Consultants are focused on global trends that could change investor behaviors as well as growing pressures on asset managers.
Real estate investment trusts dominated the top-performing domestic equity managers while long-duration strategies dominated fixed-income.
For the eighth year, P&I and the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association recognizes innovation and excellence by plan sponsors to improve the retirement security of participants.
The popularity of target-date funds fueled the growth of mutual funds assets in defined contribution plans for year ended June 30.
Assets under management for the world’s largest firms fell as equity markets across the globe took a tumble in 2018.
Over the year ended June 30, indexed assets increased 9%, up from $13.37 trillion.
The year ended on June 30 was a tough one for real estate assets and real estate managers, both in the U.S. and around the world.
P&I’s 10th annual survey of hedge funds and hedge funds of funds showed aggregate net assets declined in a tough year ended June 30.
As assets overall slipped among the world's largest retirement funds, U.S. retirement plans in the World 300 universe saw an increase.
U.S. institutional assets in ESG investments are growing quickly, as asset owners and managers get more creative.
Large-cap growth strategies dominated domestic equity managers while long-duration and corporate bonds displaced high yield.