The largest U.S. retirement funds saw a 6.6% asset increase over the year ended Sept. 30.
The South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission revamped its portfolio by taking a more passive approach.
Investor views of some alternative investments shaped by COVID-19 and low interest rates have affected the holdings of the 200 largest plans.
Private credit assets nearly double as investors search for yield and extra return to offset low interest rates.
Hawaii Employees' Retirement System is one pension fund that eschews traditional asset allocation.
Increasing the diversity of managers is spurring more attention and new ideas from plan sponsors.
Pension investment teams relied on strict rebalancing and opportunistic investing in 2020 to rebuild and grow portfolios.
CalPERS has been moving more assets into equities and fixed income, bucking a trend.
The top 200 retirement plans' alternative investment portfolios continued to grow in many sectors.
DB plans of the 200 largest U.S. plan sponsors have seen assets in private credit grow by 61.5% over the year ended Sept. 30.
The largest 1,000 U.S. retirement plans saw slower asset growth in the year, following the lingering impact of bad performance in late 2018.
DC plan participants haven't ignored fixed income even as the bull market charges ahead.
Whether veterans or new to the position, CIOs talk about their efforts to be proactive and try to ensure they're ready for a bear market.