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Whitaker Stands By Quasar's Team and Brand
Dave Whitaker talks about the deal, which is expected to close at the end of Q1 2020...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2019
A 13-Year Company Vet Leaves an Oregon KPA RIA
He once served as director of retirement plan services at the firm...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Envestnet and Pershing Join an RKer On Its New Path
The small-market product bundles in 3(16) and 3(38) fiduciary services...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - Reader Rating: 4
In 2020, an Ex-PM Will Take Over Fidelity AM
The unit's current chief, who hails from the tech side of the business, will pass the reins at the end of Q1 next year...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2019
An Empower Vet Joins ARA In a Newly Created Role
The executive previously held sales roles at Empower, Great-West, and ADP...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - Reader Rating: 5
After Nearly Two Decades, a Cali DC I-O Exec Moves
The change follows an asset management mega-merger earlier this year...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2019
24 Years of Positive Net Flows
The team at a publicly traded fund firm recently released their fiscal Q4 earnings...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Which RKers Will LPL Team Up With Next?
The team at the giant indie B-D is updating their small market 401(k) platform on several fronts...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2018
A Florida KPA Partners With GRP
Last month a five-person team switched their RIA/OSJ affiliation, while sticking with their B-D...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2018 - Reader Rating: 5
Which Asset Classes Will FAs Prefer In 2019?
New research sheds light on how financial advisors plan to allocate their portfolios next year...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2018 Views
Week In Preview, December 3-9
The markets will close on Wednesday to honor a fallen U.S. President...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2018
Week In Preview, December 3-9
This week the teams at Hennessy, Macquarie, MarketCounsel, and the Opal Group are all hosting events...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2018 Views
More Spotlights Are Shining On Retail FAs Than Ever Before. Are KPAs Next?
Transparency keeps marching on, and though this week's updates are mostly in the wealth management space, that doesn't mean you won't feel it sometime soon...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2015
A Not-So-Mythical Startup Debuts Its First Fund and Expands Distro
A new Midwestern mutual fund shop has its first offering and its first three wholesalers...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2015 Views
SSgA's Number Two Takes Over a $78B Shop
A Gotham asset manager names its next CEO as Ron O'Hanley takes back another role...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2015 Views
Nationwide Amps Up Its LPL Alliance Even Further
Nationwide announced a new partnership further aligned with 401(k) plan advisors...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2015 - Reader Rating: 4.67
VMS Partners with a National TPA
VMS collaborates with a Dublin, Ohio-based third party administrator to beef up its retirement platform, Retirement Revolution. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2015 - Reader Rating: 4
Employees' Relative Benefit Preferences Vary Widely
A new MassMutual study digs into which benefits employees value...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2015 - Reader Rating: 5
Has Bob Reynolds Found Putnam's New Digs?
A local paper thinks that a REIT has outed the mutual fund chief's planned location for a new HQ...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2015 Views
Schlichter Makes His Case to the Supremes
The highest court in the land is stepping in to a 401k fee lawsuit. Yesterday the plaintiffs' attorney and his colleagues filed their brief in the case...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Eaton Vance Passes Another Checkpoint For Its ETF-Like Idea
The SEC opens another gate on the Beantown mutual fund firm's road to launching its ETMF structure...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014 Views
PacLife Tweaks Its Mutual Funds' Brand
The insurer that spawned Pimco decades ago is adjusting the names of its funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014 Views
Hightower Seals a Retirement Technology Alliance
... with a fellow Chitown shop...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014
The DoL Gains Access to the Fruits of a 401k Fee Suit
A Federal judge grants the regulatory agency's request to peek at documents involved in the lawsuit...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - Reader Rating: 4
A MassMutual Retirement Call Center Rep Wins Gold
The Springfield, Massachusetts-based Rker just received two awards .....
