If you manage a defined benefit plan today, you know the realities and the risks you face. A volatile market. Uncertain liabilities. Regulatory complexity and change. Pressure to reduce volatility in contributions and expenses. We can help you navigate the defined benefit landscape — pivot on market conditions and seize opportunities while managing risk and cost.
Benefits for You and Your Plan Participants
We can help you build and execute a smarter, defined benefit (DB) destination strategy — one that helps you aspire to delivering the optimal outcomes to meet your objectives. Our DB solutions bring together actuarial, administration, and investment services for a seamless, end-to-end experience. Throughout the DB lifecycle, we can help by providing overarching operational capabilities as well. Need to de-risk? We can help with advice and solutions driven by an integrated, interdisciplinary team of specialists in areas such as manager research, pension strategy, investment operations, and more. Bottom line, our core and specialist teams work together to provide holistic advice and continual guidance.
Why Choose Mercer for Defined Benefit Plans?
- Expertise: We have decades of experience as a thought leader and major innovator in actuarial consulting for defined benefit plans.
- Comprehensive: By integrating administration, actuarial, investments, consulting and risk services, we’re able to provide end-to-end solutions to defined benefit clients.
- Leadership: We are one of the largest global defined benefit wealth advisors. Why is that important? You can expect a continued investment in our intellectual capital and implementation capabilities.
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1 These case studies are illustrations of Mercer's capabilities provided to certain clients. Client results will vary and there can be no guarantee of similar results.
2 Information as of March 31, 2018
3 Mercer estimate based on 2016 Form 5500 Schedule SB data for Corporate defined benefit plan filings.
4 Information as of March 31, 2018