A new survey from Aon Consulting outlines the most pressing issues facing defined benefit plan sponsors in the US, Canada and the UK over the next three years.
After only seeing a 4% decline in endowment assets during the Great Recession, Oxford endowment head Sandra Robertson speaks out against the often-emulated Yale Model of investment.
The China Investment Corp, the Korea Investment Corp, and the Government of Singapore Investment Corp navigate a difficult economic climate.
A study of 78 European pension funds in 16 countries reveals investors have increasing trust in equities.
After improved returns, AP3 will focus on a management model based on risk categories.
Standard & Poor's 500 companies' aggregate U.S. and non-U.S. pension deficit and average funded status showed signs of optimism last year -- as of December 31, the average funded status increased to 84%, up from 78% a year earlier.
With a combined $2.35 trillion in assets for pensions, health care and non-pension retirement programs for current and retired workers, the report shows states need $1 trillion to match their liabilities.
Following the financial crisis with corporate pension plans looking to minimize risk, SEI’s poll shows that other focus areas include stress testing portfolio, evaluating investment approach and defining fiduciary roles.
Asset values increased to more than $23 trillion during 2009; bond allocation fell as equity markets rose.
Transparency and liquidity risk surpass weak performance as top concerns.