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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

Schroders seeks to simplify U.K. changes

As the U.K. pensions industry comes to grips with yet more regulatory change, money manager Schroders PLC is working to simplify the challenges for trustees and sponsors of defined contribution plans.

August 04, 2014
105 years old, still drawing a pension

105 years old, still drawing a pension

She is more than 105 years old and still collecting pension benefits from the Teamsters Central States, Southeast & Southwest Conferences Pension Fund.

August 04, 2014

Water legislation might make splash with investors

A new federal law enacted in June could open a channel for a boatload of water infrastructure projects in which institutions might be interested.

August 04, 2014

IRS confounded by large partnerships, GAO says

The growing number of large partnerships such as private equity and hedge funds is making it difficult for the Internal Revenue Service.

August 04, 2014
Canaan Partners turns pun into fun

Canaan Partners turns pun into fun

What do private equity executives do when their 27-year old firm is misunderstood? If the firm is Canaan Partners, you let it go to the dogs.

July 21, 2014