Investment outsourcing

Pembroke Pines Fire & Police hires real estate, timber managers

Pembroke Pines (Fla.) Fire & Police Pension Fund hired Intercontinental Real Estate and Molpus Woodlands Group to manage $9 million each in core-plus real estate and ...

March 27, 2014 | 03:40 pm
ERISA Advisory Council to look at outsourcing and shift to a “non-ERISA” world in 2014

ERISA Advisory Council to look at outsourcing and shift to a “non-ERISA” world in 2014

Department of Labor ERISA Advisory Council voted Wednesday to spend 2014 investigating outsourcing best practices for plan sponsors and the shift from retirement plans covered by the Employee...

March 26, 2014 | 06:18 pm
Thrift Savings Plan breaks $400 billion

Thrift Savings Plan breaks $400 billion

Thrift Savings Plan broke the $400 billion mark in February, according to figures released Thursday at a meeting of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Washington, which administers the...

March 21, 2014 | 01:38 pm

Defined Contribution Outsourcing

No one would argue that running a defined contribution plan is any simpler than running a defined benefit plan. Some would even contend that a DC plan, with more moving parts and with often hundreds...

March 17, 2014 | 12:01 am
Bill to make lifecycle funds the default strategy for federal workers advances

Bill to make lifecycle funds the default strategy for federal workers advances

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday passed legislation to make lifecycle funds the default investment for new federal employees participating in the $366.7 billion Thrift ...

March 12, 2014 | 03:58 pm
George Washington University looking to outsource endowment investments

George Washington University looking to outsource endowment investments

George Washington University, Washington, is looking for an outside firm to manage its $1.4 billion endowment.

March 07, 2014 | 03:25 pm

Chatham Partners survey: DB plans open to bundling, if convinced of benefits

Bundled defined benefit and total retirement outsourcing opportunities remain a strategically viable market for service providers over the next five years, provided plan sponsors are properly briefed ...

February 26, 2014 | 12:50 pm

Brakes Group taps Cardano as fiduciary manager

Brakes Group, Kent, England, chose Cardano as fiduciary manager for its £170 million ($283.5 million) final salary pension scheme.

February 20, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Rothesay Life buys out MetLife's U.K. bulk annuity business

Rothesay Life agreed to acquire MetLife's U.K. bulk annuity pension buyout business.

February 19, 2014 | 12:12 pm
Fed picks up the pace of tapering

Fed picks up the pace of tapering

Members of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting Wednesday decided unanimously to continue slowing the Fed's bond-buying program known as quantitative easing in February, dropping monthly...

January 29, 2014 | 03:19 pm

Maryland Teachers & State Employees Supplemental hires Galliard for stable value

Maryland Teachers & State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans hired Galliard Capital Management as its stable value manager.

January 24, 2014 | 01:57 pm
6 keys to choosing the right outsourcer

6 keys to choosing the right outsourcer

Today, few outsourced CIOs that serve nonprofits are total institutional partners. Six questions can help you find one that takes a holistic approach.

January 08, 2014 | 01:57 pm

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Pension Scheme picks P-Solve as fiduciary manager

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Pension Scheme, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, hired P-Solve as fiduciary investment manager.

January 07, 2014 | 03:07 pm

Allegheny County Port Authority nets Peirce Park for outsourced CIO

Allegheny County Port Authority hired Peirce Park Group to provide outsourced CIO services.

December 11, 2013 | 01:54 pm

Arizona Public Safety fund needs to change valuation on Desert Troon portfolio — auditor general

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, Phoenix, needs to change its method of valuing its portfolio with real estate manager Desert Troon Cos. to reflect market assumptions, a report by...

December 06, 2013 | 04:19 pm