Conduct risk fears scupper UK secondary annuity market

Treasury blames lack of potential buyers


Bulk annuity market strong despite low rates, regulation and Brexit

L&G wrote £1.2bn of business across third quarter in UK and US


UK firms split on interest rate hedging strategy

L&G has put its economic view on the pedestal, moving away from its rivals and challenging analysts who take Solvency II figures more seriously. Callum Tanner reports


Hymans boosts life insurance team

Poaches EY's Chew and Milliman's McKenzie


Hymans and L&G team up on longevity pricing

New service will encourage smaller pension schemes to transfer longevity risk says L&G


Firms invited to recalculate transitional

Triggered by fall in swap rates after EU referendum, says Hymans Robertson


Solvency II troubleshoot: longevity swaps and risk margin relief

Delta Lloyd's regulatory battle has brought to light concerns about the booming longevity risk transfer market, in particular index-based derivatives and risk margin relief. Asa Gibson reports


Insurers to test the limits of MA benefits

Optimisation was one of the terms that stood out in year-end reports, as differences in approaches to asset eligibility and hedging solutions in matching adjustment portfolios emerged. Hugo Coelho reports


Scor goes 'direct' in pension scheme longevity swap

Strikes £600m deal with RAC pension fund


Solvency II fundamental spreads steady five months on

Eiopa stabilises methodology to calculate adjustments to discount curve