Tag: Investment Managers

Is the Qualified Professional Asset Manager Exemption in Jeopardy?

One expert attorney says that while a recent regulatory proposal issued by the DOL seems sensible, as it seeks to clarify when and how qualified professional asset managers can work with retirement plans and other ERISA-covered investors, the complexity of the package gives her pause.

Retirement Income Evolution

Experts agree that few defined contribution retirement plan participants can successfully manage their retirement spending on their own, meaning it is crucial for advisers and providers to help solve the ‘decumulation challenge.’

Retirement Industry People Moves

Carillon Tower Advisers to rebrand as Raymond James Investment Management; J.P. Morgan Asset Management hires senior investment specialist; GW&K announces changes to executive leadership; and more.

An Update on the SEC’s Private Fund Rule

While the proposed private fund transparency rules don’t address the work of financial advisers as directly as some other outstanding proposals, they have the potential to shake up a growing sector of the financial markets.

Retirement Industry People Moves

SageView Advisory Group acquires Los Angeles-based wealth management firm; OneAmerica brings aboard new head of retirement business development; NFP appoints surety leader in Canada; and more.

Art by Subin Yang

Retirement Industry People Moves

Mercer Advisors makes three acquisitions; retirement and wealth management firm kPlans joins SageView Advisory Group; Prudential hires a global head of digital products; and more.

Art by Subin Yang

Retirement Industry People Moves

Creative Planning acquires Ferris Capital; Envestnet strengthens its retirement solutions ecosystem with new acquisition; TIAA appoints chief institutional client officer; and more.

Art by Subin Yang

Retirement Industry People Moves

J.P. Morgan Asset Management hires new global head of broker relationship management; Mercer Appoints New West market wealth business leader; Two advisory teams managing nearly $400 million join Cetera; and more.

Investing in a ‘Circular Economy’

A new report suggests investors should seek to better understand the concept of ‘resource intensity’ and pursue opportunities to reduce risks while improving global environmental outcomes.