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Kentucky Retirement Systems drops PIMCO and Pyramis, adds transition manager
trueKentucky Retirement Systems hired State Street Global Markets as a transition manager, and terminated PIMCO and Pyramis Global Advisors because of personnel changes at the money managers.
Illinois Municipal digging for transition managers
trueIllinois Municipal Retirement Fund is searching for several transition managers.
Minnesota State Board chooses 5 transition managers
trueMinnesota State Board of Investment on Tuesday selected BlackRock, Citigroup Global Markets, Northern Trust Corp., Russell Investments and State Street Corp. as transition managers to be used on an as-needed basis.
Chicago Police pension fund on lookout for transition managers
trueChicago Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund is searching for one or more transition managers
Minnesota State Board of Investment searches for transition manager
trueMinnesota State Board of Investment plans to look for a transition manager.
Ann Arbor Employees chooses Russell for transition management
trueAnn Arbor (Mich.) Employees' Retirement System hired Russell Investments to handle the transition of $56 million in actively managed core fixed-income assets from terminated manager Bradford & Marzec.
No summer lull in transition management
trueJuly – a normally quiet month in transition management – was anything but this year.
Transition management transactions soar in July — Harbor Analytics
trueJuly saw a boom in transition management, based on Harbor Analytics data, with 31 transactions accounting for 27% of total transitions for the first seven months of the year.
Firms turning to overlays for transition management
trueThe changing landscape in transition management and the desire for increased returns on cash have generated new interest in a longtime offering — overlays. The changing landscape in transition management and the desire for increased returns on cash have generated new interest in a longtime offering ...
Asset owners could account for 25% of global ETF usage within 5 years — iShares strategist
trueAsset owners could account for a quarter of exchange-traded fund usage globally in five years, a potentially giant leap from as low as 5% now, according to a senior executive with BlackRock Inc.'s iShares ETF business.
Norfolk County opens searches for transition, real estate and private equity managers
trueNorfolk County Retirement System, Canton, Mass., is seeking a transition manager, a real estate fund-of-funds manager to run up to $10 million and a private equity co-investment manager to run up to $15 million, said RFPs posted on the website of Wainwright Investment Counsel, consultant to the ...
Macquarie expands transition management group
trueMark Dwyer was named head of portfolio solutions, Europe, Middle East and Asia, at Macquarie Securities Group, and Graham Cook was named senior transition manager.
Macquarie, Fidelity pushing into transition business
trueWhile four transition management providers have left the business in the last year, two big-name financial firms are making a go at it with U.S. defined benefit plans.
Transition management keeps shrinking
trueFewer providers are offering transition management services, reflecting changes in the U.S. defined benefit plan market that make it tougher to make money on the business.
Russell Investments picks portfolio manager for transition management
trueLee Clark was named portfolio manager on Russell Investments' transition management team, said a spokeswoman for the firm.