ETF Market Explodes as Asset Managers Innovate
The RIA Group at iShares has seen phenomenal growth, to 100 boutique managers totaling $46 billion in ETF assets this year versus only a few managers with $5.8 billion in assets in 2009.
Defined-Contribution Plans ‘Primary Retirement Savings’ Tool for Young Workers
Workers under the age of 35, the generation most likely to depend almost solely on DC plans rather than the typical Social Security-savings-pension model, need to be diligent if they expect to save enough for retirement, Northern Trust found.
U.S., U.K. Pensions Fail to Manage Risk Well: Study
They say acknowledging that you have a problem is half the battle, but corporate pensions in the United States and the United Kingdom appear to be losing.
Private Equity Shows Positive Signs Amid Challenges: SEI Survey
After languishing in the years since the global financial crisis, the private equity sector is beginning to perk up. Existing funds are being deployed, new ones are being raised and investor allocations to are slowly increasing, according to a new study.
Institutional Hedge Fund Investors Demand Increased Risk Management
Hedge fund managers need to enhance their risk management infrastructure and risk reporting and institutionalize transparency policies to attract new capital, satisfy anxious investors and protect their reputations, according to an annual global study published Tuesday by SEI Knowledge Partnership.
Pershing Study: SMAs Can Help Hedge Funds Gather Assets
Hedge funds that offer separately managed accounts (SMAs) may be more attractive to investors, according to a study from BNY Mellon's Pershing LLC.
Senate seeks new target-date funds rules; Committee on Aging to hold special Webcast
The Senate's Special Committee on Aging is expected to ask the Department of Labor today to establish regulations on the composition and advertising of target-date...
New report: Hedge fund success depends on performance, greater transparency
In the wake of the worst year on record for hedge funds, hedge fund managers should expect to see wider-ranging and more in-depth scrutiny of...
SEC Has Done Softers a Favor
The president of a consulting firm that assists asset managers (for hedge funds and others) in tracking and optimizing the value of their soft-dollar commissions said July 13 that he believes the use of such commissions will expand in the years to come.
Hedge Funds Favor Diversification
In the hunt for opportunities in an increasingly crowded space, hedge fund managers are seeking to broaden their strategic options as well as their geographic...