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S&P warns institutions on cybersecurity

S&P warns institutions on cybersecurity

Given all the things that could hurt public finance institutions' credit ratings, a cyberattack need not be one of them, advises S&P Global Ratings.

March 20, 2017
NVCA offers help to diversify VC firms

NVCA offers help to diversify VC firms

The National Venture Capital Association has released sample human resources policies to help venture capital firms diversify beyond their current predominantly young white male networks.

March 20, 2017
Canadian pension funds invest in clean energy, water

Canadian pension funds invest in clean energy, water

In a two-day span this month, Canadian public pension plans dove into clean-energy and water investments.

March 20, 2017
Citadel scouts for prospects at its datathons

Citadel scouts for prospects at its datathons

Citadel and Citadel Securities are fanning out to universities across the U.S., U.K. and Ireland and challenging data scientists, engineers and computer programmers to out-analyze the competition in...

March 20, 2017
Ariel welcomes back interns for homecoming celebration

Ariel welcomes back interns for homecoming celebration

Two of the more widely known Ariel Investments interns held court at a recent Intern Homecoming at the Chicago-based money manager.

March 20, 2017
Two Sigma first manager on The Bridge

Two Sigma first manager on The Bridge

Two Sigma Investments will ingratiate itself with New York's leading-edge technology sector by becoming the first corporate occupant of The Bridge, Cornell Tech's new campus on Roosevelt Island.

March 06, 2017
Sovereign wealth funds take a look in the mirror

Sovereign wealth funds take a look in the mirror

A group of 29 sovereign wealth funds have simultaneously published their own assessments of how they apply a set of good practice principles to their funds.

March 06, 2017
MainStay's new institute offers governance help to advisers, sponsors

MainStay's new institute offers governance help to advisers, sponsors

The mutual fund and exchange-traded funds distribution arm of New York Life Insurance Co. has created a free online service to help advisers and plan sponsors navigate the evolving governance...

March 06, 2017
CPPIB using lessons from its past to help China with reform

CPPIB using lessons from its past to help China with reform

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is using a book about its creation in 1997 to help Chinese officials begin reforming their pension system.

March 06, 2017
Abraaj's philosophy informs its label for private equity

Abraaj's philosophy informs its label for private equity

Executives at private equity firm Abraaj Group view private equity investing as a partnership, which can in some instances pull people out of extreme poverty.

March 06, 2017
L.A. Clipper star Chris Paul the latest to partner with Turner Impact Capital

L.A. Clipper star Chris Paul the latest to partner with Turner Impact Capital

Los Angeles Clippers basketball star Chris Paul is teaming up with Turner Impact Capital to raise awareness of the need for affordable housing for working families.

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
Greylock's Reeves one of 60 chosen for leadership program

Greylock's Reeves one of 60 chosen for leadership program

Michael S. Reeves will receive training and advice to help his fledgling charitable endeavor to introduce refugee boys to Boy Scouting from three former presidents.

February 20, 2017
Texas County & District celebrates 50 years

Texas County & District celebrates 50 years

Texas County & District Retirement System is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017 by turning the spotlight on the 270,000 active and retired Texas public-sector workers and 700 district employers ...

February 20, 2017
CQS chief plows his support into sustainable farm management

CQS chief plows his support into sustainable farm management

Sustainable agricultural processes and environmental responsibility are important facets of money manager Michael Hintze's portfolio of farmland.

February 06, 2017