Newport Group provides sophisticated consulting services for all types of non-qualified deferred compensation plans.
Evaluating a Current Plan
Your existing plan will be thoroughly analyzed for any gaps and opportunities by Newport Group’s team of specialists. We work with you to establish strategic goals, and present specific, objective recommendations.
Designing a New Plan
For new plans, our consultants develop a draft of the plan and trust documents based on preliminary plan design discussions. We help you comply with reporting and disclosure requirements by assisting with relevant notices, documents, and filings.
Participant Investment Options
Our consulting services guide you through every phase of managing your participants’ investment options.
Participant Investment Menu Construction – Newport Group operates under an “open architecture” investment platform philosophy. Plan sponsors are given a broad spectrum in determining asset managers and asset allocation tools for their plan participants.
Monitoring Funds/Reporting Results – The Quarterly Investment Manager Review provides performance data and informed commentary on the plan investment options.
Implementation and Conversion
Working closely with you, our team of professionals can manage every aspect of implementation and conversion—including enrollment, operations, technology, investments, recordkeeping, and administration. Your executives will be well informed through a customized communications strategy developed collaboratively with you.
Keeping the Plan Current
Newport Group proactively monitors current trends in the industry, including legislative activity. We help interpret changing regulations and their effect on the plan. Our consultants offer recommendations and solutions on how to best respond to industry and regulatory changes.