April 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The $12.6-billion Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada has decided to continue to retain Bank of New York as its master custodian and securities lending agent.
March 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - AMVESCAP PLC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire National Asset Management Co., a US institutional investment manager based in Louisville, Kentucky.
March 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Standard & Poor's has unveiled Investability Quotient, a proprietary stock analysis system that evaluates a stock's investment characteristics across a universe of companies.
March 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Stock options continued to account for a larger percentage of executive salaries in 2000, adding an extra 28% to the pay package, according to a survey conducted by Pearl Myers and Partners, a New York-based executive compensation consulting firm.
Feb. 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.COM)-The $170 billion CalPERS continued its move into the private equity arena, committing $425 million in a strategic relationship with the Carlyle Group, a huge global private equity firm.
February 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Internet firm InvestorForce has decided to sell the consulting practice it bought just 11 months ago.
February 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) - The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed more detailed rules about compensation in the form of employee stock options, and is considering other changes that could have a dramatic accounting impact for employers on exercise cancellations.
December 12, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Calvert Group is looking to hire a new Senior Vice President, Equities to oversee the firm's line of socially-screened equity products.
September 12, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Total cash compensation in finance and accounting jobs continues to rise steadily, if not spectacularly according to a new nationwide survey from William M. Mercer.
September 12, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Investment advisory firms will likely have to "look up" the corporate ladder for individuals that may have made political contributions.
May 12, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - CalPERS, the nation's largest pension system, is continuing the trend toward more alternative investments by considering to transfer about $7 billion of its $174 billion in assets from stocks to private equity and real estate, according to a report by Bloomberg News Service.
April 12, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Showing its muscle as institutional investor, CalPERS is withholding its 1% proxy voting block of 9.6 million shares from re-electing Bank of America's compensation committee members. The bone of contention is a $76 million compensation package awarded in 1999 to Bank of America Chief Executive Hugh McColl.
December 11, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The nation's largest public pension system has set a timetable for selecting new emerging markets managers under new standards.
December 11, 2000 (HedgeWorld.com)California Public Employees' Retirement System, Sacramento, has committed $219 million in additional alternative investments, and approved its first investments in biotechnology.
December 11, 2000 (HedgeWorld.com)-The U.S. Senate Thursday passed a bankruptcy reform bill that contains protections for contract netting in the event of the insolvency of a large financial institution, a matter of potential importance to the alternative investing community.
September 11, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan participants were content to leave well enough alone in August, with quiet trading reported by the Hewitt 401(k) index.
May 11, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - CIEBA, an organization representing large corporate pension funds, Wednesday announced that it has affiliated with the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), formerly the Treasury Management Assocation. The move, effective June 1, means that CIEBA will leave the Financial Executives Institute (FEI).
November 9, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - European acquisitions of US money managers continue, as WestAM lands US asset manager Gulfstream Global Investors.
November 9, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Every year some $400 billion leave retirement plans due to terminations or withdrawals, according to a study by the Spectrem Group.
May 8, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Signalling a trend, Florida lawmakers Friday approved a bill to allow public workers a choice between their traditional defined benefit pension plan and a 401(k)-style plan.