We can help you understand and navigate the full spectrum of options available and assess which is most appropriate for your scheme.
How we can help
Despite many forms of consolidation having existed for decades, the industry-wide drive and regulatory push to lower costs, reduce risks and improve member security has triggered demand for consolidation solutions.
We have in-depth insights across the whole consolidation market from working with a wide range of providers, and can support you with:
Is DB consolidation right for my scheme?
Consolidation should be considered by all schemes, no matter what their end goal is or how far away they are from reaching it.
Some consolidation solutions, like commercial consolidators, are an end-game in their own right, giving the sponsor a clean break. Others help you get to your end game more efficiently.
We provide consulting support on the full range of DB consolidation options, including:
Explore some of our latest insights to find out more about each of the solutions available, and our expectations for what the future holds.
I and the Government are in favour of consolidation... we genuinely believe that big is better and we believe that consolidation within super funds offers an alternative option for schemes and sponsors...
Guy Opperman - PLSA Annual Conference & Exhibition 2018
In the first in a mini-series on DB consolidation, our host Kieran Mistry (Actuarial Consultant) welcomes Alistair Russell-Smith, Head of Corporate DB, to set the scene and provide an overview of the consolidation landscape available to Defined Benefit pension scheme trustees and sponsors. Kieran has also written a blog to accompany the episode.
DB consolidation encompasses a wide range of potential solutions. That's why our 'closer look' series takes an in-depth look at each consolidator vehicle. So far, we've looked at commercial consolidators - the Pension SuperFund and Clara-Pensions - and gave insight into how they work and why the might be appropriate options.
Find out more below.