We’re approaching the end of a year defined by social unrest, political change and a global
pandemic — significant challenges that have led to an uncertain economy and volatile financial markets as well as historically low interest rates. We encourage defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors to note the lessons learned and plan accordingly for the impact of the new environment on their financial realities. The considerations outlined in this paper address a range of topics, from the effects of COVID-19 to opportunities for diversification, rebalancing and risk-transfer strategies to the routine exercise of setting financial assumptions.
Mercer’s consultants are ready to help guide you through each of these issues.
This paper focuses on these investment considerations for 2021:
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