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L&G reports “limited economic impact” from UK financial volatility

4th October 2022

UK financial services group Legal & General (L&G) has reported “limited economic impact” to its business from the financial volatility in the UK over the past  few weeks, as well as from wider unstable macro conditions. Last week, the Bank of England took the unprecedented step of making “urgent” targeted purchases ... Read the full article

Legal & General announces changes to its pension risk transfer team

23rd September 2022

Legal & General Group’s (L&G) global Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) business has announced a number of changes to its Legal & General Retirement Institutional (LGRI) Division leadership team. Chris DeMarco has been appointed Strategic Accounts and New Markets after having led the UK PRT business for nearly six years and supported ... Read the full article

L&G’s PRT Monitor indicates continued momentum in H1

25th August 2022

Legal & General Group’s Global Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) businesses have released the latest edition of the Global PRT Monitor, which analyses industry trends and market outlooks in the UK and US. According to the Monitor, both markets reported a strong start to 2022, with the first half of the year ... Read the full article

L&G Re finds new COO in Karan Martin

23rd August 2022

The global reinsurance arm of Legal & General Group, L&G Re, has announced that Karan Martin has taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Martin joins the company from Maryland where she was Chief Operating Officer at Legal & General America, responsible for supporting the growth of its term ... Read the full article

LGRA secures $735mn in new transactions in Q2 2022

16th August 2022

Legal & General Retirement America (LGRA) closed $735 million in pension risk transfer transactions in Q2 2022, marking the largest quarter to date for the organisation. From April through June, the firm closed four transactions to secure coverage for approximately 5,000 plan participants. The $735 million volume – which exclusively covers US ... Read the full article

L&G sees improved operating profit in H1 2022

9th August 2022

Life insurer Legal & General Group (L&G) has reported an operating profit of £1.16 billion for H1 2022, an 8% increase from £1.07 billion from the same period last year. L&G’s UK PRT business, delivered operating profit growth of 7% to £560 million in H122, compared to £525 million from H121. At ... Read the full article

L&G release latest results, says H1 2022 a ‘good start’ to the year

7th July 2022

Legal & General is reporting that it has seen a ‘good start’ to this year, with operating performance in line with its expectations. In a statement, the firm said it expected to deliver double-digit growth in cash and capital generation in the first six months. The firm said its institutional retirement segment ... Read the full article

Legal & General completes £21m pension buy-in with Barnett & Hall

23rd June 2022

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited has completed a £21 million full-scheme buy-in with Barnett & Hall Holdings Pension Scheme. The deal secures benefits for around 110 pension scheme members, of which 105 are non-pensioner members. BHH Limited is a subsidiary of W&R Barnett Limited, which is a fourth-generation family business established ... Read the full article

U.S. PRT market on course for “strongest half-year in 2022” – L&G

13th May 2022

The US pension risk transfer (PRT) market had its largest quarter in Q1 2022 with an estimated volume of $5.5bn, according to the latest Pension Risk Transfer Monitor from Legal & General. The insurer said that the first three months of 2020 and 2021 saw volumes of $4.5bn and $3.8bn. This, ... Read the full article

L&G in £4.4m pension buy-in with TEPS

12th May 2022

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited  (L&G) has agreed a £4.4 million full-scheme buy-in with the Trans-European Port Services Limited (TEPS) 1974 Pension Scheme, securing the benefits for six pension scheme members. The transaction follows on from a c.£17m full scheme buy-in between L&G and the John Good & Sons Limited ... Read the full article

L&G enter £225m buy-in with Newell Rubbermaid pension scheme

11th March 2022

Legal & General Assurance Society has agreed a £225 million buy-in with the Combined Newell and Record Section of the Newell Rubbermaid UK Pension Scheme (the scheme), securing the benefits of more than 800 retirees and 900 deferred members. The sponsoring company Newell Brands is a global consumer goods company with ... Read the full article

L&G reports “strong year” for pension deals

9th March 2022

Life insurer Legal & General Group (L&G) has reported its results for 2021, with subsidiaries Legal & General Retirement Institutional (LGRI) and Legal & General Retirement America (LGRA) experiencing a “strong year,” the company says. L&G continued to maintain its position in the global pension risk transfer (PRT) market, securing a ... Read the full article

Legal & General agrees £11m pension buyout

22nd February 2022

Legal & General has agreed to an £11m buyout transaction with the Cornish Mutual Assurance Company Limited Staff Pension Scheme. The buyout involves the benefits of more than 70 pension scheme members. An existing relationship between the two started in 2015 when Legal & General Investment Management become the scheme’s asset ... Read the full article

L&G agrees buy-in with Heathrow Airport pension scheme

10th February 2022

Legal & General has agreed a buy-in with Heathrow’s BAA Pension Scheme for around £370m. The buy-in represents the Scheme’s second Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) transaction with Legal & General, following a £325m buy-in in 2018 covering 1,300 retirees. Legal & General has now secured the benefits of nearly 3,000 members ... Read the full article

Pension risk transfer market set to accelerate after record H2: L&G

8th February 2022

Analysts at Legal & General are expecting momentum in the global pension risk transfer (PRT) market to continue into 2022, following another strong half-year period for the sector, particularly in the US where potential transaction volume records were set. L&G’s Global PRT Monitor reported a strong second half of 2021 for ... Read the full article