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DB plans moving away from emerging markets, increasing multiasset use — report
trueDefined benefit investors are stepping back from emerging markets bonds and equities in favor of global equities, low-variance equities, infrastructure, real estate, alternative credit and traditional passive strategies, said a report from Principal Global Investors and CREATE-Research.
Money managers launch new ETFs to satisfy demand
trueMore active money managers are looking to launch exchange-traded funds as institutional investors' appetite for the funds continues to grow.
Principal Financial taps its president to take on CEO role
trueDaniel J. Houston was named CEO of Principal Financial Group.
Equities in favor with global investors, survey finds
trueGlobal investors favor equities, although they are taking a very pragmatic approach to taking on more risk, according to a survey from CREATE-Research sponsored by Principal Global Investors.
Principal hires PIMCO exec to run new ETF business
truePaul Kim was hired as managing director and head of exchange-traded fund strategy at Principal Global Investors.
Principal Global Investors creates position to oversee international business
trueKirk West has been named executive director-head of international offices with Principal Global Investors, a new position.
Principal Financial appoints president to oversee all businesses
trueDaniel J. Houston was named president and chief operating officer of Principal Financial Group.
Principal chooses ESOP consultant
trueMike Parrett was named a vice president of consulting, effective Aug. 18, at Principal Financial Group.
Principal Global adds institutional sales director for Korea
trueHee Jai “Brian” Shin joined Principal Global Investors in Hong Kong as a director and head of institutional sales for the Korean market.
Asset owners to be more selective with emerging markets — report
trueEmerging markets are facing a period of structural reform that will leave asset owners adopting a much more selective approach to investing in those markets, said a report from London-based CREATE-Research sponsored by Principal Global Investors LLC.
Investors expect more emerging and developed markets convergence — report
trueEmerging and developed markets should continue to converge, while frontier markets in Africa should generate the best returns behind only the U.S. over the next three years, according to a survey conducted by money manager Principal Global Investors and research firm CREATE-Research released on ...
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.
Principal Real Estate Investors adds 2 PMs in Singapore
trueShern-Ling Koh and Julian Mittag joined Principal Real Estate Investors in Singapore as portfolio managers with the firm's global real estate property securities team.
Principal's Zimpleman to receive 2013 Lillywhite Award
trueLarry D. Zimpleman, chairman, president and CEO of the Principal Financial Group, was named winner of the 2013 Lillywhite Award, which recognizes lifetime contributions to economic security.
Principal Global Investors adds high-yield bond portfolio manager
trueJoshua Rank was named high-yield fixed-income portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors.