Frontlines

Blackstone adds Techstars experts to its LaunchPad

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Blackstone's LaunchPad initiative is teaming up with Techstars to provide more resources to entrepreneurs.
High school students create AI game for Two Sigma Investments

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Two Sigma Investments' recent outer space bot contest attracted thousands of programmers.
CalPERS adopts Global Investment Performance Standards
The California Public Employees' Retirement System, Sacramento, is adopting Global Investment Performance Standards from the CFA Institute, making it among the first asset owners to adopt the...
LaSalle aims to make space at table for everyone

ESG

ESG

Jason Kern CEO, Americas, of LaSalle Investment Management Inc., has helped spearhead efforts at the real estate manager.
CAIA embraces data with new digital initiative

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

CAIA is launching an initiative to educate financial service execs on the evolving role digitization and fintech will play in the industry.
A winning personality counts with Texas Muni

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

Texas Municipal Retirement System includes personality testing in its due diligence on private equity managers.
Mackey brings Bloomberg to his alma mater

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Channing Capital founder gives Howard University students the world via Bloomberg.
March Madness gets the quant treatment

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Filling in an NCAA tourney bracket "is like investing." Behavioral biases play as big a role in team choices as they do in stock selection.
VeloCity will foster fintech for managers

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

The U.K.'s Investment Association is spearheading a move to bring fintech offerings to money managers.
Bye Franklin, hello Equanimity: Mobius didn't stay retired long

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Mark Mobius, only a month after retiring from Franklin Templeton Investments, is planning to launch yet another emerging markets fund.
Escaping the perils of not saving enough

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

Public-sector workers get much more than the usual lecture on saving for retirement with ICMA-RC's virtual reality "escape room."
SEC offers diversity self-assessment

Looking inward

Looking inward

Money managers regulated by the SEC have another tool to help them assess their diversity policies and practices.
Cerulli's chief morale officer a key member of team

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Cerulli Associates' chief morale officer has her own take on the firm and life in general.
ISS preps its scorecard on disclosures

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

Investors curious about companies' disclosure practices regarding environmental and social risks now have an online tool they can use.