to acquire 90% of the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm from GreenPower International.
The government is set to start consulting on how the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is calculated in its Budget on 11 March. Keith Webster warns the industry may currently be sleepwalking into this change.
Allied Irish Bank (AIB) has secured an £850m buy-in for its UK pension scheme with Legal & General (L&G).
Three Lloyds Banking Group pension schemes have transferred £10bn of longevity risk to Pacific Life Re in the second-largest longevity swap ever.
Zurich has agreed to insure £800m of longevity risk for the pensioners of a FTSE 100-sponsored pension scheme.
A joint venture between the BAE pension funds and Immobilien Europa Direkt has acquired the Sofitel at Gatwick North Terminal with the help of Schroders.
Rothesay Life has agreed the UK’s largest ever bulk annuity deal to date – a £4.7bn buyout of the GEC 1972 Plan, making 2019 officially a record-breaking year.
The Hitachi Data Systems Retirement Benefits Plan has agreed a buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) Assurance Society, covering both defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) provision.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has elected Tim Phillips as vice-president, taking over the office from Lorraine Harper.
The Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme has completed buy-in deals worth £1.4bn with two insurers, mirroring similar transactions last year.
Defined benefit (DB) consolidator Clara has named its four inaugural providers for legal, actuarial and secretariat advice.
PP asks three lawyers about how the key legal issues schemes facing schemes conducting or considering risk reduction exercises
Heathrow Airport's defined benefit (DB) plan has completed a £325m pensioner buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) financed by an innovative corporate bond.
As the government considers reviewing where schemes rank in insolvencies, James Phillips explores how likely it is for schemes to be able to recover debts and if change is needed.
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has entered into two buy-ins with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), and a longevity swap with Legal & General (L&G).
Ross Trustees has appointed Nigel Moore and Darren Mason as independent trustees.
James Phillips explores what the win for the trustees in the British Airways trial means for other pension schemes.
This week's top stores included coverage of eight promotions made by Hymans Robertson, as well as PTL becoming a standalone business after completing a management buyout.
CMS has named Mark Grant as head of pensions as the law firm completes its tripartite merger with Nabarro and Olswang.