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - Reader Rating: 3.5
80 percent of Americans Fail a Retirement Quiz
..because they just do not know what to do when it comes to successfully saving for retirement...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - Reader Rating: 3
A Boston KPA Is Now Licensed With NFP
A 401(k) plan advisor (KPA) that has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry recently did a broker-dealer switcheroo...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014
The Bone That Gross Didn't Pick
Bloomberg details the fallen bond king's final days at Pimco...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2014 Views
Great-West Bags a $1.5B 457 Plan
The provider is the new TPA for a mega 457 in Mississippi. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 - Reader Rating: 5
Principal Fights the Savings War With a New Plan Design
Principal Financial Group unveiled PlanWorks, a new plan design that groups several "key" savings strategies. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 - Reader Rating: 5
Huntington Allies With an Alts Back Office Giant
The bank's mutual fund back office unit lands a partnership with a firm looking to guide hedge fundsters into '40 Act country...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Views
RiverPark Cuts Off Another Stream Into an $872MM Fund
The Big Apple mutual fund shop takes the partial closing ante up a notch for a high yield offering...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Views
Sims Brings a Top J.P. Morgan Vet to Schroders
Updated | The British asset manager's U.S. intermediary distribution chief hires an exec to lead efforts in the sub-advisory channel...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Views
WMSI Has Plans to Expand in New Digs
The firm is re-affirming its "commitment to Boston" with a move down the street. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Fidelity Will Reimburse Hacking Victims
New trojan horse software targets the Boston Behemoth's website...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Views
Unconstrained Bond Funds Catch WSJ's Eye
The national newspaper highlights the rise of "go-anywhere" bond mutual funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Try Paying Mutual Fund Directors With Mutual Fund Shares
That's one of seven requests columnist Chuck Jaffe has on the Christmas list he's giving fundsters...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Views
Retirement Revolution Returns to the Marketplace
After 18 months of exclusivity with John Hancock, Donna Ross and her team are preparing a big push, especially with advisors...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2013 - Reader Rating: 4.75
Invesco Powers Up a Downside Hedge ETF
Fund will allocate to VIX futures and cash depending on market volatility...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
SCOTUS Keeps a Stock-Drop Suit Alive
The court will let a lower court's ruling stand. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012
An LPL 401k Vet Steps Out
An experienced retirement plan executive says goodbye to the giant indie B-D...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 - Reader Rating: 3
Altegris Invests in the Advisor Channel
Alt shop hires sales staff, develops advisor education resources and launches products to address advisor demand...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
M* Switches Passive Fund Chiefs
One exec now handles research globally, while another moves to institutions...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
TPAs Prefer ... Preferred Provider Programs
And the data shows what they like...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 - Reader Rating: 2
You Sure You Want Income with That Portfolio?
WSJ says too many investors aiming for income. Total return is a better fit for some...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
TCW Makes a Three-Pronged Alts Push
The shop has bought on funds group, made a partnership and hired a managing director..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
Wray Says the 401(k) System Is Vulnerable
The retired PSCA president offers some of his years of accumulated wisdom...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012
AIG Finds Pre-Retirees Are Getting More Cautious
The financial crisis was "a wake up call," apparently...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012
Don't Judge an ETF by Its Name
WSJ article warns that some ETF names can be misleading...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
The WSJ Tackles the Basics of Savings
The paper's monthly funds section explains what young savers should do...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012
The WSJ Highlights ETF Turnover Costs
Some indexers switch stocks frequently...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
Two More Editorialists Ride to the Defense of the 401k
The writers push back against the recent threats to end the 401k's tax-exempt status...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 - Reader Rating: 1
Have ETFs Entered a New Phase?
