Plan Terminations 1 – Group Annuities 101 for Pension Actuaries

Sessions:

Session Handout

Plan Terminations 1 – Group Annuities 101 for Pension Actuaries February 22, 2012 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

What is the capacity of the group annuity market and how might it change in coming years? How does market capacity affect pricing? How are group annuity contracts priced, anyway? What constraints does the size of the corporate bond market impose? Unveil the mysteries of group annuity underwriting and pricing so you can advise plan sponsors how to manage the financial and other key regulatory aspects of purchasing group annuities as a settlement option.

At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the influences and constraints on the group annuity market’s capacity;
  • Explain how insurance companies price group annuity contracts; and
  • Advise plan sponsors how to manage the financial aspects of purchasing group annuities.

Session Category
Employee Benefits - General
Credits
EA Non-Core1.50
CPD1.50

  • 1 Ellen L. Kleinstuber Bolton Partners, Inc.
  • 2 Edward M. Root Willis Towers Watson
  • 3 Steve Shepherd Hewitt EnnisKnupp