Articles and Videos on Investment Outsourcing
Kansas Public Employees commits to Apollo Global private equity fund
Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, Topeka, committed up to $60 million to Apollo Investment Fund VIII, a private equity buyout fund managed by Apollo Global Management.
Wildwood Programs searching for manager to run entire $4.5 million portfolio
Wildwood Programs, Schenectady, N.Y., is searching for an investment manager to run all of the assets in Wildwood Foundation.
Shell Australia Superannuation Fund joins outsourcing trend
Shell Australia is poised to become the latest Australian corporation to outsource its retirement plan to an external superannuation fund provider.
Cambridge Associates' outsourced investment unit adds exec
Robert Rodgers was named director at CA Capital Management, the outsourced CIO business of investment consultant Cambridge Associates.
External managers oversee 16.7% of Bank of Korea's reserves, up from 15.8% a year ago
External money management firms oversaw 16.7% of the Bank of Korea’s $327 billion in foreign currency reserves as of Dec. 31, up from 15.8% the year before.
International equities, outsourced CIO driving search activity early in 2013
As the end of the first quarter approaches, 2013 search activity has thus far been dominated by international equity, outsourced CIO and international fixed income. Through March 21, Pensions & Investments has reported on 16 international equity searches for a total of $6.6 billion, 10 outsourced
Niagara College seeks managers for endowment, operating cash funds
Niagara College, Welland, Ontario, is searching for at least one manager to run the college's endowment and operating cash funds, according to an RFP posted on the its website.
Deutsche Bank: Two-thirds of pension funds increasing hedge fund allocations
Hedge fund assets will increase by 11% in 2013 to an all-time high of $2.5 trillion, according to the 11th annual Alternative Investment Survey from Deutsche Bank.
Northern Trust names 2 to new positions on outsourced CIO team
Eric Peterson was named senior program manager for Northern Trust's multimanager solutions team, its outsourced chief investment officer service.
Brescia University College eyes discretionary manager to run entire portfolio
Brescia University College, London, Ontario, is searching for a discretionary investment manager to run the combined investment portfolios of the college and its foundation.
Deloitte: Focus on investments an 'obsolete' way to manage pension funding
The approach of many corporate pension funds focusing on increasing investment return rather than managing funding risk “is largely obsolete,” according to a report released Wednesday by accounting and consulting firm Deloitte.
Brookline, Mass., in hunt for outsourced CIO
Brookline (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for an outsourced CIO for its pension fund, confirmed Frank Zecha, executive director of the $220 million plan.
Philadelphia Bakery Employers pension plan signs outsourced manager
Philadelphia Bakery Employers & Food Driver Salesmen's Local 463 and the Teamsters Local 676 Pension Plan, Valley Forge, Pa., hired SEI Investments as its first outsourced investment manager.
Western Conference of Teamsters gives Alan D. Biller discretionary authority
Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust, Seattle, delegated full discretionary authority to hire and fire investment managers to Alan D. Biller and Associates.
Mercer's outsourced assets up 32% in 2012
Mercer managed $69.8 billion in its delegated investment solutions globally as of Dec. 31, an increase of 31.7% from $53 billion a year earlier, the company said Wednesday.