Netherlands heralded as next longevity market

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

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Dutch defined-benefit pension funds appear to be next in line to hedge their longevity risk exposure, with the first indemnity-based swap predicted as early as next year.

Some of the biggest providers in the longevity market have already confirmed their involvement in the Netherlands, including investment bank Credit Suisse, Zurich-based reinsurer Swiss Re, French bank Société Générale and Hague-based insurer Aegon.

“There’s a lot of interest – plans are getting more comfortable. I wouldn’t

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