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Achieving Certainty: A Sharper Corporate Finance Lens?

Continued pension-funded status volatility requires that CFOs address pension risk as an integral part of their corporate finance equation.  View our video to hear how pension de-risking can create greater certainty for your business.
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Watch the Scott Kaplan and learn more about how pension de-risking can create greater certainty for your business.

U.S. Market Activity Rising

Since 2007, companies have transferred more than $260 billion in pension liabilities globally to insurers. According to LIMRA, U.S. group annuity sales have more than tripled in three years to $14.4 billion in 2015, despite the continued low interest rate environment. What’s driving this demand? Proactive pension de-risking can set companies apart from their peers.
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Market Pulse: Q&A with Scott Gaul
Senior Vice President and Head of Prudential Pension Risk Transfer Distribution

While some plan sponsors believe the current low interest rate environment is a barrier to executing a group annuity transaction, many have begun to move forward. In a recent survey, 15% of U.S. plan sponsors stated they  have already completed the purchase of an annuity for a portion of DB plan participants, up from just 3% in 2010. Learn how these sponsors and others have thought about annuity transactions despite low interest rates.
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Learn how others have thought through the interest rate environment.

Data Spotlight: Escalating PBGC Premiums

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 dramatically raised pension plan premiums paid by plan sponsors to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) for the third time in four years, making it even more costly to maintain a U.S. pension plan. Should you revisit ways to shrink your pension plan size? Or borrow to fund part of a pension plan shortfall to eliminate variable premiums?
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