Nov 19, 2012 --- The
Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company expanded its investment option lineup
for two qualified retirement plan platforms. ---
The Guardian Advantage fund lineup will add 27 new
investment options for a total of 101. The Guardian Choice fund lineup will
offer 33 more options for a total of 111. The investment options provide
exposure to new market sectors.
Plan sponsors will now have the option to select investments
from several new asset classes and mutual fund families which will include both
actively managed and index-based funds. The enhanced asset class lineup
includes Large Cap Blend, Large Cap Growth, Multi Sector Bond, Emerging Markets
Bond, Target-Date, Index, Socially Responsible and Sector funds.
Investment options in The Guardian Advantage and The
Guardian Choice plans are screened by SWBC Investment Advisory
“These substantial new fund enhancements underscore our
commitment to providing choice and flexibility to plan sponsors, while still
offering focus lists with fiduciary support services provided by SWBC
Investment Advisory Services,” said Jason Frain, vice president, 401(k) product
management and development, Guardian Retirement Solutions.
More information is at http://www.GuardianLife.com.