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Collective trusts

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. 

September 29, 2016

Investment Products and Service Launches

Conning Launches New Suite of Risk Management Software; Advisor Partners Releases Global High Quality Dividend Yield Strategy; Jackson Square Partners Offering Mutual Funds; and more.

February 09, 2016

The Value of Alts

Alternatives can play a helpful role as interest rates rise and equity markets whipsaw

January 28, 2016

Investment Product and Service Launches

S&P Dow Jones Indices adds retirement income indexes; Northern Trust Asset Management reveals its next generation of target-date funds; and Beaumont Capital reveals a defensive TDF alternative.

December 10, 2015

Investment Product and Service Launches for the Week

Delaware Investments announces intent to acquire Bennett Lawrence Management; Partners Group introduces private markets funds for the defined contribution market; Allianz Global Investors launches dynamic target-date collective investment trust series; and more.

November 19, 2015

Investment Product and Service Launches for the Week

Nationwide beefs up investment solution builder program; Acuitas establishes new long/short equity option designed for retirement plans; LGIMA touts new liability-based funds for small and mid-sized pensions.