Tag: pension risk transfer

MassMutual Paper Serves As Primer for PRT Considerations

“While PRT can be a highly effective tactic for plan sponsors to reduce risk and shift liabilities off their books,” MassMutual says, “it’s possible to increase pension costs and risks if a PRT is not executed with long-term goals in mind.”

Demand Growing for OCIO and PRT Services

Greg Calnon, with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses how outsourced chief investment officer solutions are moving into the DC plan space and how OCIOs can help with pension risk transfer decisions.

MassMutual Launches Tool to Gauge DB Plan Health

As part of the analysis of pension investments, the PensionSmart Analysis tool can examine different investment “glide path” options to help sponsors achieve specific goals related to funding and liability matching.

DB Plan Sponsors Preparing for PRTs

The most common preparatory steps taken include an evaluation of the financial impact of a pension risk transfer; discussions with stakeholders; data review/cleanup; and, exploration of the PRT solutions.