Visualising the Endgame

Redington

Tuesday, Dec 22
|   2 mins

10 second summary

  • We helped a trustee board visualise its endgame strategy through an interactive session we like to call ‘Endopoly’.
  • This created alignment between stakeholders and provided a clear focus for the board, allowing for better-informed decisions.

What was the problem?

  • The trustee board of a multinational technology company’s pension scheme needed help visualising its endgame strategy.

What was our solution?

    • We ran a game simulation, ‘Endopoly’, which factored in multiple endgame variables, including:
      • Whether to aim for buy-out or self-sufficiency.
      • The risk tolerance of the trustee board.
      • How long to take to reach endgame.
      • Probability of paying all benefits over the life of the scheme.

If a market shock would require additional company contributions.

What was the outcome?

  • With new-found clarity, the trustees agreed the most important criteria and aligned their targets for the scheme – with the probability of paying all benefits firmly at the top of the list.

What does this mean for you?

  • We can assist you with visualising an endgame strategy, which creates alignment between stakeholders and helps guide decision-making.

Want to know more?

If you would like further information, please contact:

Patrick O’Sullivan

Patrick O’Sullivan

Head of Investment Consulting

I've spent my career designing and adapting investment strategies of my pension scheme clients to deliver improvements in their funding levels whilst closely managing risk.

Carolyn Schuster-Woldan

Carolyn Schuster-Woldan

Managing Director

I have over twenty years of experience in the pensions industry. I joined Redington in April 2019, and advise clients ranging in size from 100m to £3bn on all elements of investment.

Karen Heaven

Karen Heaven

Managing Director

I am a lead investment consultant to a number of UK DB pension scheme / foundation clients. I joined Redington in 2011 after nearly 9 years in capital markets at an investment bank.

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