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|CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form PREM14A on 06/26/2015|
BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS, LLC AND SUBSIDIARIES
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements(Continued)
December 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012
The components of net periodic benefit costs for the years ended December 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012 consisted of the following:
The estimated amounts that are expected to be amortized from accumulated other comprehensive loss, net, into net periodic benefit costs in 2015 include:
The mortality tables used to determine benefit obligations as of December 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012 consisted of the following: RP 2014 generational mortality table with MP - 2014 projection scale and no collar adjustment for 2014, and the PPA Separate static annuitant and non-annuitant tables for the respective years in 2013 and 2012.
The discount rate used by the Company in calculating the net periodic benefit cost for the Qualified Pension Plan and the Supplemental Pension Plan was determined using the Mercer Pension Discount Yield Curve - Above Mean Yield. The Pension Discount Yield Curve also includes additional AA rated bonds and further to allow usage of above mean bonds for determination of the discount rate.
In developing the expected long-term rate of return on assets, the Plan evaluates input from investment consultants, actuaries, and investment management firms based on their long term investment outlook and computation of historical returns. Expectations of returns for each asset class are the most significant of the