Investment outsourcing

KPMG: U.K. pension funds increasingly moving to fiduciary management

KPMG: U.K. pension funds increasingly moving to fiduciary management

The U.K. fiduciary management market grew 22% to £72 billion ($115.2 billion) of assets in the year ended June 30, with consultants continuing to dominate the marketplace in terms of providers, ...

November 03, 2014 | 01:09 pm
DOL looking at conflicts of interest for consultants

DOL looking at conflicts of interest for consultants

Labor Department officials are scrutinizing potential conflicts of interest when pension consultants with fiduciary responsibilities also manage a plan’s assets or recommend themselves for that ...

October 28, 2014 | 04:08 pm

PiRho selects pool of fiduciary managers for pension fund clients

PiRho Investment Consulting chose BlackRock, Legal & General Investment Management and MN to provide fiduciary management services as part of its new offering for...

October 21, 2014 | 11:54 am
 San Diego County Employees keeps outsourced CIO by 5-4 vote

San Diego County Employees keeps outsourced CIO by 5-4 vote

San Diego County Employees Retirement Association board voted Thursday 5-4 to keep its contract with its outsourced CIO, Integrity Capital, a subsidiary of Salient Partners.

October 02, 2014 | 05:48 pm

EFAMA: Investment fund assets rise 5.2% to €25.7 trillion in Q2

Global investment fund assets rose 5.2% to €25.7 trillion ($35 trillion on June 30) for the second quarter, said the European Fund and Asset Management Association.

October 02, 2014 | 02:48 pm
San Diego County reconsiders leverage, outsourced CIO

San Diego County reconsiders leverage, outsourced CIO

The next time Alice falls through the rabbit hole, she may find herself at a meeting of the San Diego County Employees Retirement Association as trustees struggle to make sense of a new asset...

September 29, 2014

Rockefeller fund uses outsourced CIO to help achieve mission-related investing goals

A key part underlying the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s process to divest its fossil-fuel holdings and shift its investments closer to its philanthropic aims was moving to an outsourced CIO...

September 29, 2014

Blue Hills vocation school issues call for outsourced CIO

Blue Hills Regional Vocation School Retirement System is seeking an outsourced CIO for its investment portfolio.

August 27, 2014 | 02:10 pm

Strategic Investment Group picks new CEO

Brian Murdock was named CEO at Strategic Investment Group, said Deborah D. Boedicker, managing director.

August 21, 2014 | 03:57 pm

Nova Scotia Workers’ Compensation looking for outsourced CIO

Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Halifax, is searching for a firm to provide outsourced CIO services for the board, which has C$1.5 billion (US$1.4 billion) in assets.

August 14, 2014 | 01:03 pm

Hazleton, Pa., searching for investment manager for 3 pension plans

Hazleton (Pa.) Firemen's Pension, Police Pension and Non-Uniform Pension Plans are seeking an investment manager

August 11, 2014 | 01:58 pm
Lombard Odier picks former BlackRock fiduciary management exec to target U.S. pension plans

Lombard Odier picks former BlackRock fiduciary management exec to target U.S. pension plans

Nancy Everett was hired at Lombard Odier Investment Managers to help build business from U.S. institutional money managers such as pension funds.

August 11, 2014 | 03:45 pm
Taking a wide-angle view of the outsourced CIO

Taking a wide-angle view of the outsourced CIO

It pays to hire an OCIO who understands the priorities and workings of the institution first and only then develops a custom investment strategy to fit.

August 07, 2014 | 03:43 pm

West Warwick Pension Fund seeks investment consultant or outsourced CIO

West Warwick (R.I.) Pension Fund is searching for an investment consultant or outsourced CIO.

August 05, 2014 | 01:47 pm

Oklahoma Teachers reports 22% fiscal year return

Oklahoma Teachers’ Retirement System, Oklahoma City, returned 22% net of fees for the fiscal year ended June 30, surpassing the 18.1% custom benchmark return.

July 25, 2014 | 04:01 pm