A new survey shows that pension funds and asset managers view the latter’s services in a different light, with only 5% of pension funds willing to say that their asset manager was ‘excellent’.
Studies show that large institutions are moving away from equities, burned by a decade of sub-par returns, but will such a move have caused them to miss one of the greatest bull runs in decades?
No one ever went broke writing about Harvard. I certainly haven’t. Here’s a little secret I can tell what you’re reading. I don’t mean I can see what individuals are reading, but I can tell, en masse, what the readers
Institutions, despite being offered greater voting power in recent London proposals, are balking at a two-tiered shareholder system.
While seemingly inevitable, the focus on investment manager compensation has now spread to pension funds, a move that will concern many as talent retention worries continue.
PPIP, the government program to take ‘toxic assets’ off the books of banks, has received a lukewarm response in America; the Chinese Investment Corporation, however, is reportedly putting up $2 billion to invest in this mortgage-backed securities program.
On a macro scale, it’s confusion. But on an individual level, America’s pension plans are sure of what they need to do regarding investment risk-levels; they just aren’t all sure in the same way.
Recent research by RGE Monitor and The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) argues that sovereign wealth funds, while still large, aren’t nearly as vast as others might think.
Having recently read Roger Lowenstein’s classic biography of Warren Buffett, and, at the same time, been writing about the Massachusetts public pension plan’s move away from alternatives, I am struck with conflicting views. For one, I would commend the
Bridgeland is Chief Executive of BP’s giant pension scheme. The willowy ex-consultant shared her thoughts with ai5000 in-house about management, hedge funds, and the demerits of pension buyouts.