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Chicago Park Employees pension fund goes with Lombardia for international equity
trueChicago Park Employees' Annuity & Benefit Fund hired Lombardia Capital Partners to run $15 million in international large-cap equity.
APG creates suggested compensation guidelines for portfolio companies
trueAPG Asset Management has set guidelines on how much executives at publicly traded European companies in its global portfolio should be paid, the firm said in a statement.
Texas Muni taps 2 for international equities commits $307 million to real estate
trueTexas Municipal Retirement System, Austin, hired Acadian Asset Management and William Blair & Co. to run $175 million each in international emerging markets equity strategies.
Nevada PERS looking to SSgA for passive international equities
trueNevada Public Employees' Retirement System, Carson City, will interview State Street Global Advisors in October, potentially to run about $1.5 billion in passive international equities.
Money managers, markets relieved by Scotland's 'no' vote
trueScotland's “no” vote on independence was met Friday with a sense of relief among money managers and markets.
Alibaba tops the list of largest U.S. IPOs in history
trueThursday's announcement that Alibaba Group raised $21.8 billion in its initial public offering made it the largest U.S. IPO of all time, topping Visa's $17.9 billion deal in 2008.
Vontobel appoints emerging markets bond portfolio manager
trueValentina Chen was named a portfolio manager on Vontobel Asset Management’s emerging markets fixed-income team.
Russia: Assessing the risks and opportunities
trueRussia has been dominating global headlines in recent months and not for the reasons you'd like to see as an investor or potential investor.
Norway city taps Storebrand as manager for new pension fund
trueThe municipal council in Asker, Norway, hired Storebrand Asset Management to run the operation and investment management of its newly established pension fund.
Ontario Teachers acquires remaining 50% share of Bristol Airport
trueOntario Teachers' Pension Plan said Wednesday it will become the sole owner of Bristol International Airport in England after agreeing to buy the 50% share held by Macquarie Group.
Old Mutual Global Investors adds head of Asian equities
trueJoshua Crabb will join Old Mutual Global Investors as head of Asian equities, effective Oct. 1.
European outlook brightens, manager survey finds
trueMoney managers' outlook on European equity markets improved in September, said Bank of America Merrill Lynch's monthly fund manager survey.
CIBC promotes asset management chief
trueSteve Geist, president and CEO of CIBC Asset Management, was named senior executive vice president and group head, wealth management, at parent Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
GTIS Partners selects head of international capital markets
trueDietrich Heidtmann was named managing director and head of international capital markets at GTIS Partners.
Advent Capital picks head of European business development
trueRobert Gourlay was named managing director and head of European business development at fixed-income alternative investment specialist Advent Capital Management.