Throughout his 36 years running the Yale endowment, David F. Swensen espoused clear guidance about how investors should manage money.
Pensions & Investments is opening registration for its 10th annual Best Places to Work in Money Management program.
CalPERS' prolonged search for a new CIO is leaving the pension fund in a holding pattern during a turbulent time.
P&I reached out to plan sponsors and money managers to ask them what, if anything, has changed in the wake of the U.S. election.
Governance can make or break a pension fund's performance. That truism underscores why it's so critical to get it right.
Vanguard Group is outsourcing parts of its record-keeping business to Infosys, a deal that could set a new trend in a fee-squeezed world.
The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting some asset owners and their managers to take a more active role in how their investments impact workers.
The Department of Labor's proposal to seemingly curb the rise of ESG investing in ERISA-covered retirement plans is shortsighted.
Principles that have helped institutional investors understand and combat climate change can be used to help address the racial divide.
Why does the asset management industry seem to still have trouble achieving the goals firms have set for true, meaningful gender diversity?
Venture capital firms are in the hunt for the next unicorn, helping fuel what some call vanity valuations.
The SEC is asking money managers to provide more information about diversity within their firms. That is a good thing.
The reaction to money manager Ken Fisher's crude remarks at a recent investment conference shows that times have changed for the better.
The retirement industry must educate politicians to consider the possible effects of financial regulations on retirement plans.
Employers should not be required under ERISA to provide financial education to their employees as a recent academic paper suggests.
Asset owners need to shed racial biases because it is unjust to exclude a group of talented professionals from an opportunity for success.
The Business Roundtable misses the mark on the importance of shareholder value as a guiding principle for public companies.
Money has been pouring into alternative investments, raising concerns that too much money might be chasing too few good ideas.
The private equity industry must become more open, showing that its successes greatly outweigh failures.
The retirement industry needs a new education campaign, this time aimed at some defined contribution plan sponsors.
U.S. pension funds with significant active portfolios should watch with interest the adoption of performance-based fees by Japan's GPIF.
Corporate CEOs and CIOs of investment institutions must formalize processes to recognize what new and emerging technologies will do to investments.
The demise of the Abraaj Group raises important questions, the main one being why it took so long for legal action to be taken against top officers.
Lyft's IPO with dual-class shares has reignited a debate about whether companies should be allowed such structures when they go public.
A securities transaction tax, if enacted, will stunt the growth of retirement assets unless pension funds get an exemption.