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PE returns of public pension funds: 2014

See the 10 public pension funds with the best 10-year return to private equity investments, according to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council.

Published: October 15, 2014

The largest index managers: 2014

See the 10 largest index managers based on worldwide AUM as of June 30, 2014.

Published: September 22, 2014

Largest U.K. corporate retirement plans

See the 10 largest U.K. corporate retirement plans, according to P&I/Towers Watson World 300. If Scotland becomes an independent country after the referendum, most of these plan sponsors have to make up pension deficit based on EU rules.

Published: September 15, 2014

Largest managers of insurance assets

Ranked by non-affiliated assets, in billions, as of March 31, 2014, unless otherwise indicated.

Published: September 11, 2014

The world's 10 largest retirement funds

See the 10 largest retirement funds ranked by U.S. dollars, according to the P&I/Towers Watson World 300.

Published: September 04, 2014

The best funded DB plans of financial services firms

A BNY Mellon report shows that the pension funds of financial services firms are the best funded corporate defined benefit plans with a median funded status of 93.5%. See the top 10 plans from the P&I Balance Sheet.

Published: August 22, 2014

Top bank-owned money managers

See the 10 largest bank-owned money management firms based on worldwide assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: August 20, 2014

Largest managers of target-date portfolios

See the 10 largest managers of defined contribution assets in target-date portfolios as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: August 11, 2014

Largest managers of 401(k) plan assets

See the 10 largest managers of 401(k) plan assets as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: August 04, 2014

Largest subadvisers

See the 10 largest subadvisers as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: July 21, 2014

Largest users of subadvisers

See the 10 managers with the most AUM passed to subadvisers as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: July 21, 2014

The largest alts managers

See the 10 largest managers of alternative investments as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: June 19, 2014

The largest managers of DC assets

See the 10 money managers with the most defined contribution assets as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: June 11, 2014

Largest managers of DB assets

See the 10 largest money managers of U.S. defined benefit plan assets as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: June 05, 2014

The largest money managers

Ranked by total worldwide institutional assets under management, in billions, as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: May 30, 2014

Public pension funds with the highest hedge fund allocations

See which public pension funds have the highest hedge fund allocations.

Published: May 13, 2014

Worst funded corporate pension plans: 2014

From the P&I Balance Sheet, the 10 corporate defined benefit plans with the worst funding ratios.

Published: May 06, 2014

The best funded corporate pension plans: 2014

From the P&I Balance Sheet, the 10 corporate defined benefit plans with the best funding ratios.

Published: April 28, 2014

These money manager execs are more than just fans

Hedge fund and private equity executives love to buy sports teams and at least two NBA franchises are for sale: Minnesota Timberwolves and LA Clippers. See some of the teams with ties to managers.

Published: April 16, 2014

The pipeline is full

Expectations are high for U.S.-listed China-based IPOs in 2014

Published: April 07, 2014

Largest China-based fund managers

Largest China-based fund managers according to TX Investment Consulting. Data as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: March 31, 2014

Largest ESOPs in the P&I Top 1000

See the 10 largest ESOPs in the P&I Top 1000 retirement funds as of Sept. 30, 2013.

Published: March 26, 2014

Largest corporate pension contributions announced for 2014

Over 29 companies announced more than $15 billion in pension contributions in the month of February. See the 10 largest announcements, according to company filings.

Published: March 06, 2014

The world's largest sovereign wealth funds

The world's largest sovereign wealth funds by assets under management, according to Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. Data as of February 2014.

Published: February 20, 2014

Largest library foundations

Ranked by total assets using most recent available IRS Form 990, except for New York Public Library, which provided preliminary data as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Published: February 10, 2014

Largest university endowments

The largest U.S. endowments based on 2013 fiscal year assets, according to NACUBO and Commonfund.

Published: January 28, 2014

Where venture capitalists invested in 2013

See the 10 U.S. metro areas receiving the most venture capital in 2013.

Published: January 22, 2014

Top performing S&P 500 stocks of 2013

The S&P 500 posted a total return of 30% in 2013. See the five best performing stocks in the S&P 500 in 2013 in reverse order.

Published: January 08, 2014

Cartoons of 2013

A look back at editorial cartoons satirizing the issues facing retirement funds and money managers in 2013.

Published: December 30, 2013

Best Places to Work in Money Management 2013

Published: December 09, 2013

Madoff's asset owner victims

On the fifth anniversary of Bernard Madoff's arrest, see some of the pension funds and university endowments that had invested in his massive Ponzi scheme.

Published: December 03, 2013

Funded status of city pension systems

See the funded status of the 10 largest city pension systems, according to Morningstar.

Published: November 14, 2013

Pension funds with the highest real estate allocations

See the 10 pension funds from the P&I Top 200 with the highest real estate allocations.

Published: October 30, 2013

The most active U.S. venture capital firms

See the 5 venture capital firms with the most investments in the third quarter.
Dow Jones VentureSource released its third-quarter venture capital fundraising and investing statistics. U.S.-based companies raised $8.1 billion from 806 venture capital deals during the quarter. Capital raised was up 2.2% from the previous quarter, despite the number of deals falling by 3.9%.

