The 2017 Excellence & Innovation Awards

The 2017 Excellence & Innovation Awards

For the sixth year, P&I and the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association recognizes innovation and excellence by plan sponsors to improve the retirement security of participants.

Published: October 16, 2017
Super beta: ETFs, passive and indexing

Super beta: ETFs, passive and indexing

Firms continue wading into the market for exchange-traded products despite crowds.

Published: October 02, 2017

Public funds balance sheet

Even with an increase in contributions, ever-rising liabilities paint a dismal picture for the future of the 100 largest U.S. public pension plans.

Published: October 02, 2017
The state of hedge funds and funds of funds 2017

The state of hedge funds and funds of funds 2017

In another reversal of fortune – this time for the better – more hedge funds and hedge fund-of-funds saw a rise in assets than sustained losses for the year ended June 30.

Published: September 18, 2017
Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Faced with a rising number of cyberattacks retirement plan executives are beefing up security and working with providers to create better ways to keep assets and data safe.

Published: September 18, 2017
Defined contribution money managers: 2017

Defined contribution money managers: 2017

Defined contribution plan money managers saw a surge in passive assets under management last year compared to 2015, according to Pensions & Investments' latest survey.

Published: August 21, 2017
Top-performing money managers: Q2 2017

Top-performing money managers: Q2 2017

High-yield strategies dominate the list of top-performing fixed-income managers in the second quarter.

Published: August 21, 2017
Corporate governance

Corporate governance

A building backlash against Snap's extreme departure from the corporate governance “one share, one vote” gold standard looks set to discourage would-be imitators.

Published: August 07, 2017
Infrastructure and real assets

Infrastructure and real assets

Falling yields and the growing demand for infrastructure have resulted in lower average returns for infrastructure in recent years, but some investors are looking beyond returns.

Published: July 24, 2017
Global future of retirement 2017

Global future of retirement 2017

Money managers, pension fund executives, corporate leaders and other experts share insights and expertise about the challenges facing the retirement industry worldwide, at P&I's annual Global Future of Retirement conference.

Published: July 10, 2017
Governance best practices

Governance best practices

U.S. pension boards are under scrutiny, fueling discussions about governance at conferences, retirement boards and statehouses alike.

Published: June 26, 2017
Investment outsourcing

Investment outsourcing

The current low-return environment combined with a recognized need to build more diversified portfolios is driving increased institutional investor appetite for outsourced chief investment officer services.

Published: June 26, 2017
The power report: Institutional investing in oil and energy

The power report: Institutional investing in oil and energy

The momentum behind investor moves to address climate-related risks and opportunities in institutional portfolios continues to build.

Published: June 12, 2017
Largest money managers: 2017

Largest money managers: 2017

Pensions & Investments profiled more than 580 investment management firms to compile its 44th annual largest money managers special report.

Published: May 29, 2017
Top-performing money managers: Q1 2017

Top-performing money managers: Q1 2017

High-yield strategies once again top the list of outperforming fixed-income managers during the first three months of 2017.

Published: May 15, 2017