Corporate DC plans

Dillard’s adds ClearBridge fund to DC plan lineup

Dillard’s Inc. added ClearBridge Investments’ small-cap growth fund to the investment lineup of its 401(a) plan.

October 31, 2014 | 02:07 pm

Randstad North America changes 3 investment options in DC lineup

Randstad North America made several changes to the lineup of its retirement savings plan.

October 31, 2014 | 01:53 pm

Crain Communications hires consultant to assist in invitation-only record-keeper search

Crain Communications Inc. hired Institutional Investment Consulting as a special project consultant to conduct an invitation-only search for a record keeper for its $100 million...

October 30, 2014 | 04:06 pm
Precision, flexibility vital for DC plans, say speakers at P&I conference

Precision, flexibility vital for DC plans, say speakers at P&I conference

Defined contribution executives need to be both precise and flexible in the managing of their plans, according to fellow sponsors, consultants and providers who spoke at the annual Pensions &...

October 29, 2014 | 01:24 pm

Exelis hires Voya in move to consolidate 401(k) plans

Exelis Inc. hired Voya Retirement Services as sole record keeper of its 401(k) plan.

October 29, 2014 | 10:54 am
White-label funds on rise for DC plans

White-label funds on rise for DC plans

Defined contribution plan executives increasingly are replacing brand-name mutual funds with no-name options, trying to simplify investment lineups, increase portfolio diversity and reduce fees.

October 27, 2014
 American Airlines picks Fidelity as sole provider for 401(k) plans

American Airlines picks Fidelity as sole provider for 401(k) plans

American Airlines Fidelity Investments as sole provider for its 401(k) plans, starting in mid-2015.

October 27, 2014 | 01:12 pm
5 winners named in P&I's Innovator Awards

5 winners named in P&I's Innovator Awards

Five winners of the third annual Innovator Awards were announced Monday by P&I and DCIIA.

October 27, 2014 | 11:58 am
Ford dropping PIMCO Total Return Fund from 401(k) plan

Ford dropping PIMCO Total Return Fund from 401(k) plan

Ford Motor Co. will drop the PIMCO Total Return Fund as an option in its $12.8 billion U.S. 401(k) plan on Nov. 14.

October 21, 2014 | 03:55 pm
Supreme Court agrees to hear case on fiduciary breach time limits

Supreme Court agrees to hear case on fiduciary breach time limits

The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether 401(k) plan fiduciaries can be sued for more expensive investment choices made years earlier.

October 02, 2014 | 03:33 pm

HSBC outsources its DC plan assets to Fidelity

HSBC, London, outsourced its £1.8 billion ($2.9 billion) in defined contribution assets to Fidelity Worldwide Investment, said Phillip Bretnall, chief operating officer at HSBC ...

September 29, 2014 | 02:58 pm

Sonepar USA names new retirement program manager

Annette Grabow was hired as retirement program manager for Sonepar USA, a subsidiary of France's Sonepar Group, a distributor of electrical products.

September 18, 2014 | 04:09 pm

Heidrick & Struggles taps manager of global benefits

Ira Finn was named manager of global benefits for Heidrick & Struggles International Inc., an executive search firm.

September 18, 2014 | 03:58 pm

Dassault Systemes makes changes to DC plan lineup

Dassault Systemes Americas Corp. added three investment options to its 401(k) plan.

September 05, 2014 | 02:35 pm

Nestle USA switches brokerage window provider

Nestle USA Inc. added a self-directed brokerage window provided by TD Ameritrade to its 401(k) savings plan lineup.

September 04, 2014 | 12:41 pm