In just 18 months, assets at GQG Partners jumped to $10 billion, from $100 million in seed money.
A growing middle class and economic recovery in Latin America are providing opportunities for money managers.
CalPERS' investment committee approved a new asset allocation plan that is similar to the current allocation, with the equity allocation rising to 50% from 46%.
Alex Rolfe was named head of institutional distribution for Australia and New Zealand at William Blair.
A newly elected CalPERS board member wants more transparency and criticized private negotiations between staff and BlackRock over the fund's private equity program.
CalPERS' investment staff wants to keep the fund's asset allocation similar to its current plan to maintain a 7% return and avoid more contribution increases.
Sonoma County Employees' Retirement Association put Guggenheim Investments on its watchlist following concerns about the management of the company.
Wylie Tollette, chief operating investment officer at CalPERS, is leaving to rejoin Franklin Templeton Investments.
Marin County Employees' Retirement Association put Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Fidelity Institutional Asset Management on watch.
CalPERS is acquiring an 80% stake in two wind farms in Kansas and Oklahoma for $233 million.
CalSTRS invested $232.7 million in a QMS Capital Management hedge fund and committed $9.9 million to an SSG Capital Management fund.
Marin County Employees' Retirement Association reduced its assumed rate of return to 7% from 7.25% as the result of decreased future return expectations.
Capital Group hires a veteran liability-driven investment executive to spearhead the expansion of its own LDI business.
As CalPERS mulls over a new asset allocation for the next four years, one group is making it clear CalPERS needs to steer clear of major changes.
Jason R. Stefanelli was named director, Canada at William Blair, part of efforts to expand the money manager's presence in the country.
A recent performance rebound at INTECH has company officials hoping it will help reverse outflows that have plagued the firm.
Northern Trust Asset Management's new chief is aiming to expand the firm's ETF and factor-based assets under management.
Disclosed money management merger and acquisition activity in the third quarter totaled $2.4 billion, up 20% from the second quarter.
Franklin Resources reported $753.2 billion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, up 1% from three months earlier and up 3% from a year ago.
Dan Morris was named global head of portfolio solutions within the multiasset solutions team at Wells Fargo Asset Management.
San Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association committed $15 million to Bernhard Capital Partners II, a buyout fund.
Stephanie Braming, a veteran William Blair portfolio manager, was named the firm's global head of investment management.