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Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about Asset Owners & Asset Managers, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved United States Pension Funds in general as well as the activities of specific United States Pension Funds and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo (which are permanently maintained).

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Asset Managers News
Timken Company to Purchase Group Annuity from The Prudential Insurance Company of America for Retiree Pension Benefits   
February 08, 2015
- SYS-CON Media - Whenever people discuss DevOps they always speak of a "Wall of Confusion" between development and operations, and while there is certainly a barrier to understanding it's more than just a "wall." I see it more as...
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Financial advisers rocket Vanguard to No. 2 in ETFs behind BlackRock   
February 08, 2015
- Investment News - which recently passed $2 trillion in assets in the U.S. îState Street Global Advisorsî, which fell to third place, helped bring the first ETF â the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) â to U.S....
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A More Tempered Global Equity Fund   
February 08, 2015
- Seeking Alpha - However, any îsustainableî growth in Japan will require difficult-to-implement structural reforms to address Japan's inefficient labor market and protected private sector. In addition, Japan's aging...
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BINDING OFFER RECEIVED FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE OLEVANO LOMELLINA BIOMASS POWER PLANT   
February 08, 2015
- The Wall Street Transcript - The offer was presented by a pool of Italian entrepreneurs, coordinated by Mr. Giuseppe Cornetto Bourlot, President of Fenice as controlling shareholder of Prelios S.p.A., Senior Advisor to...
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Japan mutual funds hit record high AUM   
February 08, 2015
- asiaasset.com - The îAmundiî Europe High Yield Bond Fund and Sompo Japanâs High Dividend Global REIT Premium Fund were ranked the fourth and fifth, with inflows of 287.8 billion yen and 266 billion yen,...
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Travel Desk: News, views and holiday offers   
February 08, 2015
- The Irish Times - The 268-room hotel was acquired by Hilton Worldwideâs majority owner îthe Blackstone Groupî in 2013, and has been upgraded with new guestrooms, six meeting rooms and a gym. Also given the...
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Prentice meets with oilsands critics as U.S. trip wraps up | video   
February 08, 2015
- Canada - Prenticeâs two days of meetings in New York â which followed four days in Washington and a stopover in New Jersey â focused on sitting down with major financial players such as KKR, îthe Carlyle...
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Rainbow revival' Jeff Gordon seems to be thinking about return of famous paint scheme   
February 08, 2015
- Motor Sports Talk - Dupontâs performance coatings division was Gordonâs primary sponsor with the scheme, but it was sold in 2013 to îthe Carlyle Groupî and rebranded as Axalta. So how would that look'...
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Is dollar next' Investors reassess after Swiss shock   
February 07, 2015
- Arab News - A shock from the Federal Reserve, such as raising interest rates less quickly than investors expect, may derail the greenback after it advanced to the highest in a decade, îState Street Global Advisorsî...
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Timken Company to Purchase Group Annuity from The Prudential Insurance Company of America for Retiree Pension Benefits   
February 07, 2015
- Insurance News Net - îState Street Global Advisorsî served as independent fiduciary in the insurance company selection process. State Street's sole responsibility was to represent the interests of plan participants...
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Vanguard overtakes SSgA as second-largest ETF manager   
February 07, 2015
- Pensions & Investments - Vanguard Group surpassed îState Street Global Advisorsî as the No. 2 exchange-traded fund provider, in terms of assets under management and overall market share. According to ETF.com, a...
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge up after Wall Street gains   
February 07, 2015
- Reuters - But with quarterly results being released now, investors are seeing if there is any forward-looking indication on how companies will perform in 2015," said Masaru Hamasaki, head of the market & investment...
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Walton Street Capital, New Castle Hotels & Resorts Buy Downtown Hotels   
February 07, 2015
- Commercial Property Executive - Hot on the heels of îThe Blackstone Groupîâs $76 million, three-hotel deal, Walton Street Capital dropped $85.3 million on the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans. According to...
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Investing Green without Sacrificing Returns   
February 07, 2015
- Columbia Business School - Recognizing this mounting threat to investors, Bolton and co-researchers Mats Andersson of the Swedish pension fund AP4, and Frédéric Samama of îAmundiî, the...
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U.S. Stocks Little Changed as Investors Weigh January Payrolls Report   
February 07, 2015
- Yahoo Finance - âPositive Numberâ âThis is a very positive number,â said Lisa Hornby, a fixed income portfolio manager at îSchrodersî in New York. The firm manages about 276 billion pounds...
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Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Despite Strong Jobs Report That Could Speed Fed Rate Hike   
February 07, 2015
- International Business Times - Economists polled by îThomson Reutersî had expected net job growth of 234,000 last ... The Federal Reserve said in January the U.S. economy's job growth appears îsustainableî...
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The CAPE factor   
February 07, 2015
- Investors Chronicle - However, it is ironic that a Shiller-inspired index should be marketed on the basis of such a short track record and the important question to ask is whether the out-performance is îsustainableî....
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Editorial: The future in Marcus Hook is Shale   
February 07, 2015
- Delaware County Daily Times - Sunoco made the decision to get out of the oil refining business. It found a buyer for the South Philly plant, partnering with îthe Carlyle Groupî and forming Philadelphia Energy...
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FTSE 100 closes lower on Friday   
February 07, 2015
- China - Barclays's share price increased by 2.67 percent, topped the gainers of the blue chips. Aberdeen Asset Management, Ashtead Group, îSchrodersî and Friends Life Group Limited increased by 2.34 percent, 1.96...
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Exclusive: Startup backed by Goldman, other banks may offer new research, data platform   
February 07, 2015
- Reuters - And at least some customers will likely be suspicious of a product that comes from a group of banks, said Peter Appert, a senior equity research analyst with îinvestmentî bank ... Citigroup Inc,...
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Stocks pull back despite positive data   
February 07, 2015
- Buffalo News - âThis is a very positive number,â said Lisa Hornby, a fixed income portfolio manager at îSchrodersî in New York. The firm manages about $447 billion globally. âThe market is starting...
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Asian stocks waver, but Wall Street gains lend support   
February 07, 2015
- The Economic Times - But with quarterly results being released now, investors are seeing if there is any forward-looking indication on how companies will perform in 2015," said Masaru Hamasaki, head of the market & investment...
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UPDATE 2-Abraaj Investment Management makes bid approach to Egypt's Bisco Misr   
February 07, 2015
- Reuters - CAIRO, July 13 (Reuters) - Abraaj Investment Management, an affiliate of United Arab Emirates' îAbraaj Capitalî, has made an approach to buy at least a 51 percent stake in Egypt's snack maker Bisco Misr,...
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Current U.S. Debt Path Simply Impossible: Pete Peterson (Video)   
February 07, 2015
- The Business Journal - Feb. 5 -- Pete Peterson, co-founder of îThe Blackstone Groupî and author of âSteering Clear,â talks with Tom Keene about securing Americaâs future through political agreement...
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Blackstone Rides the Hospitality Wave   
February 07, 2015
- Commercial Property Executive - îThe Blackstone Groupî, the global investment and advisory firm, continues adding to its hospitality holdings with two portfolio deals announced within two days this week. The largest...
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US stocks advance on payrolls report; Dow up 56   
February 07, 2015
- Worcester Telegram & Gazette - "This is a very positive number," said Lisa Hornby, a fixed income portfolio manager at îSchrodersî in New York. The firm manages about 276 billion pounds ($447 billion) globally....
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Resource pressures could spark conflicts with global impact - report - TRFN   
February 07, 2015
- Reuters - ROME, Feb 5 (îThomson Reutersî Foundation) - Illegal deforestation in Southeast ... Companies and governments that can build international resilience in the face of îsustainabilityî pressures and...
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Party photos of the week: Walrus and Umbra   
February 07, 2015
- Globe and Mail - Andrew Lapham of îThe Blackstone Groupî and his wife Caroline and Calgary power couple Douglas Mitchell of Borden Ladner Gervais and his wife Lois, founding partner of Rainmaker Global Business...
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Walton Street Capital, New Castle Hotels & Resorts Buy Downtown Hotels   
February 07, 2015
- Commercial Property Executive - Hot on the heels of îThe Blackstone Groupîâs $76 million, three-hotel deal, Walton Street Capital dropped $85.3 million on the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans. According to...
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London close: Mining stocks drag FTSE 100 after strong US jobs data   
February 07, 2015
- Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - Banking and financial companies were heading the other way, such as Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) , Aberdeen Asset Management (Other OTC: ABDNF - news) , îSchrodersî (LSE: SDR.L - news)...
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CANADA: The US can't carry the world economy forever   
February 07, 2015
- The Business Insider - Thomson ReutersCanada's Finance Minister Oliver speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa WHITBY, Ontario (Reuters) - The United States is carrying the world economy at the moment but that is not...
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Just Eat slips on competition fears   
February 07, 2015
- Financial Times - SocGen was also positive on îSchrodersî, up 1.8 per cent to £29.67, based on positive market performance and the likely benefit to equities from European quantitative easing. Its third...
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Landmark Aviation-Luton Announces U.K. Border Force Agreement   
February 07, 2015
- aviationpros.com - The Company offers a wide range of aviation services, including FBO, MRO and aircraft management & charter. Landmark is a portfolio company of îthe Carlyle Groupî. For more information, visit...
