In a year when the nation's largest corporate defined benefit plans saw a 5.7% aggregate decrease in liabilities, funding levels barely budged. The culprit: a combination of low returns that hovered...
April 18, 2016
Assets down, and contributions plummet for the 100 largest corporate pension funds in 2015.
April 18, 2016 | 12:01 am
Deborah Forbes announced her resignation as executive director of the Committee on Investment of Employee Benefit Assets on Monday.
April 18, 2016 | 02:55 pm
The largest corporate pension plans ranked by funding ratio -- plan assets as a percentage of benefit obligation — as of Dec. 31, 2015, unless otherwise noted.
April 18, 2016 | 02:26 pm
See a series of graphs and charts showing the funded status of the top 100 corporate pension funds.
April 18, 2016 | 12:01 am
A current and a retired BP employee have filed a lawsuit against the energy company, charging it with misleading employees over earlier changes to its retirement program.
April 14, 2016 | 03:56 pm
Tesco PLC saw its pension fund deficit fall 33% to £2.6 billion ($3.6 billion) over the year ended Feb. 27, due in part to a recalculation of the deficit following a move to freeze its U.K....
April 13, 2016 | 12:10 pm
The aggregate funded status for defined benefit plans sponsored by S&P 500 companies fell 60 basis points to 81.4% in 2015, as declining asset values outpaced declining liabilities, said Wilshire...
April 12, 2016 | 04:21 pm
The total deficit of U.K. defined benefit funds fell 6.4% in March to £302.1 billion ($434.8 billion), as liabilities decreased and assets rose, showed data from the Pension Protection Fund...
April 12, 2016 | 02:49 pm
The aggregate funding ratio for U.S. corporate defined benefit plans improved in March on the back of rising equity markets, said reports from Mercer and Wilshire Consulting.
April 08, 2016 | 01:49 pm
NISA Investment Advisors' Pension Surplus Risk index fell 40 basis points to 8.7% in March, driven by a decrease in return-seeking asset volatility.
April 08, 2016 | 10:31 am
The aggregate funded status of the 100 largest U.S. corporate defined benefit plans was 81.8% at the end of 2015, a 10-basis-point increase from the end of 2014.
April 07, 2016 | 10:59 am
Randolph S. Richards was named corporate vice president and treasurer at Chevron Corp., effective May 1.
April 05, 2016 | 12:49 pm
The funded status of a typical U.S. corporate defined benefit plan fell in the first quarter as liabilities grew faster than assets, said recent reports from Legal & General Investment Management...
April 04, 2016 | 03:17 pm
Canadian corporate DB plans continue to be well funded with fixed-income-heavy portfolios.