It has been a steady, rather than a spectacular, start for the UK bulk annuity insurers in the first part of 2017. However, in line with previous years, significant activity is expected in the remainder of the year with insurers reporting strong pipelines. For schemes considering a partial transaction, pensioner pricing continues to look attractive relative to gilt yields.
Our quarterly update looks at all the latest business statistics and major deals for the UK bulk annuity market including:
- market statistics
- insurer news
- significant transactions