Network webinar

Buy-in/Buy-out market opportunities & Threats: 2020 review & looking forward


2020 was an extraordinary year for the pensions industry, with the pandemic underpinning the frenzy of activity that schemes & Trustees were experiencing. For many schemes, it was time to take stock of their position and begin assessing their journey plan and what the future holds.

In this session, we will review the 2020 insurance market, assessing market performance & developments and look forward to what the future holds for pensions schemes. PensionChair partner Rothesay will share insights on market dynamics & explore the Trustee education gap, covering key areas including:

  • The various scheme scenarios and how bulk annuity solutions could provide benefit
  • Address whether ‘your scheme’ is a viable option for insurers and where your scheme needs to be to make themselves attractive
  • As confidence grows, the risk that larger schemes entering the market which will pose for smaller schemes
  • Looking at Staged buy-in strategy/benefits of pensions buy-in
  • The asset side of the buy-out discussion and challenges with illiquidity of assets
  • Residual risk


Simon Bramwell

Principal, Head of Longevity Risk Transactions

Barnett Waddingham


Sammy Cooper-Smith

Business Development

Rothesay Life


Daniel Barlow


Law Debenture Pension Trustees


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