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


L&G in another large longevity deal with Prudential Financial

UK insurer covers $2.9bn of pension liabilities ahead of Solvency II


Rothesay Life strikes £1.6bn bulk annuity deal

Largest pension de-risking transaction of 2015


Keeping faith in credit ratings

Insurers can no longer blindly trust credit ratings, but must have frameworks to assess the suitability of both internal and external ratings. Sarah Wall explains what is required