Press Coverage

11th January 2018

Prudential director leaves for annuity Provider

Prudential’s director of consumer and digital has joined Key Retirement’s fixed-term annuity provider Primetime Retirement.

8th November 2017

Pru readies annuities book for sale

Prudential is believed to be contacting possible buyers for parts of its pension annuities business.

7th November 2017

Prudential initiates discussions on four-way sale of £10bn UK annuities book

Prudential has initiated discussions regarding the four-way sale of its £10bn UK annuities book, it has been revealed.

19th September 2017

What sort of blended solutions work best 

Blended solutions – or so-called ‘hybrid’ solutions – can provide flexible drawdown, guaranteed income, protected income, a combination of these from the outset, or a variation on these themes throughout retirement.

19th September 2017

Parliamentary Review: Primetime Retirement 

This years Parliamentary Review follows a significant year in British politics. It was a year in which our economy continues to grow, as the Government followed its balanced plan to keep public finances under control while investing to build a stronger economy.

19th September 2017

Legal & General readies a bid for £10 billion of Prudential’s business

Much has already been written about the reported sale of Prudential’s UK annuities – with Mike Wells, group chief executive of the British insurance giant, clarifying a number of issues in a results call last week.

5th May 2017

In the spotlight with Kim Lerche-Thomsen

We spoke to Kim Lerche-Thomsen, CEO of Primetime Retirement, about the Pensions Dashboard and the role of technology in the retirement market.

16th March 2017

Kim Lerche-Thomsen: What’s next for the annuity market?

Retirement planning has always been a complicated business but even so, as I look back on the past decade and compare it with today’s retirement lending market, it is remarkable to see the array of options on offer for today’s retirees. Though I have spent much of my career striving to create changes within the lifetime annuity sector, I never imagined it would undergo the revolution I have seen over the past 10 years.