Pension sponsors

Pension sponsors

Organizations that have established a pension plan.

Pension Sponsor

A company that establishes and/or manages a pension for participating employees. It may be, but is usually not, the same as the company that employs the participants.
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4 Like many other pension sponsors, you may be interested in diversifying into international equities, but your fund manager is worried about the country exposure and the currency risk.
Because any investment product or pool is supported, the platform enables pension sponsors, investment managers and consultants to design and implement highly customized solutions with flexibility, efficiency and control.
Reflecting the long-term nature of pension plans, old funding rules allowed pension sponsors to smooth their asset values based on market returns over a four-year period.
The pension sponsors aren't offering the guarantees, and many are even removing the word "guarantee" from the name of the funds that hold GICS.
Results for 2009 are based on Form 5500 information for 97 large plan sponsors from the Towers Watson 100 list of largest pension sponsors based on total obligations.
Under old funding rules, pension sponsors could smooth their asset values based on market returns over a five-year period.
Even though a particular investment's financial returns are extraordinary, shouldn't pension sponsors look beyond their short-term return expectations in evaluating the ownership impact of such an investment?
Some pension sponsors are managing their plan contributions more tightly and are striving to achieve explicit funding targets.
The poll, sponsored by SEI, confirms that global pension sponsors agree they are not primarily focused on return based benchmarks and want the benefits of an LDI approach, but they are struggling to implement.
Meanwhile, more pension sponsors experienced relatively low pension-related risk.
At the median, the new funding target is estimated to be more than 100 percent funded, which means that many pension sponsors will not be required to contribute in 2008 any more than the value of benefits earned during the year.
NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Each July, several hundred institutional investors, buyout funds, pension sponsors, venture capitalists, fund-of-funds, senior and mezzanine lenders, and other decision makers convene at the annual Private Equity Roundup in New York at to take stock of the industry and discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.