Janus Capital, Henderson Group Complete Merger
The new firm is now trading at the NYSE under the JHG stock symbol.
‘Billion Dollar Club’ of Hedge Funds Swells
Investor outflows surged in 2016, but big allocators’ number and influence expanded, Preqin reported.
Putnam Investments to Launch 3 Alternative Strategies: Portfolio Products
Also, Allianz Life introduced two new index variable annuity products.
The Mainstreaming of Private Equity, Phase II
Despite its growing appeal, private equity has always been limited by illiquidity.
Advisors Should Consider Alternatives to Publicly Traded REITs
Given REITs’ limitations, consider a wider array of options for clients who have the ability and willingness to invest in less-liquid real estate alternatives.
How a Global Equities Manager Handles the Market’s Heat
Rick Schmidt of Harding Loevner discusses recent investments in the face of volatility.
Smart Beta Strategies More Popular Than Ever and Growing Rapidly: Survey
Allocations to smart beta strategies jumped from 36% to 46% in one year, according to FTSE Russell's latest Global Institutional Smart Beta survey.
Introducing Swell, a New Impact Investing Platform: Portfolio Products
In other product news, IndexIQ launches a small-cap ETF.
Aflac Finally Follows Peers in Placing Wager on Private Equity
The company's chief investment officer wants to put 2.5% of the assets in growth investments.
Hartford Funds Launches Low Volatility Multifactor ETFs: Portfolio Products
Also, Solactive introduces its Global Infrastructure Low Earnings Volatility Index.