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Longevity hedging market could hit capacity crunch: PwC

30th July 2013

Analysis from PwC questions the ability and capacity of traditional reinsurers to support the potential growth of the longevity hedging market over the next few years. PwC predicts the market for risk transfer in the form of longevity swaps and hedging in the UK could triple over the next three years.

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Société Générale hopes to kick-start longevity ILS market

25th June 2013

According to a report published by Asian Investor, investment bank Société Générale is planning to launch a new capital markets focused longevity risk transfer product similar to an insurance-linked security or catastrophe bond structure. Société Générale is said to be ready to launch the first deal in July and is already lining up investors to […]

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RMS launch LifeRisks™ for modelling longevity and mortality risks

4th October 2012

RMS have today announced the launch of a new version of their RMS LifeRisks™ modelling platform. The LifeRisks product is a risk modelling platform for the life insurance and pension risk management industry (reinsurers with exposure to those lines of business too, we assume). It is designed to enable them to accurately model the impacts […]

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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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