Congress has passed a reform package for corporate pension plans, simultaneously easing funding requirements and raising premiums owed to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
News Archive: Jun - 2012
Institutional investors that have looked to infrastructure as a hedge against inflation may be in for a surprise, two academics suggest.
Most recent buyouts funds will rebate the entirety of any transaction fees they earn from portfolio companies back to the fund’s limited partners, research by Preqin has found.
The largest investors in the US have made some impressive investment returns, while the government is increasing its support to the system.
One of the largest Eurozone banks has brought a pension specialist on board as it waits out the region’s crisis before taking its UK arm public, aiCIO has learnt.
A recently published paper examines the reasons behind hedge fund alpha creation, questioning the degree of pure skill involved.
The use of a fiduciary manager by corporate pension plan sponsors may double over the next five years, according to a poll by SEI.
The executive director of the $37 billion Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois has hinted that the plan may lower its assumed rate of return.
They came, they saw, we talked portfolio construction, risk and investment.
As many investors today are moving to protect against downside risk and meet fiduciary obligations by derisking, they continue to seek income and return, according to a recently published study by Wellington Management.
Canadian pension funds will increasingly look to Australia for long-term infrastructure and investment opportunities, according to an industry panel hosted by The Trust Company.
A new white paper from Silk Invest contends that the time is now to invest in “frontier markets” but with potentially high reward comes daunting risk.
CalPERS has bought a third of real estate investment advisor Bentall Kennedy for $100 million.
Sidebar to the cover story: How pension funds are defining their asset allocation as exposures or factors—and not buckets. Kip McDaniel reports.
Sidebar to the cover story: The new relationship between pension plans and private equity managers. Kip McDaniel reports.