£2bn more of longevity swaps possible by year-end

But market capacity will be a problem, reiterates Mercer


Mercer questions capacity of longevity swap market

Its advice: if you need a longevity swap, do it soon


Longevity hedges priced for over 50 pension plans

Lane Clark & Peacock predicts take-off for longevity protection


Pensions ready for longevity solutions

Banks have been touting the virtues of longevity swaps to pension funds for years. Now that the first deal has appeared, John Ferry asks, Will the market burgeon?


Breakthrough in longevity swaps predicted for this year

Lane Clark & Peacock is also upbeat about the buy-out market


Life expectancy assumptions rise by 11 months

Mercer's latest valuations survey shows evidence of UK pension schemes reacting to regulatory pressure


Life settlements offer a "fantastic opportunity" in 2009

Longevity hedging will also become more prevalent this year, says Freeman & Co


PIC clinches record pension buy-out

Deal gets done in spite of market turmoil


Life remains in the longevity market

The buyout market may be challenging but there are some attractive opportunities to transfer risk, and the case for longevity protection is strengthening, argues Gordon Fletcher