Published: October 22, 2013

Cartoons from 2010 to 2013

A look back at editorial cartoons satirizing the issues facing retirement funds and money managers over the last three years.

Published: October 15, 2013

Schloss’ legacy

Lawrence Schloss, CIO, New York City Retirement Systems, is resigning. Here is a brief look at the system during his tenure.

Published: October 14, 2013

P&I at 40: Cartoons from 2000 to 2009

A look back at editorial cartoons satirizing the issues facing retirement funds and money managers from 2000 to 2009.

Published: October 08, 2013

P&I at 40: Cartoons from 1985 to 1999

A look back at editorial cartoons satirizing the issues facing retirement funds and money managers in the 1980s and 1990s.

Published: October 04, 2013

Going public

Recent high-profile IPO announcements have spurred optimism among investors seeking to tap public markets and realize investment gains.

Published: September 30, 2013

The largest hedge fund managers: 2013

A ranking of the 10 largest hedge fund managers listed by assets managed worldwide as of June 30, 2013.

Published: September 26, 2013

The largest index managers: 2013

See the 10 largest index managers based on worldwide AUM.

Published: September 18, 2013

Largest corporate bond offerings of all time

At $49 billion, Verizon's bond offering is far and away the largest corporate bond offering of all time. See the previous top five offerings.

Published: September 11, 2013

The world's largest corporate pension funds

See the 10 largest corporate pension funds from the P&I/Towers Watson World 300 list.

Published: September 10, 2013

The world's largest retirement funds

See the 10 largest retirement funds from the P&I/Towers Watson 300 list.

Published: September 02, 2013

AllianceBernstein's acquisition

AllianceBernstein recently announced it would spend between $60 million and $80 million to acquire equity manager W.P. Stewart.

Published: September 02, 2013

QE quandary

A San Francisco Fed study found large-scale asset purchases have “at best, moderate effects on economic growth and inflation.”

Published: August 19, 2013

Largest money managers by employees

See which firms have more than 10,000 employees, according to the P&I Research Center.

Published: August 15, 2013

Largest DC money managers: 2013

Defined contribution assets under management jumped to a record $4.23 trillion in 2012. See the 10 leading managers ranked by AUM.

Published: August 07, 2013

Emerging value

The recent underperformance of emerging markets stocks could present an opportunity for investors looking for value.

Published: August 05, 2013

The Trillion Dollar Club

See the nine money managers with over $1 trillion in worldwide assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2012.

Published: July 24, 2013

Retirement realities

A recent analysis by Dimensional Fund Advisors examines replacement and savings rates for various income levels.

Published: July 22, 2013

Dell's fate rests in their hands

See Dell Inc.'s 10 largest shareholders who will vote July 24 on founder Michael Dell's $24.4 billion buyout offer.

Published: July 18, 2013

The largest investment outsourcing managers

Investment outsourcing managers with over $50 billion in worldwide assets under management.

Published: July 12, 2013

Halfway home

Capital markets were mixed so far this year: Stocks rose, but bonds were hurt by the two-month, 86-basis-point spike in 10-year Treasury yields.

Published: July 08, 2013

PE returns of public pension funds

See the 10 public pension funds with the best 10-year return to private equity investments, according to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council.

Published: June 28, 2013

MLPs energized

Master limited partnerships are growing on institutional investors because of their high distributions and strong risk-adjusted returns.

Published: June 24, 2013

Biggest equity managers

See the money managers with over $100 billion in institutional domestic equity assets under management, according to the P&I Research Center.

Published: June 20, 2013

Biggest fixed income managers

See the 10 money managers with the most fixed income assets under management, according to the P&I Research Center.

Published: June 12, 2013

Infrastructure building

Demand for infrastructure investments is likely to continue, but return expectations could be muted compared with recent history.

Published: June 10, 2013

Managers with the largest percentage gains of SWF assets

Total worldwide sovereign wealth fund assets for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2012. Based on 500 largest money managers by worldwide institutional assets with $250 million or more in selected category.

Published: June 06, 2013

Sponsored ETF managers with the largest percentage gains

Total worldwide sponsored ETF assets for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2012. Based on 500 largest money managers by worldwide institutional assets with $250 million or more in selected category.

Published: May 30, 2013

The glitter is gone

2013 has been a difficult year for precious metals. Gold and silver are the two worst performers in the S&P GSCI Commodity index.

Published: May 27, 2013

Best Places to Work

See how your firm compares to life at last year's Best Places to Work winners. If your firm can do better, then register.

Published: May 22, 2013

Pension funds with the highest fixed income allocations

See the 10 pension funds from the P&I Top 200 with the highest fixed income allocations.

Published: May 20, 2013

Managers with the biggest AUM increases in Q1

See the 10 publicly-traded asset managers with the largest quarter over quarter increase in assets under management.

Published: May 14, 2013

Employment report

A look at hiring trends and metrics in the money management industry

Published: May 13, 2013

Pension funds with the highest equity allocations

With U.S. equity markets reaching new highs, see the 10 pension funds from the P&I Top 200 with the highest equity allocations.

