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LaSalle's Asia-Pacific co-CEO retires
truePhilip Ling retired Tuesday as LaSalle Investment Management's co-CEO, Asia-Pacific.
3 New Zealand asset owners hire BMO for ESG engagement services
trueThree large public asset owners in New Zealand with combined assets of roughly NZ$65 billion ($44.4 billion) hired BMO Global Asset Management to engage with the management of companies they invest in globally on environmental, social and governance-related issues.
China plans to allow endowment pension fund to invest in stock market
trueChina will allow its basic endowment pension fund to invest in stock markets, according to draft regulations posted on the Ministry of Finance's website.
New Mexico council earmarks $300 million to 3 funds
Texas County & District sets $30 million for Brazil private equity fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed $30 million to Axxon Brazil Private Equity .
New Brunswick Investment Management returns 14.18% in latest fiscal year
trueNew Brunswick Investment Management Corp., Fredericton, returned a gross 14.18% on its investments for the 12 months ended March 31.
Shanghai composite index plunges 7.4% as sentiment turns cautious
trueThe Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite index plunged 7.4% Friday to close at 4,192.8
Qantas Super CEO to retire at end of 2015
trueJane Perry, CEO of Qantas Superannuation, Sydney, will retire at the end of 2015.
Berenberg names new CIO to take over Jan. 1
trueManfred Schlumberger was appointed chief investment officer at Berenberg.
Alberta Management Employees Pension Plan reissues consultant search
trueManagement Employees Pension Board, Edmonton, Alberta, reissued an RFP for an investment consultant for the C$3.88 billion ($3.15 billion) pension fund.
Orange County Library System checking out international equity managers
trueOrange County Library System, Orlando, Fla., is searching for an active international equity manager to run $2.5 million for its $44 million defined benefit plan.
Long-term investment plans for Europe should take pension funds into account — paper
truePolicymakers working on a new initiative to promote long-term investment and growth in Europe must take into account the characteristics of pension funds if they are to encourage greater participation in the region from investors, says PensionsEurope, which represents European retirement plans’ ...
Ohio School Employees invests in European bank hedge fund strategy
trueOhio School Employees Retirement System made a direct hedge fund investment of $25 million in Oceanwood Peripheral European Select Opportunities Fund, a European bank multistrategy fund managed by Oceanwood Capital Management.
Quebec's Caisse, APG Asset Management invest in China real estate developer
trueA unit of the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec and the money manager for Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP raised a combined $920 million to invest in Chinese retail real estate developer Chongbang Group.
Japan's GPIF looking to fill positions overseeing governance, external managers, legal matters
trueJapan’s Government Pension Investment Fund is searching for three positions overseeing the pension fund’s activities related to the stewardship code the GPIF adopted last year, legal matters and external managers.