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Investing Institutional Investors

  • Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft

    A new report from eVestment shows that while the biggest tech names still dominate, fund managers are shying away from smaller tech stocks.

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— The chief of Harvard University's endowment says he's disappointed with the school's latest investment results. Harvard endowment chief N.P. Narvekar says in his report that the performance is "disappointing and not where it needs to be." Endowments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Dartmouth College have reported gains...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Canadian and Danish pension funds have offered to buy the Copenhagen international airport parent company from Australia's Macquarie, which has held a majority stake since 2005.. Denmark's ATP and Canadian Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan said Thursday the offer price for the stakes in Kastrup Airport Parents Aps would be around 5,700...

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 14- A Canadian and a Danish pension fund, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and ATP, have agreed to buy a 57.7 percent stake in Copenhagen Airports from Australia's Macquarie for about 9.8 billion Danish crowns. Macquarie has invested more than 10 billion crowns during its 12 years of ownership in the company which owns Kastrup airport, the main...

  • JERUSALEM— Israeli banks are contributing to the proliferation of West Bank settlements by providing loans and mortgages for construction there, violating their human rights obligations, Human Rights Watch said in a report Wednesday. Human Rights Watch says the banks have helped the expansion of the West Bank settlements, which are now home to some 400,000...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase& Co, said on Tuesday that his eventual successor is an executive working at the bank. Dimon, speaking at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference in New York, said "there are several people" in the bank who board members know could do his job now if necessary. Dimon, 61, made the comment after being...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio on Tuesday threw his weight behind President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, saying it would be "terrible" if Gary Cohn were to leave the Trump administration. "It would be bad for the market," Dalio said at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference of Cohn, who is chairman of the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Kynikos Associates LP founder James Chanos on Tuesday said he is betting against Continental Resources Inc and other oil and gas exploration and production companies. Speaking at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference in New York, Chanos said Continental Resources' compensation incentives are structured to reward...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Billionaire investor Stephen Schwarzman said he understood the decision to disband the business advisory groups but said he was not personally "outraged" by President Trump's reaction to a rally organized by white nationalists. Earlier at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference, U.S. As head of the Strategic and Policy...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio on Tuesday threw his weight behind President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, saying it would be "terrible" if Gary Cohn were to leave the Trump administration. "It would be bad for the market," Dalio said at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference of Cohn, who is chairman of the...

  • Now Beijing appears to want to cool the currency and make it a two-way bet while still maintaining international appetites for China's assets. The tide of capital gushing out after the 2015 stock market crash and 2016' s market turbulence has reversed this year, as China has put up good economic numbers and the yuan has erased last year's 6.5 percent loss against...

  • TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's government on Monday said it will sell $12 billion worth of Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd stock in an announcement that fund managers gave a tepid reception, saying limited growth prospects is likely to dull demand from institutional investors. The sale will be the first since the 2015 initial public offering of the postal firm and its two...

  • TOKYO, Sept 11- The Japanese government said it will sell additional shares in Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd worth around $12 billion, but the offering is expected to struggle to attract healthy demand from institutional investors due to lack of a strong growth story. The sale- the first since its postal and financial giant's mammoth IPO in 2015 which also raised...

  • BOSTON, Sept 8- New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is wielding more clout as he presses more than 150 U.S. companies to detail plans to diversify their boardrooms. Stringer oversees $181 billion in city pension fund assets. In a statement emailed by his staff to Reuters this week, he said he had gained leverage in the diversity campaign from a three-year-old...

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 7- Danish pension fund ATP has decided to enter the rental housing market with a 600 million Danish crowns building project in Copenhagen, it said on Thursday. "It's a long-term investment where we can see some clear benefits and possibilities for good, long-term yields," property investments chief Michael Nielsen said in a statement.

  • BOSTON, Sept 5- The deputy chief investment officer of the $66.8 billion Massachusetts pension fund, Sarah Samuels, has left the state fund to help manage Wellesley College's endowment. Samuels, who had worked at the pension fund for six years and was promoted to deputy CIO two years ago, will join Wellesley's investment office as a managing director, Michael...

  • Sept 5- U.S. exchange operator Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday it would buy cloud-based analytics provider eVestment Alliance LLC for $705 million. Nasdaq said it would fund the deal with debt and cash on hand. Evestment helps institutional investors monitor industry trends and make investment decisions.

  • Sept 5- U.S. exchange operator Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday it would buy cloud-based analytics provider eVestment Alliance LLC for $705 million. Nasdaq said it would fund the deal with debt and cash on hand. Evestment helps institutional investors monitor industry trends and make investment decisions.

  • Funds that increased their position in the company during the last quarter included the $116 billion Fidelity Contrafund, the $4.7 billion T Rowe Price Small Cap Growth Equity fund and the $1.5 billion Buffalo Discovery fund, Lipper data shows. "Active managers have not done a good job of diffusing the argument that you would be better off in a passive fund, and...

  • COPENHAGEN, Aug 31- A group of institutional investors in OW Bunker said they plan to sue Morgan Stanley and Carnegie for about $80 million, accusing the two investment banks of misleading them ahead of the 2014 listing of the now bankrupt marine fuel oil supplier. Denmark's OW Bunker was valued at $1 billion when it floated in March 2014, but the company filed for...