The use of technology in institutional portfolios is expected to grow, revolving on efficient data analysis, customization and digitization.
CDPQ's chief executive hopes that building a light-rail system is an idea that can be exported.
A group of money managers, broker-dealers, market-makers and others plan to launch an equity exchange to compete with the NYSE and Nasdaq.
Canadian public and corporate pension plans' median funding levels plunged in the fourth quarter, hurt by a decline in equity investments.
Index investing is passive in name only, a University of Toronto professor argues.
Voya Investment Management CEO sees 'an exciting time' ahead in building the firm's business.
Illinois Municipal OK'd up to $250 million in alternatives commitments, including a joint venture with retired NBA star "Magic" Johnson.
Thomas Hirschmann was named managing director head of distribution at Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management.
Assets under management for 18 publicly traded money management firms analyzed by SS&C Technologies Holdings rose 2.4% in the third quarter.
Franklin Resources and a former participant in the company's 401(k) plan settled a lawsuit that claimed the plan violated ERISA rules.
University of Calgary (Alberta) students took first place in the McGill International Portfolio Challenge.
A point of pride at TCW is the "good mix" of relatively new hires and long-term employees.
Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec created an infrastructure co-investment fund with the Colombian government and four pension funds.
Minnesota State Board of Investment returned 3.5% on its investments in the third quarter and 9.8% for the 12 months ended Sept. 30.
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund approved a total of up to $325 million in commitments to real estate and private equity.
Five large Canadian public pension plans increased exposure to less-liquid assets — but also boosted holdings of highly liquid securities.
Third-quarter assets under management rose, but publicly traded financial service firms' shares still were hammered in October.
Canada Pension Plan returned a nominal net 0.6% on its investments in the third quarter.
UBS is facing federal charges that it defrauded investors in its residential mortgage-backed securities strategies.
Canadian corporate and public pension plans in the RBC Investor & Treasury Services universe returned 0.1% in third quarter, gross of fees.
More institutional investors plan to allocate more to private equity than to hedge funds over the next three years.
Seventy-seven percent of insurers surveyed by Aberdeen Standard Investments expect investment returns to fall short of their targets.
Despite Fidelity's new custody service, institutional asset owners still on sidelines in cryptocurrency investing
Franklin Resources agreed to acquire alternative credit manager Benefit Street Partners from Providence Equity Partners.
Franklin Resources had $717.1 billion under management as of Sept. 30, down 1% from June 30 and a 5% drop from a year earlier.