Investment outsourcing

San Diego County makes offer to management consultant in move away from OCIO

David B. Wescoe, president of exchange-traded fund manager Efficient Market Advisors, is being offered the position of contracted organizational management consultant to assist with the hiring of...

February 19, 2015 | 06:26 pm
Turnover sours Analytic's Super Bowl prediction

Turnover sours Analytic's Super Bowl prediction

It's two years straight for alpha over value as the New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX 28-24 against the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks were the value choice of Analytic Investors LLC in its...

February 09, 2015

Illinois Municipal adds to AEW, Invesco core real estate funds

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Oak Brook, committed an additional $70 million to AEW Core Property Trust (U.S.), managed by AEW Capital Management, and an additional $30 million to Invesco Core...

January 30, 2015 | 10:27 am

Royal Oak Retirement Systems taps SEI as partial outsourced CIO

Royal Oak (Mich.) Retirement System hired SEI Investments as its investment consultant with some discretionary authority.

January 30, 2015 | 02:10 pm
Outsourced CIO hirings, by year

Outsourced CIO hirings, by year

Outsourced CIO hirings, as reported by Pensions & Investments, totaled $77.5 billion over the last five years.

January 30, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Philips pension fund taps PGGM as administrator

Philips Pensioenfonds hired Dutch pension provider PGGM as administrator to the €17.2 billion ($20.3 billion) pension fund.

January 14, 2015 | 12:09 pm
George Washington University hires OCIO

George Washington University hires OCIO

George Washington University hired Strategic Investment Group as its outsourced chief investment officer, effective immediately.

December 30, 2014 | 05:08 pm

CalSTRS slates $75 million for Littlejohn buyout fund

California State Teachers’ Retirement System committed $75 million to Littlejohn Fund V, a buyout fund run by private equity firm Littlejohn & Co..

December 11, 2014 | 04:09 pm
Former George Washington University CIO joins American Institutes for Research

Former George Washington University CIO joins American Institutes for Research

Don Lindsey was named chief investment officer of the American Institutes for Research.

November 28, 2014 | 09:00 am
San Diego County Employees closes door on outsourced CIO

San Diego County Employees closes door on outsourced CIO

San Diego County Employees Retirement Association board voted 8-1 to search for an internal chief investment officer, effectively terminating its outsourced CIO, Salient Partners.

November 24, 2014 | 01:46 pm
Texas Teachers' returns flat for quarter; benchmarks topped in all other periods

Texas Teachers' returns flat for quarter; benchmarks topped in all other periods

Texas Teacher Retirement System returns were flat in the three months ended Sept. 30, said a performance report by investment consultant Hewitt EnnisKnupp.

November 20, 2014 | 10:31 am

Skillman Foundation picks Investure as outsourced CIO

The Skillman Foundation hired Investure as outsourced CIO.

November 18, 2014 | 01:52 pm
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