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What Insurers Should Consider When Absorbing Assets in a Pension Risk Transfer

Product Lead Serge Boccassini discusses the considerations for pension risk transfers with Edward Root, Managing Director of Willis Towers Watson.

Insurers that require greater scale or more modern technology to reduce cost or improve servicing will opt to outsource solutions to global custodians and asset management or consulting firms. Therefore, when choosing an insurance company for a pension risk transfer, plan sponsors needs to consider solvency, strength, and the ability to service participants. Northern Trust’s Product Lead Serge Boccassini and Willis Tower Watson’s Managing Director Edward Root discuss the considerations for pension risk transfers.

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