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Rothesay Life agrees £520m buy-in with the Cadbury Mondelez Pension Fund

Rothesay Life, one of the leading life insurers specialising in providing de-risking solutions to UK defined benefit pension schemes, is pleased to announce that it has insured £520m of defined benefit liabilities for the Cadbury Mondelez Pension Fund.

Transaction highlights:

  • c£520m pensioner-only buy-in, covering a representative subset of the liabilities for pensions already in payment
  • The bulk annuity, covering payments for c.1,900 pensioner members, will be held as an asset of the scheme
  • Premium was paid in gilts and cash which will be reinvested in line with Rothesay Life’s low-risk, long-term investment strategy
  • This second tranche of de-risking takes the scheme’s insurance to c.20% of £4.6bn total liabilities, which follows a £500m buy-in completed in 2009

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