May 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Equity investments in venture-backed companies fell to a two-year low in the first quarter, as enthusiasm fell along with the markets.
May 3, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - New CEOs have between 14 and about 18 months to make their mark at a listed company, according to research studies conducted by public relations firm Ketchum and its research unit, Reputation Laboratory.
May 3, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Retiree activists came up short on two shareholder proposals at Qwest Communications that would have impacted executive compensation arrangements at the company.
May 15, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - UniCredito Italiano of Milan agreed Monday to acquire Pioneer Group for $ 1.2 billion. Under the agreement, Pioneer will return to its fund management focus and shed its non-fund management businesses by the third quarter of this year.
May 3, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A bill designed to save investors $14 billion over the next decade by reducing transaction fees paid to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) failed to reach the floor of the House of Representatives as an earlier compromise fell through.
April 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Pension funds and endowments reduced their exposure to active US equities and fixed income in 2000, redirecting these funds to international and private equities, according to a study by Greenwich Associates.
April 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Census data reveals that US women-owned businesses are growing at triple the rate of all other businesses - but critics say that's only half the story.
December 14, 2000 (HedgeWorld.com)It may not be 2001 yet, but a smart computer akin to HAL has helped to jump-start an investment management odyssey at NeuWorld Financial in San Diego.
December 14, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Nearly half (41%) of finance and accounting professionals are likely to be job shopping within five years, despite satisfaction with their current jobs, loyalty to their employers and above-average annual incomes.
November 14, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The College Retirement Equities Fund has decided to keep tobacco stocks in the $176 billion stock portfolio it manages as part of the $299 billion TIAA-CREF teachers pension system.
November 14, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Despite making up more than 46% of the nation's workforce, women occupy corporate officer positions at just 12.5% of the Fortune 500, according to a new survey.
November 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that the Vanguard Group cannot use any S&P Indices in conjunction with its proposed VIPERS product under its current index license.
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.