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abrdn pensions master trust

Helping your defined benefit pension scheme achieve its goals

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Risk warning

The value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up and an investor may get back less than the amount invested. Past performance is not a guide to future results.

Why the abrdn pensions master trust?

We believe that our defined benefit pensions master trust is the first to be launched by an asset manager in conjunction with an independent pensions consultancy.

This collaboration with XPS Pensions Group can bring better outcomes for both members and employers, helping your scheme achieve its goals.

Read on to find out how.

The benefits of the abrdn pensions master trust

Robust governance

Robust governance and trustee succession solution

Your scheme will be managed by professional trustees and other service professionals, taking away the day-to-day hassle of managing this obligation.

Outsourced investment management

Outsourced investment management

Our efficient investment governance model will help you navigate through volatile markets and meet your long-term objectives.

Contril cash

Control cash funding cost

Access to a range of investment solutions, with a funding approach that reflects these underlying investments, can improve your control of cash funding costs.

Reduced running expenses

Reduced running expenses

We pass on synergies and economies of scale to the end client in the form of low fixed running costs.

Efficient path

Efficient path to buyout

Our size and relationships with insurers and broader network, means we can offer a more competitive and smoother buyout process potentially resulting in accelerated risk transfer at a lower cost.

Enhanced member experience

Enhanced member experience

Members are provided with an award-winning pension administration service from XPS, including online servicing, and free financial education from abrdn.

abrdn pensions master trust

The abrdn pensions master trust is a multi-employer DB pension scheme primarily aimed at small to medium sized pension schemes.

Learn about the master trust

Could a master trust be the solution for you?

Hear our thoughts on what a defined benefit master trust is, and the comfort and benefits it could bring by passing on the future running of your pension scheme.

Our latest DB consolidation insights

Is DB consolidation the future

Is DB consolidation the future?

View a range of thought-provoking collateral from our in-person briefing with the FT which considered whether consolidation is the future or DB pensions.

Our latest research

With DB consolidation taking off and gaining momentum in the UK pensions industry, we look into the differences between how large and small DB schemes are run, and identify the key themes in relation to DB consolidation.

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Toby Rockingham
Toby Rockingham
Director - UK Institutionaltoby.rockingham@abrdn.com
Brian Denyer
Brian Denyer
Senior Solutions Director - Pensionsbrian.denyer@abrdn.com
Leigh Sanderson
Leigh Sanderson
Solutions Manager - Pensionsleigh.sanderson@abrdn.com

Find out how the abrdn pensions master trust can help meet your DB scheme objectives.

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