Owais Rana, a former managing director and head of pension liability-driven investment solutions at Conning, is joining RiskFirst.
National Grid U.K. Pension Scheme insured $3.4 billion in a buy-in with Rothesay Life, marking the latest large pension risk transfer deal.
Connecticut is joining a growing number of major public pension plans that have hired chief risk officers since the 2008 financial crisis.
Linda K. Stone was named senior pension fellow by the American Academy of Actuaries.
Most corporate defined benefit plans with derisking goals intend to divest all of their pension liabilities in the future, a survey shows.
The trustees of U.K. pension schemes and corporate scheme sponsors must be prepared to respond to any outcome of Brexit, analysis shows.
Teradyne purchased a group annuity contract from an insurance company to transfer about $151 million in pension plan liabilities.
Not everyone is in agreement that pension risk transfers leave a plan sponsor with less risk.
The U.K.'s bulk annuity market could hit a record £30 billion ($39 billion) this year, says consultant Aon.
The pension buyout trend shows no signs of slowing down, although how many more jumbo deals are in the offing is unclear.
Rising volatility is motivating asset owners to take a close look at investment strategies that mitigate risk or seek to find alpha.
Donny Hay was named a director at IC Select, a provider of oversight and selection services that also announced a new OCIO disclosure standard.
The SEC's recent guidance on cybersecurity disclosure doesn't ease pressure on investors to seek more transparency, sources said
Robin Lenna, executive vice president, retirement and income solutions at MetLife, is retiring from the company effective March 1.
MetLife disclosed it has not paid about 13,500 participants in its group annuity population over the past 25 years.
Graphic Packaging Holding Co. disclosed in its 10-K filing on Wednesday that it plans to undertake pension risk transfer transactions.
WPP PLC insured £140 million in pension liabilities through a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corp.
Arrow Electronics transferred about $42 million in U.S. pension plan liabilities to an insurance company following the purchase of a group annuity contract.
Mortality rates decreased slightly in 2016, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Society of Actuaries of recent mortality data.
Rockwell Collins Inc. purchased a group annuity contract to transfer $103 million in pension plan liabilities to an insurance company.
U.S. corporate pension plan buyouts reached $6.38 billion in the quarter ended Sept. 30, up 7.4% from the same quarter in 2016.
More U.S. corporations than ever are offloading pension fund liabilities, and doing so more strategically.
The Pearson Pension Plan insured £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) in liabilities in two transactions with Aviva and Legal & General.
Pensions & Investments has published a new database on pension risk transfers.
European pension funds again are grappling with foreign-exchange risk, given the euro's rise against other major currencies.