International

South Korean companies required to enroll employees in retirement plans

South Korea's government said it plans to ease rules on pension fund management and force all companies to enroll employees in private retirement plans by 2022 as it bids to improve incomes among...

August 27, 2014 | 01:47 pm

Senior consultant for the Middle East named by bfinance

Navneet Maheshwari joined bfinance as a senior consultant.

August 27, 2014 | 12:19 pm

KKR adds managing director to focus on Indonesia

Jaka Prasetya joined KKR & Co. in Singapore as a managing director to lead KKR's efforts in Indonesia.

August 26, 2014 | 12:58 am

Heptagon Capital names European equity manager

Christian Diebitsch joined Heptagon Capital as European equity manager.

August 26, 2014 | 11:26 am

Illinois Municipal commits to European funds

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund committed a total of up to $124 million to two non-U.S. private equity managers.

August 25, 2014 | 01:24 pm

AXA's head of U.K. institutional resigns

Madeline Forrester, head of U.K. institutional at AXA Investment Managers, has resigned from the firm for a new opportunity, a company statement said.

August 22, 2014 | 01:47 pm

Interserve pension plan agrees to buy-in with Aviva

The trustees of the Interserve Pension Scheme, Reading, England, have agreed to a buy-in with Aviva PLC to cover £300 million ($497.8 million) of pension liabilities, said a spokesman for the...

August 22, 2014 | 01:37 pm
Aberdeen: European high yield can return 8% in 2014, investment-grade 7%

Aberdeen: European high yield can return 8% in 2014, investment-grade 7%

Aberdeen Asset Management's Roger Webb was quoted Friday in a Bloomberg News story that European high-yield bonds have the potential to return 8% in 2014 – a revision to his prior forecast of...

August 22, 2014 | 01:41 pm

Quebec’s Caisse names Asia-Pacific managing director

Edouard Merette has been appointed managing director, Asia-Pacific for Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, the Montreal-based money manager for provincial, municipal and other...

August 21, 2014 | 03:58 pm

Orchid Asia closes sixth China growth capital fund at US$920 million

Orchid Asia Group Management announced Thursday the hard close of Orchid Asia VI, the Hong Kong-based firm's sixth China private equity growth capital fund, at US$920 million.

August 21, 2014 | 11:33 am

PGL Pension Scheme conducts £900 million longevity swap

The trustees of the PGL Pension Scheme, Birmingham, England, hedged the longevity risk of £900 million ($1.5 billion) of liabilities with Phoenix Life.

August 21, 2014 | 12:28 pm

Vestey Group enters into pension buyout with Rothesay Life

Vestey Group has conducted a £280 million ($464.4 million) bulk annuity deal with Rothesay Life for its pension fund, Western United Group Pension Scheme, London, said Ben Fowler, group head of ...

August 21, 2014 | 12:25 pm

Perpetual Investments adds head of research and consultant relationships

George Moromalos will join Perpetual Investments in Sydney as head of research and consultant relationships.

August 21, 2014 | 03:55 am

RWC adds institutional salesman

Rash Patel joined RWC Partners with responsibility for direct sales to institutional investors in the U.K. and other markets, said Dan Mannix, CEO at the firm.

August 20, 2014 | 02:41 pm

RBC Global Asset Management appoints first head of international business

Clive Brown has been named CEO and managing director of RBC Global Asset Management International.

August 20, 2014 | 12:54 pm