CalPERS has selected Yu Ben Meng as its new CIO.
Two AQR executives said buying options to profit from a surge in equity-price swings is typically a losing proposition, even if volatility jumps.
Philip Raciti was named head of U.S. performing credit and portfolio manager at Halcyon Capital Management.
Ohio State University's long-term investment pool returned a net 7.7% in the fiscal year ended June 30.
Ludovic Phalippou said the Pennsylvania state pension funds have spent more than $12 billion on private equity fees, much of which has gone unreported.
Michael Mestel was named managing director and head of U.S. real estate debt originations at H.I.G. Realty Partners.
Collective investment trusts are becoming more popular among government defined contribution plans.
Chicago Public School Teachers' Pension & Retirement Fund is lowering its assumed actuarial rate of return to 7% from 7.25%.
Tailwind Capital closed its latest middle-market private equity fund, Tailwind Capital Partners III, at $1.8 billion.
Investment returns and company contributions helped lead to a jump in funding levels for FTSE 350 company pension funds.
Victory Capital Management agreed to acquire derivative asset management specialist Harvest Volatility Management for $300 million.
Ontario Nonprofit Network recommended OPTrust Select as the pension fund for non-profit organizations.
A lawsuit alleging Kentucky Retirement Systems illegally invested some participants' retirement assets in alternatives has been dismissed.
Gordon Hartogensis' nomination to serve as director of the PBGC will be considered Sept. 27 by the Senate Finance Committee.
Texas Teacher Retirement System is searching for a director to run the fund's emerging managers program.