Defined benefit plan solutions

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We've developed a holistic approach for defined benefit plans. Our investment outsourcing solution provides you with a truly dynamic approach to managing your pension plan that links your investment strategy to your organization's goals.

Defined benefit investment outsourcing

Maybe you have a renewed focus on seeking higher returns. If so, Russell Investments offers an investment outsourcing framework that relies less on traditional equity and fixed income securities and more on alternative investments and portfolio engineering techniques.

If you're focused on liability-driven investing, we can offer strategies like immunization and duration matching.

Pension risk management with liability-driven investing

Our solution is designed to improve your total portfolio outcome

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How we can help

Managing the details

If you are bogged down tracking portfolios, monitoring money managers, overseeing administrative details, reviewing and implementing regulatory changes, that's our specialty. We're here to help.

Investment options

Employ some of the world's best money managers, while eliminating the distractions, risk and expense of conducting searches and monitoring investment managers on your own.

Comprehensive administrative services

We can help you with your trust and custody, performance reporting, plan accounting and retiree services needs. We also provide an added layer of fiduciary support on plan governance issues.

Implementation services

Using innovative tools and techniques, we provide implementation services. Our techniques, including transition management, derivative overlays, and currency management are considered to be among the best practices of the industry.

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We are a leading global investment solutions partner, dedicated to improving people's financial security in a variety of ways.

Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO)

By reducing your operational burden, you're free to focus on what matters most to you.

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Customized Portfolio

Combine your internal resources with our global capabilities and expertise designed to gain more portfolio control, limit costs, reduce risk and enhance returns.

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For investment solutions designed to deliver your desired outcomes, access our innovative range of products and service to complete your portfolio.

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