Managing pension scheme risk
Buy-outs, buy-ins and longevity hedging - H1 2018
23 Aug 2018 - Estimated reading time: 10 minutes
Welcome to our half-yearly update, summarising the activity in the buy-in, buy-out and longevity hedging markets during the first half of 2018, and the year to 30 June 2018 (‘the last year’).
The total value of buy-out and buy-in deals struck in H1 2018 was around £7.8 billion (around £14.9 billion for the year to 30 June 2018). There was one longevity swap in H1 2018 covering £2 billion of liabilities. Forty three deals, covering liabilities worth over £67 billion, have been completed since 30 June 2009.
We will discuss the facts and figures of risk transfers during the last year in more detail throughout the report.