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The ultimate objective needs to be kept in mind
The onus of evaluating the companies is on the plan sponsor
Despite market volatility and a continued low interest rate environment, DB plan sponsors can still establish an effective LDI strategy to derisk their plans.
Nearly 85% of pension plans paying PBGC premiums have less than 1,000 participants—so it only makes sense that small plans make up a significant proportion of the ERISA industry’s annual risk transfer business.
A lot of parties are involved in even a modestly sized pension risk transfer deal; aligning their interests, timelines and incentives for success is no small task.
The latest LDI approach is an increasingly effective hedge of liability values
Market volatility and funding relief allowing lower required contributions have impacted the value of LDI and other pension plan de-risking strategies, SEI says.
Steady as a drumbeat, LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute data shows pension buyouts topped $1 billion for the fourth consecutive quarter.