A WSJ writer says gold rush is over...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
The TCW Deal Is Back On
A judge has issued a ruling allowing the sale to go forward...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
M* Focuses on Floundering Funds
The latest Fund Spy column takes a look at three funds that have lost more than 50 percent of their assets in the last year...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
WSJ Warns Investors of the Bond Cliff
Reporter writes that many investors are determined to head "lemming-like" off of cliff...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
Jaffe Explains How to Give Mutual Funds for Christmas
It's more difficult than you might imagine...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
The Money Fund Famine Spurs a Short-Term Bond ETF Feast
The Financial Times and ETFTrends both look at the spate of new short-term bond ETF launches...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
T. Rowe and Vanguard Turn Away Some Investors
Believe it or not, its true,..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
A Trade Pub Disses Mutual Fund Ratings
Writer says rating system in particular isn't all it is cracked up to be. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
Gundlach Listens for a Kaboom
Bloomberg says the bond investor is getting into stocks in anticipation of "Phase 3."..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2012 Views
Putnam Rolls Out TV Ads
The Boston-based mutual fund shop will debut its ad campaign this weekend...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
Retirement Exces Share Their Optimism with Reporters
Legg Mason's newly formed council shares its optimism with reporters...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 - Reader Rating: 2
CFDD 2011 Moves
Phil Chiricotti ditches the Fairmont Millennium Park Hotel in Chicago for his big advisor conference next year...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010
Two RKers Avoid Cuts While a Stable Value Biz Moves
A pair of providers may dodge the bullet on staff reductions planned by their parent...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 - Reader Rating: 5
Legg Mason Entertains Advisors, Distributors and Reporters
The asset management shop brings industry and media competitors under one roof...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
American Beacon Shows MetWest Capital the Door
The Fort Worth, Texas-based firm removes MetWest Capital from the sub-advisory roster of two mutual funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Transamerica Investment Management Dodges the Ax
Aegon will reduce its U.S. headcount by 400-500 over the next two years, but its mutual fund business appears to be safe...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
Franklin Fills a Sales Post in the Mid-Atlantic
The California-based mutual fund firm fills an open spot on Yaqub Ahmed's team...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 - Reader Rating: 4
Transamerica's Parent Trims US Ops
Aegon will cut about five percent of its US workforce over the next two years...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
WSJ Suffers Insider Trading Deja Vu
The paper runs with a two day old story dredging up mutual fund taint even after Janus officials say they are not a target...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
The Fed Pumped $217B into Money Funds
The Globe highlights new data about the federal rescue of the money market mutual fund business...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
Pimco's McCulley Calls it a Career
The investment pro is retiring at the end of the year after 27 years in money management...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
McNabb 'Dresses Down' the Vanguard Crew
The Vanguard chief declares "business appropriate" only attire for his 12,500 employees...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
Natixis Goes to Rockefeller Center
Natixis is reportedly taking the space that Avon used to occupy at 1251 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2010 Views
A Majority of Participants Misuse Target Dates
EBRI's December Notes report shows what many 401(k) insiders have long suspected, that many participants with target date funds in their portfolios aren't using them as originally designed..
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009
Hartford Unveils New Study at a Press Event
The Hartford released their latest survey of plan participants at a media briefing in Times Square...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 - Reader Rating: 3.67
Another Schlichter Fee Suit Loss Stands
The U.S. Second circuit of appeals affirms a district court ruling dismissing a 2006 class-action lawsuit involving the company's 401(k) plans...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009
Baby Boomers Hold 59 Percent of Household Mutual Fund Assets
Over 50 million U.S. households own mutual funds, with baby boomers leading the charge, according to the ICI's latest shareholder tracking survey...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Pioneer's Global Chief Says Arrivederci
The change has no impact on Pioneer's US operations...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Three Senators Propose Disclosure of 401k Income Projections
A new bill takes a different approach to participant disclosure...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 - Reader Rating: 4.67
Salama Now Reports to a Former DC Chief as Schub Climbs
Updated | The chief of the retirement plan provider unit at the insurer finds himself under an exec well-known in the D.C. business...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009
A Boston Fund Firm Names its New President
The firm taps an insider for the post...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 1
Schapiro Sees 'A Need For More Fundamental Change' in 12b-1s
What does the new SEC chair have planned for these mutual fund fees?..
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views
Wealthy Retirees Drain Retirement Assets for Income
A greater number of retirees are drawing more income from portfolios hard-hit by the financial crisis, skyrocketing the portion of retiree assets in retirement income in “drawdown mode” up 28 percent since 2006...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009
An Invesmart Alum Edges Back to the TPA Business and Aligns With Schwab
A DC veteran launches a recordkeeping TPA in the Keystone State...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009
Great-West Scores a 457 Win
A New England state has picked Great-West to run its 457 plan, which had been handled by ING...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 - Reader Rating: 5
Direxion Eyes Emerging Markets With Four Leveraged ETFs
The Boston, Massachusetts-based alternatives specialist unveils four new leveraged ETFs on Thursday, targeting the Chinese and Latin American markets...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views
Jim and Jamie Lead the Hartford Contingent to NYC
Hartford bigwigs are in New York on Thursday to unveil findings from the firm's fourth annual retirement and investment survey...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 - Reader Rating: 3.25
Janus is Hiring in Texas
The Denver fund firm casts its net to fill a sales post...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views
Is Fund Performance a Matter of Luck or Skill?
In Thursday's Wall Street Journal Fund Track, Sam Mamudi picks up on findings from a study by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views
Al Frank Makes a Buy
Al Frank Asset Management has sealed a deal that increases its AUM to almost $1.1 billion...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views
Morningstar Now Rates Credit, Too
The mutual fund ratings and research firm is broadening its horizons..
