distressed

Administration

Aussie Super in reverse? CalSTRS mulls big active bump

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) will publish its business plans in the next week or so, and with a back-to-basics theme, the investment team has been directed to review its mix of active versus passive. Chief investment of CalSTRS, Chris Ailman, says the board typically asks the investment team to review three broad […]
Administration

Aussie Super in reverse? CalSTRS mulls big active bump

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) will publish its business plans in the next week or so, and with a back-to-basics theme, the investment team has been directed to review its mix of active versus passive. Chief investment of CalSTRS, Chris Ailman, says the board typically asks the investment team to review three broad […]
Unintentional

Opportunities abound for the stable and the strong

For institutional investors, superannuation funds and fund-of-funds managers alike, it takes a lot of courage and trust to have lived through the 2008 dislocation and still have to allocate money. The key, according to Chicagobased Roxanne Martino, president and chief executive of Harris Alternatives which has $US10.1 billion in funds under management,12 per cent of […]
Investment Strategy

Pure-play asset managers to benefit from crisis

Asset management M&A activ­ity is expected to rise this year, with continued distressed sales by invest­ment banks and insurance companies, but the good news for pension funds is the emergence of a strong independent sector in Europe. According to the latest report by Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an asset management researcher and corporate advisor, pure-play asset […]
Investment Strategy

Pure-play asset managers to benefit from crisis

Asset management M&A activ­ity is expected to rise this year, with continued distressed sales by invest­ment banks and insurance companies, but the good news for pension funds is the emergence of a strong independent sector in Europe. According to the latest report by Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an asset management researcher and corporate advisor, pure-play asset […]
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