Achieving Certainty: A Sharper Corporate Finance Lens?

Perspectives, June 2016

The financial uncertainty created by pension-funded status volatility has far-reaching effects. As Scott Kaplan, head of Prudential’s Pension Risk Transfer group, points out in this brief video, this volatility can profoundly affect many corporate financial metrics. Accordingly, financial executives are taking steps to reduce related risks. These steps include increasing contributions to close the funding gap using liability-driven investing, and transferring pension risk to an insurer.

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