Defined Benefit Investment Strategy

Defined Benefit Investment Strategy

Learn how your organization can benefit from defined benefit investment strategy. 

What is Defined Benefit Investment Strategy?

Our defined benefit investment consultants provide portfolio management, alternatives consulting, manager research and investment policy services. We partner with clients to identify investment solutions that balance risk and reward throughout the life cycle of a defined benefit plan.

What are the Advantages of Defined Benefit Investment Strategy?

Market volatility, limited resources and external service demands are challenging institutional decision-makers. Investment advisory consultants work with clients to help ease plan implementation, diversify investments and manage assets.

Defined benefit investment strategy can also potentially provide:

  • Reduced Fees

    By leveraging the scale of our assets under management, clients can access investment managers at institutional pricing, potentially reducing costs.

  • Reduced Risk

    Investment advisors assess risks and develop the appropriate risk mitigation and transfer solutions.

  • Tailored Solutions

    Each investment program is customized according to your organization’s financial and risk management needs.

  • Diverse Opportunities

    Our cutsourced chief investment cfficer delegated management services give you access to alternative asset classes and innovative strategies.

How Aon Can Help

  • Outsourced Chief Investment Officer

    An outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) is a resource for organizations that can take on accountability and fiduciary responsibility for an asset pool, including strategic investment decisions.

  • Alternative Investments

    Alternative investments make up a broad spectrum of asset classes and strategies. They can include private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, and real estate.

  • Real Assets

    The Townsend Group, an Aon company, is a global team of practitioners in real assets and private equity that secures prime deals from top managers. The group creates opportunities by drawing upon a worldwide, multimanager investment platform exclusively focused on real assets.

  • Operational Due Diligence*

    Aon's proprietary solution, ODD IQ, comprehensively reviews how an asset management firm is run. It helps investors identify and quantify operational risks to make informed, consistent decisions, enhancing their qualitative evaluations.

  • Last Mile Services

    Aon can help a plan sponsor with the final, and often most critical, part of a defined benefit plan's life cycle, which is the ultimate settlement of the plan. The multi-year process of plan settlement requires bringing together actuarial, investments, hedging and transition management experience.

* Operational due diligence is provided by Aon’s Operational Risk Solutions and Analytics Group, which is an independent entity from Aon Investments USA Inc. Investment advice is provided by Aon Investments USA Inc.

Disclaimer: There is no guarantee that the results or savings shown will be achieved if you should select AIUSA and/or its affiliated entities to provide services to you. Diversification does not ensure profit nor does it protect against loss of principal. Diversification among investment options and asset classes may help to reduce overall volatility.

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