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Columbia Threadneedle executive: Risk parity garners continued interest, despite critics
trueJeffrey L. Knight, Columbia Threadneedle Investments' global head of investment solutions, says he is at turns happy and frustrated with how his Columbia Adaptive Risk Allocation fund has fared during a challenging period for risk-parity strategies this year.
London Pensions Collective Investment Vehicle selects first 4 equity managers
trueLondon Pensions Collective Investment Vehicle hired four equity managers.
Louisiana State Employees names 3 to shortlist to run international equity
trueLouisiana State Employees’ Retirement System named Copper Rock Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley as finalists in its shortlist search for two active international small-cap equity managers to run a total of up to $495 million.
Massachusetts Water pension plan scouting for international equity managers
trueMassachusetts Water Resource Authority Employees’ Retirement System is searching for international core/value equity managers to run up to $30 million.
Economic disappointment in Japan should not worry equity investors
trueJapan’s GDP for the third calendar quarter of 2015 showed weakness, much like the consensus expectation, but once again, this kind of negative result should not cause much concern at all for equity investors. Indeed, there were some good signs in the data, with personal consumption rising above ...
University of Michigan slates $302 million for 7 managers
trueUniversity of Michigan invested or committed a total of $302 million in nine investment strategies from its $9.8 billion long-term endowment pool.
Davie Police scouting for small-cap equity managers
trueDavie (Fla.) Police Pension Plan is searching for one or two domestic small-cap equity managers to run a total of $13 million.
Royal Borough of Greenwich puts passive equity allocation up for grabs
trueRoyal Borough of Greenwich Pension Fund is searching for a single manager to run a £400 million ($609.9 million) passive equity allocation.
Growth equity extends winning streak for another quarter
trueFor the second consecutive quarter, small-cap growth strategies dominated the overall one-year domestic equity rankings in Morningstar Inc.'s separate account/collective investment trust database.
Hawaii Employees eyes global large-cap, midcap equity searches in December
trueHawaii Employees’ Retirement System, Honolulu, could launch a search for active global large-cap and midcap equity managers some time in December.
CalPERS selects 3 global equity managers to run $6 billion
trueCalPERS hired three global equity managers to run a total of $6 billion and committed $1 billion to a new private equity fund.
POLL: How do you expect the S&P 500 to end the year?
trueThe S&P 500 has rebounded from its August low and as of Nov. 6 was up nearly 2% this year. How do you expect it to end the year?
Delaware Public Employees sets $50 million for Viking Global Opportunities
trueDelaware Public Employees' Retirement System committed up to $50 million to Viking Global Opportunities Fund, managed by Viking Global Investors.
N.Y. State Common drops BlackRock, consolidates U.S. equity index funds
trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund created a single $56.4 billion domestic equity index fund pegged to the Russell 3000 index by consolidating assets of four domestic equity index funds.
Fort Lauderdale Police & Fire signs Aristotle for large-cap value equities
trueFort Lauderdale (Fla.) Police & Fire Retirement System hired Aristotle Capital Management to run $22 million in active domestic large-cap value equities.