It has been 10 years since the first pensioner buy-in was completed. Helen Morrissey looks at how the industry has evolved.
Equalisation problems from the 1990s are increasingly coming out of the woodwork as more schemes go down the bulk annuity route. The consequences can be enormous but there are ways to tackle it, writes Stephanie Baxter
The Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has priced £250m of subordinated debt issuance to meet expected bulk annuity demand from defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Professional Pensions is hosting a video webinar on the post-referendum outlook for pension schemes on Wednesday, 23 November, 2016 at 11am.
The Smiths Industries Pension Scheme has concluded a £250m buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Jonathan Stapleton looks at research from Llewellyn Consulting, which analyses the impact of DB liabilities on the share price of FTSE100 firms.
The Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has named Jon Aisbitt as chairman following the retirement of Sir Mark Weinberg.
The trustee of the Pilkington Superannuation Scheme has entered a £230m buy-in with the Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Buy-in and buyout deals slowed down in the first six months to £2.7bn, which is just over half of business written in H1 last year, according to LCP.
This supplement - produced in association with Pension Insurance Corporation - looks at risk reduction and the extent of trust in pension scheme advisers and providers.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £100m in infrastructure debt secured on the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
The trustees of the Aon Retirement Plan have concluded a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) for around a third of the £3bn-4bn scheme.
The Philips UK Pension Fund's £2.4bn buyout - concluded in November last year - was the largest of its kind ever completed in the UK market.
The biggest stories were the long-awaited Just Retirement and Partnership merger, and revelations the government could be forced to fork out £2bn for the British Steel scheme.
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.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has written £900m of bulk annuity premiums in the first quarter of 2016 according to its end of year results.
The bulk annuity market had a record final quarter in 2015 as buy-in and buyout deals totalled £5.4bn, according to LCP.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes should move away from index-linked gilts and increase exposure to risk assets in order to plug deficits, according to research by Fathom Consulting.
As medically underwritten deals reach record levels, PP looks at why this market is booming.
Volumes of buy-ins and buy-outs exceeded £11bn for 2015 according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £75m in debt issued by Virgin Atlantic Airways (VAA) secured against the airlines landing slots at Heathrow Airport.
Pensions Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested in £70m of Consumer Prices Index (CPI) linked secured debt issued by the Church of England Pensions Board (CEPB).
Helen Morrissey speaks to a panel of industry experts about the results of the recent general election and what it means for UK pension schemes and their sponsors.
In the fourth part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at this year's UK Pensions Awards, PP speaks to Pension Insurance Corporation head of origination Jay Shah about how the firm won the Risk Reduction Provider of the Year category....