Pensions and longevity risk transfer

Defined benefit schemes are increasingly looking to insurance as a method of guaranteeing the benefits promised to members and relieving sponsoring employers of on-going funding obligations. The pensions risk transfer market has seen significant growth in recent years, a trend which is expected to continue and accelerate.

We are ideally placed to assist clients in this innovative and dynamic market. We bring together specialists with market-leading experience in insurance, reinsurance, pensions, derivatives, security and collateral structures and financial regulation to advise clients across a range of de-risking and risk transfer transactions including:

  • collateralised insurance and reinsurance;
  • pension buy-ins and buy-outs; and
  • longevity swaps.