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CEO of Norway sovereign wealth fund to leave in February

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SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS -

Olaug Svarva will leave her position as CEO of Government Pension Fund Norway on Feb. 1.
A.H. Belo buys annuity for $43.5 million in pension liabilities

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PENSION FUNDS -

A.H. Belo Corp. purchased a group annuity contract from an insurance company to transfer $43.5 million in pension liabilities.

Money Management -

Money Management -

Neuberger Berman boosted its institutional team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with two hires.
Northern Trust plan universe notches another strong quarter with median 3.3% return

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PENSION FUNDS -

Institutional asset owners in the Northern Trust universe returned a median 3.3% in the third quarter, marking the eighth consecutive quarter of gains.
Artisan Partners' assets up 4% despite outflows

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MONEY MANAGEMENT -

Artisan Partners Asset Management's AUM totaled $113.7 billion as of Sept. 30, up 4% from June 30 and up 14% from Sept. 30, 2016.
Dutch proposal could lead to shift in investing pattern

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

Money managers could capitalize on the proposed Dutch pension legislation that is expected to move the country to DC plans.
Canyon Bridge Capital Partners managing director charged with insider trading

REGULATIONS -

REGULATIONS -

Canyon Bridge Capital Partners managing director Benjamin Chow was charged Monday with insider trading.
Voya Financial's assets up 3.5% for quarter; net inflows total $1.1 billion

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MONEY MANAGEMENT -

Voya Financial's AUM totaled $311.4 billion as of Sept. 30, up 3.5% from three months earlier and up 10% from a year prior.
House Dodd-Frank foe Jeb Hensarling to retire

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WASHINGTON -

House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election in 2018.
Carlyle reports 2.7% AUM gain in quarter

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ALTERNATIVES -

Carlyle Group had $174.4 billion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, up 2.7% from June 30 and up 3.1% from a year earlier.
Milliman: Largest public pension plans' funding ratio rises for year ended June 30

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PENSION FUNDS -

The aggregate funded status of the 100 largest U.S. public pension funds rose to an estimated 70.7% as of June 30, up from 67.7% a year prior.
CalPERS puts another $350 million in to real estate emerging managers program

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PENSION FUNDS -

CalPERS allocated an additional $350 million to its real estate emerging managers program.
South Africa's state pension fund wants to increase international investments

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PENSION FUNDS -

South Africa's main government workers' pension fund is seeking permission to invest more cash in international assets.
Skepticism remains over whether ESG improves investment returns — 2 surveys

ESG -

ESG -

Skepticism remains among institutional investors over the value added by incorporating ESG principles into investment.
Investors less optimistic about growth following Brexit — survey

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INVESTING -

Institutional investors are less confident regarding the U.K.'s departure from the European Union.