Clive Wellsteed

Clive Wellsteed

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Since joining LCP in 1999 I have been helping our clients manage their pension risk. So when I saw a UK market for transferring this risk to insurance companies developing in the mid-2000s, I spearheaded the development of LCP’s own buy-in, buy-out and longevity swap team. Today this team is renowned as being the leader in our field, taking home 8 out of the 9 de-risking awards from the Financial Times and Professional Pensions since 2011.

As the head of the buy-in, buy-out and longevity swap team I have led on some of the industry's defining buy-in and buy-out transactions of recent years. My role is often that of a specialist lead advisor, working alongside incumbent actuarial and investment advisors. In this role I help clients negotiate structure and execute successful transactions.

One of our clients recently commented that I gave them huge confidence that LCP will deliver what is required. I was pretty happy with that because in a buy-in or buy-out transaction, nothing is more important.

I must say from my side that your advice was always excellent and put in very clear terms… you had my absolute trust and it was a real pleasure working with you.

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We provide individual and high quality actuarial advice, taking a collaborative approach between trustees, employer and advisers, to ensure a focus on good member outcomes.

We are market leaders at each stage of de-risking, including planning, investment strategy, transactional services and wind up.

We help both trustees and sponsors prepare for and deal with corporate change.

We help pension scheme trustees and sponsors to determine the ultimate destination for their scheme and help them put together a plan to get there, including how to effectively manage the risks they face along the way.

LCP LifeAnalytics is a unique tool that allows you to measure the longevity risk in your pension scheme.