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Pennsylvania Municipal launches search for large-cap U.S. equity value manager
truePennsylvania Municipal Retirement System is searching for an active large-cap domestic equity value manager to run about $110 million for the $2.1 billion defined benefit pension plan.
Northern Trust: Private equity and emerging markets equities to outperform
truePrivate equity and emerging markets equities topped all asset classes in Northern Trust's most recent five-year outlook, published Monday.
ADIA names head of Japan for the fund's internal equities department
truestrong>Hisashi Kuroda joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority's internal equities department as head of Japan.
Orange County taps BlueMountain for long/short equity
trueOrange County Employees Retirement System approved investing up to $76 million with BlueMountain Capital Management for a long/short equity hedge fund strategy.
Looking beyond A shares inclusion in emerging market indexes
trueThe Chinese government's recent strong-arm market tactics might push back the day when A shares garner a toehold in emerging markets indexes, but some money managers already are looking ahead to the day when the country's huge, vibrant equity market outgrows those indexes.
Nervous managers boosting cash over skittish global markets
trueMoney managers have been increasing cash holdings to levels not seen since the financial crisis over volatility concerns and unease about China's equity markets.
Active money managers feel pressure to adjust fees
trueActive money managers that pride themselves on adding value to portfolios increasingly are under fire to justify the fees they charge, and some have realized a refusal to budge will see them increasingly bypassed by investors.
Equities a sinking allocation for corporate DB plans
trueThe heyday of equities in corporate defined benefit plans is over. Corporate pension plan allocations to equity have declined to a new low.
Chicago Metropolitan Water district fund to add emerging markets equities
trueChicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund is searching for its first active emerging markets equity manager.
Faber likes cash, says real estate and emerging markets equities to outperform
trueMarc Faber railed against central bank intervention around the globe and said he likes cash now because it “gives you flexibility to buy assets” when bubbles pop.
Miami General and Sanitation employees' trust drops Insight Capital portfolio
trueMiami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust terminated Insight Capital Research & Management from an $8 million active domestic small-cap equity portfolio, recently released board meeting minutes said.
Study: U.S. managers held stocks longer after 2008 financial crisis
trueInstitutional investors held onto stocks longer after the 2008 financial crisis, according to a report by Abel Noser Solutions.
Ohio School Employees hires small-cap manager, commits to 2 funds
trueOhio School Employees Retirement System, Columbus, hired Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel to manage $125 million in active domestic small-cap value equities.
Releasing the third arrow
trueRatification of the Trans Pacific Partnership will present sustained opportunities for foreign asset managers to capitalize on a resurgent Japan.
British Columbia Investment Management return surpasses benchmark for year
trueBritish Columbia Investment Management Corp., Victoria, returned 14.2% on its investments net of costs for the year ended March 31, beating the 12.6% custom benchmark, it announced in a statement Thursday.