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  1. SEC commissioners decry systemic designation for asset managers

    trueTwo Securities and Exchange Commission members this week backed the fund industry's stance that asset management companies shouldn't be deemed too big to fail, and they also complained that they are being shut out of deliberations by federal regulators that could lead to tougher regulation on the ...

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  1. Hedge fund managers shy away from mutual funds

    trueHuge growth in alternative investment mutual funds is fueling a big market for subadvisory hires for hedge fund managers.

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  2. PIMCO dropped as subadviser of MBS fund in favor of TCW Group

    truePIMCO lost a subadvisory relationship as manager of a $1.3 billion mortgage-backed securities fund after the sponsor, Columbia Management, opted to replace the firm with TCW Group.

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  3. S&P: More than half of U.S. large-cap active funds underperform index in 2013

     

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  4. Morningstar lowers PIMCO stewardship rating, eyes further analysis on fund ratings

    trueA ratings downgrade for some of PIMCO's mutual funds could come within several weeks after Morningstar Inc. Tuesday downgraded the money management firm's overall stewardship rating to C from B and changed to neutral from positive one of five overall indicators analysts use to rank mutual funds.

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  5. CIBC adds 2, shakes up subadviser lineup

    trueCIBC Asset Management hired Pzena Investment Management and INTECH as subadvisers on several of CIBC’s international equity mutual funds.

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  6. Sprott Asset Management makes co-CIO new executive officer

    trueJohn Wilson was named CEO of Sprott Asset Management, Sprott Inc.'s mutual fund and hedge fund subsidiary.

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  7. Smart diversification pays off for managers

    truePublicly traded money managers that strengthened their business models through the market downturn generally reported profit margins in 2013 that often either matched or exceeded their pre-crisis levels.

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  8. El-Erian's exit yet another blow to PIMCO

    trueThe unexpected announcement that PIMCO CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer Mohamed El-Erian was resigning adds new problems for a firm already under stress.

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  9. GSAM taps liquid alternative mutual fund director

    trueNadia Papagiannis joined Goldman Sachs Asset Management as director of alternative investment strategy in the firm's global third-party distribution unit.

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  10. Bond funds post record $80 billion in redemptions in 2013

    trueBond mutual funds in the U.S. posted record investor withdrawals of $80 billion in 2013 as investors fled fixed income in anticipation that interest rates will rise further.

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  11. Simple Alternatives adds director of strategic development

    trueH. Bruce Bond was hired by hedge fund mutual fund manager Simple Alternatives as senior partner and director of strategic development. He also is a minority investor in the firm.

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  12. Gross takes helm of PIMCO Unconstrained Bond Fund

    trueWilliam H. Gross has taken over management of the PIMCO Unconstrained Bond Fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  13. PIMCO loses $39 billion to investor withdrawals in Q3

    truePacific Investment Management Co. had $39 billion in net redemptions during the third quarter as investors fled bonds in anticipation of rising interest rates.

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