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PMI News Investment Insight

Implementing Target Date Funds

David Porter, our Director of Strategic Partnerships, argues that the operational benefits of target date funds make them like a finely-tuned car: easy for the saver, provider and trustee to use, but hiding enormous sophistication beneath the bonnet.

June 16, 2011
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Professional Pensions

Directing the Default Fund

There are five key principles that need to be followed if defined contribution pensions are to be successful in the UK, argues David Hutchins, our Head of DC Investment Research & Design.

April 20, 2011
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AllianceBernstein Welcomes NEST backing for Target Date Approach

We welcome the decision by NEST to use flexible target date funds to deliver investment returns for members of the new national workplace pension scheme.

April 20, 2011
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Pensions Week

Pensions Week DC Roundtable: Target Date Funds

AllianceBernstein Director of Sales and Client Relations Tim Banks discusses with a group of industry experts whether NEST’s use of target date funds sets a benchmark for DC.

April 11, 2011
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PMI News Investment Insight

Target Date Funds Explained

Tim Banks, our Head of Sales and Client Relations, UK & Ireland, explains in an article for PMI News why target date funds are a compelling proposition in a world where the responsibilities of providers and trustees are becoming more onerous.

April 11, 2011
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AB Press Release

AllianceBernstein response to Department for Work and Pensions consultation on investment default options

Principles rather than rigid rules should govern DC default funds if they are to serve savers’ long-term interests, warns AllianceBernstein.

March 14, 2011
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Professional Pensions

DWP should avoid ‘bear trap’ on default fund strategy

The Department for Work and Pensions must avoid the “bear trap” of setting rigid rules to govern default funds, AllianceBernstein warns. See AllianceBernstein’s response and read the news story below.

March 14, 2011
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Professional Pensions

Counting the cost of change in defined contribution pensions

Tim Banks, our Head of Sales and Client Relations, UK & Ireland, argues that the key to embracing change in the occupations pensions environment is flexibility.

January 27, 2011
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Engaged Investor

Trustee Guide to Defined Contribution

In a special supplement sponsored by AllianceBernstein, leading industry commentators suggest ways DC pension schemes should cope with the unprecedented challenges they face.

December 31, 2010
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