With investments in hedge funds under investigation following the probe by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation into insider trading, pension officials voice concerns.
aiCIO congratulates asset owners -- public and corporate pensions, endowments and foundations, and insurance general accounts -- that have successfully understood and acted upon material risks in today's markets, delivering long-term and consistent results to establish a solid foundation for future returns.
Morgan Stanley is selling its 34.3% stake in China International Capital Corp. to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., TPG Capital, Singapore’s Great Eastern Holdings Ltd. and the nation’s sovereign-wealth fund.
Pittsburgh City Council President Darlene Harris has proposed another possible option to tackle the city's pension crisis -- -- taking out life insurance policies on those vested in the fund.
The country's biggest public pension fund has transferred most of its CalEast Global Logistics industrial real estate portfolio to private investment firm GI Partners from LaSalle Investment Management.
With North American and European institutions leading the way, institutional investor confidence has risen in November, according to research by State Street Global Markets.
Research by Trucost and RLP Capital shows that mutual funds incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis outperformed traditional funds over one-and three-year periods.
Pension plans are increasingly adopting liability-driven investing strategies, a new SEI study shows, with the UK and Netherlands in the lead.
According to a report by an independent council, Norway's 3 trillion kroner ($494 billion) Government Pension Fund-Global should take better advantage of its size, lack of liabilities, and long investment horizon.
The Council of Institutional Investors, which represents about 130 pension funds, has shown that pay practices at major Wall Street banks likely helped drive excessive risk-taking by executives and contributed to financial collapse in 2008.
The nation's $37 billion sovereign wealth fund is planning on making three or four strategic investments with other state funds next year.
Ireland's National Pension Reserve Fund, which holds roughly €24.5 billion in assets, may contribute up to €10 billion to cover the cost of the bailout package from the European Union and International Monetary Fund.
Research by Towers Watson has found that a majority of corporate executives running DB schemes say they would use sophisticated financial products to reduce their risk.
With the growth of sovereign wealth funds likely to continue and expected to reach around $10 trillion within the next decade, a new paper by EDHEC says these investment vehicles should improve their investment policies and risk management practices.
The co-founder of New York-based Quadrangle Group Steven Rattner has said Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's lawsuit in a pension-fund kickback case is “close to extortion.”