The second largest public pension fund in the US has acquired $216 million worth of property in Q1, further indication that the real estate market is slowly recovering following the global economic crisis.
Preqin shows an increase in the number of funds being abandoned or put on hold.
UBS Global Asset Management publishes Pension Fund Indicators 2010.
Patric de Gentile-Williams, chief operating officer of hedge fund seeding specialist FRM, says he’s seeing the most sophisticated investors backing up start-up or small hedge funds again.
Trustees say volatility and funding status concerns influence considerations for new allocation strategies, a new SEI survey reveals.
In Japan, the DIC pension plan is looking to diversify into real estate, while the GPIF is indicating a move to make the fund more transparent to the public.
SDCERA is seeking to increase the allocations to its global macro hedge fund managers, while also looking to avoid salary caps.
Public pensions such as CalPERS, Florida and Texas Teachers lose from holdings in BP, whose value continues to plummet.
A new survey reveals real estate, private equity and hedge funds remain the preferred alternative types.
The world's largest money-management firm by assets believes ETFs represent a growing market.
A global survey of 207 fund managers reveals that investors have become less bullish about the global economy but have not given up on riskier assets.
Fund managers say Africa hides some of the best value opportunities for pioneering investors.
Senior Contributor to PLANSPONSOR and ai5000 John Keefe reports.