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  1. Northern Trust AUM rises 3.5% in quarter, 13% for year

    trueNorthern Trust Corp. reported assets under management of $915.4 billion as of March 31, up 3.5% from three months earlier and up 13% from a year ago.

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  1. SIFMA study responds to stability oversight council

    trueAs the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Financial Stability Board in Basel consider ways to monitor risk among large money managers, the industry is trying to fill in some of the information gaps.

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  2. Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund taps 3 to run $1 billion in global equity

    trueTaiwan's Public Service Pension Fund hired BlackRock and UBS Global Asset Management to manage US$250 million each in global minimum-volatility indexed equity, and BlackRock and Allianz Global Investors to manage US$250 million each in global high-dividend-yield enhanced equity.

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  3. BBB issuers remain most abundant globally

     

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  4. CIBC adds 2, shakes up subadviser lineup

    trueCIBC Asset Management hired Pzena Investment Management and INTECH as subadvisers on several of CIBC’s international equity mutual funds.

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  5. Lloyd George Management appoints chief investment officer

    trueThomas Vester was named chief investment officer at Lloyd George Management, a boutique subsidiary of BMO Global Asset Management.

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  6. New Mexico PERA waiting for asset allocation study before issuing RFP

    trueNew Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association canceled an RFP for global tactical asset allocation or multiasset class managers.

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  7. Iowa Municipal Fire & Police chooses 4 finalists in GTAA search

    trueIowa Municipal Fire & Police Retirement System, West Des Moines, named Pacific Investment Management Co., Schroder Investment Management, William Blair & Co. and Wellington Management as finalists in a search for a manager to run $100 million in a global tactical asset allocation strategy.

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  8. Phoenix City Employees names finalists for global equity assignment

    truePhoenix City Employees’ Retirement System named Artisan Partners and Harding Loevner as finalists in its invitation-only search for a manager to run about $125 million in active global growth equities.

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  9. Northern Trust hires for Malaysian office

    trueAriani Rustam joined Northern Trust as chief representative of its new office in Malaysia.

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  10. Partnerships and acquisitions pay off south of the border for Principal

    truePrincipal Financial Group Inc. claimed 18% of its operating profit from money management operations in Latin America in 2013, the result of a series of bold moves in a treacherous market where few other global managers have found success.

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  11. London Borough of Camden on hunt for unconstrained global equity

    trueLondon Borough of Camden Pension Fund is looking for one or more managers to run a £100 million ($166.4 million) to £150 million unconstrained global equity allocation.

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  12. UBS Global adds pension risk management head

    trueRobert Guzman was named managing director and head of pension risk management at UBS Global Asset Management.

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  13. Ireland's NPRF terminates SSgA from passive equities after transition management fine

    trueNational Pensions Reserve Fund, Dublin, has terminated State Street Global Advisors Ireland from a passive equity allocation, a week after an affiliated part of the State Street group was fined for overcharging in its transitions management business.

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