ThomasLloyd Group Launches Asset Management Group

ThomasLloyd Holdings plc has announced that the combined asset management divisions of US-based Illington Fund Management LLC and European-based DKM Asset Management AG are now operating as ThomasLloyd Global Asset Management.

Participants in Tax-Exempt Market Accumulate Less Savings than Corporate Peers

Tax-exempt sector employees, those in the higher education, health care, government, foundations, and faith-based organization sectors, have saved an average of $48,000 in their defined contribution (DC) plans, 23% less than the average $62,000 saved by their corporate sector peers, according to a news release from Fidelity Employer Services Company (FESCO).

Workers Want Access to DC Plans

A majority of private industry workers would opt to participate in a defined contribution plan if their companies offered them, according to a recent Department of Labor report.

Combs to Head Vanguard Strategy Operation

Ann Combs, who helped shape national pension and employee benefit policy during five years as head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), will be taking a new strategy development post at The Vanguard Group in February.

Mellon Releases Target Maturity Funds

Mellon Capital Management Corporation has launched the Mellon Capital Target Maturity Funds, a group of portfolios designed to systematically adjust investors' asset allocation as they approach their projected retirement date.

“Clean″ ETF Set to Launch

First Trust Advisors is slated to introduce this month an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the NASDAQ Clean Edge US Liquid Series Index.