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Collective trusts

September 28, 2017

CITs in DC Plans Quickly Becoming the Norm

Many asset managers describe 2017 as a “tipping point” for collective investment trust flows from DC plans, according to a new analysis from Cerulli Associates.

July 12, 2017

CITs and Custom TDFs Shine in Mega Market

New research from Northern Trust finds its largest plan sponsor clients have broadly embraced collective investment trusts, and more than half now use custom TDFs.

July 10, 2017

PLANADVISER DCIO Industry Snapshot

Mutual funds continue to be the investment vehicle of choice among the 42 DCIO providers surveyed, while exchange traded funds are almost entirely avoided.

March 16, 2017

Could CITs Dominate DC Space?

New research suggests that total retirement assets in CITs have grown rapidly in the last few years and potential advantages can be very appealing for plan sponsors.

January 12, 2017

Investment Products and Service Launches

Nationwide Unveils International Small Cap Fund; First Eagle to Add Retirement Shares to Mutual Funds; BCM Expands Smart Beta Solutions; and more.

October 14, 2016

Healthy Momentum Measured for CITs

An analysis finds collective investment trusts (CITs) are gaining momentum for their potential to lower costs and reduce portfolio volatility, but obstacles remain with transparency and accessibly.