Just Group has completed a £158m pensioner buy-in with the Wyeth Group Pension and Life Assurance Scheme, bringing its total bulk annuity sales for 2018 to £1.3bn.
Just and the International Longevity Centre (ILC) UK have joined forces to develop creative solutions to tackle vulnerability in later life.
Just under 200,000 people accessed their pensions using Freedom and Choice in the third quarter of the year, HM Revenue and Customs figures have revealed.
Research commissioned by Just has found that 75% of people believe financial guidance or advice should be compulsory when deciding how to use pension benefits.
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).
The Land Securities Group of Companies' defined benefit (DB) pension fund has bought out around three quarters of its liabilities through a buy-in with Just.
JRP Group has revealed its defined benefit (DB) de-risking sales were 24% down in 2016 compared to 2015 due to stagnation following a rush to beat incoming Solvency II requirements.