International

Schroders taps insurance asset-liability management director

Clara Yan joined Schroders as insurance asset-liability management director.

July 27, 2015 | 01:16 pm
Shanghai stocks resume plunge, tumbling 8.5%

Shanghai stocks resume plunge, tumbling 8.5%

Shanghai stocks plunged 8.5% Monday, erasing most of the government-engineered gains of the past three weeks.

July 27, 2015 | 07:38 am
China's A-shares rescue tactics cast shadow

China's A-shares rescue tactics cast shadow

China's seeming success in stopping a precipitous A-shares sell-off raises the question of whether a visible official hand could become a hallmark of a proverbial equity market with Chinese...

July 27, 2015

U.K. pension funds team up

This month, the London Pensions Fund Authority and Lancashire County Pension Fund said they will go ahead with a partnership that aims to reduce costs and increase investment opportunities.

July 27, 2015

CPPIB promotes from within to replace outgoing head of secondaries, co-investments

Michael Woodhouse was named managing director and head of secondaries and co-investments at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

July 24, 2015 | 02:57 pm

Japan's Shigaku Kyosai’s pension fund assets gain 9% in fiscal year

The Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan, or Shigaku Kyosai, reported pension assets of ¥4.193 trillion ($34 billion) as of the March 31 close of its latest fiscal...

July 23, 2015 | 01:28 am
Aberdeen AUM falls 7.6% in quarter on outflows across most asset classes

Aberdeen AUM falls 7.6% in quarter on outflows across most asset classes

Aberdeen Asset Management’s assets under management decreased 7.6% to £307.3 billion ($483 billion) over the three months ended June 30, as investors continued to reduce exposure to Asia...

July 23, 2015 | 12:03 pm
Releasing the third arrow

Releasing the third arrow

Ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership will present sustained opportunities for foreign asset managers to capitalize on a resurgent Japan.

July 22, 2015 | 02:04 pm

Texas Permanent sticks with NEPC, makes commitment to European real estate fund

Texas State Board of Education approved rehiring NEPC as the investment consultant of the $29.9 billion Texas Permanent School Fund, which it oversees.

July 22, 2015 | 03:04 pm

JPMAM recruits real estate specialist for Asia-Pacific

Adam Pillay was named executive director and real estate Asia-Pacific platform specialist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

July 22, 2015 | 01:53 pm
Thai government to start savings scheme for informal workers, self-employed

Thai government to start savings scheme for informal workers, self-employed

Thailand's government will launch a National Savings Fund next month with the aim of helping millions of citizens who are self-employed or working in informal sectors to achieve adequate savings in...

July 22, 2015 | 11:49 am

Japan Post, Nomura, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to launch asset management company

Japan Post Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and Nomura Holdings on Wednesday announced plans to set up an asset management company to develop and distribute investment products through Japan Post's...

July 22, 2015 | 04:36 am

Former head of Japan Exchange Group picked as chairman of KKR Japan

Atsushi Saito will join KKR Japan as non-executive chairman of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.'s business in Japan, effective Aug. 1.

July 22, 2015 | 01:48 am

Maitland lifts out STANLIB’s institutional fund administration unit

Maitland will lift out the institutional fund administration operations of Africa-based money manager STANLIB, in a deal that will increase the firm’s assets under administration by $40 billion.

July 22, 2015 | 04:00 am

U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority pension fund does 1.6 billion buy-in

Civil Aviation Authority Pension Scheme, London, completed a £1.6 billion ($2.5 billion) buy-in with Rothesay Life.

July 21, 2015 | 07:00 pm