Once a key way to attract and retain employees, companies today are increasingly keen on finding ways to get out from under the burden of maintaining defined benefit plans.
Advances in artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies offer the promise of increased efficiency and security in back and middle office operations, but adopting an industrywide protocol remains a roadblock.
Defined contribution money managers reported a large jump in target-date assets under management, according to Pensions & Investments' annual survey.
Workers in the gig economy need more help preparing for retirement, and companies, policymakers, the retirement industry and workers themselves are busy finding solutions.
DCIO assets under management are growing rapidly thanks to sponsors' embrace of target-date funds, index investing and open architecture.
Discretionary outsourcing assets jumped 23% in year, 85% over five years.
Cash yields are driving investors into infrastructure and other real asset categories, despite lower expected returns powered by all that capital moving into the sector.
Pensions & Investments profiled more than 560 investment management firms to compile its 45th annual largest money managers special report.
Faced with increased competition and a changing market environment, multiasset fund managers are working to differentiate themselves.
Small-cap strategies dominated the top 10 equity managers, while high-yield bonds led the list of top performers in fixed income for the year ended March 31.
Managers and asset owners are creating or expanding programs to increase the number of women in the money management industry.
The average funding ratio of the 100 largest U.S. corporate pension plans rose 4.7 percentage points in 2017, P&I’s annual analysis shows.
With baby boomers reaching retirement age, conversations on how to guide participants through the drawdown stage of retirement are picking up.
With exponential growth of data being generated worldwide, the advantages managers with cutting edge capabilities in analyzing big data will enjoy is expected to grow.
Read highlights and watch videos from Pensions & Investments' 2018 East Coast Defined Contribution Conference in Miami.