New mortality tables create considerations for Dutch pension plans

This year, new mortality tables were published in both Germany and the Netherlands that will have different effects on pension liabilities in those countries. While new mortality rates in Germany will increase the value of pension liabilities there, in the Netherlands, new mortality rates will decrease the value of pension liabilities. In this article, Milliman’s Ernst van Bruggen provides some perspective and discusses several issues relating to the updated Dutch tables.

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