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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

TRW completes largest U.K. buyout to date with L&G

The TRW Pension Scheme, Solihull, England, agreed to a 2.5 billion ($3.9 billion) partial buyout with Legal & General Assurance Society, forming part of a year-long risk transfer project, said David ...

November 27, 2014 | 09:59 am
New GASB rules result in New Jersey's funded status plummeting to 44%

New GASB rules result in New Jersey's funded status plummeting to 44%

New Governmental Accounting Standards Board regulations have led to a big dip to an already-low funded status for the New Jersey Pension Fund.

November 26, 2014 | 03:59 pm

Principal Financial appoints president to oversee all businesses

Daniel J. Houston was named president and chief operating officer of Principal Financial Group.

November 26, 2014 | 12:46 pm
New York State Common returns -0.52% for quarter

New York State Common returns -0.52% for quarter

New York State Common Retirement Fund returned -0.52% for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

November 26, 2014 | 12:39 pm
North Carolina returns dip in third quarter, but up 9.4% for last 12 months

North Carolina returns dip in third quarter, but up 9.4% for last 12 months

North Carolina Retirement Systems returned 9.4% for the 12-month period ended Sept. 30, but the $88.4 billion fund lost 1% in the quarter.

November 26, 2014 | 12:22 pm

CEO to leave Pioneer Investments

Sandro Pierri will leave Pioneer Investments as CEO next year.

November 26, 2014 | 12:16 pm

Austin City Employees hires executive director from Texas Pension Review Board

Christopher D. Hanson was named executive director of the $2.1 billion Austin (Texas) City Employees’ Retirement System.

November 26, 2014 | 11:59 am

AMP Capital names first global head of infrastructure equity, makes other changes

Boe Pahari was promoted to global head of infrastructure equity at AMP Capital.

November 26, 2014 | 11:45 am
Shareholders propose that Exxon Mobil return capital to offset climate change risk

Shareholders propose that Exxon Mobil return capital to offset climate change risk

A shareholder proposal filed Tuesday calls for Exxon Mobil Corp. to return capital to shareholders to protect investor value from potential risk of stranded fossil-fuel assets from climate change...

November 25, 2014 | 02:26 pm

Utah Retirement Systems introduces custom target-date funds

Utah Retirement Systems will add a series of custom target-date funds to the lineup of its defined contribution plans, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

November 25, 2014 | 04:18 pm

Aviva to exit hedge funds-of-funds business as it shrinks U.S. operations

Aviva PLC, Britain's second-biggest insurer, said its investment arm plans to exit its hedge funds-of-funds businesses as it scales back in the U.S.

November 25, 2014 | 04:55 pm

eVestment: Equity strategies post first quarter of inflows in more than 2 years

Institutional equity strategies experienced net inflows for the first time since the first quarter of 2012, eVestment’s quarterly report on global institutional asset flows shows.

November 25, 2014 | 04:21 pm
Arizona PSPRS cleared of criminal wrongdoing in its real estate valuations

Arizona PSPRS cleared of criminal wrongdoing in its real estate valuations

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing regarding real estate valuations.

November 25, 2014 | 11:05 am
DOL fiduciary rule proposal on track for January

DOL fiduciary rule proposal on track for January

The Department of Labor will propose a new fiduciary rule in January 2015, said an updated regulatory agenda issued by the Office of Management and Budget.

November 25, 2014 | 01:45 pm