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 2009 Views
State Street Slashes At Least 1,600 Jobs
But will SSgA get hit?..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
A Winner is Chosen at Neuberger Auction
The winning bid trumped that of Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman plus one other bid...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
Wellington Reduces its Workforce
The investment management has made staff reductions in the last several days...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
Mercer Trims its Staff
The Marsh & McLennan subsidiary makes a slight reduction in its outsourcing unit...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 - Reader Rating: 3
DTCC Can Rest After Finishing Creation Service
DTCC has added commodity-based ETFs and other hard to liquidate investments to its bag of creation tricks...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
A MassMutual Sales Exec Shifts to a New Role
The plan provider is searching to fill the exec's old post...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 - Reader Rating: 1
A Fido Rollover and Advisor Specialist Moves to an Insurer
A DC provider brings on a new leader of IRA strategies...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Neuberger Attracts Two Other Bids
Two other bidders have emerged for Neubeger Berman. The auction was slated to start at noon today...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
A Wirehouse Reorgs Retirement Under a New Chief
Updated | A brokerage giant combines its 401k, retirement income and rollover teams into a brand new unit...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Pimco Names New Canadian Head
The fixed income specialist has lassoed an executive from ManuLife for its top job in Toronto...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
Wilmington Trust Names a New Head of its Mutual Fund Biz
The firm draws from its own ranks to fill Neil Wolfson's shoes...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
Asian Fund Leaders are Pessimistic
Look for more staffing cuts in Asian mutual fund firms as bad markets whack revenues worldwide...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
The Reserve Completes Distribution for Six Funds
The New York fund firm returns assets to investors in six of its funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
Manager Passport Clears EU Customs
The EU finance ministers have given their thumbs up to the management company passport that some say could reshape the European fund industry...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
Investors Cheer Legg Mason News
The Baltimore fund firm saw its stock rise 14 percent on Tuesday after it amended its debt covenants...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views
PNC Promotes Wolcott
The mutual fund servicing company has promoted one of its top executives...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 5
NYSE Names New CFO
Joost van der Does de Willebois, deputy CFO of the NYSE EuroNext, is set to become acting CFO as of December 10...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3.29
FX Bridge Technologies Launches New Managed Accounts Platform
FX Bridge Technologies has launched a new interface for Managed Account Trading...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
Goldman Co-Head Plans to Retire at the End of the Year
One of the three co-heads of Goldman Sachs' global securities trading team plans to step down...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
Food Giant Taps New Stable Value Manager
A Midwestern jumbo plan moves its capital preservation option out of Invesco. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007
ALPS Hires Three
ALPS Fund Services has added three senior personnel to its team...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2.33
UMB, MFAC to Co-Sponsor Investment Managers Series Trust
UMB Fund Services is co-sponsoring the Investment Managers Series Trust (IMST) with Mutual Fund Administration Corporation (MFAC)...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views
WMSI Names Relationship Management VP
The New Jersey-based rollover provider has brought in a New York Life Insurance Company alum for the post...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3.5
Employees Lead a Buyout of Johnson Asset Management
The employees of Racine, Wisconsin-based Johnson Asset Management have led a buyout of the company...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Thain Reveals his Plans for Merrill
It's only John Thain's first day on the job, but he already has big plans for Merrill's management structure...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
NYTimes: Disclose, Disclose
The national paper's editorial board takes a stance on the retirement plan regulatory debate going on in Congress. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007
Online Marketer Ventures Ahead With New Brand
A Sunshine State firm changes names and structures. And look for a new advisor-focused product before the year is out. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007
