Legal & General completes c.£0.5bn buy-in with the Pearson Pension Plan

Legal & General’s pre-agreed “umbrella contract” terms enable efficient follow up to 2017 buy-in transaction.

This buy-in covers approximately 2,200 current pensioner members and, alongside the transactions completed by the Plan in 2017, increases insurance coverage to approximately 50% of the Plan’s liabilities.

Legal & General provided a c£600m buy-in in 2017, covering approximately 2,400 members.

Full press release available via the link below

Chris DeMarco

We are delighted to have been able to partner with the Plan to further improve the security of members’ benefits... Our longstanding relationship with the Plan across our business and wide-ranging expertise in respect of these structures have been important factors in developing this solution...

Chris DeMarco, Managing Director, UK Pension Risk Transfer

For further information

Margrit Williams

PR & Communications Director, Legal & General Retirement Institutional

Contact for:

DB/Final Salary pension schemes de-risking -buy-ins, buy-outs, longevity insurance
Alternative de-risking solutions – APP, ISS
Pension scheme administration
(UK, USA, Canada, Bermuda and Ireland)

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