Discretionary outsourcing assets jumped 23% in year, 85% over five years.
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.
Pensions & Investments profiled more than 560 investment management firms to compile its 45th annual largest money managers special report.
Faced with increased competition and a changing market environment, multiasset fund managers are working to differentiate themselves.
Small-cap strategies dominated the top 10 equity managers, while high-yield bonds led the list of top performers in fixed income for the year ended March 31.
Managers and asset owners are creating or expanding programs to increase the number of women in the money management industry.
The average funding ratio of the 100 largest U.S. corporate pension plans rose 4.7 percentage points in 2017, P&I’s annual analysis shows.
With baby boomers reaching retirement age, conversations on how to guide participants through the drawdown stage of retirement are picking up.
With exponential growth of data being generated worldwide, the advantages managers with cutting edge capabilities in analyzing big data will enjoy is expected to grow.
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The popularity of target-date funds in the U.S. is pushing money managers to find ways to cut costs to remain competitive, while changing regulations in Europe continue to drive opportunities.
Active investing is making a comeback as asset owners broaden their view from fundamental to a variety of investments that target outcomes.
With expected returns of about 5.4% over the next 10 years, asset owners are looking beyond fixed income to less liquid, non-publicly traded credit instruments for greater outcomes.
After five consecutive quarters of small-cap strategies dominating Morningstar Inc.'s domestic equity separate account/collective investment trust database, large-cap and technology approaches reigned supreme for the year.