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Prudential in £272m buy-out of public-sector pension fund

20th April 2012

Prudential have entered into a pension buy-out agreement with a closed UK public-sector pension fund. The deal see’s Prudential take on £272m of pension assets from the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority’s part of the £7.7 billion West Midlands Pension Fund, according to this article in Financial News.

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Longevity; a growing asset class say experts

12th September 2011

As longevity risk becomes increasingly recognised by pension schemes, life insurers and investors its development as an asset class is growing said experts at a recent conference. The UK has been leading the way in the development of longevity risk transfer techniques but interest is growing in the U.S. and around the world as those […]

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Pension Corp. in £30m buyout of Nova Chemicals UK Pension Plan

23rd August 2011

Pension Corporation continues to be one of the most active participants in the pension risk transfer and de-risking marketplace as they complete regular transactions with counterparties. Their latest transaction see’s them enter into a pension buyout agreement with Nova Chemicals UK Pension Plan (press release available here).

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Q2 pension risk transfer deals up 400% to £1.4 billion

16th August 2011

The market for transferring the risks associated with pension schemes, including transferring longevity risk, has continued to grow during the last quarter in the UK. Q2 became one of the busiest quarters for the pension risk transfer market since the credit crisis of 2008, resulting in £1.4 billion of risk transfer deals completed, comprising buy-ins, […]

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