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GASB offers tool kit for rules

GASB offers tool kit for rules

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board gave public pension systems new accounting and financial reporting rules that start taking effect this year.

April 14, 2014
Famous cycling coach lends his expertise to managers

Famous cycling coach lends his expertise to managers

Money managers can turn to the head coach of British Cycling and former professional racing cyclist, Shane Sutton, to strengthen their investment process, thanks to a new collaboration with...

April 14, 2014

Contest looking for best investment idea

Are you harboring the best investment idea in the world? Do you long for a chance to explain your rationale to the investment world?

March 31, 2014
Northern Trust employees donate time to student music program

Northern Trust employees donate time to student music program

Northern Trust Corp.'s U.K. employees will be making music with schools in London boroughs as part of its community outreach program, Northern Trust Community Partners.

March 31, 2014
Mesirow exec to get charitable fundraising honor

Mesirow exec to get charitable fundraising honor

Chuck Lawless, senior managing director at Mesirow Financial, will be honored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals as the “2014 Outstanding Volunteer.”

March 31, 2014
Hedge fund group honors PAAMCO chief Buchan

Hedge fund group honors PAAMCO chief Buchan

Jane Buchan, already well-known within institutional investor circles, will see her recognition factor rise further this year.

March 31, 2014

PanAgora's annual award honors 3 quant research papers

Winners of the Crowell Prize, awarded by PanAgora Asset Management's Quantitative Research Institute to encourage academic research in quantitative management, were announced this month.

March 31, 2014

New OMERS Ventures exec stays on track

OMERS Ventures, the venture capital arm of the C$65.1 billion (US$58.7 billion) Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, picked up a world-class athlete when it hired a new managing director...

March 17, 2014
U.K. official talks tough on Scottish currency question

U.K. official talks tough on Scottish currency question

The U.K. government's stance that a currency union would not be an option between an independent Scotland and the rest of the U.K. “is not bluff, it is not bluster, and it is certainly not...

March 17, 2014
Real estate managers using auctions in myriad ways

Real estate managers using auctions in myriad ways

Real estate managers are becoming more accustomed to auctions, even shopping for deals through online sites.

March 17, 2014
Reaching longtime goal, Spaulding Group founder earns doctorate

Reaching longtime goal, Spaulding Group founder earns doctorate

At age 63, David Spaulding will fulfill a longtime ambition: earning a doctoral degree.

March 17, 2014
Keith Crain elected to Automotive Hall

Keith Crain elected to Automotive Hall

Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications Inc., parent company of Pensions & Investments, has been elected to the Automotive Hall of Fame.

March 17, 2014
Scottish independence might result in manager exodus

Scottish independence might result in manager exodus

At least two money managers are making plans to leave Scotland in anticipation of a Sept. 18 referendum to decide whether the country should become independent.

March 03, 2014

Luck of the Irish ... Canadian style

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is taking a chance on the Irish lottery.

March 03, 2014
Citadel's Griffin gives Harvard $150 million

Citadel's Griffin gives Harvard $150 million

Harvard University received a $150 million donation from alumnus Kenneth Griffin, the 45-year-old founder and CEO of Citadel Advisors LLC, mainly to support financial aid.

February 20, 2014 | 12:00 pm