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Deutsche Asset entering rebuilding mode

Deutsche Asset entering rebuilding mode

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management executives have been on a global recruiting spree as they seek to rebuild institutional assets and accommodate a growing demand among U.S. institutional clients for ...

September 01, 2014
Questions over dark pools prompt changes in best execution

Questions over dark pools prompt changes in best execution

Recent investigations into dark pools and high-frequency trading are causing institutional investors to reconsider just what constitutes best execution — and how to measure it. And the pressure ...

September 01, 2014

Pictet creates multiasset team with new hires

Percival Stanion, Andrew Cole and Shaniel Ramjee were appointed to Pictet Asset Management, creating its first multiasset team, said a spokeswoman.

September 01, 2014 | 10:33 am

AllianzGI appoints U.K. institutional head

Phil Dawes was appointed head of U.K. institutional business at Allianz Global Investors, said a spokesman.

September 01, 2014 | 09:42 am
High court seen likely to take ERISA fidicuary-breach case

High court seen likely to take ERISA fidicuary-breach case

Chances have improved that the Supreme Court could rule on an ERISA fiduciary-breach case involving a dispute over how courts should interpret the law's statute of limitations on fiduciary-breach...

September 01, 2014

Merged firm expects big payoff in 5 years

The company being created from the merger of Treasury Group Ltd. and Northern Lights Capital Group LLC will double its AUM within five years, its CEO predicts.

September 01, 2014
Most emerging markets managers underperform

Most emerging markets managers underperform

Emerging markets are held up as the poster children for inefficiency and, it follows, as the perfect region for active managers to outperform benchmarks. But despite heightened volatility,...

September 01, 2014
Asian titans move outside for specialist investments

Asian titans move outside for specialist investments

Growing allocations to alternatives and multiasset strategies have left the sovereign wealth funds and national pension plans that dominate Asia's institutional investor landscape relying more on...

September 01, 2014
ERISA architect Nagle praised as intelligent, fair

ERISA architect Nagle praised as intelligent, fair

Robert E. Nagle, one of the architects of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 who died Aug. 16, is remembered by colleagues as a good, kind, competent man whose knowledge and fairness ...

September 01, 2014
OMERS infrastructure program writes new page in investing

OMERS infrastructure program writes new page in investing

When OMERS executives closed a $12.5 billion-plus infrastructure co-investment program in June, they raised money not only from large institutional investors, but also from money managers looking to...

September 01, 2014
Assets outsourced to managers jump 54% in 4 years

Assets outsourced to managers jump 54% in 4 years

Insurance companies outsourced almost $2.8 trillion to the 50 largest money management firms managing non-affiliated insurance assets, a 54% increase from four years earlier, Pensions &...

September 01, 2014
BlackRock powers up a hedge fund unit

BlackRock powers up a hedge fund unit

BlackRock Inc., the world's largest money manager, is creating a hedge fund boutique within its vast investment management empire.

September 01, 2014
Growth slows for top 300 plans' assets

Growth slows for top 300 plans' assets

Assets of the world's largest 300 retirement funds increased 6.2% in 2013. That is the fifth year in a row of positive growth for the top 300 funds across the glob, but a slower pace compared with...

September 01, 2014

Sky Investment Counsel closes after largest client withdraws

Sky Investment Counsel Inc., a global and international equity manager, is closing.

August 29, 2014 | 01:02 pm

Brink’s offers lump-sum payment to former employees

The Brink’s Co., Richmond, Va., announced on Friday it has offered certain former employees who are vested in its U.S. defined benefit plan the option to accept a lump sum.

August 29, 2014 | 04:16 pm