Franklin Resources, which has more than $800 billion under management, hired Patrick OConnor from BlackRock to head global ETFs.
Vanguard, the worlds largest mutual fund company, said two long-time managers of the firms funds, Lucius T. Hill and Karl E. Bandtel, will retire next June.
NYSE has hired Vanguard veteran Doug Yones to oversee exchange-traded products.
Industry executives and innovative firms will be recognized for their contributions to the asset management industry at the 13th annual NICSA/NOVA Awards on Oct. 29 in Boston.
John Brynjolfsson, after creating an $80 billion asset management business at Pimco and a $1 billion hedge fund on his own, will downsize to a $16 million mutual fund during the next stage of his career.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) announced it has entered into an agreement with Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) to acquire DeAWM's stable value business, with total assets under supervision of $21.6 billion as of June 30, 2013
Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White met with leaders of the equities and options exchanges, FINRA, DTCC and the Options Clearing Corporation following the August 22 interruption in the trading of NASDAQ-listed securities.
Goldman Sachs will replace Bank of America Corp., Visa will replace Hewlett-Packard and Nike will replace Alcoa in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) after the close of trading on Friday, September 20.
The 50 largest asset managers accounted for more than US$38 trillion in assets under management at the end of 2012. This is a full US$4 trillion more than the year before, even as the biggest firms in the industry continue to enlarge, according to The Cerulli Report: Global Markets 2013.
Best known as the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and the first to head one of its member firms, Muriel F. "Mickie" Siebert died of complications from cancer on August 24 at the age of 80.