Aussie Invasion: QIC Takes its Game to the U.S.
Government-owned Australian specialty manager QIC has entered the U.S. market to build its infrastructure portfolio and take on U.S. investors.
February 18, 2016
Daily Agenda: Markets in Turmoil as Greece Nears Default
Chinese stocks swing wildly; revised U.K. GDP figures show improvement; Puerto Rico seeks bankruptcy protection.
June 30, 2015
Defined Contribution Pensions Gain Access to Private Equity
New products from Pantheon Ventures and Partners Group are part of a push by private equity firms to tap the defined contribution market.
April 13, 2015
Pension Plan Sponsors Remain Wary of Annuities
Although employees want guaranteed income solutions, defined contribution plan sponsors fear the legal risks of offering such benefits.
Maureen Nevin Duffy
December 9, 2013
More Pension Plan Sponsors Adopt De-Risking Strategies
Ford, General Motors and Verizon are among a growing number of U.S. companies taking measures to reduce the risk in their pension plans and, according to Ari Jacobs of Aon Hewitt, increase the liquidity of their assets.
Robert Stowe England
December 5, 2013
Beta Currency Strategies Deliver Strong Returns and Reduce Risk
Firms specializing in foreign exchange now offer institutional investors beta strategies that can lower equity risk and diversify portfolios.
November 26, 2013
Defined Benefit Plans Slow Their Slide
Traditional pension plans are being preserved in strong, competitive industries like utilities, energy and big pharma.
June 18, 2012
KPMG Expands Pension Team
Audit, tax and advisory services firm KPMG has boosted its pension team in South of England by hiring Philip Baker as director.
November 14, 2011
Towers Watson Adds EVestment As Partner
Towers Watson has appointed EVestment Alliance as hedge fund data collection partner.
September 13, 2011
Towers Watson Hires RE Research Head
Professional services company Towers Watson has appointed Peter Lewis as head of its U.S. real estate investment manager research team.
September 11, 2011