Overview as of December 31, 2023


Funds and their amounts
color in donut fund amount
Long Corporate$5.6B

Long Credit$8.5B

Long Gov/Credit$3.5B

Spliced Benchmark$2.3B

Highly Customized$2.0B



Funds and their amounts
color in donut fund amount
Relative Return$14.6B

Disciplined Alpha$3.7B

Alpha Strategies$1.8B

Full Discretion$1.7B

Pension Solutions$0.7B

LDI Philosophy

Active credit should serve as the foundation of our LDI portfolios

Be wary of overly complex solutions that may lead to a false sense of precision

Seeking to understand actuarial and liability nuances is critical to our success

Use capital-efficient duration hedges when possible

LDI Capabilities



  • Total plan modeling
  • Funded status scenarios


  • Benchmarks
  • Liability-hedging assets
  • Glide paths
  • Cash balance plan hedging

Market Intellegence

  • LDI trends
  • Pension regulation insights
  • Pension risk transfer



  • Standard third-party
  • Spliced
  • Manage directly to liabilities


  • Diversified LDI
  • Cash flow generation
  • Overlay management
  • Completion management
  • Funded status monitoring
  • End-game options


  • Customized

The Team

Justin Teman, ASA, CFA

Head of LDI Solutions


20 years of experience as of 2023

Xinjia Liu

Quantitative Analyst


14 years of experience as of 2023

Abby Lynch

Pension Solutions Analyst


8 years of experience as of 2023

The ability of an actual portfolio to deliver the required cash flows is not guaranteed and is subject to a variety of factors including, but not limited to, the availability of bonds, active management and trading, transaction costs, default risk, reinvestment risk, rebalancing risk and liquidity risk.

Commodity, interest and derivative trading involves substantial risk of loss.

Any investment that has the possibility for profits also has the possibility of losses.

This is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice. Investment decisions should consider the individual circumstances of the particular investor. Any opinions or forecasts contained herein reflect subjective judgments and assumptions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Loomis, Sayles & Company, L. P. Investment recommendations may be inconsistent with these opinions. There can be no assurance that developments will transpire as forecasted. Examples and analysis are provided for illustrative purposes only and do not represent actual accounts. Accuracy of data is not guaranteed but represents our best judgment and can be derived from a variety of sources. Opinions are subject to change at any time without notice.