International

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management names Japan real estate head

Koichiro Maeda joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management in Tokyo as managing director and head of real estate, Japan, a spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.

July 23, 2014 | 04:45 am

APG taps former Belgacom CEO as senior adviser

Philip Neyt was appointed senior adviser, public affairs, for money manager and pensions provider APG’s strategy and policy team, a spokesman said.

July 23, 2014 | 03:27 pm

Schroders adds real estate capital chief

Chris Ludlam joined Schroder Property Investment Management as head of real estate capital, said a spokeswoman.

July 23, 2014 | 01:22 pm

Collective investment idea advances for London borough funds

A new limited liability company has been created to make it easier for London boroughs and the City of London to collectively invest their pension assets.

July 23, 2014 | 01:17 pm

Telstra Super chalks up league-leading 15.8% gain for latest FY

Telstra Super delivered an industry-leading 15.8% return among Australian superannuation funds for the fiscal year ended June 30, said Sydney-based superannuation research firm SuperRatings Pty. Ltd.

July 22, 2014 | 05:06 am
U.K. to allow private-sector DB plan participants to continue to switch to DC plans

U.K. to allow private-sector DB plan participants to continue to switch to DC plans

The U.K. government will allow private-sector defined benefit plan participants to transfer to newly flexible defined contribution plans, said Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

July 22, 2014 | 02:22 pm

APG taps new CIO

Eduard van Gelderen was appointed chief investment officer at APG Asset Management.

July 22, 2014 | 02:10 pm
Ukraine crisis puts investments at risk, speaker warns

Ukraine crisis puts investments at risk, speaker warns

The Ukraine crisis could affect institutional investors' asset allocations, especially regarding fixed income, equities and private equity.

July 22, 2014 | 02:04 pm

PPF records gain in assets, funding ratio at 112.5%

Assets under management at the Pension Protection Fund increased 9.4% to £16.3 billion ($27.8 billion) in the year ended March 31, and the funding level also rose.

July 22, 2014 | 01:33 pm

Korea's MMAA commits A$43 million to Australian infrastructure fund

Korea's 8.3 trillion won (US$8.1 billion) Military Mutual Aid Association committed A$43 million (US$40 million) to The Infrastructure Fund.

July 22, 2014 | 11:18 am
Private equity managers hope to benefit from trends in Asia

Private equity managers hope to benefit from trends in Asia

A growing number of business founders in Asia who traditionally restricted private equity firms to minority partner status have begun, selectively, to let them take controlling stakes in their...

July 21, 2014

CPPIB buys into Belgian parking lot company

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, will acquire a 39% stake in Brussels-based European parking lot manager Interparking for €376 million ($508 million).

July 21, 2014 | 03:30 pm

Ontario Teachers chooses VP for infrastructure

Ken Manget was named vice president of infrastructure at the C$140.8 billion (US$131.1 billion) Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto.

July 21, 2014 | 03:33 pm

GPIF details active equity tally in year of big changes

Japan's 126.6 trillion ($1.25 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, in an annual report released July 4, provided a snapshot of leading asset gatherers in a year of extensive changes...

July 21, 2014
Hong Kong fund is taking target-date approach to default option

Hong Kong fund is taking target-date approach to default option

Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Authority is looking to push the envelope — gently — in devising the HK$519 billion (US$67 billion) defined contribution system's first...

July 21, 2014