A Mercer study shows the improvement in financial markets last year added billions to companies' balance sheets.
According to the latest Global Private Equity Barometer from Coller Capital, 75% of Asian and European private equity investors were unsatisfied, while the same percentage of North Americans were satisfied.
A new Pyramis Pulse survey shows that endowments and foundations, often lumped together for the sake of simplicity, increasingly are turning to different asset allocations and risk management procedures to protect themselves from the dreaded fat tail.
A new poll shows that, while Canadian pension plan sponsors are worried about meeting their liabilities, they still are confident that the national retirement system is better equipped to handle future challenges than the rest of the world.
The study also shows that European institutions have not altered their overall equity allocation drastically, although they remain significantly more conservative then their British counterparts.
A recent survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that 30% of large pension plans, endowments, and foundations are reducing their exposure to much-maligned U.S. equities, choosing instead to enter corporate bonds and emerging markets.
A new survey shows that UK funds more focused on hedging their liabilities against inflation than they were earlier in the year.