Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds has selected Hewitt EnnisKnupp over Russell Investments to replace Mercer as the fund’s consultant.
Asset owners managing $1 trillion—among them some of the most prominent US pension funds—have called on Russell 1000 companies to recognize the “new reality” of ESG risks.
US university endowments and other institutional investors are investing heavily in African land as they foresee high returns on deals that have encountered scrutiny and opposition, a new report states.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a plan to reform the New York public pension system that has public employees unions clamoring.
As institutional investors pursue the European property market, there should be a degree of caution as there is a danger of history repeating itself, says a new study by London-based Hatfield Philips International.
A report by the largest trade association for public sector pensions has revealed that the public pension funding problem in the US may be declining.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation has joined a lawsuit against Morgan Stanley, seeking $25 million in damages over risky pension investments the bank made for New York's Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centres' pension plan and its participants.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Senate President Stephen Sweeney have reached a deal to overhaul state pensions and benefits for current public employees.
UK-based consultant Lane Clark & Peacock says that prospects for pension deals have never looked more compelling as schemes strive to derisk.
The A$5.8 billion MTAA Super fund is being investigated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) over its response to the global financial crisis.
MassPRIM’s board has approved a plan to choose its first 10 hedge fund managers who will manage roughly $500 million that had previously been allocated for hedge fund-of-funds.
A lawsuit over a few hundred dollars has ballooned into legal costs of more than 490x the original suit for Jacksonville's Police and Fire Pension Fund.
As Vancouver-based TimberWest Forest Corporation nears the end of its 60-day “go shop” period, the company looks ready to accept the original $1.03 billion bid made by two Canadian public sector pension plans.
A study by Massachusetts-based Monitor Group shows that the financial crisis has spurred sovereign wealth funds to rely more on in-house assets and less on third party expertise.
Agecroft Partners is seeing widespread demand from institutional investors for Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) -- a sign that asset owners have overcome their historical reluctance.