The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) pension scheme has insured £50m of pensioner liabilities through a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The Aliaxis UK Defined Benefit Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in transaction with Just Group totalling £85m, structured across two tranches of pensions in payment.
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.
A guide has been published to help trustees and other industry professionals understand how medical underwriting can be used to de-risk defined benefit (DB) schemes.
PP explores the option of putting the British Steel scheme through the bulk annuity market.
Smaller schemes are increasingly looking to benefit from longevity de-risking opportunities offered through swaps and bulk annuities, accordingly to JLT Employee Benefits.
PP looks at how the Just Retirement and Partnership merger could impact market competition.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has concluded a £300m buy-in with the trustees of the VA Tech UK Pension Scheme, including a retrocession to Siemens' captive reinsurer.
The Kingfisher Pension Scheme has undergone a £230m medically underwritten buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) in a landmark deal for the bulk annuity market.
The bulk annuity market had a record final quarter in 2015 as buy-in and buyout deals totalled £5.4bn, according to LCP.
Data cleansing is an increasingly important step in the path to bulk annuities especially with growth in medical underwriting. Kristian Brunt Seymour explores how it can benefit schemes.
BSW Timber has saved £5m in liabilities and reduced its deficit by a quarter due to a medically underwritten mortality study (MUMS).
Low & Bonar has completed a medically underwritten buy-in of £34m of liabilities within its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
As medically underwritten deals reach record levels, PP looks at why this market is booming.
The Pensions Institute has predicted there will be rapid growth in medically underwritten bulk annuities as schemes turn to ‘top-sliced' deals and traditional insurers get into the market.
Legal and General (L&G) has completed its first medically underwritten bulk annuity deal with a £230m transaction with an unnamed scheme
The £150m Institution of Engineering and Technology ("IET") Superannuation and Assurance Scheme has completed a £32m medically underwritten buy-in.