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Case study: The CAA buy-in

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In July 2015, Aon's Risk Settlement Group led the advice to Civil Aviation Authority Pension Scheme (CAAPS) for its £1.6bn buy-in completed with Rothesay Life.

In our video above we are delighted to have Joanna Matthews, Independent Chair of Trustees, and Jeff Butler, Pensions Director, sharing their insights into what made the CAAPS buy-in so successful and their top tips for trustees and sponsors considering purchasing a bulk annuity contract.

Case Study: Pilkington

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The Pilkington Superannuation Scheme completed a pensioner buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) for £230m in July 2016, shortly after the UK’s referendum on EU membership. With economic markets proving to be particularly volatile, an opportunity to complete a buy-in at an attractive price emerged. PIC’s Jay Shah shares what made the Pilkington Superannuation Scheme look attractive to them as an insurance provider and the benefits of being able to move to a transaction quickly and with confidence.

Case study: Smiths Group

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Smiths Group have secured £1.2Bn of their liabilities over 6 transactions since 2008 and are benefitting from the phased approach to buy-ins. Aon’s Paul Belok interviews Allan Whalley, Group Pensions Director at Smiths Group Plc, to understand what motivates a corporate sponsor to de-risk using pensioner buy-ins.



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