An overview for defined benefits plan sponsors | Mercer Webcast


Arriving at your DB destination: An overview for defined benefits plan sponsors

Recorded: 15 March 2017

  • Overview
    • Rising interest rates and equity markets have improved funding ratios, which creates new opportunities for defined benefits (DB) plan sponsors to take actions such as executing risk transfer actions, locking in gains and cutting risk or reducing contributions and expense. However, the current political and economic landscape could create a meaningfully different market environment for pension investors. Mercer can help DB plan sponsors navigate through the multiple of unknowns surrounding the future costs of running pension plans and finding their optimal DB Destination.  

  • Why attend
      • To learn the latest macro-economic trends that are impacting pension plans
      • To understand how different plan management strategies can help plan sponsors meet their goals, addressing both the investment and liability sides of the DB equation  
  • Who should attend
    • Sponsors of all private DB pension plans


  • Speakers
    • Scott Jarboe, Partner, US DB Segment Leader
      Lynn Esenwine, Partner, Financial Strategy Group
      Richard McEvoy, Partner, Financial Strategy