Pensions de-risking update - September 2019

Our viewpoint

Pension buy-ins and buy-outs hit record £30bn to date in 2019 as landmark deals complete. This sets a new record comfortably topping the £24.2bn of volumes in 2018, which in itself was up nearly 50% on the previous year.

Ithis update we look at the latest developments in buy-ins, buy-outs and longevity swaps, including:

  • Analysis of market activity and key transactions to date in 2019
  • The main findings from our latest longevity report: Charting mortality trends: signposts of an uncertain journey
  • Client insight – how LCP helped Commerzbank achieve a £1.2bn full buy-in
  • A round up of our latest publications 

We hope you enjoy this snapshot of market activity. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the topics raised in more detail please get in touch or speak to any of our experts in LCP’s longevity de-risking practice.

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Are we at the tipping point?

Are we at the tipping point?

Pensions de-risking report

With the market at a tipping point, the key question is whether pension plan demand could outstrip the available insurance capacity for the first time in 2019.

Download the 2019 report