Owais Rana, a former managing director and head of pension liability-driven investment solutions at Conning, is joining RiskFirst.
Connecticut is joining a growing number of major public pension plans that have hired chief risk officers since the 2008 financial crisis.
The trustees of U.K. pension schemes and corporate scheme sponsors must be prepared to respond to any outcome of Brexit, analysis shows.
The pension buyout trend shows no signs of slowing down, although how many more jumbo deals are in the offing is unclear.
Not everyone is in agreement that pension risk transfers leave a plan sponsor with less risk.
Rising volatility is motivating asset owners to take a close look at investment strategies that mitigate risk or seek to find alpha.
Donny Hay was named a director at IC Select, a provider of oversight and selection services that also announced a new OCIO disclosure standard.
The SEC's recent guidance on cybersecurity disclosure doesn't ease pressure on investors to seek more transparency, sources said
Graphic Packaging Holding Co. disclosed in its 10-K filing on Wednesday that it plans to undertake pension risk transfer transactions.
More U.S. corporations than ever are offloading pension fund liabilities, and doing so more strategically.
Pensions & Investments has published a new database on pension risk transfers.
European pension funds again are grappling with foreign-exchange risk, given the euro's rise against other major currencies.
Wolseley Group Retirement Benefits Plan insured £600 million ($803 million) of liabilities with Pension Insurance Corp.
More U.S. corporations with pension plans are concentrating on managing the benefits and liabilities of their plans.
DuPont is offering former employees in its U.S. pension plan a window to select a lump-sum payment or begin receiving an early annuity.
The Plumbing & Mechanical Services (U.K.) Industry Pension Scheme completed a £560 million buy-in with Legal & General.
Global institutional investors are growing more concerned about geopolitical events as a risk to portfolio performance in North America.
Much of the U.S. economy's tepid growth can be traced to policies that hinder stakeholders from engaging in economic risk-taking or accepting uncertainty.
Some money managers say clients are bullish about investing overseas and willing to take more risks internationally than in the past few years.
Asset owners are becoming more concerned with geopolitical risks, but they're also more bullish about global investing.
NISA Investment Advisors' Pension Surplus Risk index fell 10 basis points in May to 7%, the third consecutive monthly decline.
The NISA Investment Advisors' Pension Surplus Risk index falls to 7.1% in April, the second consecutive monthly drop.
Given the inherent focus on sustainability, core infrastructure exposure is increasingly prized in institutional portfolios -- and reflected in the price.
Institutional investors' approach to asset allocation is evolving as certain style factors are increasingly integrated into portfolio construction frameworks.