“As abrdn continues to focus on delivering solutions for clients, I am delighted that we have launched a UK defined benefit master trust in conjunction with XPS Pensions Group. The abrdn pensions master trust has been designed with XPS Pensions Group to harness the relevant expertise of both firms and offer a solution that provides a professional governance model, high-quality pensions consultancy and administration services, material expense savings through economies of scale and access to a broad range of abrdn’s relevant investment strategies.”

Stephen Bird, CEO abrdn plc

DB master trusts – are they the solution for you?

Hear our thoughts on the key drivers for the anticipated growth of DB master trusts. How can they give you comfort to pass on the future running of your DB pension scheme and deliver cost and risk savings for the business?

Why the abrdn pensions master trust?

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

We believe this collaboration will bring better outcomes for both members and employers.

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    Improved governance

    “One stop shop” for all your DB pension scheme needs

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    Driving cost efficiencies

    Fixed bps cost driven down through scale, encompassing all services

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    Control journey to end-game

    Close integration of abrdn investment componentry with XPS advice

Meet the team

Mark Foster

Mark Foster

Global Head of Pension Solutions
Brian Denyer

Brian Denyer

Senior Solutions Director - Pensions
Toby Rockingham

Toby Rockingham

Director - UK Institutional
Leigh Sanderson

Leigh Sanderson

Solutions Manager - Pensions

email Contact us

If you would like to discuss the circumstances of your pension scheme and how the abrdn pensions master trust can play a part in meeting your objectives, leave your details below and a member of our specialist team will get in touch. Alternatively, please contact us directly at DBmastertrust@abrdn.com.