Schemes are increasingly looking at longevity hedging as part of their de-risking process, according to a survey by Insight Investment.
Zurich has agreed to insure £800m of longevity risk for the pensioners of a FTSE 100-sponsored pension scheme.
There are a wide range of possible life expectancy disruptors. PwC's Paul Kitson looks at how one of these, wearables, could impact schemes.
Pension schemes face higher liabilities as improvements in mortality rates trend towards their highest level in a decade.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes should act now to insure members’ benefits before an “anomaly” in the markets is corrected, Prudential Retirement has said.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has so far racked up £5.8bn of buyouts and buy-ins with defined benefit schemes this year, while reinsuring £7bn of longevity risk, it has revealed.
Following Rolls-Royce's record buyout earlier this month, James Phillips speaks to some of the key players about the process.
Prudential Retirement has completed around $2.6bn (£2bn) of reinsurance contracts for UK pension scheme longevity risk since the start of the year, it has disclosed.
The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) has agreed to assume approximately £1bn of pension liabilities from Aviva's bulk annuity business.
David Weeks says pension schemes need to give attention to risks that flow from longevity trends.
The Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) UK Pension Fund has finalised a £3.4bn longevity risk transfer to the global reinsurance market through a captive solution.
The Continuous Mortality Investigation's (CMI's) longevity model is a useful projection tool for schemes but, as Amy Kessler explains, it has key limitations.
Mortality improvements have declined for yet another year, ducking previous estimates. James Phillips explores what this means for pension schemes
Higher health and social care spending between 2000 and 2010 may have caused a blip in longevity estimates by accelerating improvements, according to Barnett Waddingham.
Prudential Retirement has reinsured benefits for around 22,500 pensioners, after taking on liabilities from Rothesay Life in their sixth deal together.
Professor David Blake gives his view on how the pensions system can be improved.
The ABI is charging too high fees for providers to take part in the pension dashboard and it would alienate smaller firms, the industry has said.
In the final Pensions Buzz of 2016, we want to know which asset class you would bet on doing well next year.
The OECD believes annuities are part of the solution to prevent people running out of money in retirement. Michael Klimes asks how viable this is in the era of Freedom and Choice
Defined benefit scheme (DB) trustees and sponsors need to think more about how factors such as vaping and obesity will affect longevity risk, according to Mercer.
Legal & General's (L&G) pension risk transfer business has hired Frankie Borrell from Partnership.
Pirelli has completed a longevity swap transaction with Zurich for £600m of liabilities across its two main defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
Scottish Power has completed a longevity swap with Abbey Life to hedge £1bn of liabilities, covering 4,000 pensioners in the Manweb section of the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme.
Club Vita has joined forces with Legal & General (L&G) to make longevity insurance solutions more accessible for smaller defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.