Research house Lipper is encouraging schemes to demand greater explanation and justification on hedge fund fees.
The US public body that insures pensions says it expects five-fold rise in multiemployer benefit payments.
Researchers have found that the number of defined benefit pension schemes in the UK has continued to plummet over the past year.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has privately proposed borrowing from CalPERS to help ameliorate California's $19 billion budget deficit.
Caisse says it was able to beat the average loss of Canadian pensions for the first half of 2010 by focusing on fixed income and alternative assets, while reducing holdings of stocks.
Mall owner Hammerson has sold more than half of its interest in the O'Parinor Shopping Centre near Paris to Korea's National Pension Service, freeing $278 million for planned investment.
The selection would mark the first time the China Investment Corp (CIC) picked a Chinese firm to manage money on its behalf.
In the first suit by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against a state for securities fraud, the regulator claimed that when New Jersey issued $26 billion in bonds between 2001 and 2007, it fraudulently and erroneously portrayed its pension funds as adequately funded.
A new study shows fund managers are moving out of Japan and the US and into Europe.
While more investors are looking to invest in the asset class, many are questioning whether the management fees and fund carry structure of private equity are appropriate.
Seeking to benefit from rising housing demand in the world's fastest-growing regions, the asset manager for Netherlands' largest pension fund will increase property investments in Asia.
As pension funds face intense scrutiny and speculation for improper influence of board members and execs, lawmakers have been considering disclosure for California's pension boards.
Industry Innovation Awards for the world's top asset owners, including endowments, foundations, pensions, insurance, and sovereign wealth funds.
Connecticut will carry out an asset allocation and liability study for each of its six state pension funds, while the Montana Board of Investments has commissioned an asset-liability study for the $2.5 billion Montana Teachers' Retirement System.
After the Sun-Times and its units filed for bankruptcy protection in March 2009, the company sold nearly all of its assets -- PBGC has stepped in to assume responsibility.