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citywire.co.uk June 14, 2018

Frugal Pensioners More Likely To Save Than Spend, Says Ifs - Citywire Money

Pensioners are defying the worst fears around the pension freedom reforms and are holding on to their wealth in retirement, research by Institute of Fiscal Studies reveals.
Read by 69% of LPs

June 12, 2018

Indiana Public Retirement System, Johnson & Johnson Seek Director, More: June 2018 Open Roles

Every month, Trusted Insight reveals a roundup of five premier career opportunities unlocked and accessible for all non-paying members. This month, we are highlighting a few institutions looking for directors. Some prominent institutions include Pomona College, Indiana Public Retirement System and Johnson & Johnson.
Read by 61% of LPs

benefitscanada.com June 12, 2018

Walter Group Creates Platform To Invest In Asset Management Business

Pension plans are very familiar with working with outside asset managers, but the Montreal-based Walter Group of companies wants to give them the opportunity to invest in the asset management business as well. "This opportunity is unique for institutional investors," says Rene Fournier, president and chief investment officer of Walter Financial Inc. With its new fund, ...
Read by 56% of LPs

marketwatch.com June 11, 2018

Abraaj Pressured To Restructure $1b Debt

A large creditor of Abraaj Group wants a Cayman Islands court to oversee the debt restructuring of the private-equity firm, adding more legal pressure on a once-rising star of the Middle East investment world.
Read by 54% of LPs

June 11, 2018

Texas Municipal Retirement System Is Betting On Smaller, Emerging Managers | Christopher Schelling, Director Of PE | Q&A

Christopher Schelling is the director of private equity at the Texas Municipal Retirement System, where he designed the IPS for private equity, hired consultants and staff, sourced over 500 general partners and committed $1.4 billion across 30 limited partnerships. In this interview, Schelling discusses how smaller, emerging managers helped TMRS beat their return benchmark, why machine learning might not be as effective for TMRS' decision-making process; and why public pensions need to change and innovate to be successful.
Read by 70% of LPs

June 05, 2018

Missouri LAGERS' Process-Driven Approach Is Key For Outperformance | CIO Brian Collett | Q&A

Brian Collett is the chief investment officer of Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System. In this interview, he discusses the importance of transparency within the investment office; his technical background and how it helps his role; why MOLAGERS seeks more exposure to real assets rather than venture capital; and why aspiring CIOs should become experts across all areas.
Read by 54% of LPs

voxeu.org June 03, 2018

The Effect Of Population Ageing On Pensions | Vox, Cepr's Policy Portal

As we live longer, the associated rise in the old-age dependency ratio puts pressure on pension systems and perhaps our standard of living. The column argues that, on average in the OECD, stabilising the old-age dependency ratio between 2015 and 2050 requires an increase in retirement age of a stunning 8.4 years. This number far exceeds the projected increase in longevity and increases in retirement age driven by pension reforms alone.
Read by 34% of LPs

June 01, 2018

CalPERS, NY State Common Retirement Fund Lose Star CIOs: May 2018 People Moves

Two of the largest U.S pension funds announced the retirements of their respective chief investment officers, the CIO Council added yet another leader to their team, and Emory continues to expand its investment office. Meanwhile, Kleiner Perkins' long-time general partner is parting ways to launch her own life sciences venture fund. Here are the top moves made by asset allocators and asset managers in May 2018:
Read by 73% of LPs

otpp.com May 31, 2018

Ontario Teachers' Appoints Head Of Infrastructure And Natural Resources

TORONTO - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers') today announced the appointment of Dale Burgess to the position of Senior Managing Director, Infrastructure & Natural Resources (INR), effective immediately. Based in Toronto, Mr. Burgess will be responsible for overseeing our infrastructure acquisitions and asset management globally, along with our investments in agriculture, oil and gas, timberland and minerals. He has been serving as interim head of INR since mid-February.
Read by 59% of LPs

May 29, 2018

Alaska Permanent Fund, And A Health-Focused VC Firm Are Hiring: May 2018 Open Roles

Every month, Trusted Insight reveals a roundup of five premier career opportunities unlocked and accessible for all non-paying members. From analyst positions to senior-level and director roles at leading public pensions, university endowments and sovereign wealth funds, here are five institutions hiring today:
Read by 57% of LPs