November 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Fresh from having recently announced their pullout from the large-plan recordkeeping market, MetLife officials say they're turning their attention to small and mid-size plans, leaving at least one frustrated large plan sponsor in its wake.
October 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The number of financial services firms that make use of nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) and supplemental executive retirement plans (SERPs) is on the rise, a new survey finds.
September 14, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Charles Schwab client accounts topped $1 trillion in assets for the first time as of August 31.
August 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new Vanguard survey of plan sponsor experience with automatic, or negative, enrollment indicates that while the practice can increase participation rates, it can increase plan costs with little corresponding benefit in the absence of the proactive involvement of plan sponsors.
August 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Eaton Vance has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 70% of Atlanta Capital Management Company for $75 million - a move that comes on the heels of recently announced plans to acquire Fox Asset Management.
July 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Americans now have $1.8 trillion invested in foreign stock, compared to $198 billion a decade ago.
May 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Volatile equity markets took a toll on 401(k) plan assets last year, with balances shrinking by $72 billion, losing ground for the first time since the inception of the popular retirement plan.
May 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Northern Trust is rolling out three hedge funds including two targeting institutional investors.
April 2, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - While equity indexes have fallen on hard times, their loss has been a gain for corporate bonds, and their investors.
April 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The nation's third largest public pension system is considering upping its investment in secondary private equity investments.
April 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has added a social investing option for the 111,000 participants of its deferred compensation plan, joining a growing list of large plan sponsors to extend the option to participants.
March 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - John Hancock has sold its retirement plan recordkeeping business to Universal Pensions, Inc. (UPI).
February 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Stock option grants lifted the average annual compensation for outside board directors over $100,000 for the first time ever, but only a small minority offers board members retirement benefits, according to a new study.
December 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan sponsors looking to improve plan satisfaction should encourage participants to set retirement goals, a new study reports.
November 1, 2001(PLANSPONSOR.com) - Unilever Superannuation Fund (USF)'s CIO, Wendy Mayall, failed to reign in the rogue portfolio manager at the center of its £130 negligence case against Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) when he strayed from performance objectives, a UK court was told.
November 1, 2001(PLANSPONSOR.com) - Ameritrade Holding Corporation and GMAC Bank have teamed up to provide a suite of online brokerage and financial capabilities to employees, retirees, shareholders and customers of General Motors/GMAC.
November 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Chrysler will suspend its already trimmed 401(k) matching contributions in a cost-cutting measure and also plans to increase the number of jobs targeted for elimination this year.
November 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The nation's largest public pension system has officially - and dramatically - cut back on previously announced plans to invest as much as $12 billion to hedge funds.
October 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan sponsors now have an additional investment "option" as the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) begins trading options on selected exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
October 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - On Monday the nation's largest public pension fund will vote to fire a number of investment managers in its first international equity manager shuffle since 1994.