Published: May 08, 2013

Worst funded corporate pension plans 2013

From the P&I Balance Sheet, the 10 corporate defined benefit plans with the worst funding ratios.

Published: April 30, 2013

Best funded corporate pension plans 2013

From the P&I Balance Sheet, the 10 corporate defined benefit plans with the best funding ratios.

Published: April 30, 2013

Corporate funds in Canada

A look at defined benefit assets of the largest Canadian corporations

Published: April 29, 2013

Top hedge fund investors

See the pension funds with the largest hedge fund portfolios, according to the P&I Research Center.

Published: April 23, 2013

Notable manager deals for Q1 2013

See noteworthy money manager mergers and acquisitions in the first quarter.

Published: April 19, 2013

Asian markets roundup

How markets in the region have performed so far in 2013 amid economic, monetary and geopolitical uncertainties.

Published: April 15, 2013

Biggest PE investors: Public pension funds

Public pension funds are the largest investors in private equity. See the leading 10 funds ranked by size of PE portfolio.

Published: April 09, 2013

The 10 largest PE firms

The 10 largest private equity firms ranked by assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2012.

Published: April 01, 2013

The rise of ESG

Institutional investors account for 72% of assets managed in accordance with environmental, social and corporate governance policies.

Published: April 01, 2013

Passive equity portfolios of 10 large pension funds

With CalPERS considering cutting active management, see where its current passive portfolio compares to its peers. All passive figures include indexed and enhanced U.S. equity portfolios.

Published: March 25, 2013

BlackRock at 25

A look at the evolution of BlackRock, which celebrated its silver anniversary this month.

Published: March 18, 2013

The largest DC record keepers

See the 10 largest defined contribution record keepers based on total assets as of Sept. 30, 2012.

Published: March 10, 2013

Pension funds using LDI

Largest retirement plans, ranked by total defined benefit assets, using a liability-driven investing strategy. Assets are as of Sept. 30, 2012.

Published: March 06, 2013

Compensation of leading PE managers

See the pay of five leading private equity managers.

Published: March 05, 2013

Auto-enrollment blues

Recent reports find that while automatic enrollment is on the rise, firms that auto-enroll have lower match and default deferral rates.

Published: March 04, 2013

U.K. pension fund longevity swap deals

Notable U.K. pension fund longevity swap deals since 2010.

Published: February 22, 2013

Investing in disaster

Catastrophe bonds provide attractive, uncorrelated returns at the risk of principal loss in the event of a specified event.

Published: February 18, 2013

Corporate DC plan assets by state

See the 10 states with the most corporate defined contribution plan assets.

Published: February 11, 2013

Corporate retirement plan assets by state

See the 10 states with the most corporate retirement plan assets.

Published: February 05, 2013

Growth rings

In 2012, timberland returns were the best since 2008, as the U.S. housing market showed signs of rebounding.

Published: February 04, 2013

Where venture capitalists invested in 2012

See the 10 U.S. metro areas receiving the most venture capital in 2012.

Published: January 24, 2013

Mandate madness

A look at hiring trends as reported by Pensions & Investments

Published: January 21, 2013

Largest leveraged buyouts

Private equity club deals dominate the top LBOs in history despite being a washout for most investors. Now, PE firms are reportedly considering a $25 billion club deal to buy computer maker Dell Inc. See where a Dell buyout might rank in the 10 largest private equity deals in history.

Published: January 16, 2013

Ranking strategists' S&P 500 estimates for 2012

See which strategists at 12 major brokerages came closest to estimating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index finish in 2012. Results ranked in reverse order of margin of error.

Published: January 09, 2013

Looking ahead

With progress made toward resolving the fiscal cliff issues, investors can focus on fundamental analysis in 2013.

Published: January 07, 2013

Worst 10 performing S&P 500 stocks of 2012

While the S&P 500 returned 15.9% in 2012, the bottom 10 performers posted an average total return of -41%. See the 10 worst performing stocks in the S&P 500 in 2012 in reverse order.

Published: January 03, 2013

Top 10 performing S&P 500 stocks of 2012

The S&P 500 posted a total return of 15.89% in 2012, a dramatic increase over the 2.1% return in 2011. See the 10 best performing stocks stocks in the S&P 500 in 2012 in reverse order.

Published: January 02, 2013

2012 in review

Despite political and economic uncertainty, the bull market in U.S. equities continued, while fixed-income indexes largely trailed 2011.

Published: December 24, 2012

The year in cartoons: 2012

A retrospective look at 2012's editorial cartoons satirizing the issues facing retirement funds and money managers.

Published: December 19, 2012

Hedge funds raising the most capital in 2012

Through Dec. 14, 2012, 72 hedge fund managers received 116 mandates worth over $10 billion, according to P&IQ. See the 10 managers that received the largest investment mandates.

Published: December 17, 2012

Best Places to Work Winner: William Blair

Chicago | Founded in 1935 | 360 money management employees Ranks 4th among companies with 100-1,000 employees

Published: December 08, 2012

Best Places to Work Winner: WAMCO

Pasadena, Calif. | Founded in 1971 | 900 employees | Ranks 5th among companies with 100 -1,000 employees.

Published: December 08, 2012