Criminal Hacktivity: Why You Need Cyber-Insurance
It's not a big slice of the market yet, but cyber-risk insurance is growing as more businesses realize that it's really not optional these days.
Top 10 Global Cities at Risk From Coastal Flooding
Rising seas, growing populations and shifting continents may cause global flood losses to reach from $60 billion to $1 trillion by mid-century.
Wall Street at War
A decade ago, the financial industry acquitted itself well in confronting a terrorist attack. Such resilience is needed more than ever in today’s and future challenges.
Tiburon SF Conference Announces Speakers
Tiburon Strategic Advisors, a market research & strategy consulting firm serving a wide variety of financial institutions and investment managers, hosts a series of client-only CEO conferences called
As of press time, analysts say Marsh & McLennan is expected to sell its Putnam fund family and investment unit to the Canadian investment firm...
Great-West Lifeco Looks South to Buy Putnam Investments
Putnam Investments' parent company, Marsh & McLennan, is selling the investment company to Great-West Lifeco, Inc., a Winnipeg, Manitoba-based subsidiary of Power Financial Corporation, for $3.9 billion, according to a February 1 announcement.
Financial Services At The Center Of M&A Party
With private equity giant Blackstone Group taking over Equity Office Properties Trust, Nasdaq Stock Markets bid for the London Stock Exchange, and Bank of America's plan to buy Schwab's U.S. Trust division, financial services are in the thick of the merger-mania that is sweeping global markets.
Putnam Lays Off 100; Three Fund Managers Leave
Nov. 15, 2004 -- Putnam Investments said it will eliminate about 100 jobs in an effort to improve "operating efficiency." Putnam also said three of...
Massachusetts Probes Putnam Over Rebates
An excerpt from the April 2, 2004, edition of The Wall Street Journal
Putnam Investment Assets Decline
Nov. 25, 2003 -- Putnam Investments, which has suffered investor defections recently amid the mutual fund trading scandal, saw its assets under management decline by...