International

AMP Capital appoints head of distribution for U.K. and Europe

John Angell was named head of distribution for the U.K. and Europe at AMP Capital, said a spokeswoman for the firm.

April 20, 2015 | 04:13 pm
TPG to acquire Cirque du Soleil; Quebec's Caisse taking minority stake

TPG to acquire Cirque du Soleil; Quebec's Caisse taking minority stake

TPG is acquiring a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil from its founder, Guy Laliberte, with Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, among those taking a minority stake in the entertainment...

April 20, 2015 | 03:12 pm
NZ Super posts 5.9% gain in first quarter, up 18.85% over past 12 months

NZ Super posts 5.9% gain in first quarter, up 18.85% over past 12 months

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund posted a 5.91% return for the quarter ended March 31, lifting the value of the Auckland-based fund's investment portfolio to NZ$28.97 billion ($22.3 billion).

April 20, 2015 | 03:38 am
Pensions, Canadian style

Pensions, Canadian style

A look at defined benefit plans of Canadian companies in the S&P/TSX 60 index.

April 20, 2015 | 12:01 am
Money managers are easing U.K. allocations

Money managers are easing U.K. allocations

Executives at global money managers and pension funds are adjusting their exposure to U.K. assets and to sterling, as election fever and the uncertainty it brings begin to take hold.

April 20, 2015
Chinese mutual funds buy up Hong Kong stocks

Chinese mutual funds buy up Hong Kong stocks

Chinese mutual funds in April became the marginal buyer of Hong Kong stocks owned by institutional investors around the world, a mix that could leave Hong Kong's market on a more volatile path.

April 20, 2015

J.P. Morgan Asset Management adds client portfolio manager

Gilles Drukier was appointed client portfolio manager for European fixed-income insurance solutions at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, a spokeswoman said.

April 19, 2015 | 07:00 pm

John Lewis Partnership taps Legal & General to administer DC plan

John Lewis Partnership, London, hired Legal & General as administrator for the defined contribution section of its new hybrid retirement plan, a John Lewis spokesman ...

April 17, 2015 | 02:00 pm

CPPIB, Caisse to open offices in Mumbai

Canada’s two largest public pension fund managers will open offices in Mumbai as part of agreements announced Thursday by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during meetings with Indian...

April 16, 2015 | 06:00 pm

TIAA-CREF appoints head of sales office for Asia-Pacific

Andrew Kleinig has joined TIAA-CREF Asset Management as director, institutional asset management business development – Asia Pacific.

April 16, 2015 | 06:07 am

AllianzGI taps former BlackRock director to head U.K. institutional client services

Joanne Wheatley joined Allianz Global Investors as head of U.K. institutional client services, a spokesman said.

April 16, 2015 | 11:37 am
Chalkstream heads to Korea in search of alpha

Chalkstream heads to Korea in search of alpha

Chalkstream Capital Group LP is betting that South Korea will be its next best source of alpha.

April 16, 2015 | 12:01 am
IACPM: Credit default concerns increase in North America, improve in Europe

IACPM: Credit default concerns increase in North America, improve in Europe

Credit portfolio managers are growing more optimistic about the credit outlook in Europe, while growing more pessimistic about the outlook in North America

April 16, 2015 | 08:00 am

Maitland acquires U.K. fund administrator Phoenix Fund Services

Maitland, an advisory, fund administration and fiduciary services firm, acquired U.K.-based fund administrator Phoenix Fund Services, marking its entry into the U.K. fund administration market.

April 15, 2015 | 03:25 pm

RidgeWorth adds managing director as part of international push

Rahul Shah was named managing director, sovereign wealth and official institutions, at RidgeWorth International, based in London.

April 15, 2015 | 03:46 pm