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OECD: Governments should stimulate market in longevity risk

12th June 2012

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a 230 page report looking at various issues affecting the pension markets and highlighting areas that need reforming in order for pension plans to meet their obligations and better serve their members. One of the issues covered in the bumper report is longevity risk and […]

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Longevity securitization attracting more attention in the U.S. – S&P

13th January 2012

As well as the roundtable discussion on catastrophe bonds which we covered earlier here, Standard & Poor’s also held a roundtable discussion on the topic of longevity securitization recently. Again the full publication of the discussion can be downloaded by subscribers to S&P’s Global Credit Portal or purchased from S&P here. With the growing longevity […]

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Market for longevity risk set to grow

14th December 2009

The market for trading and securitization of longevity risks has never really taken off as much as we initially thought it would. Most market participants have been waiting for capital to flood in as companies and pension fund managers discovered how easily they could hedge the risk of longevity amongst the members of pension schemes. […]

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