The managed decline of DB pension funds

The death of defined benefit (DB) funds has, in some form, been prophesied for decades, but the latest threat of closure – stemming from the publication of statutory guidelines on Ireland’s new funding standard – may well prove to be a real and insurmountable threat to final salary schemes in the country.

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IPE editorial provides coverage of foreign pension funds’ experiences from which we can take ideas; we can also use it to share ideas regarding new and pioneering projects.

Ivonne Forno , CEO of Laborfonds