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Aon MasterTrust gains authorisation from TPR

LONDON, (6 August 2019) - Aon, (NYSE:AON) a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, has received authorisation from the Pensions Regulator for the Aon MasterTrust.

Tony Pugh, EMEA DC Solutions Leader at Aon, said:
“We believe the authorisation process has brought real and positive rigour to the defined contribution market. In applying for authorisation, Aon has been focused on exceeding all its requirements.

“As a leading global benefits provider, we have real insight into the factors that can make a scheme successful – and therefore provide the best outcomes for members. We are very proud of the performance of the Aon MasterTrust, including its top decile investment performance1.”

Tony Pugh continued:
“Authorisation enables us to move ahead and to continue to bring effective innovation to our DC solutions, enabling members to better plan for their retirement – and not just from pensions savings but also by aggregating the full range of their finances alongside their pension.”

Key features of the Aon MasterTrust
•    A consolidated governance model to reduce costs and risk while providing management     and oversight by a fully independent professional trustee board
•    Leading edge, high performing investment options, backed by global DC investment expertise
•    A fully packaged solution delivering a better employee experience through targeted member engagement, proactive customer service and market leading financial aggregation tools
•    Enhanced retirement decision making for employees through a seamless drawdown option and retirement support
•    Ability to consolidate legacy assets including AVCs
•    A fully automated auto-enrolment solution

Media Contact
For further information please contact:
Colin Mayes                                            Anelia Fikiina
Aon                                                          Kekst CNC
07801 748138                                         020 3755 1629                  

Notes to Editors
1. Source: Corporate Adviser - Performance Matters: Master Trust and GPP Default Report, June 2019 - for a saver with 30 years to retirement, based on returns over a three-year period to 31 March 2019.

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