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Pennsylvania Municipal looking for U.S. large-cap growth equity manager
Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System is searching for an active domestic large-cap growth equity manager to run about $120 million.
UBS Global reports asset increase of 3.1% in quarter to $644 billion
UBS Global Asset Management reported 599 billion Swiss francs ($644 billion) in assets under management as of March 31, up 3.1% from the previous quarter and up 7.2% from the previous year.
Manulife Asset Management gains small-cap equity team from UBS Global AM
Bill Talbot was named senior managing director and senior portfolio manager of the new U.S. small-cap equity team at Manulife Asset Management.
Cogent: Bridgewater, Vanguard, PIMCO get highest rating from institutional investors
Bridgewater Associates, Vanguard Group and Pacific Investment Management Co. received the highest overall satisfaction rating among their institutional clients in 2012, according to the results of an annual survey by Cogent Research.
UBS O'Connor faces defections after traders held to firmwide bonus limits
UBS O'Connor, the $6 billion hedge fund unit within the biggest Swiss bank, risks upheaval as senior traders seek to defect after a clampdown on cash bonuses, two people with direct knowledge of the situation said.
UBS Global assets down for quarter, up 1.2% for year
UBS Global Asset Management reported 581 billion Swiss francs ($639 billion) in assets under management as of Dec. 31, down 1.1% from the previous quarter but up 1.2% from the previous year.
Fiera Capital buys UBS Global's Canadian bond, stock and balanced account business
Fiera Capital acquired UBS Global Asset Management's C$8 billion (US$8.1 billion) Canadian fixed-income, equity and balanced account business, for C$52 million in cash, confirmed Megan Stinson, UBS spokeswoman.
UBS Global reports assets up 3% in quarter, 12% for 12 months - Pensions & Investments
UBS Global Asset Management reported 588 billion Swiss francs ($631 billion) in assets under management as of Sept. 30, a 3% increase from the previous quarter mainly because of market movements.
Texas Muni assigns $800 million in rules-based stock strategies
Texas Municipal Retirement System hired State Street Global Advisors and UBS Global Asset Management to run $400 million each in rules-based equity portfolios.
UBS Global assets down for quarter, year
UBS Global Asset Management reported assets under management of 559 billion Swiss francs ($616 billion) as of March 31, down 3% from the previous quarter and 2% less than a year earlier.
UBS mulls shifting stock trading unit to money management division
UBS is considering moving its proprietary stock trading business to UBS Global Asset Management, its money management division.
UBS Global Asset Management settles with SEC over pricing charges
UBS Global Asset Management agreed to pay $300,000 to settle SEC charges over improper pricing of securities in three mutual funds managed by the firm.
UBS Global AM picks replacement for U.K./Ireland chief
Ian Barnes was named head of U.K. and Ireland at UBS Global Asset Management.
Arkansas Public drops UBS from GTAA portfolio
Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System, Little Rock, terminated UBS Global Asset Management from a global tactical asset allocation strategy because of performance, according to minutes from a system board meeting. AQR Capital Management and Newton Capital Management are finalists to run the
UBS layoffs to include 350 in asset management
UBS will cut roughly 350 jobs from UBS Global Asset Management as part of a broader 3,500 head-count reduction announced Tuesday, confirmed spokeswoman Allison Chin-Leong. Beyond saying that the cuts would focus on back-office positions, Ms. Chin-Leong said she couldn't provide further details.