Table of Contents

Issue Date: Monday, June 11, 2018

News

European plans warming up to derivatives strategies

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DC plan executives in Europe are putting greater emphasis on derivatives to help protect returns.
Public pension fund CIOs moving to exit

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

A series of recent departures by large public plan CIOs represents cyclical turnover, experts say.
Technology companies in investor crosshairs

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

Data privacy, board diversity and independence, and content-management enforcement were in the spotlight at large tech companies' meetings.
Millennials pose hiring challenge

Recruiting

Recruiting

Millennial hiring requires money managers and pension funds to change their office culture and also bring their Gen X managers on board.
Private equity takes an evolutionary step with alts managers

PRIVATE EQUITY

PRIVATE EQUITY

The strategy of private equity firms taking minority stakes in alternative managers is only a few years old, but it already is evolving.
Investors watching a new Malaysia with interest
Markets have reacted cautiously to Malaysia's first change of government in 60 years, but many observers see long-term promise.
UTIMCO leader Harris employing similar playbook as he did as Texas Teachers CIO

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

New investment priorities at UTIMCO mirror those of the Texas Teachers pension fund.
Infrastructure sees continued fundraising gains
Investors continue to move more capital into infrastructure and other real asset categories for diversification and cash yields.
Italy perceived as trouble — but not by all
Money managers are watching the political drama in Italy, with some seeing investment opportunity.
AMG leader declares it's about the people

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Sean Healey is leaving Affiliated Managers Group in a strong position.
Investors uncertain on 'fund-of-firms' strategies

PRIVATE EQUITY

PRIVATE EQUITY

Nearly two-thirds of limited partners do not now invest in funds that take GP stakes and say they have no interest in doing so.
Emerging markets next on map for impact investing

ESG

ESG

Impact investing in emerging markets might be poised for a major growth spurt.
Funds, managers give big thumbs-up to trading fee rebate pilot study
Pension funds, money managers show strong support for SEC's proposed maker-taker pilot.
Deadlines extended for P&I’s Innovators, Best Places to Work
P&I has extended the deadlines for its 2018 Excellence and Innovation awards and Best Places to Work in Money Management program.
Croce joins P&I as Washington reporter

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Brian Croce has joined Pensions & Investments as a reporter in the newspaper's Washington office.

Special Report

Real assets
Cash yields are driving investors into infrastructure and other real asset categories, despite lower expected returns powered by all that capital moving into the sector.

Frontlines

Editorial

Lessons to heed from Down Under

EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL

Australia's superannuation system has been found to have serious flaws that should serve as a warning to other government entities designing retirement systems.

Industry Voices

Commentary: A new era for the Korean peninsula?

Industry Voice

Industry Voice

For North Korea, this time it's different — and South Korea will be the big economic winner.

Letters to the Editor

Tradewatch