News roundup: Houston pension bill awaits governor’s approval

Thursday’s financial news roundup

Staff Writer 4:58 PM ET

Casey Quirk: Expect more large-scale M&A

The asset management space is likely to see a spate of mega mergers and acquisitions

Dervedia Thomas 3:55 PM ET

Corporate Insight: DC sponsors learn to use social media

The embrace of newer technology has led to increased enrollment and higher deferral rates

Michael Paterakis 3:42 PM ET

Ohio school employees approves four commitments

The $13.2bn system also decided to stick with its current asset allocation policy

Ben Shapiro 25 May, 2017

Rhode Island commits to European PE fund

The $39m commitment is part of the system’s push to up its private equity strategy

Ben Shapiro 25 May, 2017

News roundup: Kentucky’s pension debt needs skyrocket

Wednesday’s financial news roundup

Staff Writer 24 May, 2017

WTW on managed accounts: Participant engagement needed

The solution is not properly utilized by defined contribution plans, argues the investment consultant

Michael Paterakis 24 May, 2017

Kern County eyes $200m credit allocation

The $4bn pension fund has also expanded Albourne Partners’ mandate to cover private markets as well as hedge funds

Jasmin Leitner 24 May, 2017

SFERS on lookout for international equity managers

The $21.5bn system also began its tri-annual asset allocation study with consultant NEPC

Ben Shapiro 24 May, 2017

Legg Mason rolls out ESG ETFs

The new funds bring Legg Mason’s ETF count up to 10

Yun Li 24 May, 2017

News roundup: Fiduciary rule to take effect

Tuesday’s news roundup

Staff Writer 23 May, 2017

UN seeks currency adviser

The successful proposer will assist United Nations’ $55bn pension fund to manage its investments in 25 currencies

Michael Paterakis 23 May, 2017

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