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Consultant Kirstein calls on Standard Life for $200 million global equity allocation

Danish consultant Kirstein hired Standard Life Investments to run a $200 million global equity allocation on behalf of one of its clients.

October 28, 2014 | 02:37 pm
Amundi Smith Breeden going global after merger

Amundi Smith Breeden going global after merger

Amundi Smith Breeden LLC has been in growth mode in the year since its creation from the acquisition by Paris-based Amundi of U.S. fixed-income specialist Smith Breeden Associates.

October 23, 2014 | 09:56 am
Global, diversified managers in best position moving forward — report

Global, diversified managers in best position moving forward — report

Improvements in technology and regulatory reform have made geographical constraints even less of an issue in terms of capital management, resulting in the asset management industry becoming more...

October 20, 2014 | 03:30 pm
GARP managers hold firm on EAFE portfolios despite losses

GARP managers hold firm on EAFE portfolios despite losses

Some global growth-at-a-reasonable price money managers are coping with client losses stemming from underperforming Europe, Australasia and Far East strategies.

October 13, 2014

UBS hires global chief for development

Kevin Lecocq was appointed global head of products at UBS Global Asset Management, a spokesman said.

October 09, 2014 | 01:56 pm

Old Mutual Global Investors adds fund manager

Ian Ormiston joined Old Mutual Global Investors as a fund manager in the U.K. and European equities team, a spokeswoman said.

October 06, 2014 | 01:59 pm

Pensions Trust taps Ownership Capital for global equity

The Pensions Trust, Leeds, England, hired Ownership Capital to run £130 million ($211 million) in active global equities.

September 16, 2014 | 12:29 pm
S&P: 60% of U.S., 75% of international active equity mutual funds fail to outperform benchmarks for year

S&P: 60% of U.S., 75% of international active equity mutual funds fail to outperform benchmarks for year

Data released by S&P Dow Jones Indices on Monday showed 60.2% of U.S. domestic equity mutual funds failed to outperform their benchmark for the year ended June 30. The number jumps even higher over...

September 08, 2014 | 03:57 pm
Frontier markets equities continue to outpace in 2014

Frontier markets equities continue to outpace in 2014

Frontier markets equities have extended their gains over developed and emerging markets in 2014. Through Aug. 19, frontier markets returned 21.5% -- more than three times that of developed markets,...

August 20, 2014 | 03:19 pm

RWC adds institutional salesman

Rash Patel joined RWC Partners with responsibility for direct sales to institutional investors in the U.K. and other markets, said Dan Mannix, CEO at the firm.

August 20, 2014 | 02:41 pm

Norges Bank Investment Management restructures investment departments

Norges Bank Investment Management has restructured its investment departments in line with a new strategy plan for Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, a spokesman said.

August 20, 2014 | 02:55 pm

PIMCO expands global equities team

Iain McNaught and Simon Peters were named senior vice presidents at Pacific Investment Management Co., in London, spokesman Michael Reid said.

August 19, 2014 | 03:50 pm
Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013

Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013

Private equity and venture capital firms that invest primarily in developed markets outside the United States returned 16.3% in 2013, as measured by the Cambridge Associates LLC Global ex-U.S....

August 18, 2014 | 02:29 pm

Benefit and future of non-transparent ETFs uncertain

Pressure is building behind the dam to release a new kind of exchange-traded fund into the world, yet many observers continue to ask: “Who benefits?”

August 18, 2014

BlackRock adds co-head of global equity

Gary Clarke was named managing director, portfolio manager and co-head of the global equity team at BlackRock.

August 14, 2014 | 12:56 pm