There have been a greater number of private fund closings this year and a higher dollar total, with private equity continuing in the lead.
Employees contribute more and participate more in the plan when sponsors adopt automatic features.
With a lot of dry powder, private equity companies deal-making is poised to continue.
Asset owners are hiring more infrastructure managers. With an infrastructure bill in the Senate, this could portend future hiring activity.
Private equity has produced higher returns for public pension funds than other investment options over the past decade.
Corporate defined benefit plans are seen accelerating the trend to heavier fixed-income allocations.
Some of the 10 largest U.S. institutional tax-exempt money managers have made major changes to allocations over the past five years.