Asset servicing

Northern Trust names head of new representative office in Seoul

Byun Jai Yung was appointed chief representative of Northern Trust’s newly opened representative office in Seoul.

October 20, 2014 | 02:25 pm

Florida SBA nears decisions on brokerage, collateral management searches

Florida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, is considering five firms in its search for prime brokerage services: Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, New Edge, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Bank of ...

October 20, 2014 | 01:19 pm

Market share increasing for largest FX dealers — report

The five largest foreign-exchange dealers by market share handled more than half of all FX trades in 2013, and more volume will head to those dealers in the future, said a Greenwich Associates report ...

October 16, 2014 | 02:06 pm
Managing Risk: The Active Approach

Managing Risk: The Active Approach

Risk is not a burden to bear. It's a byproduct of active investing and a tool to tap opportunities that a passive strategy doesn't seek. Taking risk is not the same as using it actively toward a set...

October 01, 2014 | 12:01 am

LACERS readies custodian search; earmarks $35 million to venture capital

Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System approved issuing an RFP for a firm to provide custodial and securities lending services, minutes from a recent meeting show.

September 29, 2014 | 03:52 pm

Chicago Police pension fund on lookout for transition managers

Chicago Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund is searching for one or more transition managers

September 26, 2014 | 03:37 pm

Apex Fund Services picks new CEO

William Salus was named CEO of alternative fund administrator Apex Fund Services.

September 11, 2014 | 01:18 pm
Minnesota State Board of Investment searches for transition manager

Minnesota State Board of Investment searches for transition manager

Minnesota State Board of Investment plans to look for a transition manager.

September 09, 2014 | 01:24 pm

CalSTRS picks firms for securities lending, cash collateral management

CalSTRS intends to award contracts to several firms to provide securities lending and cash collateral management services for its equity portfolio.

August 29, 2014 | 03:40 pm

Ann Arbor Employees chooses Russell for transition management

Ann Arbor (Mich.) Employees' Retirement System hired Russell Investments to handle the transition of $56 million in actively managed core fixed-income assets from terminated manager...

August 29, 2014 | 12:48 pm

New Mexico PERA lines up custodian search

New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association is expected to launch an RFP for a custodian on Sept. 2.

August 28, 2014 | 04:10 pm

Erie, Pa., wants small- and midcap managers, custodian for 4 pension funds

Erie, Pa., is searching for a custodian, a midcap core equity manager to run approximately $26 million and a small-cap growth equity manager to run approximately $12 million for the city's four...

August 26, 2014 | 02:49 pm

Monroe, Conn., on lookout for pension fund consultant

Monroe, Conn., is searching for an investment consultant for its $20 million pension fund.

August 26, 2014 | 03:36 pm

Montana Board of Investments keeps State Street as custodian

Montana Board of Investments rehired State Street Bank as custodian, pending contract negotiations.

August 25, 2014 | 03:30 pm

Arizona reissues RFP for performance audit for 2 pension funds

Arizona Office of the Auditor General, Phoenix, reissued an RFP for a firm to conduct a performance audit of the $33.7 billion Arizona State Retirement System and $7.9 billion Arizona Public Safety...

August 25, 2014 | 11:46 am