Corporate DC plans

Northern Trust: DC participants favor higher auto-escalation rates

Defined contribution plan participants are more willing to accept aggressive auto-escalation policies than sponsors are willing to provide, according to a report from Northern Trust, published Monday.

May 11, 2015 | 04:28 pm

Gannett goes with Vanguard as new 401(k) record keeper

Gannett Co., McLean, Va., hired Vanguard Group as record keeper of its 401(k) plan.

May 11, 2015 | 01:48 pm
DC plans with company stock slow to adopt changes following high court ruling

DC plans with company stock slow to adopt changes following high court ruling

Eleven percent of employers offering company stock in their defined contribution plans have hired independent fiduciaries to monitor the investment option since a Supreme Court ruling in June on...

May 05, 2015 | 03:36 pm

Dow Corning switches to Vanguard as record keeper of 401(k) plan

Dow Corning Corp. hired Vanguard Group to replace T. Rowe Price as record keeper of its Employees' Capital Accumulation 401(k) plan.

April 23, 2015 | 01:43 pm

Sonepar USA replaces Prudential with Schwab as 401(k) record keeper

Sonepar USA hired Schwab Retirement Plan Services as record keeper for its 401(k) plan.

April 15, 2015 | 04:04 pm

Salt River Materials Group adds 2 bond funds to 401(k) plan, removes PIMCO

Salt River Materials Group, Scottsdale, Ariz., is adding the Metropolitan West Total Return Bond Fund and the Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund to the investment options lineup in its 401(k) plan.

April 14, 2015 | 04:16 pm
Royal Dutch Shell’s deal for BG Group to add $2 billion in retirement assets

Royal Dutch Shell’s deal for BG Group to add $2 billion in retirement assets

Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s proposed deal for BG Group PLC will create an entity with retirement assets of nearly $100 billion.

April 08, 2015 | 03:40 pm

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff selects Mercer to provide actuarial services for 7 plans

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, London, hired Mercer to provide actuarial services to its seven U.K. retirement plans.

April 01, 2015 | 04:03 pm

Ameriprise to launch record-keeper, consultant searches as part of 401(k) plan settlement

Ameriprise Financial Inc. will issue RFPs for a record keeper and investment consultant for its 401(k) plan as part of a settlement reached Thursday with participants in the plan.

March 26, 2015 | 03:54 pm

Cequel III Management replaces 2 fund options in 401(k) plan

Cequel III Management Co., St. Louis, is adding two new investment options to its 401(k) plan.

March 23, 2015 | 02:07 pm
Supreme Court could take on case involving fiduciary burden of proof, damages

Supreme Court could take on case involving fiduciary burden of proof, damages

The Supreme Court signaled its interest in taking a case questioning whether fiduciaries bear the burden of proof and whether they can be liable for monetary damages.

March 09, 2015 | 03:59 pm
Chevron drops Artisan, Neuberger Berman funds from 401(k) plan lineup

Chevron drops Artisan, Neuberger Berman funds from 401(k) plan lineup

Chevron Corp. removed the Artisan Mid Cap Fund and Neuberger Berman Genesis Fund from the lineup for one of its 401(k) plans.

March 06, 2015 | 12:28 pm

Marvin Windows and Doors retools DC plan lineup

Marvin Windows and Doors Inc. is adding eight investment options to its profit sharing and 401(k) plan.

March 05, 2015 | 03:26 pm
DC East conference themes focus on litigation, regulation, cybersecurity threats

DC East conference themes focus on litigation, regulation, cybersecurity threats

Litigation, regulation, legislation and some consternation emerged as dominant themes at the annual Pensions & Investments' East Coast Defined Contribution Conference, held March 1-3 in Miami.

March 04, 2015 | 06:53 pm

H.E. Butt Grocery investment officer leaves for Financial Solutions

Dale Neibert has left as investment officer and research analyst at H.E. Butt Grocery Co.

February 23, 2015 | 04:02 pm