Archive

  • Just Group completes £60m buy-in with Hyde Housing Association

    06 December 2023

    Agreement follows previous deals in 2015 and 2016

  • Aviva completes buy-in with Rotork pension scheme

    02 November 2023

    Deal covers pension benefits of 406 members

  • Canada Life concludes £24m buy-in with Roadchef pension scheme

    14 August 2023

    Insurer's second full-scheme buy-in concludes in same month as first

  • The gilts crisis roils markets

    03 October 2022

    The UK government's disastrous foray into budget setting last week has been treated with dismay and disgust by market participants. Amid plunging sterling and soaring gilt yields can insurance investors hold on? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Consultants launch net-zero initiative

    20 September 2021

    Setting out nine actions to reach net zero by 2050

  • Non-traditional assets make a quarter of UK non-life firms’ assets

    23 May 2019

    Some firms allocate as much as 60% of their investments to direct lending and commercial mortgages

  • Low-yield environment increases insurers appetite for illiquid assets

    22 August 2018

    Corporate bonds remain most popular investment for non-life insurers

  • MetLife prioritises ESG over hedge funds

    11 May 2018

    MetLife's CIO Steve Goulart talks about the continued drive towards ESG investments as well as the company's plan to develop its third-party asset management business. By Paul Walsh and Sarfraz Thind

  • Prudential returns to bulk annuity market with £100m buy-in

    11 March 2014

    Deal covers 70% of Church Workers Pension Fund's members