DC West 2018: Callan's Ben Taylor on what defines a cybersecurity breach

From  Mark Goodrich 2 Hours ago

Ben Taylor, senior vice president, fund consulting at Callan, talks at P&I's DC West conference about what defines a breach and what plan sponsors should consider.

DC West 2018: Don Ezra on leaving the workforce and retirement readiness – Part 2

From  Mark Goodrich 20 Hours ago

Don Ezra, author of "Happiness: The Best Is Yet to Come," talks about the challenges of planning for retirement for those planning to soon leave the workforce.

DC West 2018: Don Ezra on leaving the workforce and retirement readiness

From  Mark Goodrich 20 Hours ago

Don Ezra, author of "Happiness: The Best Is Yet to Come," talks about the challenges of planning for retirement for those planning to soon leave the workforce.

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PRISK 2018 - Glenn O’Brien, Prudential

From  Mark Goodrich 5 Days ago

1. Are annuity purchases and hibernation equal in risk reduction? 2. How are companies today evaluating annuity settlement transactions? 3. What’s the future of the pension settlement market?

PRISK 2018 - Wayne Daniels, MetLife

From  Mark Goodrich 5 Days ago

1. How would you characterize the current PRT market and where you see it going in 2019? 2. What can you tell us about the timing/seasonality of deals coming to market? 3. What steps should plan sponsors take to prepare for transactions?

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PRISK 2018 - Sean Brennan, Athene

From  Mark Goodrich 5 Days ago

1. What should a plan sponsor do if they don’t get the price they’re targeting on the final auction day? 2. Why haven’t buy-ins been more common in the US? 3. Retiree buyouts have been increasingly common; is that because there isn’t a viable solution for terminated vested and…

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PRISK 2018 -Matthew Seymour, RiskFirst

From  Mark Goodrich 5 Days ago

1. How should pension plans change their approach as they near the end-game? 2. Is the pensions industry adequately dealing with risk management? 3. Can the industry deliver better value to pension plans?

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PRISK 2018 - David Eichhorn, NISA

From  Mark Goodrich 5 Days ago

1. How can plan sponsors use asset allocation to reduce funded status volatility? 2. How should plan sponsors think about mortality assumptions when considering an annuity buyout transaction. 3. Does the stock market tell us anything about whether or not annuity buyouts are a good deal for…

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PRISK 2018 - Neil Drzewiecki, MassMutual

From  Mark Goodrich 5 Days ago

1. MassMutual, in its recent white paper, attributes part of the growth in pension risk transfers to the new corporate tax regime and an upcoming deadline. How do you expect this to impact interest in PRTs now? 2. In your white paper, MassMutual provides a life insurer’s inside view of…

Aviva Investors Global High Yield

From  Mark Goodrich A month ago

Diversification and risk control are key for investors in search for yield. High yield, with low defaults and attractive credit quality, could offer a solution. Aviva Investors’ focus on robust due diligence offers potential for high yields with relatively low volatility.

Dhvani Shah, CIO, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

From  Mark Goodrich 3 Months ago

Dhvani Shah, CIO at Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, talks about the impact the fund's emerging managers and brokerage program is having on minority managers of alternative investments.

Face to Face with Dhvani Shah, CIO, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

From  Mark Goodrich 3 Months ago

Dhvani Shah of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund talks to P&I about alternative investment strategies she has implemented since becoming CIO in 2011.

CRISK 2018 - NISA Investment Advisors: Rick Ratkowski's Video Interview

From  Mark Goodrich 4 Months ago

1. How do you expect changes to funding rules to impact DB plan asset allocations?2. How should plan sponsors think about determining their terminal funded status and asset allocation?3. Should plan sponsors consider going global with their fixed-income exposure?

CRISK 2018 - Fidelity Investments: Francois Pellerin's Video Interview

From  Mark Goodrich 4 Months ago

1. Why are current market conditions challenging for pension investors, and what can they do about it? 2. Customization is a popular “buzz” word in pension risk management. How do you design and implement custom solution for your clients? 3. How should sponsor think about the…

CRISK 2018 - Sun Life Financial: Mathieu Tessier's Video Interview

From  Mark Goodrich 4 Months ago

1. Why are sponsors looking to detox their pension plans now?2. Am I giving up excess returns if I use a custom LDI strategy?3. Aren’t annuities too expensive?

CRISK 2018 - CIBC Asset Management: Carlo DiLalla's Video Interview

From  Mark Goodrich 4 Months ago

1. Compare and contrast different kinds of private debt funds available for pension plans.2. What are some of the characteristics of Canadian Infrastructure Private Debt that allows it to be a partial fixed income replacement in a plan’s risk mitigating portfolio?3. What are some of the…