International

Korea’s GEPS hires NPS veteran to head international investment team

Youngsoo “Erika” Oh joined Korea’s Government Employees Pension Fund earlier this month as head of international investment.

February 23, 2017 | 11:22 am

Robeco chooses new leader for U.K. business

Peter Walsh was named head of Robeco's U.K. business.

February 23, 2017 | 09:51 am
CalSTRS lawsuit vs. 2 banks on EURIBOR manipulation continues; other suits dismissed

CalSTRS lawsuit vs. 2 banks on EURIBOR manipulation continues; other suits dismissed

CalSTRS can move ahead with a federal lawsuit against Citigroup and J.P. Morgan Chase over alleged manipulation of the benchmark European Interbank Offered Rate and its related derivatives.

February 22, 2017 | 01:39 pm
Aon Minet Pension Scheme reduces £60 million in liabilities

Aon Minet Pension Scheme reduces £60 million in liabilities

Aon Minet Pension Scheme reduced its liabilities by £60 million ($74.4 million) after completing a bulk enhanced transfer value for a proportion of its participants.

February 22, 2017 | 02:20 pm
AP4 returns 10% in 2016

AP4 returns 10% in 2016

AP4 reports a 7.7% increase in assets for the year ended Dec. 31, to 333.9 billion Swedish kronor ($36.7 billion).

February 22, 2017 | 08:55 am
Lovell Minnick takes minority stake in Trea Asset Management

Lovell Minnick takes minority stake in Trea Asset Management

Lovell Minnick Partners says it has taken an undisclosed stake in Spain-based money management firm Trea Asset Management.

February 22, 2017 | 01:52 pm
U.K. becoming important market for cash flow investing

U.K. becoming important market for cash flow investing

Cash flow-driven investing has taken off in the U.K. defined benefit market as the pension funds continue to mature, a report shows.

February 21, 2017 | 12:33 pm
Berkshire Pension Fund to acquire up to 20% stake in Gresham House

Berkshire Pension Fund to acquire up to 20% stake in Gresham House

Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund says it will take an up to 20% stake in alternative money management firm Gresham House.

February 21, 2017 | 02:06 pm
U.K. managers back enhanced governance, stronger directive on fee disclosure

U.K. managers back enhanced governance, stronger directive on fee disclosure

The Financial Conduct Authority should consider enhanced governance and a “health warning” on fees as part of its market study into the U.K. money management industry.

February 21, 2017 | 01:52 pm
Managers trim fees to keep U.K. fund assets

Managers trim fees to keep U.K. fund assets

Money managers are shaving fees well in excess of 10% in order to secure the business of local government pension schemes that are in the midst of consolidating about $266 billion into eight asset...

February 20, 2017
More investors thirst for most liquid asset

More investors thirst for most liquid asset

Water is the new carbon for institutional investors and money management firms across the globe, as risks and opportunities arising from water scarcity climb up the risk agenda.

February 20, 2017

Neuberger Berman taps HFT Investment CEO to head its China operations

Patrick Liu has joined Neuberger Berman in Shanghai as the New York-based firm's head of China and general manager of the wholly foreign-owned investment management enterprise established there late...

February 20, 2017 | 08:03 pm
U.K. government seeks comment on fund consolidation and regulator's powers

U.K. government seeks comment on fund consolidation and regulator's powers

The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions called for the consolidation of smaller defined benefit funds and greater powers for The Pensions Regulator in a comment paper published Monday.

February 20, 2017 | 07:47 am
SoftBank-Fortress deal has investors' attention

SoftBank-Fortress deal has investors' attention

Investors are paying close attention to SoftBank's pending $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress Investment to see if it sparks a privatization trend among publicly traded alternative investment firms.

February 20, 2017
Amundi Smith Breeden exec receives French national award

Amundi Smith Breeden exec receives French national award

The chairman of money manager Amundi Smith Breeden has been elevated to the rank of officer within France's national honor system.

February 20, 2017