defined-benefit pension plans
Pension Risk Transfer: Plan Terminations, Buyouts, Lift-Outs, and Buy-Ins
Which is the best way for a company to transfer pension risk, and how does a CFO know which route to take?
Pension Plans’ Struggles Continue Despite Big Investment Gains
While 2019 was a banner year for returns, low interest rates prevented plan sponsors from meaningfully improving their funded states.
For Many CFOs, Pension Plans Are Millstones Around the Neck
The massive, high-risk debt weighing down so many defined benefit plans promises to accelerate the pace of pension-risk transfer undertakings.
Why Terminating a Pension Plan May Be Unaffordable
Not only is it expensive to buy annuities to fund existing retiree benefits, but financial statement issues also may stymie plan terminations.