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November 13, 2019

Prudential Retirement names Christine Lange head of Customer Solutions

NEWARK, N.J., November 13, 2019 - Prudential Retirement, a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), announced today Christine Lange has been hired as head of Customer Solutions for Institutional Retirement Plan Services, effective immediately.

November 12, 2019

Los Angeles Lakers renew Prudential contract for $30M in retirement assets, continuing 25-year relationship

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 12, 2019 – Prudential Retirement will continue its nearly 25-year-long relationship with the Los Angeles Lakers, the 16-time NBA Champion franchise team, as record keeper for its defined contribution retirement plan.

October 23, 2019

Prudential Retirement names Michael Domingos new head of Sales and Strategic Relationships

NEWARK, N.J., October 23, 2019 - Prudential Retirement, a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), announced today Michael Domingos, vice president, National Distribution Markets, will be promoted to senior vice president and head of Sales and Strategic Relationships, Prudential Retirement. The appointment will be effective Dec. 2.

October 09, 2019

UA Local 22 Annuity Fund and Sendik’s Food Market choose Prudential to manage retirement plan assets

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 9, 2019 – UA Local 22 Plumbers and Steamfitters Annuity Fund, and Sendik’s Food Market, a family-owned Milwaukee grocery chain, chose Prudential Retirement as record keeper for their defined contribution retirement plans.

August 29, 2019

Prudential Financial announces leadership succession for U.S. Businesses

NEWARK, N.J., August 29, 2019 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced that Andrew Sullivan will succeed Stephen Pelletier as executive vice president and head of U.S. Businesses, reporting to Chairman and CEO Charles Lowrey, effective December 1. Pelletier will retire following an extraordinary 27-year career with the company, in which he led Group Insurance and Prudential Annuities, and founded Prudential’s international asset management businesses, now PGIM Global Partners.

August 02, 2019

Prudential Retirement announces a new reinsurance counterparty, bringing its support to insurers that make up over 90% of UK pension risk transfer market

NEWARK, N.J., August 02, 2019 - Prudential Retirement®, a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), and The Phoenix Group, Europe’s largest life and pensions consolidator and one of the fastest-growing providers of life and pension insurance in the United Kingdom, have entered into an inaugural longevity reinsurance agreement covering U.K. retirees.

July 22, 2019

Wayne County and Prudential Retirement continue 20-year partnership with $650M in assets

NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2019 - Prudential Retirement will continue its more than two-decade partnership with Wayne County, the most populous county in Michigan, as record keeper for its defined contribution retirement plans. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

June 20, 2019

International Union of Operating Engineers selects Prudential for retirement solutions

NEWARK, N.J., June 20, 2019 – The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 132, a progressive trade union based in Huntington, West Virginia, representing heavy equipment operators and mechanics, as well as workers in building and industrial complexes and services throughout the United States and Canada, selected Prudential Retirement as its new retirement plan provider.

June 12, 2019

Springfield Clinic partners with Prudential to oversee $300 million in retirement assets

Springfield Clinic, the second largest multispecialty clinic in Illinois, chose Prudential Retirement as record keeper for its defined contribution retirement plans.

May 29, 2019

Aker Solutions and Reser’s Fine Foods select Prudential to oversee retirement assets

NEWARK, N.J., May 29, 2019 - Aker Solutions, a global engineering company, and Reser’s Fine Foods Inc., a national manufacturer and distributor of fresh and refrigerated prepared foods, chose Prudential Retirement as record keeper for their defined contribution retirement plans. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

April 24, 2019

Prudential Financial closes $2.6 billion in longevity reinsurance agreements, signaling pre-Brexit rush to de-risk by U.K. pensions

NEWARK, N.J., April 24, 2019 - Prudential Retirement®, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), has concluded about $2.6 billion in previously undisclosed longevity reinsurance contracts, an important signal of an unprecedented start to the 2019 U.K. pension risk transfer market.

April 11, 2019

Prudential expands financial wellness capabilities to address Americans’ most pressing financial needs

NEWARK, N.J., April 11, 2019 - Prudential Financial, Inc. announced the introduction of a range of new financial wellness solutions to help address the most pressing financial challenges facing American consumers.

April 10, 2019

We’re average students, getting a “C” when it comes to understanding finances, Americans say

NEWARK, N.J., April 10, 2019 - More than half of Americans say they’d earn a “C” or lower when it comes to financial literacy, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

March 20, 2019

Westchester County taps Prudential to manage $607 million in retirement assets

NEWARK, N.J, March 20, 2019 - Westchester County selected Prudential Retirement as record keeper for its deferred compensation retirement plan. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

January 29, 2019

Lockheed Martin transfers $1.8 billion in pension obligations to Prudential Retirement

NEWARK, N.J., January 29, 2019 - Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) has transferred approximately $1.8 billion of its pension obligations by purchasing a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). Approximately 32,000 of Lockheed Martin’s retirees will receive their monthly pension benefit payments from Prudential as part of this buy-out agreement.

January 14, 2019

Prudential chosen as public sector retirement plan provider for City of Santa Ana and Ohio Association of Professional Fire Fighters

NEWARK, N.J., January 14, 2019 - The City of Santa Ana (California) and the Ohio Association of Professional Fire Fighters have both selected Prudential Retirement as recordkeeper for their public sector retirement plans, reflecting the demand for customized financial wellness solutions among public employees. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 31, 2018

Prudential backs federal support of expanding Americans’ access to retirement savings

President Trump today signed an executive order directing the Labor Department to promote programs that enhance retirement security and expand access to workplace retirement savings plans for American workers.

