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Texas County & District adds $100 million to Arbour Lane allocation

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Texas County & District Retirement System quadruples strategic credit commitments with a top-up to Arbour Lane separate account.
Investors less likely to boost U.K. investments post-Brexit — survey

Economy

Economy

The proportion of investors planning to increase exposure to U.K. assets has fallen to 15%, according to State Street's latest Brexometer index.
Corporate pension funding saw modest increase in November – 3 reports

Pension Funds

Pension Funds

Funding ratios for U.S. corporate pension plans saw modest increases in November, three reports show.
Commentary: Why active share is not just for equities

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Investors need a barometer to help determine how truly active their managers are — and active share can help them do that regardless of the investment type.

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Olivier de Larouziere was named head of global multistrategy products at BNP Paribas Asset Management's global fixed-income team

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Credit shop Muzinich appoints Aberdeen Standard's former head of Asia-Pacific distribution as head of the firm's regional business.
Nuveen regroups quant, passive teams into single affiliate

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Nuveen has launched Nuveen Quantitative Strategies, a new unit that combines the company's current quantitative and passive management teams.
Pensioenfonds Metaal & Techniek ditches investments in tobacco, fur, weapons

ESG

ESG

Pensioenfonds Metaal & Techniek has excluded tobacco, fur, weapons and adult entertainment sectors from its developed markets equity portfolio
MetLife sued over underpaying pension plan participants

COURTS

COURTS

A lawsuit claims MetLife underpaid pension plan participants by using outdated mortality rates to calculate certain retirement benefits.
Janus Henderson chooses global head of multiasset, alternatives

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Michael C. Ho was named global head of multiasset and alternatives at Janus Henderson Investors
Private equity investors revamping portfolios in anticipation of slowdown – survey

PRIVATE EQUITY

PRIVATE EQUITY

Some 53% of private equity investors are adjusting their portfolios for the next economic downturn, Coller Capital's latest Winter Barometer shows.
Ares closes latest U.S. real estate fund at $1.04 billion

REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE

Ares Management closed its $1.04 billion Ares U.S. Real Estate Fund IX, raising 26% more capital than its last fund.

PRIVATE EQUITY

PRIVATE EQUITY

J. David Enriquez has been promoted to head of private equity at New York City's bureau of asset management.
66% of U.K. DC plans offer investment flexibility for participants – LCP survey

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

Two-thirds of U.K. defined contribution plans offer investment flexibility, including three or more lifestyle strategies.
BlueBay appoints new CIO

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Mark Dowding was named chief investment officer at BlueBay Asset Management.