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  1. BlackRock taps Japan Post chief as its new country head for Japan

    trueYoshiyuki Izawa was named chairman, representative director and country head of Japan at BlackRock, effective May 18.

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  1. BlackRock AUM gains 3% on positive flows across all asset classes, regions

    trueBlackRock's assets under management totaled $4.774 trillion as of March 31, up 3% from three months earlier and up 1.4% from a year ago, BlackRock's earnings statement released Thursday shows.

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  2. AllianzGI taps former BlackRock director to head U.K. institutional client services

    trueJoanne Wheatley joined Allianz Global Investors as head of U.K. institutional client services, a spokesman said.

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  3. BlackRock changing money market funds to comply with new rules

    trueBlackRock said it would change its lineup of money market mutual funds to make them comply with new federal regulations.

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  4. Orange County Employees to redeem 5 strategies

    trueOrange County Employees Retirement System, Santa Ana, Calif., is winding down its remaining positions with five managers.

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  5. New York State Common picks BlackRock for $2 billion unconstrained bond allocation

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund made $2.55 billion in investments and commitments in January.

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  6. Moody's: BlackRock dominates public managers in AUM growth, inflows in fourth quarter

    trueAggregate assets under management of 13 money managers increased 1.7% in the fourth quarter to $9.94 trillion.

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  7. Marvin Windows and Doors retools DC plan lineup

    trueMarvin Windows and Doors Inc. is adding eight investment options to its profit sharing and 401(k) plan.

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  8. Money managers face tougher rules on too-big-to-fail firms

    trueThe world's largest money managers are in line for tougher rules as global regulators push ahead with plans to identify too-big-to-fail firms in the face of opposition from the industry.

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  9. BlackRock hires head of EMEA hedge fund strategies

    trueLuke Dixon joined BlackRock as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa hedge fund investment strategies.

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  10. Active investing in an indexed world

    trueWhile active management still plays a critical role in portfolios of all sizes and sophistication levels, it’s hard to ignore the reams of headlines and research notes making the case for passive.

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  11. BlackRock adds managing director to European real estate business

    trueThomas Muller joined BlackRock as managing director and portfolio manager within its European real estate business.

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  12. Luminex offers a wake-up call for dark-pool operators

    trueTo U.S. dark-pool operators, the development of an exclusive managers-only trading venue, Luminex Trading & Analytics LLC, is a splash of cold water on the face of an industry that some managers believe has taken institutional investors for granted.

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  13. China Life hirings seen as launch of global manager opportunities

    trueA group of global investment managers has garnered the first flurry of mandates from China's largest life insurer since regulators opened the door for offshore investments three years ago.

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