Julie Yoo has joined Andreessen Horowitz as its newest general partner. More notably, Yoo becomes the fourth female general partner at a firm that for years had only men at the top of its ranks.
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the $460 billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core e-commerce business has slowed sharply.
The $169 billion superannuation fund has hired a former Victorian Funds Management Corporation chief investment officer in a senior investment role on its equities team.
Amherst College is moving the staff that manages its $2.9 billion endowment to Boston at the request of its newly hired chief investment officer, according to a report. Mount Holyoke College nearby in South Hadley is hiring its first chief investment officer and considering establishing its investment management operation in either New York City or Boston.
A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry - from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. California State Teachers' Retirement System is looking to hire an investment officer in the private equity unit. Under the direction of the associate portfolio manager, the hire will assist with the management of a portion of CalSTRS' multi-billion dollar private equity investment portfolio and provides analytical and operational support for the private equity program and private equity team.
A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry - from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. California State Teachers' Retirement System is looking to hire an investment off [...]
A $7.8 billion industry superannuation fund has hired from VicSuper as it creates a chief investment officer role. : A $7.8 billion industry superannuation fund has hired from VicSuper as it creates a chief investment officer role. Energy Super's investments were previously headed by Bill Graus as the general manager, investments. He left the fund in February after starting at the fund in September 2014. The super fund has replaced that role with a newly-created chief investment officer role which is going to VicSuper's Kevin Wan Lum.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System announced that Greg Ruiz will join the pension fund as its new managing investment director for private equity.
Andrea Ash (pictured), investment director at RPMI Railpen, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the UK pension fund's private markets strategy. : The Extinction Rebellion climate protests that took place in London and other cities last month happened to coincide with the release of Legal & General Investment Managers' latest corporate governance report. One of the big challenges we face, both in the financial world and in everyday life, is how to overcome our biases. That is how to resist our inclination to tackle problems in a one-sided way.
AMF, Unilever, Schroders, Aviva, Ortec Finance, Newton, BBSA, SNS Reaal, BMO, Smart Pension. : Many people start their new year with diets, exercise, or perhaps a dose of self-help. Bookshops are well stocked with guides to better working, living, thinking, sleeping and even breathing. No wonder the discussion of trade is in such a tangle. The terminology around the subject is almost designed to cause confusion.