Actuarial Services

Expert actuarial oversight can make the difference between a DB plan that delivers results and one that falls flat. We offer a team of highly-experienced professionals to help you navigate local and international financial and regulatory hurdles. As a proven leader in DB actuarial valuation and consulting, our services help to consistently mitigate risks and create investment opportunities for DB plans.

Global Actuarial Services

Your Global Actuarial Partner

Aon provides reliable and consistent actuarial services for domestic-only and global defined benefit (DB) plans. As a leading actuarial firm in virtually every key country, our global actuarial services are second to none. We help multinational companies manage their plans, with a focus toward the key areas of design, financing and operations. We identify risks, prioritize opportunities, and give you access to important market data by country. To help you manage plan costs, we execute a robust risk management strategy across all defined benefit plans globally.

Leading Actuaries

At the heart of our actuarial services are over 70 professionals (as of 12/31/2019), spanning the international retirement risk management continuum. Partnering with those are local actuarial teams with deep global expertise, and together, they coordinate local and global data for your plan. Our team considers your organization’s broader goals and risks to identify the right global actuary model for you, whether it’s a consistent global investment or funding strategy, multinational asset pooling or global design objectives.

Greater Insight Digital Platform

Gain the advantage of Greater Insight, our next-generation, web-enabled global benefit management platform. This innovative tool collects and analyzes the financial and other plan management information for all global employee benefits, including DB plans. Our tool helps to consistently and accurately:

  • Manage and measure all assumptions and financial information
  • Evaluate benefit accounting for local and global teams
  • Assess the impact of country regulatory changes

U.S. Actuarial Services

Domestic Actuarial Consulting

In this fast-paced, heavily regulated world, you need to be confident that your DB plan’s assets and liabilities are aligned to meet financial and risk objectives. Any changes to plan design, assumptions, or asset allocation can greatly impact your goals. Aon’s U.S. actuarial professionals deliver timely, accurate valuations for your pension and other post-employment benefit plans. Our insights guide you through strategic decisions about plan options, improvements and possible outcomes.

Real-Time Insights Back Your Decisions

Aon actuarial consultants analyze trends in retirement benefits and provide regular updates on hot topics that affect your plan. These insights help you:

  • Develop a strategic plan for retirement programs, aligned with your business needs
  • Comply with changes in plan funding, accounting and administration
  • Create and implement timely funding and accounting solutions

Proactive Cash Flow Strategies

Our cash flow projections and future expense estimates help move you out of “reactive” mode with immediate, customized alerts for regulatory and accounting changes. Additionally, we provide regular compliance reviews to quickly target and implement changes, as well as quarterly pension risk assessments to help you monitor funding and investment policies.

Guaranteed, Timely Results

Through in-depth planning, powerful tools and a proven process, our actuarial consultants offer:

  • Annual funding valuation results, delivered with ample time for key funding decisions
  • Fast turnaround of benefit calculations and year-end disclosures
  • Meaningful financial projections from Aon’s trusted tools


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