MassMutual has issued a white paper outlining all considerations for defined benefit plan sponsors considering a pension risk transfer.
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The company will offer a lump-sum distribution window to certain participants and transfer certain retiree assets to a group annuity.
This is more than double the sales in the second quarter of 2017.
Raytheon is the latest large employer to enter into a group annuity transaction, transferring nearly $1 billion in benefit obligations to Prudential.
According to the text of the complaint, the action seeks to hold MetLife accountable for the company’s conversion of more than $500 million in annuitized retirement benefits, interest, and unlawful profits over the last 25 years. State regulatory authorities in Massachusetts are also getting involved.
They have until mid-September to deduct pension plan contributions at the rate of 35%; after that, the lower 21% rate kicks in.