Global

Royal Borough of Greenwich puts passive equity allocation up for grabs

Royal Borough of Greenwich Pension Fund is searching for a single manager to run a £400 million ($609.9 million) passive equity allocation.

November 16, 2015 | 01:56 pm
Stability of ETFs coming under renewed scrutiny

Stability of ETFs coming under renewed scrutiny

The collapse of ETF prices on Aug. 24 prompted ETF providers, market makers, stock exchanges and Securities and Exchange Commission officials to begin looking at how to prevent a repeat of that day....

November 16, 2015
Maverick adds quant analysis to long/short equity strategy to improve returns

Maverick adds quant analysis to long/short equity strategy to improve returns

It's rare to see the words quantitative and fundamental used simultaneously to describe the investment process of a long/short equity hedge fund strategy, but use of the terms has become commonplace...

November 11, 2015 | 08:42 am

Delaware Public Employees sets $50 million for Viking Global Opportunities

Delaware Public Employees' Retirement System committed up to $50 million to Viking Global Opportunities Fund, managed by Viking Global Investors.

November 04, 2015 | 12:17 pm

State Street's head of global markets group to retire

Mark J.A. Snyder, an executive vice president at State Street and head of the bank's global markets sales and trading and research division, will retire at the end of the year.

November 04, 2015 | 01:36 pm
Money managers seeing big bonanza from Japan

Money managers seeing big bonanza from Japan

Global bond managers say Japan is looming ever larger on their radar screens as the country's largest public funds shift allocations away from Japanese government bonds and show a greater willingness ...

October 19, 2015

David Barrett Partners hires head of new Hong Kong office

Philip Williams joined David Barrett Partners as a partner and head of the investment and wealth management-focused executive recruiting boutique's newly opened office in Hong Kong.

October 16, 2015 | 11:06 am
CalPERS international fixed-income returns

CalPERS international fixed-income returns

Bloomberg reported Wednesday that CalPERS might “keep buying Russian bonds after building a $250 million position in local currency notes.” That amount, based on June 30 figures,...

October 14, 2015 | 03:40 pm

Sonoma County drops INTECH in move to passive large-cap equity

Sonoma County Employees’ Retirement Association, Santa Rosa, Calif., terminated INTECH from a $100 million active domestic large-cap growth equity portfolio, said Steven Marsh, investment...

October 12, 2015 | 04:11 pm

Dallas Police & Fire axes 2 global equity managers

Dallas Police & Fire Pension System terminated global equity managers Allianz Global Investors and Energy Opportunities Capital Management, recently released board meeting minutes show.

October 12, 2015 | 04:10 pm