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Textron going regional with equity allocation
Textron seeks incremental alpha from regional mandates even as it moves to make its portfolio more resilient should sentiment flag.
Investors' needs have cash managers trying new strategy tweaks
As interest rates rise globally, cash managers say they are seeing an uptick in interest in their services.
South Korea's NPS struggling to recruit, keep leadership

RECRUITING

RECRUITING

More than a year after a move to the countryside, pension giant NPS is still looking to fill key positions in Seoul-centric South Korea.
No clear signals being offered for cryptocurrency rules

REGULATION

REGULATION

As cryptocurrencies continue to grow, investors favor increased regulation, but what that regulation might look like remains to be seen.
Workers who don't take full match a new focus

Defined Contribution

Defined Contribution

More employees in DC plans are meeting or exceeding employer matches, but there's still more work to encourage greater participation.
Entries now open for the 2019 Eddy Awards

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

P&I is seeking entries for the 2019 Eddy Awards, which recognize best practices in providing investment education to DC participants.
Consulting, OCIO review gets qualified thumbs-up

REGULATION

REGULATION

Suggestions to improve competition in the U.K. advisory and OCIO sectors are getting a cautious welcome by industry participants.
Hedge funds of funds are back, but this time with a few twists

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Hedge funds of funds are experiencing a bit of a resurgence among institutional clients, but with a number of new demands and structures.
Kavanaugh pick signaling change ahead

COURTS

COURTS

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's strong views on what federal regulations has regulators eyeing the process.
Asset owners, fearful of volatility, flock to risk mitigation strategies

RISK MANAGEMENT

RISK MANAGEMENT

Rising volatility is motivating asset owners to take a close look at investment strategies that mitigate risk or seek to find alpha.
Public CIO pay getting renewed attention

COMPENSATION

COMPENSATION

A number of public pension funds are rethinking CIO pay to hold onto talent and attract new blood.
Target-date funds the engine powering continued growth

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DC managers see another year of double-digit gains in target-date assets under management.
Pension funds cannot afford Sanders' tax on financial transactions

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Congress needs to find a way to balance Wall Street oversight and support for the middle class without adding to pension plans' challenges.

Consultants

Consultants

Jasmine Richards was named senior investment director, manager diversity, at Cambridge Associates.
Unlisted real estate fund-of-funds allocations spike in 2017, study finds

Real Estate

Real Estate

Global allocations to unlisted real estate funds of funds jumped to a record $8.5 billion in 2017, an ANREV-INREV study shows.