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New leader at PIMCO was in right place at right time

New leader at PIMCO was in right place at right time

Emmanuel Roman's appointment as the new CEO at PIMCO wasn't planned, or that's what officials of the money management firm are saying.

July 25, 2016
CalSTRS moving toward low-carbon diet

CalSTRS moving toward low-carbon diet

The California State Teachers' Retirement System's commitment to invest $2.5 billion in a low-carbon index strategy is part of a larger plan to invest its stock portfolio in companies with more...

July 25, 2016
Emerging markets garnering fresh look

Emerging markets garnering fresh look

The stars seem to be realigning for emerging markets in a world where investors are hungry for yield, developed countries are looking altogether more unpredictable, and central banks are becoming...

July 25, 2016
Rubenstein: Sovereign wealth funds to become largest private equity allocator

Rubenstein: Sovereign wealth funds to become largest private equity allocator

Sovereign wealth funds could overtake public pension funds as the most significant source of private equity capital as soon as in the next five years, David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of...

July 25, 2016 | 06:35 pm
Retirement security at top of wish lists for next president

Retirement security at top of wish lists for next president

No matter who wins the White House in November, the next administration will have to do more to advance retirement security, a number of experts said.

July 25, 2016

PGIM recruits managing director for institutional relationship group

Cameron A. Lochhead was named a managing director in PGIM's institutional relationship group.

July 25, 2016 | 01:31 pm
Data, analytics grow in importance amid slow markets — report

Data, analytics grow in importance amid slow markets — report

Money managers' future success will soon depend on significantly increasing their capabilities in advanced data and analytics at a time when market growth is not a given, a report from Boston...

July 25, 2016
DC participants embrace automatic features — JPMAM survey

DC participants embrace automatic features — JPMAM survey

Substantial majorities of defined contribution participants endorse or accept various auto features even if some plan sponsors appear hesitant to offer them, said a survey issued Monday by J.P....

July 25, 2016 | 03:50 pm

17 Visium portfolio managers hired for new Citadel strategy

Citadel LLC will hire 17 portfolio managers from hedge fund manager Visium Asset Management for its fourth and newest equity strategy, Aptigon Capital.

July 25, 2016
P&I Eddy Awards entries sought on education efforts

P&I Eddy Awards entries sought on education efforts

Pensions & Investments is kicking off the 2017 Eddy Awards, putting the spotlight on plan sponsors and service providers that exhibit best practices in offering investment education to defined...

July 25, 2016

Malaysia's KWAP faces diversification challenges

Malaysia's Kumpulan Wang Persaraan pension fund for public officials, the country's second largest retirement fund with 120 billion ringgit ($29.8 billion) in assets, is pushing ahead with its...

July 25, 2016
Risk-parity managers seeing promise in China

Risk-parity managers seeing promise in China

Risk-parity managers have been planting their flags in China this year, and some observers expect volatility-battered investors on the mainland to prove receptive to the strategy's promise of steady, ...

July 25, 2016
Real estate investors are slowly tiptoeing back into Brazil

Real estate investors are slowly tiptoeing back into Brazil

Real estate managers are returning to Brazil, albeit cautiously.

July 25, 2016

Moody's: Underperformance, new regulations likely to accelerate flows into passive

Persistent underperformance of traditional active management and new regulations are likely to accelerate global net outflows from traditional actively managed mutual funds into lower-fee passive...

July 25, 2016 | 02:49 pm

PIMCO adds to real estate team

Paul Vosper has joined PIMCO as an executive vice president and real estate strategist.

July 25, 2016 | 02:45 pm