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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.
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.
Activist hedge fund assets increase 269% over last 5 years — AIMA paper
trueAssets managed by activist hedge funds increased 269% to about $120 billion in the five years ended Dec. 31, said estimates from Hedge Fund Research, in a new paper released Tuesday by the Alternative Investment Management Association.
AXA Investment Managers' Asia-Pacific head leaves firm
trueSimon Flood has left AXA Investment Managers in Hong Kong just more than six months after joining the company as head of Asia-Pacific.
Aviva Investors fined $27 million for trading violations
trueAviva Investors was fined £17.6 million ($27.2 million) by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority for violations related to the management of a number of portfolios within its fixed-income business.
CEO of Shanghai joint venture between Haitong Securities and BNP Paribas departs
trueTian Rencan, the CEO of Shanghai-based HFT Investment Management Co., left the firm to pursue other opportunities.
H.E. Butt Grocery investment officer leaves for Financial Solutions
trueDale Neibert has left as investment officer and research analyst at H.E. Butt Grocery Co.
CIBC Asset Management taps 3 managers as subadvisers
trueCIBC Asset Management hired AllianceBernstein Canada, Foyston, Gordon & Payne and Wellington Management Canada as subadvisers to five pooled investment strategies.
Neuberger Berman hires head of Middle East and North Africa
trueJahangir Aka was appointed head of Middle East and North Africa at Neuberger Berman.
Blackstone Energy Partners II raises $4.5 billion
trueBlackstone Group has begun investing capital from its second energy fund, Blackstone Energy Partners II, which is “effectively closed” with $4.5 billion.
REITs take spotlight in 'complete turnover' from previous quarter
trueReal estate securities strategies dominated in 2014, claiming eight of the top 10 spots in Morningstar Inc.'s domestic equity separate account/collective investment trust database.
Pension funds have different reasons for using emerging managers
trueA number of institutional investors say they have emerging manager investment programs — not for social justice purposes, but because it’s a good way to diversify their portfolios.
Illinois fund riding the DIY path to find, nurture emerging firms
trueTeachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois is taking a do-it-yourself approach when it comes to finding, nurturing and investing in hedge funds that are owned by minorities, women and disabled people.
Money managers see costs escalating for cyberthreat protections
trueCybersecurity is a growing cost for institutional money management firms.
T. Rowe pushing against passive headwinds
trueT. Rowe Price Group Inc. has suffered heavy outflows and client terminations during the past two years from asset owners reducing their U.S. equity exposure and/or seeking passive strategies.