Frontlines

AMG adds $20 million to Healey ALS center fundraising

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Affiliated Managers Group provides $20 million in funding for new ALS center at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Canadian students up to the task of devising a pension fix

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

University of Calgary (Alberta) students took first place in the McGill International Portfolio Challenge.
Survey: DC execs would end their own plan for a state plan

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

A majority of defined contribution plan executives said they probably would discontinue their plans if a state DC plan were made available.
Commonfund unveils Diversity Office to help itself, industry

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

Commonfund has launched its Diversity Office, which aims to bolster its own diversity efforts and serve as a resource for the industry.
Venture capitalists get their own set of baseball-style trading cards

VENTURE CAPITAL

VENTURE CAPITAL

Private equity execs might own sports teams, but now venture capitalists can feel like power hitters with trading cards of their own.
MIT contest seeks ideas about shifting to a DC retirement system

INVESTING

INVESTING

MIT will pay for good ideas that help public pension plans transition to a defined contribution system.
Queen Elizabeth opens Schroders' new London HQ

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Schroders PLC had a red-carpet opening when Queen Elizabeth II visited its new headquarters.
AQR podcasts break down weighty investment topics

HEDGE FUNDS

HEDGE FUNDS

AQR Capital Management is using podcasts as a way to make investing more understandable.
Macquarie Investment adds its moniker to Penn's Palestra court

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

The University of Pennsylvania's historic Palestra court now has Macquarie Investment Management's name on it.
CPPIB adds to gender diversity push

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's shareholder-votes to include female directors on Canadian company boards have been successful.
Online tool explores assumptions for pension liabilities

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

The Institute for Pension Fund Integrity has created a free, online tool to help users calculate pension plans' unfunded liabilities.
Rwanda's fund now a full member of international group

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

Rwanda's sovereign wealth fund has become a full member of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds.
Baillie Gifford is funding research into the use of AI

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

Baillie Gifford is supporting research into the ethical challenges that come with the growing use of data and artificial intelligence.
Brookings' Iwry given ASPPA's Harry T. Eidson Founders Award

AWARDS

AWARDS

The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries honored Mark Iwry for his career of helping people save for retirement.
Crescent's Mark Attanasio finds day job interfering with NLCS
Mark L. Attanasio, principal owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, missed Game 5 of the NLCS because of Crescent Capital's investor day.