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Calamos faces whistleblower lawsuit

Calamos faces whistleblower lawsuit

Calamos Investments, one of the state's biggest asset managers, has been struggling to stem investor outflows, and now it has another problem: a whistleblower lawsuit.

September 30, 2016 | 05:02 pm
Colorado Public Employees CIO to retire

Colorado Public Employees CIO to retire

Jennifer C. Paquette, chief investment officer of the $44 billion Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association, will retire in the first quarter of 2017.

September 30, 2016 | 01:47 pm

WisdomTree Investments adds head of U.S. consultant relations, retirement solutions

Christina Cryer was named head of U.S. consultant relations at WisdomTree Investments, while Nate Miles joined the company as head of U.S. retirement solutions.

September 30, 2016 | 04:01 pm
Alaska Permanent revamps asset allocation as part of 5-year investment plan

Alaska Permanent revamps asset allocation as part of 5-year investment plan

Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. approved a five-year investment management plan that includes increasing targets to private equity, real estate and infrastructure, and reducing targets to global equities.

September 30, 2016 | 03:41 pm

MOSERS returns 0.29% for fiscal year, below its benchmark

Missouri State Employees' Retirement System returned a net 0.29% in the fiscal year ended June 30.

September 30, 2016 | 03:10 pm

West Midlands Pension Fund names assistant director of investments

Jason Fletcher was appointed assistant director-investments at the West Midlands Pension Fund.

September 30, 2016 | 02:25 pm

NEPC recruits senior consultant for public funds team

Margaret Belmondo was named senior consultant on the public funds team at NEPC.

September 30, 2016 | 02:10 pm
Fiera Capital to acquire emerging, frontier markets manager Charlemagne Capital

Fiera Capital to acquire emerging, frontier markets manager Charlemagne Capital

Fiera Capital announced it agreed to acquire Charlemagne Capital in a cash deal valued at £40.7 million.

September 30, 2016 | 12:24 pm
Canadian pension funds end third quarter around 85% funded — 2 reports

Canadian pension funds end third quarter around 85% funded — 2 reports

The funded status of Canadian pension plans ended the third quarter around 85%, but two reports said they ended up there from different starting points.

September 30, 2016 | 12:17 pm

Victorian Funds Management CIO to step down

Justin Pascoe, chief investment officer of Melbourne-based Victorian Funds Management Corporation, will be stepping down after eight years in that role.

September 30, 2016 | 04:16 am
IMF: Non-banks improve effectiveness of monetary policy on economy

IMF: Non-banks improve effectiveness of monetary policy on economy

The potency of monetary policy is, on average, stronger in countries whose financial sectors are dominated by non-banks, with these entities increasing the impact of these measures on the real...

September 30, 2016 | 11:48 am
Assets of overseas-domiciled funds managed in U.K. rise 11.7% in 2015 — survey

Assets of overseas-domiciled funds managed in U.K. rise 11.7% in 2015 — survey

The value of assets in overseas-domiciled funds managed in the U.K. grew 11.7% to £1 trillion ($1.5 trillion) over the year ended Dec. 31, highlighting the importance of the U.K. as a global...

September 30, 2016 | 11:42 am
Harvard Management taps new CEO from Columbia endowment

Harvard Management taps new CEO from Columbia endowment

Harvard University named Nirmal P. “Narv” Narvekar chief executive officer of its $35.7 billion endowment.

September 29, 2016 | 06:31 pm

Africa Pension Awards winners announced

The Africa Pension Awards, run by the National Pension Commission in Nigeria, honored winners for excellence in innovations across five awards categories at a ceremony Tuesday.

September 29, 2016 | 06:31 pm

North Yorkshire Pension Fund panel recommends 2 managers for private debt allocation

The investment panel of the North Yorkshire Pension Fund recommended hiring Permira and BlueBay Asset Management to manage a £120 million ($156 million) allocation to private debt.

September 29, 2016 | 03:07 pm