Alex Lipton argues new quantitative methods are needed to solve the looming pension crisis
unds could suffer from DB de-risking, consultants claim
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Long Acre Life will use mutual concept to reduce ultimate buy-out cost for pension funds
Emanuel Eftimiu speaks to Kelvin Wilson, associate director, Grant Thornton about defined pension fund liabilities and what they mean for private equity buyers.
An €11 billion increase in the liabilities of the top four Dutch pension funds owing to life expectancy improvements could see a longevity swap deal agreed in the Netherlands
Irish sovereign annuities could reduce pension liabilities by 30%
Market exposures to FTSE 100 defined benefit schemes could result in a £100bn spike over one year in their total deficit, reports PensionsFirst
In an interview with GP's sister title Professional Pensions, Daily Mail & General Trust pensions director Geoffrey Staines talks to Jonathan Stapleton about communications, risk management and in-scheme resource.
Canadian pension plans slip back from fully funded status
IAPF director insists plan is not a bailout of private sector schemes
Dan DeKeizer, chief executive of MetLife Assurance, talks to Alexander Campbell
The market for longevity swaps is picking up pace, with several transactions completed over the past few months. But is this asset class here to stay or is it a response to market conditions? By Alexander Campbell
Proposed changes to accounting standards will remove some of the reporting freedom enjoyed by pension funds and could steer them away from investing in equities towards the relative safety of bonds and swaps – a development that could have an impact on…
The financial crisis has plunged the pension schemes of the UK's 100 largest companies into a £96 billion deficit, according to a report by the London-based actuarial consultancy Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
New UK accounting rule FRS 17 will force companies to disclose pensions liabilities on corporate balance sheets. The risk management issues are wide-ranging, and experts have few easy answers. Furthermore, the new rule could soon be adopted in a number…
International body says there is "a lot of confusion in the treatment of a lot of plans around the world".
UK’s PPF is open to longevity derisking – at the right price