International

Legalsuper picks GQG Partners for global equities allocation

Legalsuper, the superannuation fund for Australia's legal community, hires GQG Partners to manage A$110 million ($83 million) in global equities.

April 26, 2017 | 11:25 am

Russell Investments names head of EMEA

Joseph Linhares is named head of Europe, Middle East and Africa at Russell Investments.

April 25, 2017 | 10:18 am

Tasmania taps Russell Investments to manage A$1.9 billion in DB assets

The Tasmania Public Sector Superannuation Commission hired Russell Investments to manage A$1.9 billion ($1.4 billion) in public employee defined benefits assets.

April 24, 2017 | 10:01 am
U.K. seeks input on liability payment deferrals for multiemployer DB plans

U.K. seeks input on liability payment deferrals for multiemployer DB plans

The U.K. government is seeking comment on a change to regulation that would allow employers within multiemployer defined benefit funds to defer paying up their share of the liabilities when they no...

April 24, 2017 | 01:42 pm
Malaysia to pay Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund $1.2 billion to settle 1MDB's debt

Malaysia to pay Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund $1.2 billion to settle 1MDB's debt

Malaysia reaches an agreement to pay Abu Dhabi about $1.2 billion as settlement over the debt of embattled government fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd.

April 24, 2017 | 01:15 pm
European markets rally amid French first-round election results

European markets rally amid French first-round election results

European markets rallied early Monday following the first round of presidential elections in France, with money management executives largely positive on region's outlook.

April 24, 2017 | 05:44 am

Hermes appoints head of fixed income

Andrew Jackson is named head of fixed income at Hermes Investment Management.

April 24, 2017 | 09:52 am
IACPM: Credit default concerns remain despite slight improvement in quarter

IACPM: Credit default concerns remain despite slight improvement in quarter

Credit managers continue to believe credit defaults will increase over the next 12 months, although the overall sentiment is continuing to improve, according to the latest quarterly survey from the...

April 21, 2017 | 08:00 am
Mubadala Capital takes on first third-party assets in private equity deal with Ardian

Mubadala Capital takes on first third-party assets in private equity deal with Ardian

Mubadala Capital, the investment unit of sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Development Co., Abu Dhabi, will for the first time manage third-party assets following a deal with French private equity firm...

April 21, 2017 | 11:53 am

Newham Pension Fund taps 3 managers for private debt

Newham Pension Fund, London, hires three managers to run £110 million ($137.7 million) in private debt.

April 21, 2017 | 12:30 pm

NEST sticks with Manifest for proxy voting

National Employment Savings Trust, London, rehires Manifest for proxy voting and engagement support.

April 21, 2017 | 11:27 am

Federated Investors lifts out Phoenix Global team for Asia-Pacific push

Federated Investors lifts out a team from Phoenix Global Capital Management to establish a presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

April 20, 2017 | 02:16 pm
Canada Pension Plan ramping up direct energy investments

Canada Pension Plan ramping up direct energy investments

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, is investing directly in energy, expecting to invest between C$1 billion ($750 million) to C$2 billion a year through 2020, says Avik Dey, managing...

April 20, 2017 | 09:36 am

Investec Asset Management adds director of private markets

Chris Newson joins Investec Asset Management as director of private markets.

April 20, 2017 | 01:50 pm
Schroders to add private equity business with Adveq acquisition

Schroders to add private equity business with Adveq acquisition

Schroders agrees to acquire private equity firm Adveq Holding, accelerating the growth of its private assets business.

April 20, 2017 | 01:12 pm