Against a backdrop of continuing negative real interest rates the conversations between many trustees and sponsors have fundamentally changed in the lead up to their next valuation. Some of the areas to explore before starting the valuation are the use of potential alternatives to a fixed gilt based valuations and agreeing views on risk management.
Our new valuation masterclass will provide both trustees and sponsors with practical guidance on how to approach the next valuation particularly in light of evolving ways of assessing the discount rate as set out in our briefing note
Our valuation masterclass will provide both trustees and sponsors with practical guidance and you will also have the opportunity to discuss with others how they may be approaching their upcoming valuations.
Topics will include:
- Does your existing funding methodology reflect your long term objectives and can it be changed?
- Do you have the right amount of prudence?
- How can you achieve the best balance in relying on future returns vs contributions?
- Practical approaches to developing and future proofing your integrated risk management plan