Integrity Integrates New Tool into its Website
Integrity Mutual Funds has launched a new retirement planning portal on its website...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2
401k Coach Squared
The retirement training program advisors takes it up a notch with a new event for its alumni. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 2.67
Lockwood to Guarantee UMA Income
Lockwood Investment Strategies has filed with the SEC to register a UMA that would be backed by an insurance guarantee...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
Large-Cap CIO Decamps Putnam
Josh Brooks, the chief investment officer for Large-cap equities at at Putnam, is leaving the company...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Accountants Partner With San Fran Provider
A Michigan-based firm chooses a recordkeeping platform to integrate with their payroll software. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 5
Re-Org Makes an Old Vanguard Fund New Again
Shares of the Vanguard Market Neutral fund are now on the market...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views
To Fiduciary Advise, Or Not To Fiduciary Advise
The WSJ pits two figures from the advisory world against each other in a debate over the PPA's fiduciary advisor provision...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
Ultrashort Bond Funds Turn Out to Be Riskier than Expected
Ultrashort bond funds may not be as safe as investors thought...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 4
Fundamental Indexing Hits a Snag
The style of fundamental indexing advocated by WisdomTree Investments and Research Affiliates may have run into an obstacle...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 1
Ameriprise's Funds Spread Wings to Other BDs
The fund family aims to be on 50 broker-dealer platforms before 2008. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2.33
INVESCO 'Scheme' Gets High Court Nod
INVESCO's plans to move its listing from the London Stock Exchange to the NYSE has been approved by the High Court of Justice...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2007 Views
MMI Moves HQ
The Money Management Institute is moving its headquarters office a few blocks down from 1101 17th Street NW in Washington, D.C. to 1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW. The MMI’s telephone numbers will also change. The move is effective of December 1...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 Views
Nationwide Names Head for New Group
Six months after announcing the creation of its new In Retirement group, Nationwide has finally found a person to head it up...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 - Reader Rating: 2
Golden State TPA Chooses Open Platform
R-Tech Consultants opts for more choice...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 - Reader Rating: 1
Newkirk Offers Fresh Looks on Ed Materials
The education and statement printing firm rolls out a integrated package and combines its efforts with McKay Hochman. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 - Reader Rating: 3.5
Indy Fiduciaries Get Own Guild
The ERISA Fiduciary Guild it the latest effort to bring back the good name of retirement plan fiduciaries...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 - Reader Rating: 3
Bearden Joins Babson
The former head of the Hancock 401k business has moved on from Fidelity...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 - Reader Rating: 3
Asset Management Biz is Here to Stay, Says Citi
Citigroup was quick to fire back at rumors (in the form of a NY Times article) that made the case for Citigroup’s exit from the asset management business...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 Views
TIAA-CREF is Red in the Face
TIAA-CREF and its auditor Ernst & Young are in hot water over violating regulatory rules that require auditor independence, reported the Wall Street Journal on Friday...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 - Reader Rating: 3
Kuenster Resigns from Putnam
The value specialist is stepping down and says she has no immediate job plans. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 Views
Shiebler: Will He Stay or Will He Go?
The Financial Times hints that Scudder’s top dog, William Shiebler, may leave amid a management shakeup at Deutsche Asset Management...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 Views
SSB Loses Top Philly Consultant
Salomon Smith Barney has lost one of its top brokers in Philadelphia. Vince Lowry has reportedly left the Consulting Group to start a new firm, VTL Associates Inc., that will also be based in Philadelphia. According to Pensions & Investments, Lowry felt pressure from clients for independence from conflicts of interest. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 Views
SEC Opens Formal Probe into Greens-for-Green Scandals
Allegations that brokerage firms illegally courted fund firms with free golf and sporting tickets take a step toward legitimacy as the SEC opens a formal probe...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 - Reader Rating: 5
Goldman Buys $1 Bn Fund Group, But Why?
