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River and Mercantile Solutions is a leading institutional investment and actuarial advisor and fiduciary manager. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the understanding and tools to successfully meet the investment goals of their institution. River and Mercantile Solutions is a division of River and Mercantile Group PLC, which is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker: RIV).
You’ve just completed an annuity purchase for your pension plan; so what’s next for the plan? Now is a good time to build a strategy for your plan which will differ depending on your funded status.
Key Takeaways: Discount rates were flat for the month, but still up materially since the beginning of the year. Investment returns were mostly up, however an up and down month for equities. Funded status should have remained neutral to slightly positive...
Second only to the discount rate, the mortality assumption is the biggest driver of the pension liability on plans sponsors’ balance sheets. New mortality tables issued in 2014…