The use of technology in institutional portfolios is expected to grow, revolving on efficient data analysis, customization and digitization.
WSIB has budgeted $7 million over the next two years to developing data warehousing, performance measurement and risk analytic capabilities.
Institutional investors are warming to the idea of investing in digital assets.
Two public pension funds in Virginia were the first asset owners to commit to a fund that invests primarily in blockchain technology firms.
Asset owners and managers shifted seamlessly to remote working/due diligence but challenges in the new environment remain to be addressed.
Blackstone is building a real estate and private equity investment "ecosystem" around the life sciences sector.
Institutional investors debate pandemic's medium-term impact on allocations but agree risk will reign supreme for the next 12 to 18 months.
Logistics is standing out as a resilient investment during a global pandemic.
The COVID-19 crisis stressed emerging market retirement funds, narrowing their path forward as demographic pressures loom.
The economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic leads the top 10 stories in 2020 covered by P&I.
The annual ranking by P&I and Willis Towers Watson PLC's Thinking Ahead Institute showed that passively managed assets increased 25.3%.
The pandemic has not shut down all real estate lending, propping up asset values, but making it tough for mezzanine lenders.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, a strong 2019 helped buoy managers' worldwide assets under management to $1.73 trillion.
Farmland and timber assets under management fell again, with growth stymied by lack of supply.
Money managers should remain watchful of phishing emails targeting employees as they adjust to remote working.
Increased volatility and concerns about portfolio risk might push U.S. pension funds to take over their risk management process.
Worldwide real estate assets and assets managed for U.S. tax-exempt institutions were pinched during the year ended June 30.
Investors are flocking to credit and new construction rather than high-priced core properties.
Large-cap growth strategies dominated the top-performing domestic equity managers in the year ended June 30, taking six of the top 10 spots.
For The Boldt Co., the addition of a financial expert to its quarterly lunch-and-learn sessions felt like the perfect combination.
Long-duration strategies were the top performers in fixed income for the year ended Dec. 31, according to Morningstar data.
The list of top-performing managers for the year ended Sept. 30 remains largely unchanged from the previous quarter, with high-yield strategies still on top.
Small-cap equity strategies dominated Morningstar's domestic equity separate account/collective investment trust database, for the year ended Sept. 30.
International Paper Co.'s journey to an annuity buyout began in 2004.