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October 18, 2018

Prudential Financial closes $3.2 billion in new longevity reinsurance agreements, signaling healthy growth in the U.K. pension risk transfer market

NEWARK, N.J., October 18, 2018 - Prudential Retirement®, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has concluded $3.2 billion in previously undisclosed longevity reinsurance contracts, a further sign that pension de-risking activity in the U.K. is continuing at a brisk pace. As part of these transactions, The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) assumes the longevity risk for approximately 13,200 retirees.

October 01, 2018

International Paper agrees to transfer $1.6 billion in pension liabilities to Prudential Retirement

International Paper (NYSE: IP) will settle approximately $1.6 billion of its pension obligations by purchasing a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). As part of this agreement, Prudential will assume the responsibility for paying pension benefits to about 23,000 of International Paper’s retirees.

September 12, 2018

Prudential Financial announces leadership succession

NEWARK, N.J., September 12, 2018 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles Lowrey as the company’s next CEO and member of the Board, effective December 1, 2018. Lowrey, who currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer, International Businesses of Prudential, will succeed John Strangfeld, who will retire as CEO on November 30, 2018. Strangfeld will serve as non-executive chairman until April 5, 2019, at which time Lowrey will also assume the role of chairman.

August 08, 2018

Prudential, Aviva reach first longevity reinsurance agreement as U.K. pension de-risking market surges

NEWARK, N.J., August 08, 2018 - Prudential Retirement®, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), and Aviva Life and Pensions U.K. Ltd. have struck their first longevity reinsurance transaction, establishing a new reinsurance partnership between these two market leaders.

July 26, 2018

Prudential and Raytheon reach agreement on $923 million pension risk transfer

NEWARK, N.J., July 26, 2018 - Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will reduce its pension obligations by $923 million by purchasing a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). The agreement transfers the responsibility for paying certain pension benefits to approximately 13,000 U.S. retirees, as well as their beneficiaries, from Raytheon’s previously discontinued operations.

May 09, 2018

Prudential and PIC reach sixth longevity reinsurance agreement amid surging demand for pension de-risking

NEWARK, N.J., May 09, 2018 - Prudential Retirement, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), and Pension Insurance Corporation plc (PIC), have struck their sixth longevity reinsurance transaction since 2015. The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) assumes the longevity risk for £900 million (about $1.2 billion) in pension liabilities, representing approximately 7,500 pensioners across two pension schemes.

March 27, 2018

Prudential develops innovative process with PIC to help small pensions de-risk

NEWARK, N.J., March 27, 2018 - A collaborative effort between Prudential Retirement, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), and Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has created an innovative new approach for expediting longevity reinsurance transactions for smaller pension buy-ins and buy-outs. This new approach combines an advance commitment of capital, known pricing and the bundling of multiple transactions into a single closing to enable PIC to more nimbly and efficiently address the risk transfer needs of small pensions and their retirees.

February 05, 2018

Prudential Financial and Scottish Widows reach first longevity reinsurance agreement

NEWARK, N.J., February 05, 2018 - The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) a Prudential Financial, Inc. company (NYSE:PRU), and Scottish Widows Limited, a subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group plc, agreed to their first-ever longevity reinsurance agreement. PICA has assumed the longevity risk for approximately $1.8 billion (£1.3 billion) of annuity liabilities held by Scottish Widows.

December 21, 2017

Prudential, Legal & General reach sixth longevity reinsurance agreement

Prudential Retirement and Legal & General Group plc concluded their sixth longevity reinsurance agreement since 2014.

November 09, 2017

Prudential, PIC Reach $1.2 Billion Longevity Reinsurance Agreement

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 09, 2017 - Prudential Retirement, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), and Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), have entered into their fifth longevity reinsurance transaction since 2015. In the agreement, The Prudential Insurance Company of America assumes the longevity risk for $1.2 billion (about £900 million) in pension liabilities, covering approximately 4,000 pensioners across four pension schemes.