November 6, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - For the first time in more than two years venture capital investment fell in the third quarter. Still, the $79.9 billion invested so far this year is 137% more than the comparable period a year ago according to the National Venture Capital Association.
June 6, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Seven of the world's leading financial institutions have formed an alliance to offer institutions low-cost, one-stop access to the international over-the-counter foreign exchange (FX) market.
December 5, 2000 (HedgeWorld.com)Buoyed by strong November results, the Eckhardt Trading Corp., a managed futures trading adviser overseeing $340 million in client assets, is opening its doors to outside investors for the first time since mid-1997.
December 5, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Fiduciary worries are keeping most plan sponsors from offering investment advice, with 89% citing that reason in a new survey.
October 5, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The management of Tenet Healthcare has made new commitments on corporate governance to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), and the nation's largest public pension fund will move its support to the management slate of directors from a dissident slate at next week's meeting.
October 4, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new banking combination could offer additional choices for plan sponsors, as Firstar and US Bancorp have agreed to merge in a stock deal worth some $21.2 billion.
November 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Chief executive officers (CEOs) at the vast majority of large corporations are holding on to their stock options, rather than cashing in, according to a new survey.
October 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Despite shared concerns about executive compensation, the nation's largest public employee union and the country's largest public employee pension fund are currently on opposite sides of a board election - but that could change.
August 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - CNA says it will retain its life insurance business and continue to offer retirement services, good news for current plan sponsor customers.
May 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Several top public funds are actively contemplating or investing in alternative investments, with private equity fund Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund V a popular choice.
May 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration has published the Abstract of 1996 Form 5500 Annual Reports, with some interesting insights for plan sponsors.
May 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Corporate finance executives have a new weapon in their anti-takeover arsenal. Lloyd's of London has introduced a new insurance product designed to protect North American companies from many of the direct costs associated with fending off an unsolicited takeover. Companies buy an option guaranteeing the right to acquire a policy in the event a hostile bid occurs.
November 2, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Institutional investor marketplace eFrontiers.com is close to shutting its doors less than a year after launching its website, president Steve Cohen told PLANSPONSOR.com.
November 2, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Liberty Financial effectively put out a "for sale" sign yesterday, the latest in a series of fund manager ownership shifts, even as it reported a 26% jump in assets under management.
August 1, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - When money managers are acquired, plan sponsors may be voting with their feet, according to data from a survey conducted by Cerulli Associates. The study found that 2/3 of US managers involved in merger activity grew slower than the industry average, with a like number falling short of their pre-merger growth rates.