The record longevity swap announced by BT recently uses a structure that will only appeal to the largest pension schemes, say experts. However, elements of the deal might be picked up by others, particularly...
Insurers' appetite for investments in infrastructure and property is expected to fall following announcements in the UK Budget that are seen as damaging to their annuity business
UK insurer Aviva went direct to reinsurers for its recent £5 billion pension scheme risk transfer, but bankers are unconcerned by the absence of intermediaries on the deal
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