Tag: PRT

Risk Transfer Floodgates Hold, For Now

Even with the documented acceleration of de-risking activity, Tom McCartan at PGIM Fixed Income notes that less than 1% of U.S. private pension plan assets and liabilities have been formally transferred to insurers.

Number of Pension Buy-Out Deals Growing Each Year

“A big driver of the 2018 buy-out sales was a combination of mid- to large-PRT deals,” says Eugene Noble, research analyst, LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute. “We also saw two new insurance companies enter the PRT market this year.”

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.