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Money managers create firm to cater to Catholic investors

Money managers create firm to cater to Catholic investors

Some big names in institutional investing have joined forces to provide Catholic-affiliated pension funds, endowments and other non-profit organizations with money management that follows the tenets...

October 27, 2014
Ontario Teachers aims to clean up with new investment

Ontario Teachers aims to clean up with new investment

The C$140.8 billion (US$125.5 billion) pension fund acquired a 30% stake in CSC ServiceWorks, Plainview, N.Y., which leases coin-operated laundry machines and gas station tire pumps throughout North...

October 27, 2014
New Alan Howard series snags powerhouse speakers

New Alan Howard series snags powerhouse speakers

Where can Londoners go to hear the likes of Ben Bernanke and Larry Summers give their views on the economy? To the new heart of the U.K. capital's Jewish community.

October 13, 2014
Professionals test their financial-modeling skills

Professionals test their financial-modeling skills

Who needs the World Series when you can follow the Financial Modeling World Championships?

October 13, 2014
Yale puts students to work analyzing low-carbon investing

Yale puts students to work analyzing low-carbon investing

Yale University, New Haven, Conn., will host its “National Low-Carbon Portfolio Case Competition” at the Yale School of Management's Evans Hall on Nov. 14.

October 13, 2014
Caisse invests in Manulife's new home

Caisse invests in Manulife's new home

Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, and Manulife Financial reached agreement to build a new home for the combined staff of Manulife and Standard Life Investments' Canadian operations,...

October 13, 2014
DC plan provider challenges British field hockey players

DC plan provider challenges British field hockey players

Two members of the Great Britain men's field hockey team took on one of their toughest challenges yet: dribbling a hockey ball up and down the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales.

October 13, 2014

Abraaj Group starts scholarship program for art students

Doing its part to support the arts, private equity manager The Abraaj Group launched a scholarship for students at London's Royal College of Art, which calls itself the world's most...

October 13, 2014

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