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Minnesota State Board eyes new strategically oriented target asset allocation

Pension Funds

Pension Funds

Minnesota State Board of Investment plans to allocate from 50% to 75% of its pension plan assets to capital-appreciating growth investments.

Money Management

Money Management

Roger Miners was named chief marketing officer at BNP Paribas Asset Management.
Wells Fargo sees big target-date outflows from mutual funds

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

Target-date funds are on track for a near-record year, but Wells Fargo & Co. doesn't seem to be participating in the boom.
U.K. pension changes leave participants with fewer options – study

Money Management

Money Management

U.K. participants have fewer choices when it comes to retirement strategies due to recent government reforms and rapid market changes.
San Diego City Employees to reduce private equity, infrastructure commitments

Alternatives

Alternatives

San Diego City Employees' Retirement System officials plan to reduce the plan's commitment pace to private equity and infrastructure to $75 million.
Francisco Partners closes largest fund at nearly $4 billion

Private Equity

Private Equity

Francisco Partners has closed the largest fund in its history, the $3.975 billion Francisco Partners V, a buyout fund.
SEIU pension fund trustees call on companies to address risks from Trump immigration actions

Governance

Governance

Trustees of SEIU pension funds are calling on the 50 largest S&P 500 companies to address possible risks stemming from the Trump administration's immigration actions.
Blockchain gets a Wall Street win: 'We know the thing works now'

Trading

Trading

The prospect of blockchain technology remaking financial services just moved a step closer to reality.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew joins private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg

Alternatives

Alternatives

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew joined private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg as partner.
Commentary: Not all risk mitigation is created equal

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

There is a movement today among pension funds toward systemic risk mitigation — or "safe haven" — strategies. This makes great sense as a potential solution to the widespread...