Goldman Sachs is tacking on another $1.1 billion in mutual fund assets to its approximately $26 billion fund group, adding approximately four percent to its total fund assets. What does Goldman hope to accomplish with this small potatoes acquisition, the Wall Street heavyweight’s second this year?..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 2004 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Upcoming Seminar To Address Market Concerns
Wilington Trust to host web-based seminar...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2003 - Reader Rating: 3.5
CORRECTION: Not with Security Trust After All
Setting the record straight about which TPAs had sponsors doing business with Security Trust...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2003 - Reader Rating: 4
Securian Pulls Off Successful Conversion of Pan-Am Block
Few members of the Pan-Am Retirement team make the move. Securian adds staff to support growth...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2003 - Reader Rating: 3
Survey Finds K Plans More Popular Than Ever
Market volatility has not scared investors away, says a bundled vendor...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2003 - Reader Rating: 4
SEC Moves Forward With Hard Cut Off
The five commissioners will look at exceptions during the comment period and set agenda for consideration of fees and broker compensation...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2003 - Reader Rating: 5
Strong is on the Block
Dick Strong says he will sell his majority stake in the firm and resign his management posts...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 03, 2003 - Reader Rating: 3.17
Hynes Leaves Met
The VP has left to pursue other interests, says the insurer...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2002
Florence Exits Morningstar
The author of the highly successful managed account product is leaving Morningstar at the end of the year...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2002 Views - Reader Rating: 4.33
ExpertPlan Fills New Sales VP Position
In yet another sign of growth, the NJ-based outsourced recordkeeper bolsters regional coverage...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2002 - Reader Rating: 4
AERS Survey Depicts Bear-induced Angst
Newly released results highlight the need for effective diversification and asset allocation education...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2002 - Reader Rating: 5
Hancock Advisors Names SMA Head
The firm has tapped a veteran from RBC Dain Rauscher for the effort...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2002 Views - Reader Rating: 3
The Janus Thriller Plot Thickens
Even as the fund firm appears to have locked down the assets of sibling Berger, a newly won shareholder is trying to force Whiston and Co. onto a new path...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 03, 2002 Views - Reader Rating: 4
Two for the PFPC Team
The firm strengthens its alternative investment lineup with the addition of two execs...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Arthur Andersen Now Caught in Enron Web
Now, the Chicago firm is facing a lawsuit over the Enron 401k plan...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Two from AmEx
The firm has two subadvised funds in the works...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Meredith in Memphis
Meredith Jones has joined Strategic Financial Solutions as director of market research...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Another State Taps CitiStreet
The firm has another 457 plan under its belt. It is joined by Stephens, Inc...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Another Law Firm Joins Enron Fray
Getting in on the Act ... Expanding Media Coverage ... Moving Back Downtown...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Another Law Firm Joins Enron Fray
Getting in on the Act ... Expanding Media Coverage ... Moving Back Downtown...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Stable Value: It Is Back
Deutsche Asset Management makes a push with its fixed income offerings...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 03, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Week of December 3, 1999
RFP Roundup

The Weekly Roundup is a regular column examining the RFPs that appeared on our pages and the pages of other publications this week...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Is InvestLink for Sale?
Rumors are swirling around the industry about a possible sale of the UAM unit...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Is InvestLink for Sale?
Is InvestLink, a unit of United Asset Management (UAM), up for sale? That's a very good question. Rumors have been flying around the industry over the past few weeks that the vendor is looking to sell its New York City-based recordkeeping software unit...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
AMG Starts Own Family
Affiliated Managers Group is launching its own fund family via its Managers Funds subsidiary...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
TIP Promotions
Turner Investment is growing and promoting staff members to senior management positions, including a new president...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
New Head of Retirement at MetLife
Things are afoot at MetLife. The New York vendor has combined its defined contribution, defined benefit and stable value businesses into one unit. David A. Levene, executive vice president at the firm, will be in charge of the new unit...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Vanguard Reopens Healthcare Fund
The industrious indexers of Valley Forge will again accept new investors in their health care fund, confident that strict new redemption fees and higher minimums will scare away the hot money...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Odd Lots, December 3, 1999
Diversification, diversification, diversification ... PBHG Funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
TeamVest Targets Participants with Free Features
There are big happenings over at TeamVest of Charlotte, North Carolina. As insiders in the industry will remember, TeamVest recently penned an agreement with Quicken.com to offer its 401(k) advice to participants over the latter's website. Now, the firm is announcing that the Internet-component of its advice is free. And it has also formed a three-year licensing and service agreement...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 03, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Banks Form Coalition to Fight Back in 401k Business
What do you do if you are losing your business to mutual fund companies? One solution is to join forces and try to tip the playing field back in your favor. That was the solution offered by Paul Kampner president of TMark Associates, a Chicago-based consulting firm. This week 17 banks announced the formation of the Bank Retirement Plan Coalition to help establish themselves as superior defined contribution service providers through sharing information and working together on joint projects...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
Fidelity Exec On Way to Japan
Raymond J. Marcinowski has been named president of Fidelity Group Pensions -- Japan, a new unit at Fido. Previously, he has served as president of Fidelity Investment Advisor Group, a spokesperson told the 401kWire.com...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
Thermal Ceramics Bundles with New Provider
Augusta, Georgia-located Thermal Ceramics, a high-temperature insulation technology company, has chosen New York Life Benefit Services, Inc. (NYLBSI) to be the bundled provider for its 401(k) plan. The plan has 475 participants and $13 million in assets...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 03, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
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