Tag: DB plans

Your DB Funded Status Has Improved? Now What?

Corporate DB plans have experience funded status improvement, and LDI strategies help plan sponsors preserve this; however, investment committees are looking for new asset classes that can provide greater returns at a reasonable level of risk.

‘Hibernation’ the Next Step for DB Plan Investing

As more marketable obligations—such as those for in-pay retirees—are transferred to insurers, residual DB plans will have unusual and idiosyncratic features that make them more difficult to manage, which will drive pension investing to a “hibernation” focus for many, Mercer says.

MassMutual Introduces New Report to Guide DB Plan Sponsors

The quarterly Defined Benefit Market Update and Commentary is designed to support DB plan sponsor clients and potential clients in the ongoing management of their plans and includes data on interest rates, bond and equity markets, and commentary on economic and regulatory matters.