This week’s top stories include an article about women remaining at risk of running out of money in retirement, and one about Buck winning 36 additional client contracts since launching as an independent business last year.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has agreed a £750m bulk annuity transaction, converting a pensioner longevity swap held by the Scottish Hydro Electric Pension Scheme (SHEPS) into a buy-in.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has boosted its investment in social housing with a £40m further allocation to Soha Housing.
As the risk reduction market gets busier and busier, Jonathan Stapleton says preparations must become more comprehensive for schemes to gain a foothold.
Around £17.5bn of buy-ins and buyouts were transacted in the first half of the year as market records continue to tumble.
The British American Tobacco (BAT) UK Pension Fund has completed a £3.4bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), the largest buy-in transaction including pensioner and deferred members.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) is investing £100m of debt funding in East Midlands Housing (EMH) Group.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £40m in debt issued by Scottish Borders-based Eildon Housing Association.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has announced plans to raise further debt capital in order to support business growth in a burgeoning bulk annuity market.
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.
The Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme has completed buy-in deals worth £1.4bn with two insurers, mirroring similar transactions last year.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has criticised Arcadia's proposals to halve the deficit recovery contributions of its pension schemes as part of a company restructure.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has entered into a £40m agreement with Greatwell Homes to support the development of 600 affordable homes in Northamptonshire.
The trustees of the Dresdner Kleinwort Pension Plan have completed a full £1.2bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation - covering the scheme's £900m final salary section as well as a £300m money purchase section.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has entered a £65m agreement with Livin Housing to develop affordable housing in County Durham.
The volume of insured buyouts from FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes could increase from £5bn to £300bn by 2029, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Pension Insurance Corporation's (PIC) bulk annuity business transacted £7.1bn of buy-ins and buyouts over the course of 2018, its annual results reveal.
The Co-operative Group's Somerfield Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring the benefits of its pensioner members.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has boosted its investment in student accommodation in a £125m further allocation to the University of Exeter.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has reinsured £1.2bn of its longevity risk with French company SCOR, the second deal between the two insurance companies.
The Rentokil Initial 2015 Pension Scheme has secured a buy-in covering 14,200 members in a £1.5bn deal with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The Actuarial Mentoring Programme (AMP) has launched its second year of providing support and guidance to female professionals with an 80% increase in participating organisations.
Jonathan Stapleton asks how the combination of improved scheme funding and better insurer pricing could drive a resurgence in the take-up of full insurance buyouts.
Sales in Pension Insurance Corporation's (PIC) bulk annuity business rose by 73% compared to the same period last year, its half-year results have revealed.