Responsible investing is gaining momentum among private equity investors, although difficulties in measuring its value and aligning limited partner and general partner interest remain, a new...
May 28, 2015 | 05:31 pm
Some accountants auditing employee benefit plans have a quality problem, said a study published Thursday by the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration.
May 28, 2015 | 05:25 pm
Kathleen E. Jacobs was named chief investment officer at New York University.
May 28, 2015 | 04:17 pm
The Government Pension Fund Global could be forced to divest its allocations to certain coal companies, following a unanimous decision by the finance committee of the Storting, the Norwegian...
May 28, 2015 | 04:03 pm
Target-date and target-risk funds are being misused by defined contribution plan participants “who may be unaware of the funds' intended purpose” or who might be “uncomfortable with ...
May 28, 2015 | 03:56 pm
Two sets of researchers were named co-winners of the $100,000 prize in AQR Capital Management’s Insight Awards for their papers on currency carry trade strategy and an options-based approach to ...
May 28, 2015 | 04:11 pm
BlackRock teamed up with Ceres to create a guide for U.S. institutional investors on engaging with companies and policymakers on sustainability issues, the two institutions announced Thursday.
May 28, 2015 | 03:43 pm
William G. Bensur Jr. was named a director at Towers Watson to lead its Pittsburgh investment office.
May 28, 2015 | 03:37 pm
Andrew J. “Buddy” Donohue was named chief of staff at the Securities and Exchange Commission, spokesman Kevin Callahan said.
May 28, 2015 | 02:51 pm
Michele Baldasarre was named vice president of institutional markets for MassMutual Retirement Services, in charge of relationship management for the firm’s large retirement...
May 28, 2015 | 02:15 pm
Dallas Employees’ Retirement Fund put Aberdeen Asset Management on watch for performance, said recently released board meeting minutes.
May 28, 2015 | 01:25 pm
Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System, Baton Rouge, invested an additional $50 million in EnTrust Capital’s hedge fund-of-funds portfolio, said recently released...
May 28, 2015 | 01:20 pm
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto, and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Montreal, teamed up with Banco Santander to launch a firm to manage and invest in renewable energy and...
May 28, 2015 | 01:12 pm
Chevron Corp. shareholders voted 55% in support of a proxy-access proposal, while Exxon Mobil Corp. shareholders voted 49.4% in favor of a similar access proposal, according to preliminary voting...
May 27, 2015 | 03:33 pm
Aberdeen Asset Management will acquire U.S. and Hong Kong-based private equity and real assets funds-of-funds manager FLAG Capital Management, in a deal that will expand Aberdeen's presence in the U....