The top 50 European blue chip companies have a combined pension deficit of €136bn, according to actuaries Lane Clark & Peacock (Corrects figure).  LCP’s annual accounting for pensions survey said firms on the Dow Jones STOXX 50 index had €136bn of deficits. It added that €53bn is not recognised on company balance sheets.
LCP 2006 Accounting for Pensions Survey
Top European firms have €136bn pension deficits