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PPG to Transfer Pension Administration and Obligations to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to transfer pension benefits and annuity administration for $1.6 billion in pension liabilities to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife).

Under the agreement, PPG’s pension plans will purchase group annuity contracts from MassMutual and MetLife for approximately 13,400 current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly retirees or their survivors who began receiving their monthly retirement benefit payments on or before April 1, 2016. All other PPG plan participants will remain in the company’s plans.

The agreement will transfer the payment administration and obligations to these high-rated insurance companies with a long history of efficiently providing group annuity benefits. This transfer is consistent with previous PPG actions to better manage the company’s pension process.

There will be no change to the monthly retirement benefit payments currently received by retirees or their survivors, and the value of pension benefits earned to date under these plans will not be impacted by these...


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