In Focus

A Year in Surveys

In our surveys throughout the year, asset owners let their voices be heard on topics such as outsourcing, transition management, and LDI. As we wrap up 2017, here’s a...

PBGC Rates to Rise

Fed up with paying what they view as ‘unfairly high’ Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) insurance premiums, defined benefit retirement plan sponsors are looking to shore up their underfunded...
Art by JooHee Yoon

Back to the Future

The last year was one of sharp departures from past trajectories. Donald Trump, a firebrand former reality television host, among other ventures, won the US presidential election, bucking what...

Learning from the Swiss

Following the Pension 2020 rejection, Swiss citizens are still grappling with pension reform—as well as a resulting tax reduction. Had the September overhaul been accepted, Pension 2020 would have...
Art by Suharu Ogawa

Political Wildcards

Investors tend to focus on the factors they’re most familiar with when looking at markets. Analyzing items such as corporate earnings and economic indicators take center stage. The past...