Managing Pension Risk

How Plan Sponsors Are Using LDI and Alternatives

Fixed income markets and the derisking decision: An LDI update

There's a lot happening in the fixed income markets and corporate plan sponsors have questions. For some answers, we spoke to three members of our LDI Team — Co-Chair Amy Trainor and Portfolio Managers Connor Fitzgerald and Schuyler Reece.


Seven Key Questions Plan Sponsors Are Asking

Is your plan’s return-seeking portfolio built for what comes next?

Many corporate pensions limit their return-seeking assets to traditional equities. But what happens when the market environment is unfavorable for this asset class? We think plans need to examine this vulnerability and consider constructing return-seeking portfolios with three building blocks that may help pursue funded-ratio growth while mitigating funded-ratio drawdowns in more challenging environments.

Rethinking De-Risking

Traditional approaches to de-risking DB plans haven’t yielded the desired results

Current Trends in Portfolio Transition Management

What are some of the key drivers in servicing institutional investor clients in transitioning their portfolios? Asset flows. Dispersion. Risk mitigation. Technological advances. Here are the trends that William Cobbett, Head of Transition Management Americas, is seeing from his capital markets desk at Citi in New York, and how they may factor into an asset owner's choice of transition manager.