The newshareclass, available to plan sponsors with total plan assets under $10 million, is geared to support Delaware’s 401(k), ERISA 403(b), Governmental457,Profit Sharing and Money Purchase plans, and non-qualifieddeferred compensation arrangements. Since plans above $10 million in total assets are eligible to purchase A shares at NAV, these plans are ineligible for R share purchases, according to a news release.
Outside fund families included in this multi-manager platform include:
- Lord Abbett
- State Street Research
- Van Kampen
The multi-manager platform is available to plan sponsors with $1millionor more in total plan assets. Plans with less than $1 million of assetsqualify for a platform offering R share funds managed by DelawareInvestments.
For more information, financial advisors can visit www.lfd.com or call their Lincoln Financial Distributors sales contact at (877) 533-0003. While there is no upfrontcommissionwith R shares, advisors are compensated with an immediate 50 basis points trailthat ispaid monthly.