Industry Sales Statistics

Total Second Quarter Annuity Sales Post Record Highs

Posted on August 25, 2010

IRI today announced second quarter results for the U.S. annuity industry. Annuity sales in the second quarter resulted in the strengthening of several key annuity industry indicators.

IRI Releases Second Quarter Product Trend Update for U.S. Variable Annuity Market

Posted on July 28, 2010

IRI today released a report on product trend updates within the U.S. variable annuity market for the second quarter.

Annuity Sales Reveal Consumer Preferences

Posted on June 3, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today released a report on sales flow data within the U.S. variable annuity market for the first quarter.

IRI Releases First Quarter Product Trend Update for U.S. Variable Annuity Market

Posted on May 20, 2010

Carrier Filings More Than Triple Compared to Previous Quarter

IRI EXCLUSIVE: Total First Quarter Annuity Sales

Posted on May 18, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced its inaugural, exclusive new annuity reporting system, uniting trusted data from Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research.

The Cerulli Edge Retirement Edition - First Quarter 2010

Posted on May 13, 2010

The market upheaval elicited new developments in the link between the asset management and insurance functions of the VA.

Annuity STP: Update on Status of Industry Automation

Posted on May 13, 2010

LIMRA and IRI again jointly conducted a survey of annuity manufacturers and distributors to assess the status of the industry's standardization and straight-through processing (STP) developments and to identify the essential next steps for annuity STP.

Cerulli Quantitative Update: Retirement Markets 2010

Posted on March 2, 2010

Looking for information and analysis on how the retirement market performed in 2010, and where it is headed in the coming years? Want to know where opportunities exist within IRA and Rollover Markets?

Variable Annuity Assets Soar in 4Q

Posted on February 25, 2010

IRI announced fourth quarter results for the variable annuity industry. The net assets of US variable annuities posted a double-digit increase in year-to-year quarter comparisons for the first time in eight quarters, advancing at a rate of 20.2 percent.

IRI Announces 4Q Fixed Annuity Data

Posted on February 17, 2010

IRI today announced fourth quarter and 2009 results for the fixed annuity industry. Fixed indexed annuity sales continue to climb, with fourth quarter sales totaling $7.6 billion, representing a 3.2% increase over the previous quarter.