Staff • May 26, 2017
With Blackstone seeking $40 billion for a new fund, infrastructure investing is being increasingly dominated by a small number of large managers.
Alicia McElhaney • May 26, 2017
Research found that buyout funds of funds see “significantly lower” returns than their direct investing peers while venture-capital funds of funds perform “roughly on par.”
Julie Segal • May 24, 2017
As data on environmental, social, and governance factors become more widespread, some quantitative managers are bringing systematic thinking to ESG investing.
Sheila Dang • May 23, 2017
A NCPERS study found the push to replace pensions with defined contribution plans may hurt economic growth by 2025.
Sheila Dang • May 22, 2017
Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet loom large in hedge fund portfolios, which have dialed up leverage of late.
Christine Idzelis • May 21, 2017
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund may contribute $20 billion to Blackstone’s new investment pool.
Staff • May 19, 2017
Worse performance is the trade-off for effecting change through “negative screening” in environmental, social, and governance investing, the AQR founder says.
Leanna Orr • May 18, 2017
An insurer’s push to make advertising not boring.
Leanna Orr • May 18, 2017
Eduard van Gelderen, CEO of Dutch pension giant APG Asset Management, will join the University of California Regents’ growing investment team.
Sheila Dang • May 18, 2017
Investors showed optimism even as the strategies trailed in performance during the first quarter.
Joe McGrath • May 17, 2017
SCM Direct co-founder Gina Miller says investors in London aren’t “realistic” about their access to European markets once the U.K. leaves the trading bloc.
Leanna Orr • May 16, 2017
Molly Murphy will take over a $14 billion portfolio — more than double the assets of her prior role — as chief investment officer of the California public fund.
Staff • May 16, 2017
For some asset managers, a picture is worth a hundred million dollars.
Michelle Celarier • May 11, 2017
The outgoing Herbalife CEO’s trash talk and a soaring stock apparently haven’t shaken his nerves.
Alicia McElhaney • May 10, 2017
More pension plans and other limited partners are pairing with private-equity firms to do deals, after a record portion of funds offered co-investment opportunities last year.
Joe McGrath • May 08, 2017
Employees of the UK’s Royal Mail are threatening their first-ever industrial action as the company says the cost of providing a defined benefit pension is unsustainable.
Leanna Orr • May 05, 2017
Todd Corbin stepped down for a role at Summit Rock, leaving the Manhattan-based library searching for its next endowment chief, Institutional Investor has learned.
Staff • May 02, 2017
Value investors bank on a reversion to the mean — but the mean may have shifted, the fund manager writes in his latest client letter.
Julie Segal • May 02, 2017
The success of Canada’s direct investment model has attracted followers, but will it continue to yield good returns?
Meredith Jones • May 01, 2017
While the State Street Fearless Girl statue is a welcome symbol, it’s time to put our money where that sentiment is.
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