April 02, 2018

Prudential offers Guaranteed Income For Tomorrow (GIFT)SM

NEWARK, N.J., April 2, 2018 – Increasing longevity has made outliving assets in retirement a concern for many Americans, with 67 percent of U.S. workers saying they fear their retirement savings won’t last, according to a 2016 Prudential report. To help Americans supplement their retirement savings, Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has introduced its first online income product, a voluntary deferred income annuity designed to generate guaranteed lifetime income.

November 09, 2017

Prudential, PIC Reach $1.2 Billion Longevity Reinsurance Agreement

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 09, 2017 - Prudential Retirement, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), and Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), have entered into their fifth longevity reinsurance transaction since 2015. In the agreement, The Prudential Insurance Company of America assumes the longevity risk for $1.2 billion (about £900 million) in pension liabilities, covering approximately 4,000 pensioners across four pension schemes.

October 02, 2017

Prudential Entrusted with Pension Promises to Approximately 45,000 International Paper Retirees

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 02, 2017 - International Paper (NYSE:IP) will settle approximately $1.3 billion of its pension obligations by purchasing a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America (NYSE: PRU), a leader in retirement benefits. The agreement transfers to Prudential the responsibility for paying pension benefits to roughly 45,000 of International Paper’s retirees and their beneficiaries.

September 22, 2017

For Asia’s rapidly aging populations, innovation and forward-thinking policies drive retirement security

TAIPEI, Taiwan, September 22, 2017 - The quickening pace of aging in Asia – a region with more than half the world’s population over 60 – has urgent implications for the region’s families, retirees, pensions and policy makers.

September 14, 2017

MMC UK Pension Fund, advised by Mercer, selects Prudential and Canada Life Reinsurance to reinsure the longevity risk of £3.4 Billion ($4.3 billion) in pension liabilities

The Trustee of the MMC UK Pension Fund (the “Fund”) has announced the largest longevity risk transfer for a UK pension fund since 2014. The transaction, which reinsures the longevity risk of £3.4 billion ($4.3 billion) in pension liabilities, will provide long-term protection and income to the Fund in the event that the covered participants live longer than expected. It also lowers the risk that Marsh & McLennan Companies will face unexpected pension contributions due to an increase in pensioner life expectancy.

August 30, 2017

Gig economy may threaten financial wellness of contract workers, Prudential survey shows

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2017 - The gig economy — the increasingly popular employment model where people work as independent contractors rather than employees of companies — has a destabilizing effect on personal financial security, a Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) survey shows.

August 15, 2017

Finance chiefs’ pension risk transfer motivations revealed in new research

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 15, 2017 - The increasing costs and volatility of managing defined benefit pension plans have long been at the center of the motivations for transferring a company’s pension risk to an insurer. But which costs and what kinds of volatility are finance chiefs most concerned about? A new survey involving 80 senior finance executives at companies with traditional pensions sheds light on the motivations behind pension risk transfer decisions in the executive suite. 

July 20, 2017

Prudential places customers at its structural core; announces new leadership architecture for U.S. businesses

NEWARK, N.J., July 20, 2017 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced a new organizational structure for its U.S. businesses that extends its customer reach and facilitates pathways to new markets. The structure better reflects the company’s strategic focus on leveraging its mix of businesses and its digital and customer engagement capabilities to expand its value proposition for the benefit of customers and stakeholders.

June 26, 2017

The Hartford entrusts Prudential with $1.6 billion in pension obligations for 16,000 former U.S. employees

NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2017 - The Hartford has agreed to settle $1.6 billion of its pension obligations by purchasing a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America, the company announced today. The agreement transfers responsibility for paying the pension benefits of approximately 16,000 of The Hartford’s retirees and former U.S. employees, as well as their beneficiaries. The transaction represents approximately 29 percent of The Hartford’s pension obligations.

June 22, 2017

Prudential: public service employee pensions only a step to retirement security, survey says

NEWARK, N.J., June 22, 2017 - Despite a persistent belief that public employees such as teachers, police and firefighters will be taken care of in retirement thanks to the pension plans of old, a survey sponsored by Prudential Retirement shows that today’s shifting political and economic landscape may have left them and their employers on shaky ground.

June 05, 2017

Prudential Retirement wins N.Y. Union Plan; oversees $5.7 billion in retirement assets

NEWARK, N.J., June 5, 2017 - The Joint Industry Board (JIB), a New York-based labor/management organization serving the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union No. 3 members and their employers since 1943, selected Prudential Retirement to be the recordkeeper for its Deferred Salary Plan, or 401(k) plan. Prudential Retirement, among the industry’s largest recordkeepers and leading provider of Taft-Hartley retirement plan solutions, is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

May 16, 2017

Prudential doubles down on financial wellness; offers new tools to unlock “The Wellness Effect”

NEWARK, N.J., May 16, 2017 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has deepened its commitment to the financial wellness of American families. The company announced a three-year $5 million partnership with the Aspen Institute to advance solutions that increase financial security for all American workers, and armed employers with new tools and resources to help them to understand and improve the financial health of their workforce.

February 27, 2017

Prudential Retirement calls on Americans to balance financial priorities for America Saves Week

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 27, 2017 - Achieving personal savings goals has never been more important than developing a balanced plan for managing financial wellness. In conjunction with 2017’s America Saves Week campaign held Feb. 27 through March 4, Prudential Retirement is encouraging American workers to save more money while balancing multiple financial priorities. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).