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PineBridge Investments adds institutional sales, consultant relations positions
trueStephen Keep was named senior vice president, institutional sales, at PineBridge Investments, while Gene Guevara was named vice president of consultant relations at the firm.
MetLife chooses head of U.S. pensions
trueWayne Daniel was named vice president, U.S. pensions, at MetLife.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire Wilton Re
trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, will acquire life insurance and reinsurance firm Wilton Re Holdings, along with Wilton Re's management, for US$1.8 billion from a group of private equity investors.
AXA Investment Managers names chief of institutional client group
trueTim Gardener was appointed global head of AXA Investment Managers' newly created institutional client group.
Houlihan Lokey picks head of structured insurance and pension solutions
trueVishal Jhaveri was named a director and head of structured insurance and pension solutions within the illiquid financial assets practice of Houlihan Lokey, confirmed spokesman John Gallagher.
Old Mutual closer to deciding on IPO for its U.S. money manager
trueOld Mutual PLC is looking at an initial public offering for U.S. subsidiary Old Mutual Asset Management this year, subject to market conditions.
Aviva names new CFO
trueThomas Stoddard was appointed chief financial officer of Aviva PLC, confirmed a spokeswoman for the firm.
JPMAM names European head for global insurance solutions
trueJames Peagam joined J.P. Morgan Asset Management as European head for global insurance solutions, confirmed a spokeswoman for the firm.
Rothesay Life buys out MetLife's U.K. bulk annuity business
trueRothesay Life agreed to acquire MetLife's U.K. bulk annuity pension buyout business.
Principal could contribute $125 million to $175 million to pension funds in 2014
truePrincipal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, might contribute between $125 million and $175 million to its defined benefit pension plans in 2014.
Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Co. picks State Street for custody
trueEtera Mutual Pension Insurance Co., Helsinki, hired State Street Corp. to provide pension fund custody and other services.
BlackRock: Insurers to move to non-core, less liquid investments
trueInsurance companies increasingly will look to non-core, less liquid investments in 2014 as interest rates are expected to remain low, according to BlackRock's global insurance industry outlook.
Fitch Ratings: European insurers' investments getting riskier
trueInvestments by European insurers including Allianz SE and Axa SA are becoming riskier amid low interest rates, Fitch Ratings said.
Korea Post Insurance chooses SkyBridge Capital
trueKorea Post's $45 billion Postal Insurance Bureau, Seoul, hired SkyBridge Capital to manage $50 million in a hedge fund-of-funds strategy.
PineBridge adds Hong Kong-based head of insurance asset management
trueStephan van Vliet joined PineBridge Investments in Hong Kong as global head of insurance asset management.