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Alger celebrates the past by looking to future

Fred Alger Management Inc. has a different way to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

September 29, 2014 | 12:01 am
Woman behind new Ontario pension plan getting a lot of help

Woman behind new Ontario pension plan getting a lot of help

The woman overseeing Ontario's creation of a supplemental pension plan might not have direct pension fund experience, but the committee she oversees is packed with it, allowing her to do what she...

September 29, 2014

U.K. firm looks to change unfortunate moniker

U.K. private equity firm ISIS Equity Partners is changing its name because of world events.

September 29, 2014
PBS show looks at some sticky choices

PBS show looks at some sticky choices

Choosing a mutual fund in a 401(k) plan is a lot like buying jam at the grocery store, according to a documentary on PBS, “Thinking Money: The Psychology Behind Our Best and Worst Financial...

September 29, 2014
Blackstone helps honor the fallen from World War I

Blackstone helps honor the fallen from World War I

Executives in The Blackstone Group's London office earlier this month helped plant ceramic poppies as part of an art installation commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of Britain's...

September 29, 2014
Alger celebrates the past by looking to future

Alger celebrates the past by looking to future

Fred Alger Management Inc. has a different way to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

September 19, 2014 | 10:25 am
Harding helps London museum open a gallery dedicated to math

Harding helps London museum open a gallery dedicated to math

Mathematics is the lifeblood David W. Harding harnessed to build two very successful hedge fund firms. Through a gift to London's Science Museum, he hopes to raise public appreciation for one of the...

September 15, 2014
Harrison Street taps senior housing

Harrison Street taps senior housing

Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC last monthAugust snapped up a senior housing portfolio, in part, with capital from its $2 billion open-end fund, the only one aimed solely at investing in...

September 15, 2014
Retired rear admiral charts course into investing industry

Retired rear admiral charts course into investing industry

Steve Branham, who retired in 2010 as rear admiral in the Coast Guard, joined 3ethos Inc. as executive vice president, the Mystic, Conn.-based firm announced Sept. 3.

September 15, 2014
Video: DDR execs take Ice Bucket Challenge sitting down

Video: DDR execs take Ice Bucket Challenge sitting down

Matthew Lougee, senior vice president of finance at DDR Corp., and his colleagues turned the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge into an event. Eleven executives, 10 of them in full business attire, lined up in ...

September 01, 2014 | 09:22 pm
Survey finds money managers not meeting compliance best practices

Survey finds money managers not meeting compliance best practices

Money managers and other financial service firms are not putting their money where their mouths are when it comes to compliance, a new survey finds.

September 01, 2014

Jane and Daniel Och fund effort to inspire women in finance

Undergraduates attending University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will be hearing a lot more about careers for women in investment management and finance thanks to a gift from Jane C. and Daniel S. Och.

September 01, 2014

CQS Knowledge Lecture series tackles broad topics

London-based CQS has invited its clients to a lunchtime lecture in England's capital city on Sept. 24 titled “The Age of the Machines,” by Simon M. Stringer, director of the Oxford Center ...

September 01, 2014
Ontario Teachers looks to add Bristol airport to portfolio

Ontario Teachers looks to add Bristol airport to portfolio

The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan's investment in airports continues to take flight.

August 18, 2014

Pension smoothing gets 'The Daily Show' treatment

Jon Stewart, on his “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, discussed pension smoothing and how it helps the federal government raise tax revenue.

August 04, 2014 | 12:01 am