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Pension De-risking

If you are seeking to de-risk pension liabilities, benefit from our experience in the use of structures, vehicles and instruments, as well as the collateral arrangements used to manage and potentially minimize risk.

Many pension schemes remain under pressure, with many running significant funding deficits. To overcome these challenges, plan sponsors and trustees continue to use de-risking strategies.

Northern Trust supports the use of insurance-based solutions including:


Pension fund buy-ins:

  • Global custody services
  • Transition management
  • Monitoring tools for oversight and transparency over investments


Adjusting your investment profile

  • Tools to help you evaluate your investment approach
  • Safekeeping, valuation and reporting solutions for scheme assets


Supporting Longevity Insurance products

  • Support for the use of contracts and reinsurance arrangements
  • Derivatives and collateral management solutions for managing flows of cash and collateral


Solutions in Motion

Find out how else we can help you with your Asset Servicing needs:
Improve retirement outcomes with efficient and innovative services that help you stay ahead of the changing financial landscape.
Efficiently and securely manage your assets across the trade lifecycle with our global custody solutions.
Support your business strategy with the right combination of asset servicing and fund administration solutions for traditional and alternative assets.
Bring your Investment Program into focus with our comprehensive array of analytical capabilities and consultative services.

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Our Clients

Our Asset Servicing group offers services and solutions to a wide range of clientele. Some of our key clients include: