With a recent rise in the number of smaller schemes undertaking bulk annuity transactions, Charlotte Quarmby sets out why now might be the right time for smaller pension schemes looking to de-risk.
Darryl Brundle and Ashley Kanter look at the contrasting pressures and easements on longevity associated with the pandemic
This week’s top stories include the Universities Superannuation Scheme’s announcement of a delay to its valuation for 2020, while the government consulted on a proposal to force the largest schemes to publish their climate risk disclosures.
The Hitachi UK Pension Scheme has agreed and completed a £275m buy-in deal with Legal & General (L&G) covering the remaining benefits in the scheme.
This week’s top stories included the launch of the #100blackinterns project, while the Siemens Benefits Scheme agreed a £530m buy-in with Legal & General.
The Siemens Benefits Scheme has agreed a £530m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring the benefits of more than 2,300 pensioner members.
This week’s top stories included the Littlewoods Pension Scheme’s £930m buy-in with Rothesay life, while The Pension Superfund named its new asset and liability management committee.
The ICI Pension Fund has completed its ninth buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring a further £70m of benefits and bringing total insured benefits with L&G to around £5.8bn.
Legal & General (L&G) has agreed a deal with PensionBee that will see its retirement income business provide annuities to the online pension provider’s customers.
The Countrywide Farmers Retirement Benefits has secured a £100m buy-in with Legal & General, insuring members’ benefits above Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation levels.
The money used to insure pension liabilities can help met the government’s agenda to ‘build, build, build’, says Johnny Chow
Legal & General has switched on a “manage your account” portfolio for 3.7 million defined contribution (DC) scheme members across the UK.
James Sparshott explores what the recent Supreme Court judgment on LGPS investing will mean for ESG integration
Chris DeMarco explains why the Covid-19 has increased opportunities for schemes to de-risk via bulk annuities.
The 3i Group Pension Plan has agreed a £650m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring the remaining benefits within the scheme.
Legal & General has agreed two bulk annuity deals worth £116.2m with UK- and US-based IHS Markit schemes.
Key players in the Dock Workers Pension Fund tell James Phillips the tale of getting to endgame ahead of plan
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has announced the appointment of three new trustees to the L&G Mastertrust Board and a new member to its Independent Governance Committee (IGC).
Legal & General has been providing strong value for money to the members of its workplace pension business, according to its Independent Governance Committee (IGC).
Legal & General (L&G) completed 28 bulk annuity transactions with UK pension schemes over the course of 2019, its annual report reveals.
Allied Irish Bank (AIB) has secured an £850m buy-in for its UK pension scheme with Legal & General (L&G).
This week’s top stories included the selection of BlackRock as fiduciary manager for the £4bn legacy Electricity Supply Pension Scheme.
The National Grid UK Pension Scheme has agreed its second buy-in this year, transferring £1.6bn of pension risk to Legal & General (L&G).
Legal & General (L&G) has launched an online annuity searching tool, allowing consumers to compare rates across six leading providers.