Union pensions

Private equity, real estate victims of their own success

Private equity, real estate victims of their own success

Most alternative investments took a hit in assets in the year ended Sept. 30, as higher distributions than capital calls made their mark on defined benefit plan portfolios. But there were a few...

February 06, 2017
Solvency proposal could cut into Norwegian fund returns

Solvency proposal could cut into Norwegian fund returns

Norwegian occupational pension plans will be forced to reduce equity and alternatives allocations in 2018 should capital requirements under the Solvency II directive be extended to cover their...

January 30, 2017 | 12:13 pm
Iron Workers pension benefit reductions to start in February

Iron Workers pension benefit reductions to start in February

Iron Workers Local 17 Pension Fund, Cleveland, will implement a benefit reduction plan Feb. 1, following approval by plan participants by a ratio of 2-to-1, the pension fund announced Friday.

January 27, 2017 | 04:09 pm