The defined benefit plan's role in a corporation is once again becoming increasingly important for U.K. companies, industry experts say.
May 04, 2015
The total deficit of all U.K. corporate pension funds decreased 3% in April to £261 billion ($390 billion), said the latest analysis by JLT Employee Benefits.
May 01, 2015 | 12:22 pm
The deficit for the ITN Pension Scheme, London, increased 22.5% to £98.5 million ($147.2 million) for the year ended Dec. 31, said sponsoring company Independent Television News Ltd.’s...
May 01, 2015 | 11:58 am
The pension risk transfer environment is still a positive one in 2015 despite lower interest rates, with a good number of firms making ideal candidates for performing such transactions, a report from ...
April 30, 2015 | 04:01 pm
The funded status of the 100 largest U.S. corporate defined benefit plans fell to 81% at the end of March, down 20 basis points from February, the Milliman 100 Pension Funding index showed Thursday.
April 23, 2015 | 03:10 pm
Only 19% of U.K. final-salary defined benefit plans with more than £1 billion ($1.5 billion) in assets remain open, said a report from consultant Barnett Waddingham.
April 22, 2015 | 03:17 pm
Tesco PLC, Cheshunt, England, has agreed to a funding plan with trustees of the company's defined benefit plan in an effort to plug a £3.9 billion ($5.8 billion) deficit.
April 22, 2015 | 02:01 pm
The average funding ratio of the 100 largest U.S. corporate defined benefit plans dropped 7.7 percentage points in 2014 to 85.8%, despite strong investment returns that averaged 9.2%, Pensions &...
April 20, 2015
See a series of graphs and charts showing the funded status of the top 100 corporate pension funds.
April 20, 2015 | 12:01 am
The aggregate funded status for pension plans sponsored by S&P 500 companies fell 720 basis points to 82.5% in 2014 as liability growth outpaced assets, said an annual report from Wilshire Consulting.
April 16, 2015 | 04:03 pm
The funded status of the 100 largest U.S. corporate pension plans fell eight percentage points in 2014 to an aggregate 81%, said a report from Towers Watson.
April 14, 2015 | 04:11 pm
The aggregate deficit of occupational pension funds covered by the U.K. Pension Protection Fund’s 7800 index increased 17.7% to £292.6 billion ($436.9 billion) in March.
April 14, 2015 | 11:06 am
The aggregate funded status of S&P 500 companies with defined benefit plans fell 120 basis points to 82% in the first quarter as liability growth outpaced assets, Aon Hewitt said.
April 10, 2015 | 02:12 pm
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
The total funding deficit of U.K. FTSE 350 companies’ pension funds increased 9.5% to £127 billion ($189.6 billion) in March, Mercer said.