Pensions Newsletter - Spring 2016
Schroders' quarterly Pensions Newsletter looks at themes and issues affecting UK pensions schemes
In this issue:
Property: a firm foundation for pension scheme derisking plans
We argue that real estate offers good cashflow matching and inflation beating characteristics, attractive yields and when diversified with other assets, can add stability to returns as schemes de-risk
Three key questions to ask in an effective investment review
- What does “fully funded”really mean?
- How sensitive is the funding level to actuarial assumptions?
- What are the biggest investment risks for the scheme?
Also in this issue:
Funding levels recover following shocks in January
DC: Steering a smarter path to retirement
Three ways to head off threats to your funding ratio