London economists argue that benchmarks encourage managers to invest in assets as prices go up, even when securities have no fundamental value.
News Archive: Mar - 2016
While managers and asset owners slowly come around to the idea of ESG investing, investment consultants are the laggards, according to the UN.
Return chasing is rampant among US pensions, endowments, and insurers, the International Monetary Fund has found.
The Moore Charitable Foundation said it fell victim to Park Hill Group ex-Managing Principal Andrew Caspersen’s $95 million fraud.
The $485 million deal will increase the financial giant’s assets by $100 billion.
“The need for long-term investment has never been greater than it is today,” says the AP4 chief.
Elected officials, politician-appointed trustees, and their low financial expertise exhibited poor returns in private equity, research has found.
Russell Read has been named CIO, replacing Jay Willoughby.
Investors want to know more about the underlying assets in private equity portfolios, according to State Street.
A random approach to stock-picking may have been proven to outperform active managers, but can it trump smart beta too?
Despite recent negative returns, emerging market equities are more attractive than ever, according to Parametric’s Tim Atwill.
Andrew Caspersen allegedly scammed a charitable foundation and a private equity firm with phony investments, according to US prosecutors.
The $6 billion endowment will choose AJ Edwards’ successor by April 15.
If you’re the heavyweight LP with discount fees, great. But what about everyone else?
A new retirement program designed to cut costs will offer employees a choice between hybrid and pure defined contribution plans.