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Ariel names head of first office in the Asia-Pacific region

Ian M. Webber joined Ariel Investments in Sydney as senior vice president, head of Asia-Pacific, institutional marketing and client service.

May 25, 2015 | 05:23 am
New York State Common posts 7.16% return for fiscal year

New York State Common posts 7.16% return for fiscal year

The New York State Common Retirement Fund returned an estimated 7.16% on investments for the fiscal year ended March 31.

May 22, 2015 | 03:00 pm
Alaska Permanent approves private markets pacing schedule for fiscal year

Alaska Permanent approves private markets pacing schedule for fiscal year

Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. approved a private markets pacing plan for fiscal year 2016, which starts July 1, and amended its infrastructure and absolute-return investment policies.

May 22, 2015 | 04:18 pm
France to require institutional investors to disclose carbon exposure

France to require institutional investors to disclose carbon exposure

The French government will require institutional investors to measure and disclose their portfolio exposure to carbon.

May 22, 2015 | 01:01 pm
BNY Mellon settles Oregon-led class-action suit on foreign-exchange practices

BNY Mellon settles Oregon-led class-action suit on foreign-exchange practices

Oregon, on behalf of Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and Oregon Common School Fund, is settling a class-action lawsuit against Bank of New York Mellon Corp. for $180 million.

May 22, 2015 | 03:46 pm

Utah Retirement Systems returns 7.52% in 2014, outpacing its benchmark

Utah Retirement Systems returned 7.52% in calendar year 2014, surpassing its benchmark return by 151 basis points and meeting its actuarial assumed rate of return.

May 22, 2015 | 03:42 pm

Blackstone senior managing director, GSO co-founder to resign, take on adviser role

Doug Ostrover will step down as a senior managing director of alternative investment firm Blackstone Group and will become a senior adviser.

May 22, 2015 | 03:38 pm

North Carolina Retirement Systems gains 2% in quarter, 5.9% for year

North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, returned 2% in the first quarter of 2015 and 5.9% over the 12 months ended March 31.

May 22, 2015 | 03:26 pm
Northern Trust, Bank of Taiwan to team up on global custody offering in Taiwan

Northern Trust, Bank of Taiwan to team up on global custody offering in Taiwan

Northern Trust and Taipei-based Bank of Taiwan will collaborate in offering institutional investors in Taiwan asset servicing and global custody services.

May 22, 2015 | 02:22 pm
CalPERS to launch pilot program for ESG criteria next month

CalPERS to launch pilot program for ESG criteria next month

CalPERS next month will begin a one-year pilot program of its sustainable investment guidelines, the latest phase in its multiyear project to integrate ESG manager expectations across all asset...

May 22, 2015 | 02:12 pm

Oklahoma Public Employees puts 2 DC options on watch

Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System put two investment options in its 401(a) and 457 plans on watch for performance and organizational issues.

May 22, 2015 | 01:57 pm

U.K.’s Pensions Regulator highlights importance of employer contributions to plug deficits

Pension funds that cannot afford to take higher risk to help plug growing deficits should turn to their employer for increased contributions, so they do not have to extend their recovery plan end...

May 22, 2015 | 01:15 pm

Ontario Teachers gives CEO interim CIO title

Ron Mock, president and CEO of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, will take over as interim chief investment officer of the C$154.4 billion ($128.5 billion) pension fund when...

May 22, 2015 | 11:41 am

San Diego County Employees Retirement Association names CIO

Stephen Sexauer will join San Diego County Employees Retirement Association as chief investment officer on May 29.

May 21, 2015 | 05:39 pm
SEC grants waivers to banks settling criminal cases

SEC grants waivers to banks settling criminal cases

The Securities and Exchange Commission has granted waivers to the five banks allowing them to continue to serve as investment advisers and to issue securities after settling criminal charges of...

May 21, 2015 | 02:56 pm