TITLE

Milliman: Top 100 Pension Plans in Good Shape

AUTHOR(S)
Tozier, Danielle
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Investment Management Weekly;6/5/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a survey concerning the financial performance of defined benefit pension plans in the U.S. in 2005. Average rate of investment returns; Aggregate deficits; Funded status.
ACCESSION #
21103157

 

Related Articles

  • Canadians turn to new strategies to fight underfunding. Calio, Vince // Pensions & Investments;2/6/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p22 

    The article reports that according to a new report from JP Morgan Investment Management, Canadian defined benefit pension plans are facing a three-headed monster of low return expectations, a low interest rate environment and climbing liabilities. Meeting assumed rates of return was the biggest...

  • Study shows DB plans outperforming 401(k)s. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;6/23/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 25, p3 

    The article presents findings of a study on the financial performance of defined benefit pension plans in the U.S., conducted by consulting firm Watson Wyatt Worldwide. According to the firm, the median annual rate of return for defined benefit plans averaged 10.3 percent compared with 9.21...

  • Institutional Investors Have Mixed Q213. McGuinness, Kevin // Plan Sponsor News;2013, p125 

    The article reports on the performance of institutional investors for the second quarter of 2013. According to the WilshireTrust Universe Comparison Service, which collects data from custodial organizations, the performance for median plan return types during the quarter was mixed with a high...

  • HIGH HOPES.  // Pensions & Investments;7/8/2002, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p25 

    Presents a chart depicting corporate defined benefit fund sponsors based on expected long-term rate of return on assets in the U.S. Fair value of plan assets; Benefit obligation of the sponsors; Pension income as percentage of net corporate income.

  • High-Return Era Ends for Many Big Public Funds. Diamond, Randy // Benefits Magazine;Dec2015, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p54 

    The article reports that large public defined benefit pension plans, which heavily invested in equities, registered small gains in market returns for the year ending June 30, 2015.

  • Suggested Actions for DB Plan Sponsors in 2016. staff, PLANSPONSOR // Plan Sponsor News;2015, p1 

    The article discusses the investment issues outlined by consulting firm Mercer that defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors should focus on in 2016 and comments from Matt McDaniel of Mercer Retirement, regarding the challenges in 2015 with Meager investment returns and low interest rates.

  • Defined Benefit Plans Beat 401(k}s By More Than 1%.  // Money Management Executive;2/8/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports on the financial performance of defined benefit (DF) plans and 401(k) plans in the financial services industry in the U.S., posting DF to beat 401(k) by more than 1% at 10.13% and 9.06%, respectively.

  • MAR helps focus return goals. Sortino, Frank // Pensions & Investments;2/8/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p22 

    Explains the importance of the minimal acceptable return (MAR) in the performance measure of a 401(k) plan. Defined benefit sponsors' goal to fund their plans within their cost constraints; Denominator of the information ratio; Direct relation of the Omega Excess return to the investor's goal;...

  • Cost effectiveness of DB funds vs. 401(k)s. Ambachtsheer, Keith P. // Pensions & Investments;1/25/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p16 

    Reports that 401(k) defined contribution plans in the United States earned a higher gross average return at a lower average operating cost that their defined benefit counterparts in 1997. Estimated average return of 59 401(k) plans in the Cost Effectiveness Measurement database; Cause of a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics