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Coalition targets 401(k) participants

Coalition targets 401(k) participants

A coalition led by four activist organizations has organized a petition for 401(k) plan participants to demand their plans provide fossil-free investment options.

May 16, 2016

Group nabs Brave Philanthropy award

Divest-Invest Philanthropy, representing a group of 140 foundations that have a combined $12 billion in assets, was awarded the CIVICUS 2016 Nelson Mandela-Graca Machel Innovation Award for Brave...

May 16, 2016
Oxford-Man Institute to expand role

Oxford-Man Institute to expand role

Man AHL's collaboration with the University of Oxford — the Oxford-Man Institute — will expand its focus on machine learning and data analytics and become part of the university's...

May 16, 2016
Lessons learned from Leicester

Lessons learned from Leicester

English football club Leicester City's surprise triumph at the top of the Premier League can teach investors a thing or two about beating the behavioral bias of loss aversion, Schroders PLC says.

May 16, 2016
AIMCo employees pitch in to help evacuees

AIMCo employees pitch in to help evacuees

Employees of the C$90.3 billion ($71.9 billion) Alberta Investment Management Corp. are doing what they can to help evacuees who fled from the huge wildfire earlier this month in Fort McMurray, 234...

May 16, 2016
Good news on U.K. job front

Good news on U.K. job front

While having access to a defined benefit fund in the U.K. is increasingly viewed as being akin to gold dust, it seems having a job in the world of DB is not.

May 02, 2016
London Underground inspires CAIA campaign

London Underground inspires CAIA campaign

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association, a global alternative investment education provider, has launched its first international awareness campaign, using London's iconic...

May 02, 2016
Air hockey tourney pits quants against robots at Two Sigma

Air hockey tourney pits quants against robots at Two Sigma

Quant giant Two Sigma Investments LLC is as serious about fun as it is about managing $35 billion in hedge fund assets.

May 02, 2016

Firm helping participants get answers

Concerned about the impact of climate change on your pension fund? Legal help is at hand.

May 02, 2016

New fund offering long-term, low-interest loans in Chicago

Social-impact fund Impact investing went local in Chicago with the April launch of Benefit Chicago, a $100 million-plus collaboration among the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Calvert...

May 02, 2016
Wilshire Associates offers certificate program in China

Wilshire Associates offers certificate program in China

Wilshire Associates is teaming up with a local university in Suzhou, China, to launch an investment management and risk analysis certificate program next month, and the firm expects the results to...

April 18, 2016
PE consultants turn quipsters

PE consultants turn quipsters

If the private equity consulting business ever loses its allure, Michael J. Moy, managing director, Pension Consulting Alliance LLC, and David Fann, president and CEO of TorreyCove Capital Partners...

April 18, 2016
Smile! HGGC marks sale by taking selfie

Smile! HGGC marks sale by taking selfie

What does a private equity firm do when it exits an investment in record time? Why, take a selfie, of course.

April 18, 2016
Derivatives law attorney hits the road on weekends

Derivatives law attorney hits the road on weekends

Willa Cohen Bruckner spends her weekdays as a derivatives law attorney, but her weekends are for flagging.

April 18, 2016

Group advocates for diverse money managers

The Diverse Asset Managers Initiative, has launched a website with the goal of assisting the growth and proliferation of diversely owned money managers.

April 18, 2016