Nikki Newton is appointed president of Ivy Distributors Inc.; John Hancock Retirement Plan Services forms a new leadership team charged with enhancing the delivery of large customized retirement plans.
Tag: Plan providers
The original complaint accuses the plan and its administrative and investment committees of self-dealing, causing excessive fees to be charged by service providers and mismanaging the plan’s emerging markets equity fund.
Mesirow Adds Seven-Person Investment Management Team; Mercer Hires Principal of Client Management; Hilb Group Acquires BKC to Expand Midwest Offices; and more.
A judge disagreed with Ford Motor Company retirement plan participants that Xerox is a fiduciary because it had discretion over the amount of compensation it received from Financial Engines.
Panelists at the 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference discuss the state of litigation in the retirement plan industry and lessons learned by decisions.
SSGA Enhances U.S. Intermediatiary Sales Team; Beltz Ianni & Associates Hires Retirement Consultant; Fidelity Names President of Institutional Arm; and more.
Envestnet to Acquire FolioDynamix; Nuveen Expands DCIO Sales Team; Kovack Securities Partners With Capital Guardian; and more.
They are focusing on their fiduciary responsibilities by moving to lower-cost investment options.
Janus Henderson Investors Hires Global Head of Fixed Income; FS Investments Expands Real Estate Investment Efforts; D&G Joins CAPTRUST; and more.
Participants in retirement plans served by Lincoln Financial can now get retirement information on the Apple Watch.
Wilshire Partners With Vantage to Provide Fiduciary Services; T. Rowe Price Hires Senior DC Strategist; MassMutual Hires Three New Regional Managing Directors; and more.
Retirement plan advisers work closely with recordkeepers and third-party administrators, and as in the recordkeeping market, there are significant and persistent pressures reshaping the TPA landscape.
It had sunk to an all-time low in 2016.
CANNEX Hires Annuity Research Leader; Northern Trust Expands Foundation & Institutional Advisors Team; BPAS Hires External Wholesaler; and more.
J.P. Morgan researchers offer an advanced look at a case study analysis suggesting a new approach to conducting adviser-supported recordkeeping RFPs.
Cetera Expands Retirement Business; Mercer Expands Leadership in Detroit Office; OneAmerica Names West Coast Relationship Executive.
The complaint suggests plan officials ceded discretion to a provider to add any mutual fund it wished, “regardless of whether the funds were duplicative of other options, had high costs, or were performing poorly.”
Student Loan Genius Names New CEO; Cammack Retirement Hires Consultant; Mercer Advisors to Acquire Blue Moon Wealth Advisory; and more.
Veirphy Analytics Names Chief Growth Officer; Newfleet Brings on Head of Institutional Business Development; Lincoln Financial Group Hires Retirement Planning Leader; and more.
For plan sponsors, benefits include improved recordkeeping and reporting, online plan management capabilities and enhanced client support, Vanguard says.