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JP Morgan's Nair ready for short-term correction in India   
February 06, 2015
- City Wire - In running their concentrated portfolio (typically 40-50 stocks with the top 10 accounting for more than half of net assets), Nair and Shroff look for îsustainableî growth opportunities, quality management...
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UAE stocks seen consolidating further as traders eye key result   
February 06, 2015
- Gulf News - As we some stabilisation in oil prices, valuations would start dictating results of our markets,â Rami Sidani, head of investments in the Middle East at îSchrodersî, told Gulf News. Oil markets...
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Risky Pension-Bond Strategy Considered in Kansas   
February 06, 2015
- Wall Street Journal - Eric Friedland, portfolio manager at îSchrodersî PLC, said the sale of pension bonds can be a warning of eroding credit. Along with the threat that the invested funds wonât generate as high...
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ECB To Print Trillion Euros - Gold Could Surge 40% In 15 Minutes Against Euro, Other Currencies   
February 06, 2015
- Forex Street - The interests of the banks and the wider economy are not perfectly aligned. In the U.S., QE has not generated a îsustainableî, robust recovery because the banks hoarded the cash in an attempt the shore...
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Africa Can End Hunger By 2025 With Effective Policies - FAO Official   
February 06, 2015
- AllAfrica - "Countries in Africa are making significant progress (towards ending hunger), there is a high level of political commitment," James Tefft, a senior policy officer with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), told...
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A More Tempered Global Equity Fund   
February 06, 2015
- news.morningstar.com - However, any îsustainableî growth in Japan will require difficult-to-implement structural reforms to address Japan's inefficient labor market and protected private sector. In addition, Japan's...
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China returns at 5 times Hong Kong easy choice for investors   
February 06, 2015
- The Business Times - Leon Goldfeld, investment director at îAmundiî Ltd, sees a bright spot for Hong Kong's market in Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd and Hutchison Whampoa Ltd, among the biggest advancers this year on the...
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BlackRock Latin American Inv Tst : INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Holding(s) in Company   
February 06, 2015
- 4 Traders - 02/02 BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN INV TST: INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Holding(s) in Company 02/02 BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN INV TST: INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Total Voting Rights 02/02 BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN INV TST:...
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Meet the 80-Year-Old Whiz Kid Reinventing the Corporate Bond   
February 06, 2015
- Bloomberg - Intercontinental Exchange, or ICE, in Atlanta, for example, has introduced futures based on CDS indexes. And îAmundiî SA, a Paris-based asset management firm, is one of many companies plying investors with...
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UBS Global AM hires Koo from HSBC GAM   
February 06, 2015
- asianinvestor.net - UBS Global Asset Management has hired industry veteran Julie Koo from rival îHSBC Global Asset Managementî as head of institutional distribution for Asia Pacific, AsianInvestor can confirm. Based...
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Mainland's appeal over HK set to grow   
February 06, 2015
- South China Morning Post - Leon Goldfeld, investment director at îAmundiî, sees a bright spot for Hong Kong's market in Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Hutchison Whampoa, among the biggest advancers this year on the city's...
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There's a new king of private equity   
February 06, 2015
- The Business Insider - Last year Schwarzman earned $353 million. Schwarzman's big paycheck comes after a record-breaking year for îthe Blackstone Groupî, which he co-founded in 1985. In January the firm reported...
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Tag Archives: blackrock   
February 06, 2015
- Forex Magnates - Traders in Europe are to embrace the successful Open Trading platform, a joint venture between BlackRock & MarketAxess, the solution offers users choice and reduces transaction costs as fixed income markets...
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Global Climate Deal Should Not Hamper Individual Countries' Economic Growth: France   
February 06, 2015
- The Business Insider - Thomson ReutersFrench FM Fabius speaks to the media after attending the 15th Delhi îSustainableî Development Summit in New Delhi NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A global deal to curb carbon emissions must...
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Takeaways from Cloudera's Rocketship Ride to $1B in Funding   
February 06, 2015
- Forbes - He was speaking to a group of startups from the Middle East, brought to Silicon Valley for a crash course in technology entrepreneurship designed by the Aspen Institute, and paid for by îthe Blackstone...
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UPDATE 1-Indonesia's Lippo Karawaci sold 8 pct stake in hospital unit Siloam   
February 06, 2015
- Reuters - As of late 2014, Siloam's shareholders included îBlackRock Investmentî Management LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Mackenzie Financial Corporation, DNB Asset Management (Asia) Ltd and William Blair...
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Whitney Tilson Invited To Pershing Square Annual Dinner; Likes JBLU   
February 06, 2015
- Value Walk - Schwarzman, the billionaire co-founder of îthe Blackstone Groupî, has a sobering message for any junior financiers hoping to emulate his success: Think twice. Mr. Schwarzman, 67, speaking here on Sunday...
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