Pension Clicks
December 2022
In this edition of Pension Clicks, we share new research on the power of pooling using CDC as a decumulation solution, Michael Walker looks at the steps for a successful buyout and we consider a review of the regulation of UK insurers outlining a planned package of reforms.
On The Horizon

To help with planning, our On the Horizon summary provides a reminder of some of the key legislative and regulatory developments expected over the coming year.
Collective DC – The Power Of Pooling
Our research covers how CDC as a decumulation option looks set to transform the pensions industry.
The Jar Of Buyout
Michael Walker takes you through the different steps for a successful buyout strategy in this article with Professional Pensions.
Regulation Of UK
Insurers - Settlement Market Growth Supported By Reforms
On 17 November 2022, the UK Government published the
results of its review of the Regulation of UK insurers and – after much industry
debate and lobbying – outlined its planned package of
UK Risk Settlement Bulletin

Q4 2022
The Q4 bulletin takes a look into the recent volatility in the market, including the effects on DB scheme investments, insurer resilience, and bulk annuity pricing.
Retirement Podcast

In this podcast you will hear the key pension news from the last month summarised by Ricky Marsh. This month, Ricky is joined by Tim Gordon and Matt Fletcher to discuss the latest developments in the world of longevity, including experience over 2022 and the outlook for the future.
Week in Markets

A summary of market movements over the past week. 
Wealth Insights Investment Series, London – Thanks for Joining Us! 
We were delighted to welcome around 130 delegates, including asset managers and pension investors, to our inaugural Wealth Insights event in London earlier this month.

Feedback has been extremely positive, with one delegate commenting that the “energy, the event design, the content, and the structure all came together to make for a really valuable use of time.”
Aon In The Press
In November, Aon announced it has been appointed by The Trustees of the Russell & Bromley Limited Pension and Life Assurance Scheme to provide fiduciary management services in the UK and has also been appointed by the Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited Pension Scheme to provide investment advisory services. In addition, Aon research in Professional Pensions says that CDC decumulation could see a 50% retirement income rise and Aon advises on £1.7 billion longevity transaction for Balfour Beatty Pension Fund.
Upcoming Events and Webinars
Pensions Training
We are running a full schedule of DB, DC and pensions governance training in 2023. You can find a copy of our training brochure here and book here
Save The Date: 2023 Pension Conference
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A multi-city event for those who manage or govern pension schemes.
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Also On Our Website
Check our upcoming events and webinar replays.
Aon's new Risk Settlement Hub delivers new content on the different steps to achieve your journey to settlement.
Our Risk Analyzer tool is now used by over 900 schemes, with £1 trillion assets around the world, to monitor various financial and risk measures. This video gives you an example of how Risk Analyzer could help you.
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