Don't buy out, buy in: Buy-in offers new way to mange DB risk

September 2010
Employee Benefit News;Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p40
The article offers information on the significance of adopting buy-in strategy in the life insurance industry of U.S. in response to the Pension Protection Act (PPA) of 2006. It discusses the process and plan of buy-in policy that identifies segments of the population for which isolation of liabilities make sense. It mentions advantages of buy-in plan which include the reduction of future volatility of cash contributions, owning of an asset with liability, and balancing asset strategy.


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