A preliminary study in Canada shows that while research has shown that funds with published investment beliefs achieve better risk adjusted results, a majority of funds are secretive about their investments.
News Archive: May - 2010
Dutch fund of funds Alpinvest is close to taking over Royal Bank of Scotland’s European private equity fund portfolio.
The executive director of the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (MassPRIM) is stepping down next month, a treasury staffer said Monday.
London's multibillion public pension fund confirmed it was considering investments in residential property.
A new report says Harvard University and five of its New England peers took too much risk and accelerated the financial crisis.
China’s national pension fund invested more than 15 billion yuan ($2.2 billion) to become Agricultural Bank of China’s third-largest holder.
David Adkins has been appointed as the trust's chief investment officer.
Citing a $19.1 billion budget deficit, the largest US public pension delays taking hundreds of millions of dollars more from the state to pay for employee retirement benefits next year.
The total disclosed pension liabilities of FTSE-100 firms has skyrocketed to £410 billion from £382 billion in the past 12 months.
Global custodians remain the largest vendors of performance measurement services to institutional investors, yet more and more investment management consultants are able to provide the same services.
The decision by European lawmakers likely will accelerate a wider regulatory overhaul of financial services.
A survey from IE Consulting shows a majority of pensions believe misalignment of interests with their private equity managers (GPs) had become more apparent during the crisis.
1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) will pursue a partnership to capitalize on opportunities in the energy and real estate sectors in Malaysia's Klang Valley.
The New York-based retirement plan provider is looking for money managers from colleges and foundations and may announce the initiative as soon as this week.
Most institutional investors intend to either maintain or increase their allocation to private equity in 2010, according to research by SL Capital Partners.