Experts discuss the various elements to consider before implementing a pension risk transfer to help ensure its success.
“Buyout products had a very strong start to the year with $4.7 billion in sales,” says Mark Paracer, assistant research director for LIMRA SRI. “Previous first quarter sales had never exceeded $1.5 billion.”
As part of the PRT agreement, Prudential will assume the responsibility for paying pension benefits to about 23,000 International Paper retirees.
Approximately 41,000 FedEx retirees and beneficiaries in defined benefit pension plans will receive annuity benefits.
A study finds most corporate pensions are winding down, while public defined benefit plans are trying to get stronger—paths that will require some common and some different strategies.